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Full nameNantong
Official name南通市
Native name南通
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
CountryPeople's Republic of China
CPC Municipal Secretary and MayorDing Dawei (丁大卫)
Total Area3298 sq mi (8544.1 km2)
Urban Area653.1 sq mi (1692 km2)
Metro Area653.1 sq mi (1692 km2)
Elevation7 ft (2.1 m)
Total Population72828350 (2010 census)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)1994708
Metro (pop.)1994708
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code226000
(Urban centre)
(Other areas)
Area code513
GDP¥287.3 billion (2009)
GDP per capita¥40,231 (2009)
Major NationalitiesHan
County-level divisions8
Township-level divisions146
Licence Plate Prefixes苏F

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Nantong ( ; former names: Nan-t'ung, Nantung, Tongzhou, or Tungchow; Qihai dialect: -wuunie tʰoŋ) is a prefecture-level city in Jiangsu province, People's Republic of China. Located on the northern bank of the Yangtze River, near the river mouth, Nantong is a vital river port bordering Yancheng to the north, Taizhou to the west, Suzhou and Shanghai to the south across the river, and the East China Sea to the east.

The population is 7,282,835 at the 2010 census whom 1,994,708 live in the built up area made of 3 urban districts.

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