Nantong 南通


Chinese Name: 南通

English Name: Nantong;Nantung

Other Name: Jinghai静海;Tongzhou通州

Abbreviation: 通 Tong

Zip Code: 22 60 00

Population: 7.733 million

Nantong 南通
南通 Nantong

Brief Introduction

Nantong 南通 is a prefecture-level city under the jurisdiction of Jiangsu Province, one of the 27 cities in the central area of the Yangtze River Delta 长江三角洲中心区, the economic center and modern port city in the north wing of the Yangtze River Delta of China approved by The State Council

Nantong is located in East China, southeast Jiangsu, east of the Yellow Sea黄海, south of the Yangtze River长江, and is an important part of the Yangtze River urban agglomeration扬子江城市群, Shanghai metropolitan circle north wing gateway, China’s first open to the outside world one of the 14 coastal cities, set “gold coast” and “golden waterway” advantage in a body, has the Yangtze River coastline 226 kilometers, known as “north Shanghai” 北上海.

As of December 2020, Nantong has jurisdiction over 3 municipal districts, 1 county, and 3 county-level cities, with a total area of 8001 square kilometers. In 2021, Nantong achieved a GDP of 1.112.69 billion yuan and a permanent population of 7.733 million.

Famous Attractions in Nantong

Nantong has 1 national 5A-level scenic spot, and 10 national 4A-level scenic spots and the number of national 3A-level scenic spots has increased to 28.

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春秋淹城 Yancheng in the Spring and Autumn Period

Some special scenic spots in Nantong

  • Haohe Scenic Spot 濠河风景区
  • Wolf Mountain Scenic Spot 狼山风景区
  • Nantong Museum 南通博物院
  • Abacus Museum 珠算博物馆
  • Nantong Underwater World 南通海底世界
  • Stacked stone bridge home textile industry tourism area 叠石桥家纺产业旅游区
  • Rugao Water Painting Garden 如皋水绘园

Famous Universities in Nantong

By 2021, Nantong has 8 colleges and universities, 28 secondary vocational schools, 43 senior high schools, 163 junior high schools, 324 primary schools, 7 special education schools, and 508 kindergartens of various levels and types.

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Nantong university 南通大学

List of universities and colleges in Nantong

  • Nantong university 南通大学
  • Nantong Institute of Technology 南通理工学院
  • Nantong Higher Normal University 南通高等师范学校
  • Nantong Vocational University 南通职业大学
  • Institute of Opto-electronic Science of Yangtze River Delta, Peking University 北京大学长三角光电科学研究院
  • Nantong Base of School of Software, Beihang University 北京航空航天大学软件学院南通基地
  • Training base of Shanghai Maritime University 上海海事大学培训基地
  • Graduate School of Lanzhou University, Nantong Campus 兰州大学研究生学院南通校区

Diet of Nantong

Nantong, located in the north of the Yangtze River Delta, is rich in aquatic resources and can be called a land of fish and rice 鱼米之乡. One of the most prominent characteristics of Nantong cuisine is the word “fresh”. With the change of the season, all kinds of fresh fish come on the market in turn and become delicious dishes on the table.

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The Best Fresh in the World 天下第一鲜

Top ten Dishes in Nantong

  • The Best Fresh in the World 天下第一鲜
  • Braised Wolf chicken 黄焖狼山鸡
  • Steamed knifefish 清蒸刀鱼
  • The white sauce huiyu 白汁鮰鱼
  • Mussel wrinkle meat 淡菜皱纹肉
  • The frog yellow croaker 蛙式黄鱼
  • Mention soup mutton 提汤羊肉
  • Shrimp coral 虾仁珊瑚
  • Crab powder fresh fish skin 蟹粉鲜鱼皮
  • General formula three fresh 通式三鲜

Traffic Nantong

Aviation: Nantong Xingdong International Airport 南通兴东国际机场 is located in Tongzhou District, Nantong City, 10 kilometers away from the downtown of Nantong city. It is a 4E civil international airport, the earliest civil airport in Jiangsu province, and the auxiliary airport of Shanghai International Aviation Hub.

shipping: Nantong Port 南通港 is a national first-class open port, a national main hub port, a major member of the Combined port of Shanghai International Shipping Center, and a hub of direct transshipment of river transportation along the Yangtze River system.

Passenger station:Nantong has formed a new layout with Nantong East Bus Station and Nantong Bus Station as the starting station, jiuwei Port station as the stowing station.

NanTong City |Jiangsu Province | China

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