'New areas' established in China over the years
( chinadaily.com.cn )
A bird's view of Ganjiang River New Area in East China's Jiangxi province. [Photo/VCG]
18. Ganjiang River New Area
The construction of Ganjiang River New Area in East China's Jiangxi province was approved in June 2016.
The new area includes four administrative parts - Qingshan Lake region and Xinjian county in Nanchang city, the provincial capital of Jiangxi, and Gongqing city and part of Yongxiu county under Jiujiang city, covering a total area of 465 square km.
The founding of Ganjiang River New Area aims at pushing forward the development of the Yangtze River economic zone and promoting economic and social development of Jiangxi province.