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, city (1994 est. pop. 422,300), N Jiangsu prov., E central China, on the Chang River, about 30 mi (50 km) from the East China Sea. The center of an important cotton-growing area, it is still dependent upon the textile industry, although its
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a city in China in Kiangsu Province, located at the mouth of the Yangtze River. Population, 268,000 (1959). An important center for the textile and food industries. The main industrial areas and port installations of Nant’ung are concentrated in the suburb of T’angchiacha.