Where is Changsha Located?

Where is Changsha locatedChangsha is located in the northeast of Hunan Province which is in the south-central China. It is the capital city of Hunan Province. It is also the political, cultural and educational center of Hunan Province. The area of Changsha is about 11,819 square kilometers and the population of Changsha is about 8,394,500. There are 6 Administrative Divisions, 1 county; 2 county-level cities (Liuyang, Ningxiang) in Changsha.


When to travel to Changsha

Changsha is located in the central south of China. The best time to visit Changsha is from March to May in Spring. The summer is long and very hot from June to August. Winter is very cold from November to January. Autumn is also a good time for visiting from September to November.

What to see in Changsha

Changsha is is rich in natural resources and historical sites. The most famous attraction in Changsha is Mawangdui Han Tombs, which is a family graveyard from the early Han Dynasty. Take your kids to Hunan Provincial Museum and Changsha Museum at the weekends is a good way to spend the weekend. The Mt. Shaoshan and Yuelu are the famous scenic spots combining historical resources and beautiful landscape of Changsha.


What to eat in Changsha

Changsha is a famous place for food. The Xiang Cuisine is one of the Eight Cuisines of China. The hot & sour taste of Xiang cuisine is the top choice for tourists in Changsha. If you would like to taste the spicy food of Changshan, then take a train to Changsha from any cities in China.