Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province, China

🇨🇳 Zhenjiang, (Chinkiang), is a prefecture-level city in Jiangsu Province, China. It lies on the southern bank of the Yangtze River near its intersection with the Grand Canal. It is opposite Yangzhou (to its north) and between Nanjing (to its west) and Changzhou (to its east). Zhenjiang was formerly the provincial capital of Jiangsu and remains as an important transportation hub. The built-up area is made of 3 urban districts. The town is best known both in China and abroad for its fragrant black vinegar, a staple of Chinese cooking.

Zhenjiang Export Processing Zone was approved by the State Council and was certified by the Customs General Administration and other seven ministries for operation in 2003. Zhenjiang Export Processing Zone is located close to Changzhou Airport and Zhenjiang Port.

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Zhenjiang is ranked #174 by the Global Urban Competitiveness Report (GUCR) which evaluates and ranks world cities in the context of economic competitiveness. Zhenjiang has a population of over 1,200,760 people. Zhenjiang also forms the centre of the wider Zhenjiang metropolitan area which has a population of over 3,114,105 people.

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