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Best language schools in Nanjing (ranked based on student reviews)

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Why Nanjing? Nanjing is the capital of China’s eastern Jiangsu province and one of China's most delightful destinations. As it was the capital city of 6-10 dynasties in ancient Chinese history it has exceptional cultural heritage. Here you can find historical sights, memorials, museums and cultural sights that attract thousands of visitors each year. The surrounding area bustles with shops and restaurants housed in traditional architectural buildings.
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Key Facts about Nanjing

According to Mercer 2019, Nanjing ranks 140 in terms of quality of life.

Population: 7,166,000

Time zone: +18h. (GMT +8)

Region: Jiangsu Sheng,

Currency: CNY (1 CNY = 0.1548 USD)

Name of city in Chinese: 南京

Visa: Nationals from USA require a visa to enter and study in China. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

universities: 20 (rankings of universities in Nanjing)

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:41* (59% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:59* (41% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:41* (59% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (China average):19.70 CNY (47% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type I
  • Plug Type C
  • Residential voltage: 220 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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