Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi Province, is located in the central by north of Jiangxi Province on the lower reaches of the Ganjiang and Fuhe rivers. It is adjacent to Poyang Lake, the largest freshwater lake in China. Nanchang has an area of 7,372 sq km and a population of 4.92 million. First constructed in the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC – 25 AD), Nanchang is blessed with a favorable climate, fertile land, rich resources and outstanding talents. With a history of 2,200 years, Nanchang has more than 600 cultural ruins, 18 places of historical interest and 26 scenic spots. In 1986 Nanchang was named a famous historical and cultural city in China.