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Jiangsu, referred to as "Su", is the provincial administrative region of the people's Republic of China. Nanjing, the capital of the province, is located in the eastern coastal area of the mainland of China. Jiangsu is bounded between 30 ° 45 '- 35 ° 20' north latitude and 116 ° 18 '- 121 ° 57' east longitude. It is adjacent to Shandong in the north, the Yellow Sea in the East, Zhejiang and Shanghai in the southeast, and Anhui Province in the West. Jiangsu Province has many lakes and flat terrain. The landform is composed of Pingyuan, water area and low hills. It crosses the Yangtze River and Huaihe River. Jiangsu province belongs to the East Asian monsoon climate zone, which is located in the transition zone of subtropical and warm temperate climate. The climate has the characteristics of both the South and the north.

Jiangsu is located in the Yangtze River economic belt, under the jurisdiction of 13 cities divided into districts, all into the top 100, is the only province in which all prefecture level cities are among the top 100. Jiangsu's per capita GDP, comprehensive competitiveness, regional development and people's livelihood index (DLI) rank first in all provinces of China, becoming the province with the highest comprehensive development level in China, and has stepped into the level of "top middle" developed countries.

Jiangsu Province is one of the most active provinces in China, ranking the first in China in terms of comprehensive economic competitiveness. The Yangtze River Delta urban agglomeration, which is composed of Shanghai, Zhejiang and Anhui, has become one of the six world-class urban agglomerations in the world.

Jiangsu Province has a total area of 107200 square kilometers, governing 13 prefecture level cities, 55 municipal districts, 22 county-level cities, 19 counties, and a total of 96 county-level divisions. There are 496 streets, 719 towns, 43 townships and 1 Ethnic Township, totaling 1259 township level divisions. By the end of 2018, Jiangsu Province had a permanent population of 80.507 million, with a GDP of 9259.54 billion yuan and a per capita GDP of 115000 yuan