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Updated: 2023-04-25



Qidong, a county-level city of Nantong, Jiangsu province, is a significant gateway to the river and sea at the mouth of the Yangtze River. Surrounded on three sides by water, it looks like a peninsula serving as a golden waterway, coast and passageway. Facing Shanghai across the Yangtze River, it is no more than 50 kilometers away from Pudong.

Qidong has a population of 1.07 million, covering a land area of 1,208 square kilometers. In March 1928, it officially established a county-level jurisdiction system. Since the start of reform and opening-up, Qidong has witnessed a rapid growth in economic depth and society, and been awarded a number of honorary titles, including National Eco-Model Area, China county-level economy basic competitiveness top 100, China rural areas' comprehensive competitiveness top 100, national advanced science and technology progress county and national health city.


The North junction of Hai'an-Qidong Highway. [Photo/qidongnews.com]

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