A city with well-preserved cultural and historical resources

Updated: May 15, 2019 chinadaily.com.cn Print

Population: 4,480,000 (2018) 

Area: 6,591 square kilometers 

Location: east part of the Chinese mainland and middle of Jiangsu province  

Economy    

Yangzhou is getting momentum to develop its economic strength in automotive, machinery, IT, tourism, construction, and food industries. 

In 2017, Yangzhou recorded GDP of 506.5 billion yuan ($80.3 billion), a growth rate of 8.0 percent. Such increase was sustained due to the city's continuous optimization of industrial structure, with the industrial economy surpassing its transformational pace, service industry accelerating quickly, and modern agriculture maintaining steady progress. 

Administrative divisions 

Yangzhou city governs two county-level cities – Yizheng and Gaoyou, one county – Baoying county, and three districts - Guangling district, Hanjiang district and Jiangdu district. 

Sister cities

International Sister Cities Date Signed International Sister Cities Date Signed International Sister Cities Date Signed
Karatsu, Japan Feb 22, 1982 Atsugi, Japan Oct 23, 1984 Kent City, U.S.A April 8, 1994
Westport, U.S.A June 5, 1995 Offenbach, Germany May 6, 1997 Yangon, Myanmar July 8, 1997
Rimini, Italy March 16, 1999 Southen Grampians Shire, Australia Sept 25, 1999 Yongin, South Korea May 10, 2000
Goulburn, Australia Nov 21, 2000 Stanford, U.S.A Sept 28, 2003 Bree, Belgium June 1, 2006
Attleboro, U.S.A May 18, 2007 Balashikha, Russia Oct 30, 2008 Gyeongju, South Korea Nov 24, 2008
Breda, Netherlands April 19, 2009 Korcula, Croatia April 16, 2010 Nara, Japan May 23, 2010
Colchester, U.K. Sept 29, 2015 Ballarat, Australia Sept 30, 2015 Konya, Turkey Dec 23, 2015
Luxor, Egypt Jan 26, 2018        

 

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