Hunan Province (Húnán Shěng 湖南省)


The southern inland province of Hunan, about twice the size of Iceland, is well-known for its natural beauty, agricultural products (it is China’s largest producer of rice), cuisine, history, tourist attractions, and native citizens, notably Mao Zedong. It is a province rich in natural resources, although these are under considerable strain.

Hunan Province is located in south central China in the middle reaches of the Yangzi (Chang) River. The province has….

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