Changsha

Image: Changsha, Hunan province, China. by Jakob Montrasio

Changsha

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Changsha is a prefecture level city within Hunan province in China.

Intro to Changsha

Changsha (长沙) is the capital city of Hunan province in South Central China. It sits beside the Xiang river, which is a tributary of the Yangtze River. The city has been an important trading hub, going back for Qin dynasty and before. It became the provincial capital during the mid 17th century. In the 20th century, the city was the scene of many battles in the war between China and Japan. It was in Changsha that a young Mao Zedong was first introduced to communism.