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Changsha Travel Guide

Changsha is located in northeast part of Hunan. It is the capital city of Hunan province as well as the political, economic and cultural center. It is also a city of history and culture as well as China top tourist city.

Changsha is subjected to sub-tropical humid monsoon climate, cold in winter and hot in summer with long summer and winter, short spring and autumn. The average annual temperature is 17.2 degree centigrade. It maintains moderate and humid climate features in the year round.

Chansha is a famous city of history and culture all over the world and has attracted many scholars, making it a gathering place of great writers. The one-thousand-year Yuelu Academy has carried out culture inheritance. The famous ideologist of Lixue Zhu Xi and Zhang Shi in Song dynasty once gave lectures here and founded the powerful "Huxiang School". At that time, it was said that "there were Beaux only in Chu".

Changsha is also a famous "city with hills, water and islands". The advantaged geographical terrain has brought Changsha beautiful landscapes. Here, one can see beautiful mountains, clean water and sandbank with special physiognomy. Standing on Juzi Island, one can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Mount Yuelu, which is described in the poem as "frost leaves more gorgeous than flowers in February", as well as the vastness of Xiang River.

Region Code: 0731 Post Code: 410005 Area: 11,825 square meters Population: 6.13 million Ethic groups: Han, Hui, Man

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