Nanchang is the capital of Jiangxi Province in southeastern China. Nanchang is the third largest city in central China and the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, and the largest city in Jiangxi. Nanchang is located in the central part of Jiangxi Province, with a history of more than 2,200 years. It was called “Yuzhang”, “Hongdu” and “Hongcheng”. It is located in the hinterland of Yuzhang Plain. Dongyin Wuyue, West Control Jingchu, North Zhongyuan, and Nantong Yuezhao are the core cities of the Poyang Lake Ecological Economic Zone, the national integrated transportation hub, the earliest aviation industrial base and optoelectronic industrial base in China, and the world-class photovoltaic industry base. Jiangnan city, China's water capital.
As of 2010, a population of 5,042,565 live in the prefecture, in which 2,357,838 live in the area made up of all five urban districts. According to the Statistical Communique of the National Bureau of Statistics and Statistics of Nanchang City in 2017, as of the end of November 2017, the total population of households in Nanchang City was 5,246,600. The urban population is 2,887,800.