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Hunan Province
Cheenese : 湖南省
Húnán Shěng
Abbreviations:   (pinyin: Xiāng)
Hunan is heichlichtit on this map
Oreegin o name 湖 hú - lake
南 nán - south
"south of Lake Dongting"
Admeenistration type Province
(an lairgest ceety)
CPC Ctte Secretary Zhou Qiang
Governor Xu Shousheng
Aurie 211,800 km2 (81,800 sq mi) (10th)
 - Latitude 24° 38' tae 30° 08' N
 - Longitude 108° 47' tae 114° 16' E
Population (2010)
 - Density
65,683,722 (7t)
316/km2 (820/sq mi) (13t)
GDP (2011)
 - per caipita
CNY 1.90 trillion
US$ 300 billion (10t)
CNY 24,719
US$ 3,652 (20t)
HDI (2008) 0.781 (medium) (19t)
Ethnic composition Han - 90%
Tujia - 4%
Miao - 3%
Dong - 1%
Yao - 1%
Leids an dialects Xiang Cheenese
Prefectural level 14 diveesions
Coonty level 122 diveesions
Tounship level* 2576 diveesions
ISO 3166-2 CN-43
Offeecial wabsteid (Inglis)
Source for population and GDP data:
《中国统计年鉴—2005》 China Statistical Yearbook 2005
ISBN 7503747382
Source for nationalities data:
《2000年人口普查中国民族人口资料》 Tabulation on nationalities of 2000 population census of China
ISBN 7105054255
*As at December 31, 2004
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Aboot this soond Hunan  (Cheenese: 湖南; pinyin: Húnán) is a province o Sooth-Central Cheenae, locatit tae the sooth o the middle reaches o the Yangtze River an sooth o Lake Dongting (hence the name Hunan, meanin "sooth o the lake"[1]). Hunan is whiles cried an offeecially abbreviatit as "" (pinyin: Xiāng) for short,[2] efter the Xiang River which runs throu the province.

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