Wuxi lies in the south of Jiangsu Province, in the middle of Yangtze River delta with developed economy; north to Yangtze River, south to Taihu Lake—China's third largest fresh water lake. It is 183 kilometers from Nanjing, which is to the west of Wuxi; and is 128 kilometers from Shanghai, which is to the east of Wuxi. It is a coastal city of Jiangsu Province.