located in the southwest part of henan province, nanyang is surrounded by mountains on three sides and is long called nanyang basin. it governs 2 districts, 1 city and 10 counties with total area of 26600 km and total population of 10.9 million. nanyang has risen suddenly in economy and be one of the cities with nanyang is among the first batch of famous historical and cultural cities named by state council. it's where liu xiu, founder of the eastern han dynasty, got his own way; therefore, nanyang is also called "nan capital" and"capital of emperor", etc. nanyang is a large traditional agricultural city directly under henan province with the biggest area and the most population. only in several years,most development potential along changjiang river. gross economic amount is always listed among the three best cities directly under henan province and had once surpassed luoyang, crowned runner-up.