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Population: 10,047,914 (2020)

Area: 11,816 square kilometers

Location: In the center of Chinese mainland and northeast of Hunan province 

Changsha is the capital of Central China's Hunan province. It is a historical city well-known at home and abroad. In 2017, the city was crowned the title "Culture City of East Asia" by China, Japan and South Korea.

Economy: Changsha's GDP increased by 8.5 percent in 2018, and the added value of industries above a designated size saw a growth of 7.6 percent. Its fixed-asset investment saw a year-on-year increase of 11.5 percent, while the growth rate of its total retail sales of consumer goods was 10 percent. (All the numbers are estimated according to the report.)

Administrative divisions: Changsha city governs a county-level city of Liuyang, and two counties- Changsha county and Ningxiang county, and six districts – Tianxin district, Furong district, Kaifu district, Yuelu district, Wangcheng district and Yuhua district. 

Sister cities

International Sister Cities

Date Signed

International Sister Cities

Date Signed

International Sister Cities

Date Signed

Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

Aug 9, 1982

Arezzo, Italy

Sept 26, 1997

Rovaniemi, Finland

Nov 3, 2004

Kagoshima, Japan

Oct 30, 1982

Gumi, South Korea

Oct 19, 1998

Simbirsk, Russia

Jan 19, 2006

Saint Paul, U.S.

May 9, 1988 

Auckland, U.S.

March 22, 1999

Auburn, Australia

March 20, 2006

Fribourg, Switzerland

June 10, 1994

Porirua, New Zealand

Feb 24, 2000

Ölfus, Iceland

 Oct 18, 2016

Jersey, U.S.

Nov 29, 1995

Kimberley, South Africa

Sept 25, 2002

Mogilev, Belorussia

June 30, 2017

Mons, Belgian

May 14, 1998 

Neuruppin, Germany

May 20, 2004

New Haven, U.S.

April 10, 2018


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