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Jintan
Jintan District
Jintan District
is a district under the administration of Changzhou
Changzhou
in the Jiangsu
Jiangsu
province of the People's Republic of China.Contents1 History 2 Location 3 Dialect 4 Environment4.1 Geography and geomorphology 4.2 Lakes and Rivers 4.3 Climate5 Economy 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] Jintan, known as Jinshan (金山) in ancient times, was a township of Yanling commandery since the reign of the Emperor Yuan of Jin. Then it was promoted by its inhabitants as Jinshan county to strengthen the local vigilance in the end of the Sui, without permission. So the Tang government restored that soon
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Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum
The Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum
Mausoleum
(Chinese: 明孝陵; pinyin: Míng Xiào Líng; literally: "Ming filial mausoleum") is the tomb of the Hongwu Emperor, the founder of the Ming dynasty. It lies at the southern foot of Purple Mountain, located east of the historical centre of Nanjing, China. Legend says that in order to prevent robbery of the tomb, 13 identical processions of funeral troops started from 13 city gates to obscure the real burying site.[1] The construction of the mausoleum began during the Hongwu Emperor's life in 1381 and ended in 1405, during the reign of his son the Yongle Emperor, with a huge expenditure of resources involving 100,000 labourers. The original wall of the mausoleum was more than 22.5 kilometres long
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List Of Universities And Colleges In Jiangsu
The following is List of Universities and Colleges in Jiangsu. Main article: List of universities in China Notation[edit] The following notation is used:National (Direct): Directly administered by the Chinese Ministry of Education (MOE) National (Other): Administered by other ministries Ω (National Key Universities): Universities with high regards from the MOE and the Chinese government Provincial: Public university
Public university
administered by the province (or the autonomous region) Municipal:
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Yellow Sea
The Yellow Sea
Sea
or West Sea
Sea
is located between China
China
and Korea. The name is given to the northern part of the East China
China
Sea, which is a marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean. It is located between mainland China
China
and the Korean Peninsula. Its name comes from the sand particles from Gobi Desert
Gobi Desert
sand storms that turn the surface of the water golden yellow. The innermost bay of the Yellow Sea
Sea
is called the Bohai Sea (previously Pechihli Bay or Chihli Bay). Into it flow both the Yellow River (through Shandong
Shandong
province and its capital Jinan) and Hai He (through Beijing
Beijing
and Tianjin)
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East China Sea
Coordinates: 30°N 125°E / 30°N 125°E / 30; 125East China
China
SeaThe East China
China
Sea, showing surrounding regions, islands, cities, and seasChinese nameSimplified Chinese 1. 东海 2. 东中国海Traditional Chinese 1. 東海 2. 東中國海TranscriptionsStandard MandarinHanyu Pinyin 1. Dōng Hǎi 2. Dōng Zhōngguó HǎiBopomofo 1. ㄉㄨㄥ ㄏㄞˇ ㄉㄨㄥ ㄓㄨㄥ ㄍㄨㄛˊ ㄏㄞˇWuRomanization 1. ton平 he上 2. ton平 tson平 koh入 he上HakkaRomanization 1. dung24 hoi31 2. dung24 dung24 gued2 hoi31Yue: CantoneseJyutping 1. dung1 hoi2 2. dung1 zung1 gwok3 hoi2Southern Min Hokkien
Hokkien
POJ 1. tong-hái 2. tong tiong-kok háiEastern MinFuzhou BUC 1. dĕ̤ng-hāi 2
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Xishan Island
Xishan Island (Chinese: 西山岛) is a part of Suzhou
Suzhou
(苏州)[1] It's the largest island in Lake Tai[2] covering an area of 79.8 square kilometers. There are 72 mountains in Taihu County, with 41 of them located in Xishan Island. The highest mountain, Piaomiao Mountain (缥缈峰),[3] is 336.6 meters high and also belongs to Xishan Island. The official name of Xishan Island derived from Xishan Town (西山镇)[4] but on June 28, 2007, it was changed to Jinting Town (金庭镇). To develop a local tourism industry, Xishan Scenic Zone (西山风景区)[5] was founded. There are lots of natural landscapes in Xishan Island, including Shigongshan (石公山),[6] Linwudong (林屋洞),[7] Mingyuewan (明月湾),[8] Baoshansi (包山寺),[9] Xiangxuehai (香雪海),[10] and so on. Apart from these tourist attractions, Xishan Island is also well known for producing a variety of fruits
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Yangtze River
The Yangtze
Yangtze
(English: /ˈjæŋtsi/ or /ˈjɑːŋtsi/), which is 6,380 km (3,964 miles) long, is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world. The river is the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country. It drains one-fifth of the land area of the People's Republic of China
China
(PRC) and its river basin is home to nearly one-third of the country's population.[7] The Yangtze
Yangtze
is the sixth-largest river by discharge volume in the world. The English name Yangtze
Yangtze
derives from the Chinese name Yángzǐ Jiāng ( listen), which refers to the lowest 435 km of the river between Nanjing
Nanjing
and Shanghai
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Lake Tai
Lake
Lake
Tai or Lake
Lake
Taihu (Chinese: 太湖, p Tài Hú, Wu: Ta Wu, lit. "Great Lake") is a large freshwater lake in the Yangtze Delta plain in Wuxi, China. The lake belongs to Jiangsu
Jiangsu
and the southern shore forms its border with Zhejiang. With an area of 2,250 square kilometers (869 sq mi) and an average depth of 2 meters (6.6 ft),[1] it is the third-largest freshwater lake in China, after Poyang and Dongting. The lake houses about 90 islands, ranging in size from a few square meters to several square kilometers. Lake
