At 9:00am on February 14, the reporter went to Xuanwu District Marriage Registry and found more than 20 couples queuing up for getting marriage certificates. The Staff said that it is not crowded than the Valentine's Day in 2013, but there were more couples coming to register and get marriage certificates than usual.
According to the Nanjing Municipal Civil Affairs Department, usually there are 400 to 500 pairs of new couples coming to register and get marriage certificates. 14 marriage registrations in Nanjing have received 1812 new couples’ registrations of marriage till 5:00 pm on Feb 14. The data is 600 more than the number on Feb 14 last year and 300 more than the number on Feb 14 the year before last year.