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Mao Zedong's birthplace

Shaoshan (Cheenese: 韶山; pinyin: Sháoshān) is a coonty-level ceety in Xiangtan, Hunan Province. It is maist popularly kent as the birthplace o Mao Zedong, the foonder o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae.

Shaoshan residents hae caipitalized on their maist famous resident an Shaoshan is an aa the birthplace o Mao's Family Restaurant, a popular restaurant chain that haes spread tae mony ither ceeties.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

Shaoshan Ceety admeenisters 2 touns (鎮) an 6 rural touns (鄉):

  • Qingxi (清溪鎮)
  • Yintian (銀田鎮)
  • Ruyi (如意鄉)
  • Shaoshan (韶山鄉)
  • Yanglin (楊林鄉)
  • Daping (大坪鄉)
  • Yintian (銀田鄉)
  • Yongyi (永義鄉)

Admieenistrative history[eedit | eedit soorce]

The various names an admeenistrative levels o Shaoshan:

  • 1652 (Qing Dynasty): Qidu (七都), Xiangtan Destrict (縣)
  • 1912 (Republic o Cheenae): The Seicont Destrict (第二區), Xi Tounship (西鄉), Xiangtan Coonty
  • December 1932: The Nint Destrict, Xiangtan Coonty
  • 1947: Qingtian Tounship, Xiangtan Coonty
  • Januar 1950 (Fowkrepublic o Cheenae): The Third Destrict, Xiangtan Coonty
  • 1951: The Fowert Destrict, Xiangtan Coonty
  • 1 August 1955: Yintian Destrict, Xiangtan Coonty
  • 1956: Yintian Toun, Xiangtan Coonty
  • 1 September 1958: Shaoshan Fowkcommune, Xiangtan Coonty
  • 12 Mey 1961: Shaoshan Destrict, Xiangtan Coonty
  • December 1968: coonty-controlled destrict status upgradit tae regional destrict (地級區), controlled directly bi the province
  • December 1981: revertit tae be coonty-controlled
  • December 1984: upgradit tae coonty-class district (縣級區), controlled bi Xiangtan Ceety
  • 26 December 1990: Upgradit tae coonty-class ceety, controlled bi Xiangtan Ceety on behauf o the province.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 27°54′36″N 112°28′48″E / 27.91000°N 112.48000°E / 27.91000; 112.48000Template:Coonty-level diveesions o Hunan