The Yangtze River Delta includes Shanghai, Nanjing, Suzhou, Wuxi, Xuzhou, Zhenjiang, Yangzhou, Nantong, Taizhou, Huai'an, Yancheng, Lianyungang, Suqian, Changzhou, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Jiaxing, Huzhou, Shaoxing, Taizhou, Jinhua, Wenzhou, Lishui, Quzhou, Zhoushan, Hefei, Chuzhou, Ma'anshan, Wuhu, Huainan, Tongling, Anqing, Chizhou Xuancheng has 34 cities in total.
The scope of the Yangtze River Delta is roughly the same as that of the Jiangnan cultural sub region. Its core area is the area around Taihu Lake, namely Shanghai, Southern Jiangsu and Northern Zhejiang. The Yangtze River Delta is both a geographical region and an economic region. It occupies an important position in the national economy and is known as China's "Golden Triangle".
Introduction to some cities:
Shanghai is located in the West Bank of the Pacific Ocean, the East Bank of the Asian continent, the front edge of the Yangtze River Delta and the middle of China's north-south arc coastline. It is located in the alluvial plain of the Yangtze River Delta, with an average altitude of 4m. In the west, there are residual hills such as Tianma mountain, Xueshan mountain and Fenghuang mountain. Tianma mountain is the highest altitude in the land.
Nanjing, abbreviated as "Ning", formerly known as Jinling and Jiankang, is the capital of Jiangsu Province, a sub provincial city and the core city of Nanjing metropolitan area. It is an important central city in eastern China, an important national scientific research and education base and a comprehensive transportation hub approved by the State Council. It is the only mega city in the Yangtze River Delta and East China.
Suzhou, abbreviated as "Su", formerly known as Wu, Gusu and Pingjiang Prefecture, is a prefecture level city under the jurisdiction of Jiangsu Province and an important part of the Yangtze River city group. It is a national famous historical and cultural city and scenic tourism city, a national high-tech industrial base and one of the important central cities in the Yangtze River Delta approved by the State Council.