Changzhou is a metropolitan area in China
Inhabitants: 1,720,000 (World Rank 255)
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Changzhou (Chinese: 常州; pinyin: Chángzhōu; formerly known as Chang-chou, Changchow) is a prefecture-level city in southern Jiangsu province, People's Republic of China. It was also known as Yanling, Lanling, Jinling, and Wujin previously. Located on the southern bank of the Yangtze River, Changzhou borders the provincial capital of Nanjing to the west, Zhenjiang to the northwest, Wuxi to the east, and the province of Zhejiang to the south.