A province rich in mineral resources

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Name: Jiangxi province

Population: 45,920,000 (2019)

Location: Located in the southeastern part of China, Jiangxi province is a hinterland that adjoins Zhejiang and Fujian provinces to the east, Guangdong province to the south, Hunan province to the west, and Hubei and Anhui provinces to the north. Its location is strategically important for Yangtze River Delta and Pearl River Delta.

Area: 166,900 square kilometers


With abundant mineral resources, Jiangxi province has advantages in non-ferrous metal mining and the metallurgy industry. It is also a giant producer of rice in China.

In 2018, Jiangxi's GDP was 2.2 trillion yuan ($317.49 billion), a year-on-year increase of 8.7 percent. The per capita GDP was 47,434 yuan, up by 8.1 percent year-on-year. The growth rate of major economic indicators continues to rank among the best in the county.

Administrative divisions:

Jiangxi governs 11 cities: Nanchang (provincial capital), Jiujiang, Shangrao, Fuzhou, Yichun, Ji’an, Ganzhou, Jingdezhen, Pingxiang, Xinyu and Yingtan.

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