Lake
Tai is linked to the renowned Grand Canal and is the origin of a number of rivers, including Suzhou
Suzhou
Creek
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Hongze Lake
Hongze Lake (Chinese: 洪澤湖; pinyin: Hóngzé Hú) is in Jiangsu Province, China
China
and is encompassed by the prefecture-level cities Suqian
Suqian
( Sihong County
Sihong County
and Siyang County) and Huai'an
Huai'an
( Xuyi County
Xuyi County
and Hongze County). Lake Hongze is the fourth largest freshwater lake in China. Lake Hongze has quadrupled in size since the 12th century.[citation needed] A particularly large change happened in 1680, when the Yellow River changed its course and merged with the Huai River. Heavy sediment from the Yellow River
Yellow River
blocked the Huai River; the diverted water created Hongze Lake as we know it today. The city of Sizhou was completely submerged, as was the nearby Ming Ancestors Mausoleum. The latter was rediscovered only in the 1960s.[1] References[edit]^ Eric N
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Yangcheng Lake
Yangcheng Lake
Yangcheng Lake
(Chinese: 阳澄湖; pinyin: Yángchéng Hú) is a freshwater lake about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) northeast of the city of Suzhou
Suzhou
in Jiangsu
Jiangsu
Province, China. It is the most famous area of origin for the Chinese mitten crabs which are considered a delicacy. Yangchen lake is located between Lake Tai
Lake Tai
and the Yangtze
Yangtze
River. It crosses the boundary of the cities Suzhou, Changshu
Changshu
and Kunshan
Kunshan
and has a surface area of about 20 square kilometres (7.7 sq mi). The Chinese mitten crabs migrate from Yangcheng Lake
Yangcheng Lake
towards the Yangtze
Yangtze
delta for mating in September and October. The local fishermen harvest the animals during this migration
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Huai River
The Huai River, formerly romanized as the Hwai, is a major river in China. It is located about midway between the Yellow River
Yellow River
and Yangtze,[1] the two largest rivers in China, and like them runs from west to east. Historically draining directly into the Yellow Sea, floods have changed the course of the river such that it is now a major tributary of the Yangtze. The Huai is notoriously vulnerable to flooding. The Huai River- Qin Mountains
Qin Mountains
line is generally regarded as the geographical dividing line between Northern and southern China. This line approximates the 0 degree January isotherm and the 800 mm isohyet in China
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Qixia Mountain
Qixia Mountain
Qixia Mountain
(simplified Chinese: 栖霞山, pinyin:Qīxiá shān) is a mountain in the northeast part of Nanjing, Jiangsu
Jiangsu
Province, China.[1][2][3] In the Southern Dynasties
Southern Dynasties
(420-589), there was a Qixia cottage (栖霞精舍) in the mountain, so the mountain’s name Qixia derived from it. Qixia Mountain
Qixia Mountain
includes mountain peaks: the main peak, Sanmao Peak, with an elevation of 286 metres; Dragon Mountain, like a lying dragon, located in northeast; Tiger Mountain, like a fallen tiger, located in the northwest. Qixia Mountain
Qixia Mountain
has many scenic spots and historical sites. Its red autumnal leaves and especially its Dongfeitian grottos which were founded in 2000, make it a famous tourist attraction both at home and to abroad.[4] References[edit]^ "南京栖霞山 (Qixia Mountain)"
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Nanjing University
[7] Nanjing
Nanjing
University (NJU or NU, simplified Chinese: 南京大学; traditional Chinese: 南京大學; pinyin: Nánjīng Dàxué, Nánkīng Tàhsüéh. Chinese abbr. 南大; pinyin: Nándà, Nanda), or Nanking University, located in Nanjing, China, is the oldest institution of higher learning in China. Since its founding as the Nanjing
Nanjing
Taixue (南京太学, which literally means "the Great Institution of Higher Learning of Nanjing") in the kingdom of Wu (吴)during the Era of Three Kingdoms (三国)in CE 258 [8], it went through different stages of development through the dynasties of ancient China
China
before becoming a modern school in 1902 in late Qing dynasty . It became a modern university in the early 1920s, during the early years of Republic of China, becoming the first Chinese modern university which combined teaching and research
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Politics Of Jiangsu
The politics of Jiangsu
Jiangsu
Province in the People's Republic of China
People's Republic of China
is structured in a dual party-government system like all other governing institutions in mainland China. The Governor of Jiangsu
Jiangsu
is the highest-ranking official in the People's Government of Jiangsu
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Southeast University
Southeast University
Southeast University
(simplified Chinese: 东南大学; traditional Chinese: 東南大學; pinyin: Dōngnán Dàxué, SEU), colloquially Dongda (Chinese: 东大; pinyin: Dōngdà) is a public research university located in Nanjing, Jiangsu
Jiangsu
Province, China
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Hohai University
Hohai University
Hohai University
(Chinese: 河海大学) is a research university in Nanjing, China
China
under the direct jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education of China. From 1958 to 2000 it was administered by the Ministry of Water Resources. The university's main focus is the research and study of coastal engineering, hydraulic engineering, water resources, ocean engineering and it primarily educates engineering subjects, with coordinated development of engineering, science, economics, management, arts and law
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