Hunan

Hunan (湖南) is a province in central China, home of Mao Zedong.

Cities

Other destinations

Talk

Different dialects exist in Hunan which date back thousands of years. The most common dialect covers almost all of the middle Hunan area, ranging from Changsa to Xiangtan. This is the Changsa dialect, also called Xiang dialect.

Get in

Domestic Airports are located in Changsha and Zhangjiajie.

Get around

Railroads criss cross the province connecting major cities, with lines going off to other cities like Wuhan

See

Probably the best attraction in Hunan is the fabulous Wulingyuan mountain, a stunning sandstone karst landscape. Several cable cars shorten distances, and there are many hiking opportunities. The China Danxia landscape near Langshan are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Eat

Try Hunan's spicy food, one of the eight cuisine in China, renowned for its spicy taste and flavor.

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