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Purple Mountain or Zijin Shan is located on the eastern side of Nanjing in Jiangsu province, China. It is 448.2 m high. Its peaks are often found enveloped in purple and golden clouds at dawn and dusk, hence its name. A small mountain with an area of about 20 square kilometers , the altitude of Purple Mountain at the top and foot of the mountain is about 449 m and 20 m respectively. Wikipedia