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 (jyäng′so͞o′) also Kiang·su (kyäng′-)
A province of eastern China bordering on the Yellow Sea north of the Yangtze River delta. Nanjing is the capital.


(ˈdʒjæŋˈsuː) or


(Placename) a province of E China, on the Yellow Sea: consists mostly of the marshy delta of the Yangtze River, with some of China's largest cities and most densely populated areas. Capital: Nanjing. Pop: 74 060 000 (2003 est). Area: 102 200 sq km (39 860 sq miles)



also Kiangsu

a maritime province in E China. 70,210,000; 39,460 sq. mi. (102,200 sq. km). Cap.: Nanjing.
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In China, jiaotou is cultivated in the south- eastern parts (Jiangxi, Yunnan, Hubei and Zhejiang province), and its wild types are scattered along rocky hills of Chiangsu and Zhejiang provinces.
of China to set up a joint venture in Suzhou in the Chinese province of Chiangsu in May to produce and market pre-coated metal products applicable to home appliances and high-quality building materials.
In this poem, Zhang Ji presented his diasporic experience in Gusu, a historical and gorgeous canal town in Chiangsu province, southern China.