As the capital city of Guangxi, Nanning is the political, cultural and economic center. It also enjoys a name, that is,
the Green City of China. In 2009, the total area of the city was 22,112 square kilometers, with a population of 6.979 million.
At the end of the year, in the developed area of the city, parks, gardens and green lands covered 6,491 hectares,
the green coverage rate was 39.65% with 7,530 hectares green area, and the per capita green area was 9.9 square meters.
The quality of air and water in the city hit the best record in the recent 2 decades, making a new breakthrough in the quality
of the environment in the city, namely, the air quality in urban area had been good for 362 days, with the good-air quality rate of 99.17%. Because of the tropic of cancer across the northern part of Nanning, most parts of the city are in
subtropical area, humid and warm, with ample sunshine, little frost, no snow, and large rainfalls which is between 1,241 to1,
753 mmper year, and the yearly average temperature is 21.6 oC. Such climate gives Nanning such scene that trees green all year
round and flowers blossom everywhere.