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Introduction

Member Regional Governments China Hunan Province Introduction

Xu Dazhe

  • NationChina
  • Government NameHunan Province
  • GovernorXu Dazhe

History

  • Hunan Province, also known as Xiang, an abbreviated name, was part of the Chou Dynasty during the Spring and Autumn periods.
  • During the Qin Dynasty the province was part of Changshajun and part of the Huguangxing Province during the Won dynasty.
  • Hunan Province was established in the Qing Dynasty.

Basic Information


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Geography and Climate
  • Area : 21.18 ㎢
  • Location : the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, the vast majority of the territory in the south of Dongting Lake
  • Geomorphology : East, South, West on three sides around the mountains, the central hilly ups and downs, the northern lake basin plains, fertile wild thousands of miles, forming the northeast opening of the asymmetrical horseshoe terrain.
  • Climate : subtropical monsoon climate, four distinct seasons.
Population
  • Population : 68,988,000 (2018, settled population)
District and Organization
  • Administrative Divisions: 13 prefecture-level cities, 1 autonomous city, 18 county-level cities, 61 counties, 7 autonomous counties, 36 districts (end of 2018)
  • Location of the provincial government: Changsha
  • Organization: Governor (1), Vice-governor (7)
Major Events
  • Dragon Boat Festival Dragon Boat Festival, International Tourism Festival, Liuyang Fireworks Festival
Cultural Heritage
  • Shaoshan, the ancient city of Phoenix, Zhangjiajie Wulingyuan, Yuelu Academy
Sister Cities (Date)
  • Shiga Prefecture, Japan (1983.3), Colorado, USA (1984.1), Hainaut, Belgium (1986.9), the French Central Region (1991.10), Tashkent, Uzbekistan (1993.3), Burgenland, Austria (2000.9), Nghe An, Vietnam (2001.11), Northern Cape, South Africa (2003.9), Saarland, Germany (2006.11), Ulyanovsk, Russia (2009.5), Tokushima Prefecture, Japan (2011.10), North Carolina, USA (2012.10), Marche, Italy (2013.11), Bistrita-Nasu Ud, Romania (2016.3), Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, South Korea(2018. 11)

Economic Status


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Economic Status
  • GRDP: 36,425.8 bln CNY (2018)
  • Per Capita Income: 52,949 CNY (2018)
Main Industries
  • Agriculture, Food
Main Products
  • Agricultural and Fishery Products: food, oil, cotton, meat
  • Industrial Products : nonferrous metals, chemical fibers, cigarettes
  • Handicrafts : Xiang embroidery, ceramics
Major Companies
  • Hualing Iron & Steel Group Co Ltd, Sanyi Heavy Industry Co. Ltd.
Major Industrial Belt(Project)
  • Changsha Economic and Technological Development Zone, Yueyang Economic and Technological Development Zone, Changde Economic and Technological Development Zone, Ningxiang Economic and Technological Development Zone, Xiangtan Economic and Technological Development Zone, Liuyang Economic and Technological Development Zone, Loudi Economic and Technological Development Zone, Wangcheng Economic and Technological Development Zo

Others

  • Department : Foreign Affairs Office of Hunan Provincial People’s Government
  • Phone : +86-731-8221-8245
  • Fax : +86-731-82217595
  • Official Website : http://www.hnfo.gov.cn