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Nanjing Military Region

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Nanjing Military Region

Nanjing Military Region
Nanjing Military Region (highlighted)
Simplified Chinese 南京军区
Traditional Chinese 南京軍區

The Nanjing Military Region (Chinese: 南京军区) is one of the seven military command regions for the Chinese People's Liberation Army. Its jurisdiction covers all military and armed police located in Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, and Shanghai. It also covers Taiwan, which is claimed by the People's Republic of China but administered by the Republic of China. The current head of the region is Cai Yingting.

The International Institute for Strategic Studies lists the formation with an estimated 250,000 personnel, three group armies, two armoured, one mechanised infantry, three motorised infantry, and one artillery division. There are also one armoured, four motorised infantry, two artillery, three anti-aircraft brigades, plus an anti-tank regiment.

The headquarters for the East Sea Fleet are located within the region, at Ningbo.


  • List of commanders 1
  • Nickname 2
  • References 3
  • Sources 4
  • External links 5

List of commanders

General Xu Shiyou


Organizations affiliated with the Nanjing Military Region often use the nickname "frontline" (Chinese: 前线; pinyin: qiánxiàn; literally: "front line"), including the Frontline Performance Troupe (Chinese: 前线文工团) and the People's Frontline (Chinese: 人民前线) newspaper.



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