Located along the southern banks in the middle and lower reaches of the Changjiang (Yangtze) River, Jiangxi Province is surrounded on three sides by mountains. The northern part is plain Jiangxi has an area of 166,900 square kilometers and a population of 37.7 million.
Jiangxi is one of the main grain producers, and known as a fertile "land of fish and rice." It is also famous for oil crops, cotton, flax, sugarcane, tea, and fruits.
Jiangxi is rich in mineral resources. Jingdezhen has been world known as the capital of porcelain.
Jiangxi is famous for countless places of interest nad tourist attractions, such as the magnificent Mt. Lushan in the north, and Mt. Jinggang, a sacred place of the Chinese revolution, in the south. The opeining of the Beijing-Kowloon Railway offers tourists with more convenient transportaition.
Among hte scenic spots in Jiangxi, four are national tourist attraction,i ncluding Mt. Lushan, Jinggang, Sanqing, and Longhu, Other places of inerest are Mt. Stone Bell, Mt. Qqingyuan, and Tengwang Tower.