Jiangxi Province, also known as Gan for short, is situated in the southeastern part of China and the southern part of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. Jiangxi borders Zhejiang and Fujian to the east, Guangdong to the south, Hunan to the west, Hubei and Anhui to the north. Jiangxi covers an area of 166,900 square kilometers and takes Nanchang city as its capital.
Geography and climate
Geography of Jiangxi is distinctively featured by mountains. It is surrounded by mountains in three sides of the east, west and south with Mufu Mountains, Jiuling Mountains and Luoxiao Mountains on the west; Huaiyu Mountains and Wuyi Mountains on the east; and the Jiulian Mountains and Dayu Mountains in the south. In the central part there are hills while the north is much flatter with a vast plain and rivers.
Climate of Jiangxi is featured by distinctive four seasons of cold springs and winters, hot and humid summers, and dry autumns.
Jiangxi culture is flourished with Gan culture and Hakka culture. Jiangxi has rich cultural relics endowed by a long history, famous ones are the Tengwang Pavilion and White Deer Grotto Academy.
Tourism in Jiangxi is quite hot because of its green mountains and clear waters with beautiful and pleasant sceneries. The site you should not miss on the top list comes Jingdezhen first which is noted as the "Capital of Porcelain". Other top scenic attractions in Jiangxi are Mount Lu, Tengwang Pavilion, Poyang Lake, Mount Jinggang, Bajing Terrace, Wuyuan Town, Donglin Temple and Tiefo Temple.