Jiangxi Travel Guide
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Jiangxi, which is adjacent to the provinces of Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangdong, Hunan, Hubei, Anhui, is situated in the southern bank of the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River. The longest river in Jiangxi province is Gan river which crosses the province from south to north. The capital city of Jiangxi province is the city of Nanchang.
The province occupies an area of 166,947 square kilometers, which is composed of 11 cities as follow: the city of Nanchang, 7402 square kilometers; the city of Jingdezhen, 5248 square kilometers; the city of Pingxiang, 3827 square kilometers; the city of Jiujiang, 18823 square kilometers; the city of Xinyu, 3164 square kilometers; the city of Yingtan, 3554 square kilometers; the city of Ganzhou, 39380 square kilometers; the city of Ji'an, 25271 square kilometers; the city of Yichun, 18670 square kilometers; the city of Fuzhou, 18817 square kilometers; the city of Shangrao, 22791 square kilometers.
Jiangxi is famous for its number of places of interests and its rich cultural resources. Wang Bo, one of the best-known poets in Tang dynasty, praised Jiangxi as a place of "beauty and outstanding personalities" in his famous book. Indeed, Jiangxi is a fantastic place for its rivers and mountains, its children, and its places of interests. In this gorgeous red land, there exist many famous national scenic resorts such as mountain Lu, mountain Sanqing, mountain Longhu. Jiangxi also has the cradle of Chinese revolution----Jinggang Mountain.
Attractive as it is, mountain Lu is highly praised by Li Bai, one of the renowned poets in Tang dynasty, in his poem for its waterfall. Respectful as it is, china in Jingdezhen of Jiangxi province is seen as the name of the nation. Holy as it is, Jinggang Mountain is respected as one of the cradle of Chinese revolution.
Jiangxi has the following tourist resorts that attract crowds of people: visiting Porcelain Capital of China; visiting outstanding personalities' residences; visiting Jinggang Mountain; visiting the Heavenly Masters Mansion.
Code for the administrative region: 360000