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The neighboring provinces of Hunan are Sichuan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Guangdong and Jiangxi.
Hunan was one of the provinces with a relatively high sex ratio, which indicates man-made interference, especially in the rural areas.
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.
www.unescap.org /esid/psis/population/database/chinadata/hunan.htm   (5626 words)

 Hunan -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Hunan, was, together with (additional info and facts about Hubei) Hubei, a part of the province of (additional info and facts about Huguang) Huguang (湖廣;) till the (The last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu) Qing dynasty.
Hunan is situated between 109°-114° east (An imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator) longitude and 20°-30° north (An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator) latitude.
The east, south and west sides of the province are surrounded by mountains and hills, such as the Wuling Mountains to the northwest, the Xuefeng Mountains to the west, the Nanling Mountains to the south, and the Luoxiao Mountains to the east.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/hu/hunan.htm   (1328 words)

 Hunan Summary
Not to be confused with the unrelated provinces of Hainan, Henan, and Yunnan
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.
The east, south and west sides of the province are surrounded by mountains and hills, such as the Wuling Mountains to the northwest, the Xuefeng Mountains to the west, the Nanling Mountains to the south, and the Luoxiao Mountains to the east.
www.bookrags.com /Hunan   (1425 words)

 ipedia.com: Hunan Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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.
www.ipedia.com /hunan.html   (755 words)

 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.
www.bookrags.com /history/hunan-ema-02   (346 words)

 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.
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.
The province is known as the "hometown of nonferrous metals", with the presence of 37 types confirmed among them.
www.china.org.cn /english/features/ProvinceView/155805.htm   (1853 words)

 China Travel Service - China Travel Guide
Hunan, abbreviated as "Xiang", lies at 1080 47' to 114045' east longitude, and 24039' to 30028' north latitude; it is 667 km wide and 774 km long.
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 was relatively unscathed by the civil war that followed the defeat of the Japanese in 1945, and in 1949 the Communists returned once more as the Nationalists retreated southward.
www.landingchina.com /city_guide/Hunan_Province.htm   (2338 words)

 Ministry of Education Informatio
In 2003, Hunan’s expenditure on education was 21.611 billion yuan; the financial budgeting allocations on education, 10.261 billion yuan, of which the budgetary operating expenditure on education was 9.952 billion yuan.
Up to now, Hunan province has established a properly scaled, rationally structured educational system with comprehensive disciplines and Chinese characteristics that meets the needs of economic and social development of Hunan Province and is oriented to the 21 ~‘ century.
The Education Department of Hunan Province is the functional department responsible for all the educational undertakings under the provincial government.
hunanteach.com   (2143 words)

 Hunan Hellcats Secure Home Page
The name "Hunan Hellcats" is a term of endearment assigned to our twelve extremely fun and feisty daughters who were born in the Cities of Yueyang and Yiyang, in Hunan Province, China.
Nestled along the fertile southern bank of the Yangtze River, Hunan Province is a region steeped in China's history and culture.
Hunan Province is also the birthplace of Mao Tse Tung who was born on Dec. 26, 1893 in the Village of Shashan.
www.hunanhellcats.org   (393 words)

 Hunan Province travel guide - China travel guide, Hunan China travel services, Hunan tours
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.
The province governs 12 cities at the prefectural level, 11 administrative offices and one autonomous prefecture.
Hunan is in the continental sub-tropical monsoon humid climate zone.
www.chinaplanner.com /hunan   (423 words)

 Hunan - Search Results - MSN Encarta
The province is rich in mineral and agricultural resources and encompasses a broad, fertile alluvial plain in...
In 1925 the Chinese Communist Party sent Mao Zedong to work in his native Hunan Province.
- province in central China, and an important agricultural and mineral producing region.
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 Map of Hunan,Hunan travel guide,Hunan tour information, Hunan map,Hunan travel services,Hunan tours,Hunan hotel,Hunan ...
Most of Hunan Province lies in the basins of four major tributaries of the Yangzi River (Chang Jiang): The Xiangjiang, Zishui, Yuanjiang and Lishui Rivers, which converge on the Yangzi River at Lake Dongting (Dongting Hu) in the north of Hunan.
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.
www.beijingholidays.net /index_Hunan.htm   (924 words)

 Hunan Provincial Department of Personnel
Hunan Provincial Department of Personnel is the constituent of the People's Government of Hunan Province.
The Establishment of Organizations Commission Office of Hunan Province is a permanent administrative office, which is an operating mechanism not only in Hunan Provincial Committee but also in the Hunan Provincial Government.
To generally manage the public servants in the province and the establishment of them; to complete the system of public servants in the province, draw up the policies of managing them, and instruct and harmonize the implementation of the public servants system.
english.gov.cn /2006-01/06/content_149062.htm   (385 words)

 Hunan Province China - China tourist & travel guide for Hunan Province, China
Hunan province known for short as Xiang is located at the south bank of the middle reaches of Yangtze River, which has area of 210,000 square km.
To the east, south and west are mountainous area on three sides, the terrain slopes gently in the mid-north and a basin of a horse's hoof shape is formed with Dongting Lake as its center.
Hunan Province belongs to the subtropical humid monsoon climatic zone.
www.orientaltravel.com /province/Hunan.htm   (325 words)

