Nanjing is one of the many cities where Echo Teachers has ESL teaching jobs for overseas workers. No experience of teaching is required and if you've got a Batchelors degree or higher and English is either your first language or your have a high proficiency in the English language, then you are eligible to teach English in China.
There is a high demand for English teachers in China from abroad which means that you're paid a good salary, and this makes teaching the ideal job for people who would like to earn money and travel around South East Asia in their spare time. Please see our guide to teaching in China and traveling around Asia for more information about how to do this.
Nanjing,formerly romanized as Nanking and Nankin, is the capital of Jiangsu province of the People's Republic of China and the second largest city in the East China region, with an administrative area of 6,600 km2 (2,500 sq mi) and a total population of 8,270,500 as of 2016.The inner area of Nanjing enclosed by the city wall is Nanjing City (南京城), with an area of 55 km2 (21 sq mi), while the Nanjing Metropolitan Region includes surrounding cities and areas, covering over 60,000 km2 (23,000 sq mi), with a population of over 30 million.
Situated in the Yangtze River Delta region, Nanjing has a prominent place in Chinese history and culture, having served as the capital of various Chinese dynasties, kingdoms and republican governments dating from the 3rd century to 1949,and has thus long been a major center of culture, education, research, politics, economy, transport networks and tourism, being the home to one of the world's largest inland ports., Special UN Habitat Scroll of Honor Award and National Civilized City.Nanjing boasts many high-quality universities and research institutes, with the number of universities listed in 100 National Key Universities ranking third, including Nanjing University which has a long history and is among the world top 10 universities ranked by Nature Index.The ratio of college students to total population ranks No.1 among large cities nationwide. Nanjing is one of the top three Chinese scientific research centers, according to the Nature Index,especially strong in the chemical sciences, and also strong in many other areas, for instance, it hosts the nation's best computer software laboratory and wireless communication laboratory in the IT field, as well as the state key laboratory for pharmaceutical biotechnology.
Nanjing has served as the capital city of Jiangsu province since the establishment of the People's Republic of China. It boasts many important heritage sites, including the Presidential Palace and Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum. Nanjing is famous for human historical landscapes, mountains and waters such as Fuzimiao, Ming Palace, Chaotian Palace, Porcelain Tower, Drum Tower, Stone City, City Wall, Qinhuai River, Xuanwu Lake and Purple Mountain. Key cultural facilities include Nanjing Library, Nanjing Museum and Nanjing Art Museum.
Nanjing Dining--What to Eat
Duck Blood Soup
Gan Si (Shredded Bean-curd Sheets)
Salted Soup Duck
Dou Fu Nao (Tofu pudding)
Fried Spring Onion Pancake
Fuzimiao Street (Gongyuan Street)
Nanjing Dining--Where to Eat
Confucius Temple Snack Street, Nanjing
Confucius Temple Snack StreetMost visitors find local delicacies in Nanjing irresistible. Gongyuan Street on the northern bank of the famous Qin Huai River (usually called Fuzimiao Street by locals) is the most bustling tour site in the city. It is one of China's Four Famed Streets - the others being Wangfujing in Beijing, Xuanmiaoguan Street in Suzhou and Nanjing Road in Shanghai.
Hunan Lu Dinning & Shopping Street
Fuzimiao Street (Gongyuan Street)
Hanfu Street/Restaurants/Kuiguangge Teahouse/Lao Zhengxing Restaurant/Willow Vegetarian Restaurant (Lv Liu Ju)/Maxiangxing Restaurant/Sichuan Restaurant/Liu Feng Ju/Yonghuyuan Restaurant
Real western style food can be found only in hotels. Localized western food can be found in the western food area in Hunan Lu food street.
Snacks are a popular food style originating from ordinary people. Therefore, the REAL snacks can only be found among street stalls and shops. Wherever you go and whatever food you have, remember to choose freshly cooked dishes for after cooling the flavors change too much.
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Average Temperatures of Nanjing