Nantong University was founded by Zhang Jian in 1912, and its predecessor was a private medical school in Nantong. It is one of the earliest medical schools in China. In 1927, it was transformed into Nantong Medical College, and in 1928 it was renamed into Nantong University Medical College formed by the merger of the three agricultural, textile, and medical schools.
Nantong University is one of the universities that offer MBBS program approved by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. Nantong University is situated Nantong, Jiangsu, People’s Republic of China.
There are 20 schools, one independent college, one Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, the School of International Education, and the School of Continuing Education in the university. The university has a number of high-end research platforms, such as the National local Joint Engineering Research Center, the Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education, the Key Laboratory of Sinopec, the Provincial Key Laboratory and Engineering Center, the Cooperative Innovation Center of Jiangsu Universities and the Key Research Base of Philosophy and Social Sciences of Provincial Universities.
Nantong University provides international students with a single room, double room, triple room, and four-room accommodations. Some features include a private bathroom, water heater, air-conditioner, internet connection, and basic furniture.
Nantong is located in the alluvial plain of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. The marine climate is obvious. The annual average temperature is 15.1 degrees centigrade and the annual precipitation is about 1040 millimeters.
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Nantong City is located at the estuary of the Yangtze River in the east of Jiangsu province. Bordering on the river and facing the Pacific Ocean sea , the city appears like a peninsular and stands opposite Shanghai across the river, enjoying a golden coast and waterway as well as such well-known titles as “ Pearl of the River and Sea ” and “ the First Window on the Yangtze River ” .
Nantong also boasts a long history with its Haian Qingdun Area inhabited with primitive clans more than 5000 years ago.
As one of China’s first 14 coastal cities opening to the outside world, Nantong now administers 4 county-level cities (Rugao, Tongzhou, Haimen, and Qidong), 2 counties (Haian and Rudong), 2 districts (Chongchuan and Gangzha), as well as the state -level Nantong Economic and Technological Development Zone. The city covers a total land area of 8,001 sqm km2 and bordering sea area of about 10,000 sqm km2 with its population totaling to 7.8 million. The urban area occupies 381.26 sqm km2 with a population of 759.8 thousand.
Located in the warm and wet monsoon subtropics, Nantong enjoys sufficient sun shine , profuse rainfall, and warm climate with distinct seasons. Flat in terrain and covered with a dense water system, the city has more than 400 km of riverbank and coastline and extensive shallows. As one of China’s national industrial cradles in modern times, Nantong has a relatively strong comprehensive economic strength and ranks among the top 50 cities with strong comprehensive strength. In 2003, the city’s GDP reached RMB100.665 billion with GDP per capita breaking USD1500, ranking 32 among China’s top 200 cities in general urban competitiveness.
There are four distinct seasons in Nantong, with a mild climate, abundant sunshine and rainwater, and a long frost-free period. In Nantong, the climate is warm and temperate. In Nantong there is a lot of rain even in the driest month. The average annual temperature in Nantong is 16.2 °C | 61.1 °F. Precipitation here is about 1263 mm | 49.7 inch per year.