Jiangsu Province Overview
Jiangsu Province, abbreviated as Su in Chinese, is located on the east of China, along the lower reaches of Yangtze River and Huai River. It covers an area of over 100,000 square kilometers, and has a population of 72.53 million. The capital city of Jiangsu Province is Nanjing.
Jiangsu Province Geography: Most part of Jiangsu is an extensive flat area with an altitude of lower than 50 meters, taken up by Yangtze River Delta, Jianghuai Plain, Huanghuai Plain and Binhai Plain. Major rivers in this province are Yangtze River, Huai River, Yi River, Shu River, Qinhuai River and Xinshu River.
Jiangsu Province Climate: The south part of Jiangsu province enjoys warm semi-humid monsoon climate, while the north part of the province is ruled by subtropical humid monsoon climate, characterized with mild temperature and adequate rainfall. With an annual rainfall of 800 ~ 1,200 mm, the average annual temperature is between 13~ 16 ℃, and -1 ~ 3 ℃ in January and 27 ~ 28 ℃ in July.
Jiangsu Province Agriculture: Jiangsu play an important role in the productions of grain, cotton, silk, oil and fresh water fish. Along the coastal area, aquaculture is well deveoped and the production of whitebait, saury and crab is very famous in China.
Jiangsu Province Industry: Township enterprices are quite well developed in this province, most of which are productions of textile, electronics, fine chemicals, telecomunication equipments and precision machinery.
Tourist Resources of Jiangsu Province: Jiangsu is most famous for the architecture of Chinese ancient private gardens. Classical Gardens of Suzhou and Xiaoling Tomb of Ming dynasty have been included in the World Heritage List. Other famous places in Jiangshu province are Taihu Lake, Zhonghuamen Gate and Xuanwuhu Lake.