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Gaochun District (Chinese: 高淳区; pinyin: Gāochún Qū), Gaochun County until January 2013, is a district of Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, China. Located south of Nanjing's downtown, it spans an area of 802 km², with a total population of 430,000.
Gaochun is known for its traditional style shopping area known as Gaochun Old Street. The local language is a dialect of Wu Chinese, unlike much of Nanjing that speaks a Southern Mandarin dialect. There are many delicious food in Gaochun. The crabs of Gucheng lake are big and in good quality. There is a crab festival in every autumn, usually at the end of September to celebrate the harvest of crabs by which many tourists are attracted. Tofu in Gaochun is very famous for its delicious taste. Gaochun is full of ponds which usually have lotus in. So it has a very beautiful view of colors lotus in summers. Meanwhile, it produces lots of fresh and delicious lotus seed,lotus root,lotus stem etc.
There are 9 towns that fall under the jurisdiction of Gaochun County. They are:
- Chunxi (Chinese: 淳溪镇)
- Qiqiao (Chinese: 漆桥镇)
- Yaxi (Chinese: 桠溪镇)
- Yangjiang (Chinese: 阳江镇)
- Gucheng (Chinese: 固城镇)
- Dongba (Chinese: 东坝镇)
- Dingbu (Chinese: 定埠镇)
- Gubai (Chinese: 古柏镇)
- Zhuanqiang (Chinese: 砖墙镇)
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