Nanning is the capital of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southwest China. There are 730,0000 people living in this city, which covers a total area of 22,112 square kilometers. Nanning enjoys a history of 1700 years. It was the political and military center of southwestern China some 1,600 years ago. It received its present name during the Yuan dynasty (1279-1368) when it was first subjugated by the Mongols.
Nanning, as the core of the Guangxi Pan Beibu Gulf Economic Zone, enjoys great momentum in its economic development in recent years. Since the day when it was chosen as the permanent host city of the CAEXPO, Nanning, has become a hub for bilateral exchanges between China and ASEAN.
Nanning has rich culture and many beautiful scenic spots, is also a renowned tourism city in China, where diversified cultural charms of different ethnic groups integrate harmoniously. Main scenic Spot are Nanjing Presidential Residence Members, Qixia Temple, Zhonghua Gate and Fuzimiao (Confucius Temple). What's more, the splendid Nanning International Arts Festival of Folk Songs, which is the gala show for the inauguration of each CAEXPO, is annually held here, making the city more attractive.