Nanning, the capital of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is the largest city of Guangxi and the core city of Beibu Gulf Economic Zone, which locates in the southwest of Guangxi and adjacents to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. There are 36 ethnic minority groups living in Nanning including Zhuang, Miao, Yao and so on. The total population of Nanning is 6.6616million, of which the urban population is 344million. Nanning is also known as green city because of its large forest coverage, beautiful scenery and comfortable living environment.
In addition to the superior geographical environment, Nanning has gradually developed into an international metropolis. October 8,2003, in Bali, Indonesia, during the Seventh ASEAN and China (10+1) Leader’s Meeting. Premier Wen Jiabao suggested organizing the China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning since 2004 and this proposal was generally welcomed by leaders. Since 2004, China-ASEAN Expo is held in November of each year in Nanning, Guangxi, which has brought great benefit to Nanning even Guangxi.
Meanwhile, Nanning is also a tourist city, attracting thousands of visitors to travel. They are impressed by the beautiful appearance of Nanning city and its friendly people. As the deepening of internationalization, the people of Nanning are trying effort to build a more beautiful, harmonious city. We believe that Nanning will develop increasingly better.