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  Hunan
The neighboring provinces of Hunan are Sichuan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Guangdong and Jiangxi.
Hunan had 250,000 old people above the age of 80 in 1982 and 375,400 in 1990; 89 people lived to be above the age of 100 in 1982, 186 people in 1990 and the age of death became higher and higher.
Hunan ranked in seventh place in the total population of all provinces and autonomous regions in China and it took the same place with regard to the aged population.
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 Hunan Travel Guide: Hunan Tour, Map, Hotel, Tips, Hunan China
Hunan is surrounded by mountains on the east, west, and south, and by the Yangtze River on the north.
Hunan's mixture of mountains and water makes it among the most beautiful provinces in China.
Such famous people show that Hunan is a place that has cultivated talent as well as being a destination for tourists.
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 AllRefer.com - Hunan, China (Chinese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Largely hilly in the south and west, Hunan becomes an alluvial lowland in the Dongting basin in the northeast; the Xiang River, which traverses the province from north to south, and the lesser Yuan and Zi rivers drain into Dongting lake.
Although agriculture is still its main industry, Hunan has a variety of heavy and light industries, such as food processing, aluminum smelting, iron, steel, and textile mills, and the manufacture of machine tools, pyrotechnics, and traditional handcrafts.
The population of Hunan, concentrated mainly in the Xiang and lower Yuan valleys and along the Wuhan-Guangzhou RR, is overwhelmingly Chinese and speaks a variety of Mandarin.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Hunan
Hunan borders Hubei in the north, Jiangxi to the east, Guangdong to the south, Guangxi to the southwest, Guizhou to the west, and Chongqing to the northwest.
Hunan (湖南 Pinyin: Hú'nán) is a province of China, located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and south of the Dongting Lake (hence the name Hunan, meaning "south of the lake").
Hunan Province is located on the south bank at mid-stream of the Yangtze River (Changjiang, 长江), it is far 1000 km away from Shanghai, 1200 km away from Beijing, and 500 km away from Guangzhou.
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  Hunan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hunan (Chinese: 湖南; Hanyu Pinyin: Húnán) is a province of China, located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and south of Lake Dongting (hence the name Hunan, meaning "south of the lake").
Hunan borders Hubei in the north, Jiangxi to the east, Guangdong to the south, Guangxi to the southwest, Guizhou to the west, and Chongqing to the northwest.
Hunan Province is located on the south bank at mid-stream of the Yangtze River (Changjiang, 长江), it is 1000 km away from Shanghai, 1200 km away from Beijing, and 500 km away from Guangzhou.
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 Hunan
Hunan, which means "South of the Lake", is the main rice-growing area in China and the hometown of Mao Zedong, a great man of China.
Changsha, the capital of Hunan, is one of the historical and cultural cities.
Lying on the northwest of Hunan, Zhajiajie is recognized as "a rarely charming belle in the boudoir" by the famous Chinese painter Wu Guanzhong.
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 Province View-china.org.cn
Hunan, abbreviated as "Xiang", lies at 108°47' to 114°45' east longitude, and 24°39' to 30°28' north latitude; it is 667 km wide and 774 km long.
The land in Hunan generally slopes from the east, south and west towards the north like the shape of a horse's hoof.
Hunan is surrounded with mountains on three sides: Mufu and Luoxiao mountains in the east, Nanling Mountain in the south, and Wuling and Xuefeng mountain in the west.
www.china.org.cn /english/features/ProvinceView/155805.htm   (1853 words)

  
 Hunan cuisine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hunan Cuisine, sometimes called Xiang Cuisine (Chinese: 湘菜; Hanyu Pinyin: xiāng cài), consists of the cuisines of the Xiangjiang region, Dongting Lake and western Hunan Province, in China.
Hunan is known for its liberal use of chilli peppers, shallots and garlic.
Hunan cuisine is difficult to precisely characterize, as it has absorbed stylistic elements from all over China.
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 ipedia.com: Hunan Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hunan (湖南 Pinyin: Hú'nán) is a province of China, located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and south of the Dongting Lake (hence the name Hunan, meaning "south of the lake").
Hunan Province is located on the south bank at mid-stream of the Yangtze River (Changjiang, 长江), it is far 1000 km away from Shanghai, 1200 km away from Beijing, and 500 km away from Guangzhou.
As of the 2000 census, the population of Hunan is 64,400,700 consisting of 41 ethnic groups.
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 Hunan-China City Tours Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hunan Province is located in the southern part of the middle reaches of the Yangtze River.
Hunan has a total area of 211,800 square km, a population of 65 million, and is home to the Tujia, Miao, Yso, Dong, Bai, Hui and Zhuang ethnic groups.
Hunan is "a land of fish and rice", teeming with delicacies, fruits and handicrafts of every kind.
www.achinatravel.com /china-travel/china-hunan.asp   (394 words)

