Zhenjiang (Chinese 鎮江 市 / 镇江 市, Pinyin shì Zhenjiang) is a prefecture-level city in the south-western part of Jiangsu Province in the People's Republic of China. It lies on the site where the Yangtze River intersects the Grand Canal. The administrative area of ​​Zhenjiang has an area of ​​3,799 and about 3,113,384 inhabitants (end of 2010). Jiangsu is now one of the wealthiest and most densely populated provinces of China. Heavy industry, chemicals, mining and high technology are the industry sectors that are represented here. The southern Jiangsu is one of the richest regions of China, on the other hand, the North is one of the poorer areas. Despite its lack of resources Jiangsu takes first place one in industrial production; the production value is nearly 24 percent above the Guangdong, the province in second place.