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HuNan - China City Guide

Source: ChinaTravelGood   Author: Natalia  Date: 08-08 2008  
Abbreviations: Xiang

capital: Changsha

Location: south coast in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, Gucheng "Xiaoxiang", "Hunan", "Sanxiang", and Hubei, Guizhou, Chongqing, Jiangxi, Guangxi, Guangdong and other provinces (municipalities and autonomous regions) adjacent.

area: over 210,000 square kilometers

population: more than 6,251 million, mainly minority groups Miao, Yao, Tujia, and so on.

administrative divisions: 14 to city, 122 urban counties


Hunan Province, the Yangtze River North pillow, Guangdong Nan Lin, Dongting Lake is located in the south, it said " Hunan "Xiangjiang River through north and south, it referred to as" Xiang. " The banks of the Xiangjiang River, fish metres Chau, Hunan has been called the "Yumizhixiang"

Hunan beautiful mountains and rivers, many monuments, rich tourism resources. The province has 15 tourist areas, tourist attractions more than 100, above the provincial-level key cultural relics protection of 180 multiple. Historical and cultural city and its Mawangdui Han Tomb in Changsha Archaeological Finds, Yueyang Tower and the Dongting Lake in Yueyang, Nanyue Mountain, Changde the Peach Blossom Spring, the Zhuzhou Yandi Ling, the Jiu Yishan Ningyuan and Shun Di Mausoleum, the folder Temple and Shihmen Chuang tomb, Chenzhou The Su Xianling, Loudi the Meijiang, Shaoshan Mao Zedong#39;s former residence and so long renowned. The newly developed Zhangjiajie City Wulingyuan scenic area,堪称the natural wonders of the world and into the United States peaks unique shape and nature Yequ in the original one,尽显extraordinary and dangerous, You, show characteristics of the wild, has been included in the "World Heritage Directory. " Living in the Xiangxi Tujia, Miao, Dong, Yao, Bai and other ethnic minorities, Nenggeshanwu to retain a number of unique traditional customs. The National Customs Xiangxi tourism resources, has great development potential.

Hunan has a very long history of human history! "Day and night under the Dongting#39;s voice" and join the Guluo the patriotic poet Qu Yuan Jiang, the world#39;s attention the great man generation of Mao Zedong, Premier Zhu Rongji is a legend of a magical.

Hunan rich products, the most representative of a Chimingzhongwai Xiangxiu, of exquisite Liuyang fireworks. The flavor of tea products to Junshan Yinzhen, Xiang-lian, Dongting sweet fish and longevity stem Spiced butter, preserved eggs, and so on Song-Hua famous.

Hunan Province in southern China, the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, as most areas in the south of the Dongting Lake, Hunan, it said. Because of penetration in the Xiangjiang River flows north-south and Li Xiang said. Province#39;s total area of 211,800 square kilometers, divided into 14 to city, 122 urban counties. The provincial capital Changsha. Current population of 62.51 million. Hunan is - a multi-ethnic population of the province, the vast majority of the Han nationality, in addition to Tujia, Miao, Dong, Yao, 50, and other minorities back.

Hunan terrain for the things South San Mianhuan Hill, north-central low, with Tixing. Hu Pingshan in Shimen Xian in the 2099 meters above sea level, the highest point for the province, mostly in central hilly, more than a broad basin and valley, north of the Dongting Lake Plain, Diping terrain, altitude mostly in the 50 meters below. Humid climate is subtropical monsoon climate, four distinct seasons, cold short period, the annual precipitation in 1200 to 1,700 mm, 270 frost-free period to 310 days. Rizhao in 1300 to 1,900 hours.

Hunan Gucheng "Xiaoxiang," which is located southwest of central China, this piece of land Shanmingshuixiu of China#39;s modern history has had a profound impact, it Evolved Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi, Cai E, Tan Sitong, Zeng Guofan, such as man of history, it is full of people pay tribute.

here to stay through the ages Fan Zhongyan Poems "first world to show concern and worry to enjoy oneself Music" Dongting Lake, Chuan continued the tradition of ancient humanities Yuelu Academy, a young Mao Zedong era of "independent cold autumn," " Liao profile to make sure, ask Cangmang the land was determined to "orange Chau Tau, more scenery Qijue of Zhangjiajie, the antique town in western Hunan, 2000 years ago the world-renowned Nanyue Mountain.

travel to Hunan can see a lot of good scenery, but the most important perhaps is that kind of feeling to be careful everywhere in the Xiang Yun.