BE CAREFUL TO USE THE TERM OF "MAIN CITY
ZHOU Yixing, FENG Jian
This paper tries to illustrate the meaning of the main city with Nanjing as the case. The paper suggests that the main city is composed of the city core and the inner suburbs, which should be kept as a concept in urban planning, otherwise, misunderstanding would arise in the restructuring of the urban space. The authors recommend the concept of city core especially when dealing with the ring road city pattern.