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Changsha and Economic Trends

Changsha City is the capital and largest city of Hunan province. It is the province's political, economic, scientific, educational, cultural, and business centre. With a history of 3,500 years, it is situated on the western margin of the Chang-Liu Basin adjacent to the Xiangjiang River. With an area of 11,819 km2 and a population of more than eight million, the city has jurisdiction over six districts, one county, and two county-level cities.