Nanjing, the capital city of Jiang Su with a population
of 4.5 million people, is located at the lower delta of Yangtze River. In
the west of Nanjing is the vast inland of Jiang Huai, while the east is the
vast plain of Chang Jiang.
Nanjing was once the capital of six dynasties. They were Eastern Wu
(222-280), Eastern Jin (317-420), Southern Song(420-479), Qi(479-502),
Due to its long history, Nanjing has many rich historical buildings. Such
as Dr Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum, Ming Xiao Ling Mausoleum and Memorial of the
Qinhuai River is divided into the inner and outer
tributaries. The inner tributary flows through Nanjing City, and from the
Five Dynasties it has got a good name of " Gold Powder of the Five
Dynasties" and "10-li Qinhuai River". Countless tourists come to visit
Qinhuai River by the Confucius Temple. An outstanding woman of the Ming
Dynasty Li Xiangjun's Meixiang Building is situated on the Shixian Street
along the river. The poem "Wuyi Lane" by Liu Yuxi, a famous poet of the Tang
Dynasty, refers to this area.