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, 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.
www.china-window.com /china_travel/china_destination_guides/hunan.shtml   (593 words)

 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.
Historic Changsha, one of China's famous cultural centers, is the capital of Hunan Province.
It is adjacent to Jiangxi Province in the east, Chongqing Municipality and Guizhou Province in the west, Guangdong Province and Guangxi Autonomous Region in the south, and Hubei Province in the north.
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/hunan/index.htm   (743 words)

 Hot media in Hunan
Hunan is now regarded by many observers as leading the way in developing China's cultural industries, most especially TV program production, but is also making inroads in publishing and cartoons.
Hunan's cultural products, especially TV station programs, are very good," Wei Wenbing, director of Hunan Provincial Broadcasting and Television Bureau, told Interfax.
We do not stop halfway, or it means we in Hunan do not want to do that business." Jiang also said his province likes to monitor developments in other provinces as it gives his people 'yali' - pressure to overcome challenges...
www.danwei.org /media_and_advertising/hot_media_in_hunan.php   (414 words)

 Jobs Posting-Hunan First Normal College, Changsha, Hunan Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The name of the college is Hunan First Normal College, located in Changsha, the capital city of Hunan Province, China.
It had been named as Hunan First Teacher's School since the foundation of PRC before it was upgraded to be a common normal college and gained a name of Hunan First Normal College in March of 2000.
Hunan First Normal College is the place in which the founder of PRC, Mao Zetung and several patriots such as Cai Hesen etc. studied in the early years, and also the school in which some famous scholars and educators such as Zhu Xi etc. worked for teaching.
www.abroadchina.org /ad/cd-851601713.htm   (741 words)

 Hunan Province Reports HIV Carriers on Rapid Rise
The number of HIV carriers in central China's Hunan Province has been rising rapidly, according to a report by the provincial disease control center.
In February 1992, the first person infected with HIV in the province was found among a group of persons that had recently returned from abroad.
As of September 2005, HIV carriers in the province amounted to 2, 248, of whom 241 have AIDS.
www.china.org.cn /english/2005/Nov/150029.htm   (285 words)

 HUNAN PROVINCE (tdctrade.com)
The province lies on the Dongting Basin(洞庭盆地)which is surrounded by mountains.
In particular, Hunan is the largest producer of tea, and the third largest producer of oranges.
Besides, there are 88 revolutionary bases in Hunan Province, including the former home of Mao Zedong, which are under protection of the provincial government with some 30 museums.
www.tdctrade.com /mktprof/china/mphun.htm   (1154 words)

 Hunan Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Hunan Province is located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, with the Dongting Lake situated on the north.
Hunan is a major producer of grain in China.
The province is a leading producer of pork.Other popular native products include buffalos of Binhu,cattle of western Hunan and geese of ugang county.
www.greatwalltour.com /greatwall_pages/provinces/hunan/hunan.htm   (166 words)

 Hunan Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Hunan is a Chinese province that situates between the well known Yangtze River and Guangdong province, one of the main rice-growing areas of China.
Hunan Embroidery is one of the most famous four in China.
Zhangjiajie, a natural forest park, is in the western part of Hunan.
www.canit.se /~yong/Hunan.html   (163 words)

 Hunan travel guide
Hunan province is located in south China and borders with Jiangxi to the east, Guangdong to the southeast, Guizhou and Guangxi to the west and to the north, the Yangtze region.
Many travellers pass through Hunan to reach places like Guilin and Yangshou or simply just ignore it altogether as they take the Yangtze River cruise.
But Hunan is a place not to be missed for its famous nature reserve, Wulingyuan, a UNESCO world heritage site.
www.world66.com /asia/northeastasia/china/hunan   (349 words)

 The Hunanese People
Xiang (one syllable, pronounced "shyahng") is the major dialect of Hunan province.
Hunan is also home to many archaeological treasures of the Han Dynasty.
The opening of Hunan and Changsha was due to prayer and the intervention of God.
hunanese.net   (895 words)

 Hunan, China
The north is flat, while the west, east and south parts of the province are hemmed in and indented by hilly uplands and mountain ranges.
At the time of the Warring Kingdoms (475-221 BC) Hunan belonged to the Kingdom of Chu.
Hunan is, however, still largely an agricultural province and counts as one of China's main rice-producing areas, the crop occupying approximately a half of all the land available for cultivation (one fifth of the province).
www.planetware.com /china/hunan-chn-hn-hn.htm   (213 words)

 Grain Crisis Reported from China's Central Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Currently Hunan's grain sector is suffering from a series of problems like weak foundation and small-scale production, which are likely to give rise to a strained situation in Hunan's grain supply if no remedial measures should be taken in time.
Hunan province, famous for its achievements in agriculture all long, boasts 3.02 percent of the total farmlands and provides 6 percent of China's grains.
Statistics show during the period of the 6th to 8th Five-year Plan period as Hunan sent out a large quantity of grains, an increasing amount of grains were also carried in, particularly the forage, which accounts for 65 percent of the carried grains.
english.people.com.cn /200206/28/eng20020628_98738.shtml   (604 words)

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