Changsha City is the capital of Hunan Province and is located in the northeast of the province. The prefecture's land area is 11,800 square kilometers, of which the urban area is 738 square kilometers and the population is over 7.4 million.
Changsha was the birthplace of the Chu civilization and the Xiangchu culture, with a long history of 3,000 years.
Changsha's Location in China
Hunan Province Map
Hunan Province is located in the middle of China and in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River. Because most of the area is located south of Dongting Lake, it was named "Hunan” (Lake-South).
It takes about 3 hours to fly from Hunan to Beijing.