Nanning (Zhuang: Nanzningz Si / Si Nanƨniŋƨ; 南寧 市 / 南宁 市, Nanning shì) is the capital of the autonomous region of Guangxi Zhuang in southern China with around 6,370,000 inhabitants, of which almost 800,000 in the two inner city districts Qingxiu 青 秀 区 and Xingning 兴宁区 (as of 1 January 2004). The city is 160 km away from the border with Vietnam and as an industrial city (petrochemical, metal processing, textile industry) the political and cultural center of the Autonomous Region. Nanning over 30 different nationalities.