  
 Hunan - Art History Online Reference and Guide
Hunan () is a province of China, located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and south of Lake Dongting (hence the name Hunan, meaning "south of the lake").
Hunan entered the written history of China around 350 BC, when under the emperors of the Zhou dynasty it became part of the (State of Chu).
Hunan, was, together with Hubei, a part of the province of Huguang (湖廣;) till the Qing dynasty.
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 Hunan Summary
Hunan borders Hubei in the north, Jiangxi to the east, Guangdong to the south, Guangxi to the southwest, Guizhou to the west, and Chongqing to the northwest.
Hunan was relatively quiet until 1910 when there were uprisings against the crumbling Qing dynasty, which were followed by the Communist's Autumn Harvest Uprising of 1927 led by Hunanese native Mao Zedong, which established a short-lived Hunan soviet in 1927.
Hunan Province is located on the south bank at mid-stream of the Yangtze River (Changjiang, 长江), it is 1000 km away from Shanghai, 1200 km away from Beijing, and 500 km away from Guangzhou.
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 Hunan History | ema_02_package.xml
Located in south central China, Hunan Province covers an area of 209,773 square kilometers and is bordered by Hubei Province to the north, Guangdong and Guanxi Provinces to the south, Kiangsi Province to the east, and Sichuan Province to the west.
Hunan Province lies on the fertile Hunan plain, the richest agricultural land in China.
Hunan Province has a long history and can trace its origins to the Warring States period (475–221 BCE), when it was a part of the kingdom of Zhu.
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 Beauty, the Land of China - Hunan
Hunan is a main rice-growing areas in China and is south of the Yangtze River.
Hunan's embroidery is one of the most famous in China.
Situated in the north of Hunan Province, Dongting Lake is the second largest body of fresh water in China.
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 Map of Hunan,Hunan travel guide,Hunan tour information, Hunan map,Hunan travel services,Hunan tours,Hunan hotel,Hunan ...
Hunan became an important communications center from its position on the Yangzi River (Chang Jiang) and on the Imperial Highway constructed between northern and southern China, and its land produced grain so abundantly that it fed many parts of China with its surpluses.
Hunan is on the border between Mandarin and Southern Chinese language regions.
Hunan tour and Hunan travel..63,000,000 million people live in Hunan, 95% of whom are Han Chinese, with the rest belonging to the Miao, Tujia, Dong, Yao Zhuang, Hui and Uygur ethnic minorities.
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 Hunan Province travel guide - China travel guide, Hunan China travel services, Hunan tours
Hunan Province is located in the southern part of the middle reaches of the Yangtze River.
Hunan has a total area of 211,800 square km, a population of 65 million, and is home to the Tujia, Miao, Yso, Dong, Bai, Hui and Zhuang ethnic groups.
Hunan is in the continental sub-tropical monsoon humid climate zone.
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The Hunan region, by contrast, is a land of soft rolling hills and slow rivers.
Hunan cuisine is noted for its use of chili peppers, garlic and shallots, and for the use of sauces to accent the flavors in the ingredients of a dish.
Hunan chefs are noted for their ability to create a symphony of taste with their ingredients.
www.chinatownconnection.com /chinese_hunan_cuisine.htm   (578 words)

  
 Hunan Cuisine
Hunan is known as "the land of fish and rice".
Hunan food is characterized by its hot and sour flavor, fresh aroma, greasiness, deep color, and the prominence of the main flavor in the dishes.
Hunan food is hot because the climate is very humid, which makes it difficult for human body to eliminate moisture.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2004-01/09/content_297519.htm   (311 words)

  
 Hunan: My Home Province   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hunan became an important communications center from its position on the Yangzi River (Chang Jiang) and on the Imperial Highway constructed between northern and southern China, and its land produced grain so abundantly that it fed many parts of China with its surpluses.
Hunan is on the border between Mandarin and Southern Chinese language regions.
Children adopted from Hunan are often jokingly called "spicy babies", for the food they are supposedly given, and for the alleged effect it has on their personalities.
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 Hunan
Hunan Province lies in the south of the middle Yangtze River valley, with its name meaning "south of the lake" because most of the province is located on the south of the Dongting Lake.
Hunan Province, known as Xiang for short, is located at the south bank of the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, with Changsha as its provincial capital.
Hunan is known as the land of fish and rice because of plentiful production of rice, cotton, tung oil, orange, and fresh water fishes.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_map/2003-09/24/content_21604.htm   (380 words)

  
 HUNAN PROVINCE (tdctrade.com)
Blessed with a subtropical temperate climate and abundant rainfall and sunshine, Hunan is the fifth largest producer of grain in China.
In particular, Hunan is the largest producer of tea, and the third largest producer of oranges.
Hunan is one of South China’s main timber bases.
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