Is Nanjing a good place to study? Today, Let's take a good look at the city of Nanjing.
The location of Nanjing
Nanjing is the provincial capital, sub-provincial city and mega city of Jiangsu Province. It is the regional central city and the second largest city in East China. It is located along the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. Nanjing's geographical location and its status in China let it be a great place to study.
The history of Nanjing
Nanjing has a long history. Many historical dynasties were built in Nanjing:
1. The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom takes Nanjing as the capital.
2. Dongwu, Dongjin, Song, Qi, Liang, Chen of the Southern Dynasties have successively built capitals here, so Nanjing has the title of "the ancient capital of the Six Dynasties".
3. Nantang dynasty: Jinling(Nanjing )is its capital.
4. Ming Dynasty, Zhu Yuanzhang built a capital in Nanjing.
5. On December 29, 1911, the Republic of China was established in Nanjing.
6. In 1952, it merged with Sunan and Northern Jiangsu and established Jiangsu Province. On November 15, Nanjing became a provincial city. On January 1, 1953, the People's Government of Jiangsu Province was established, and Nanjing was changed from a provincial city to a provincial capital of Jiangsu Province. In February 1994, the central government clarified that the administrative level of Nanjing was sub-provincial.
University and Education of Nanjing
Nanjing is one of the cities with the highest concentration of higher education resources in the country. After years of development, as of 2011, there were 53 general colleges and universities in Nanjing (excluding military-owned colleges). Nanjing University and Southeast University are "double-level universities to build colleges and universities". Hehai University, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing Normal University, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology,they are 10 "first-class disciplines to build colleges", and 7 key universities in Jiangsu Province, such as Nanjing University of Technology, which are the cities with the largest number of universities as Beijing and Shanghai. In 2009, it was elected as "China's most educational and development city."
Nanjing is an important research base in China. There are nearly 600 Chinese Academy of Sciences and natural science research and development institutions in Nanjing. The research fields cover various fields such as natural sciences and engineering technology. The research facilities are relatively advanced and the research and development strength is strong. In 2011, there were 256 engineering technology research centers at various levels in the city. Nanjing has a well-established and fully functional technology service network, including more than 100 technology promotion, technology information and technology service organizations.
So many universities can be chosen for study in Nanjing. That's one reason why Nanjing is a good place to study for international students.
Scenery of Nanjing
Nanjing has rich cultural heritage of the "Ten Dynasty Metropolis". It integrates the landscape and the forest, and the natural landscape complements the historical attractions. It was rated as one of the first outstanding tourist cities in China.
Let us enjoy some of Nanjing's famous attractions.
Xuanwu Lake is located in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. It was called Sangpo before the Six Dynasties. It was once the largest royal garden lake in China and the only remaining Jiangnan royal garden. It is also known as "the three famous lakes in the south of the Yangtze River" with Hangzhou West Lake and Jiaxing South Lake. Xuanwu Lake Park is the largest urban park in Jiangnan.
Dr. Sun Yat-sen is the mausoleum of Sun Yat-sen, known as the founding father of the Republic of China and the forerunner of the Chinese democratic revolution. It is located in the southern foot of Zijin Mountain in the eastern suburbs of Nanjing.
Confucius Temple is located on the north bank of Qinhuai River in Qinhuai District, Nanjing. The Confucius Temple in Nanjing, the Temple of Literature in Nanjing, and the Temple of Wenxuan are the highest schools in China and the four major confucius temples in China.
Zijin Mountain is located in Xuanwu District of Nanjing City, also known as Zhongshan Mountain. It is one of the four famous mountains in the south of the Yangtze River. It is a gathering place of Nanjing's scenic spots and historical sites, a national ecological cultural demonstration site, the world cultural heritage site, and the first batch of national 5A-level scenic spots.
Majority famous attractions in Nanjing make your life in China more colorful. That's second reason why Nanjing is a good place to study for international students.
The diet of Nanjing
Nanjing's diet is famous for its Jingsu cuisine and halal dishes. Nanjing cuisine is called Jingling cuisine. It is good for cooking, stewing, roasting, braising and other cooking methods. The taste is calm, fresh and crisp. Jinling cuisine pays attention to the knife, is good at fire work, rich in change techniques and taste characteristics of both north and south.
Nanjing duck dishes: Nanjing's duck-making technology was recorded in the Southern Dynasties more than 1400 years ago. Nanjing's duck dishes are famous throughout the country.
There are also many famous and delicious snacks in Nanjing：
(Xiao Long Bao) (Plum cake)
(Duck cake) (Beef pot stickers)
Nanjing's rich cuisine makes poople from all over the world come to this city to study and live without any uncomfort. That's third reason why Nanjing is a good place to study for international students.
Don't hesitate for application in this city to study. Whenever you come here, you will find that's your best choice made in your life.