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Changsha City
Changsha City: 
Hunan - Changsha; 
Profile in Changsha, Hunan Location: located at 11153' - 1145' east longitude and 2751' - 2840' north latitude; situated in the east and central part of Hunan and the lower reaches of Xiang River

Neighboring Areas: Jiangxi, Guangdong, Guizhou, Sichuan, and Hubei provinces; Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

Physical Features: high in the south and west and low in the north and east with the Xiang River running through the city from south to north; 296-meter-high Mt.Yuelu in the west and Liuyanghe River and Ladaohe River east

Population: 5.71 million
Urban Population: 1.63 million
Area: 11,818 sq km
Nationalities: Han, Hui, Manchu, and Mongolian

History: Originally called Qingyanag, Changsha's history dates back to the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods (770-331 B.C.). After the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty unified China the Changsha prefecture was established. Changsha was opened to foreign traders in 1904.

Climatic Features: The four seasons is obvious and acceptable in Changsha. Rainy and wet, the temperature increases rapidly and is changeful in Spring. Summer is long and broiling, which has unbalanced rainfall. Comfortable and abundant sunlight that you can enjoy is in Autumn. In Winter it is nearly rainless and not very cold.

Average Temperature: 17.5C annually and 4.6C in January and 28.6C in July
Rainfall: annual average of 1378mm

Mountains: Mt. Yuelu

Rivers: Xiangjang River, Liuyanghe River and Ladaohe River

Products: rice, tea, cotton, tobacco, hemp and timber

Local Highlights: Xiangxiu
Travel in Changsha
Hunan Provincial Museum
Hotel in Changsha
Dolton Hotel
Furama Hotel
Gold Source Hotel
Huatian Hotel
Zidongge Huatian Hotel
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