Hunan is a province of the People's Republic, is located south of the Yangtze River. Most areas in the south of Dongting Lake, hence the name Hunan. Xiangjiang River runs through the territory of North and South, also known as Xiang. According to legend, the Xiangjiang River in the past few plant hibiscus, Tan Tang Dynasty poet used the "Autumn Hibiscus country thousands of miles" of the sentence, Hunan, it has "Hibiscus country," said. Hunan, Jiangxi east, west, Chongqing, Guizhou, southern border of Guangdong, Guangxi, Hubei Province north. Jurisdiction of 13 prefecture-level cities and 1 autonomous prefecture, a total of 136 counties (county-level cities or municipal districts) or more administrative units, the provincial capital of Changsha City based. Hunan is located 47 minutes east longitude 108 degrees -114 degrees 45 minutes north latitude 24 degrees 28 minutes 39 minutes between -30 degrees, 667 km east to west, north to south and 774 km, with a total area of 211800 square kilometers, of which cultivated land area of 3.23 million hectares. The territory of East West is surrounded by mountains, Mufu, Luoxiaoshanmai Stretching in the east, Wuling mountain barrier in the south, Wuling, winding mountain peaks in the West. Most Western mountain peaks over 1000 meters above sea level, the central basin and white hills and valleys.
Hunan people eat hot peppers history and culture, each dish is spicy, it was said people are not afraid of spicy Jiangxi, Sichuan spicy afraid, not afraid of spicy Hunan. Mao Zedong once said so: "dare to eat this chili, the world will no longer dare to do. Then up the Red Army rebels, not eat Spicy's." Can be said that Hunan Taste of hot pepper has to do not go well with rice-free level.
Hunan chili variety, in addition to do the cooking sauce, but also often one to eat, dip pepper, chopped hot pepper, hot pepper, hot pepper sauce; useful in lobster sauce mixed with chili, mixed Toona sinensis, as well as fried chili. Travel, comes with a couple of peppers, both go well with rice, but also cowardly cold refreshing.
Hunan has a lot of stress in a spicy, divided into hot and sour, spicy, spicy paste, oil and hot, spicy, crisp and spicy, Xianla, ups and so on, into a variety of spicy dishes have different different seasoning effect.
Hunan Tourism wedding day is a subtropical humid monsoon climate, spring temperature varied, hot summer, autumn air rise Lang, East cold short. Annual average temperature 16 ° C-18 ° C between.
Spring to the Peach Blossom Spring, fresh grass, fallen flowers; summer, to Maoyan, mengdong drifting, feeling cool; Autumn is the best season in western Hunan; can go to the Mountain to see the snow in winter, the taste of rare tropical snow.
Air traffic information to Changsha in Hunan Province as the center of aviation, Changsha Huanghua International Airport has more flights to major cities at home and abroad, the other two civil airports, namely, Changde, Zhangjiajie airport and the airport.
Railway more developed rail network in Hunan Province, a Beijing-Guangzhou, Zhejiang-Jiangxi, Hunan, Guangxi, Hunan and Guizhou, willow branches throughout the five rail lines across the province, province or region of the basic tourist cities accessible by rail.
Highway of the province's highway mileage over 60000 km, 106107207209319320322 and other national highway through the territory of Hunan Province, between the tourist cities and scenic areas are communication bus. Appendix: National Road through the main attractions in Hunan Province.
Highway mileage between cities in Hunan, Changsha Tourism Ningxiang 47km 44km 95km Yiyang, Changde, Zhangjiajie 91km 88km 111km Shun 154km Cili Jishou Miluo 94km 55km 92km Yueyang, Changsha, Phoenix Mountain 48km 152km 151km Chenzhou, Hengyang, Hunan province, water transportation, Zi, Yuan, Li River are navigable. Changsha, Hengyang, Zhuzhou, Xiangtan, Shaoyang, Huaihua, Changde, Yueyang and other cities, the province is not only a hub for rail and road transport is also an important transit point for sea transport.
Dining Hunan cuisine is one of eight, and its flavor is Xianla flavor dishes, cooking techniques, and to speculation, wax, steamed, baked, fried, burn known. Mainly by the Hunan Xiangjiang River, Dongting Lake and western Hunan province composed of the three flavor to dishes Xiangjiang River as its representative. Modern Hunan has grown to more than 4000 species, of which 300 number for the famous dishes.
Hunan humid and rainy, the soil is very suitable for the growth of pepper, which is rich in Hunan hot pepper, chili itself fend off the cold dampness of effectiveness, but also can increase appetite, so Hunan spicy, such as life, there is a saying that goes, "people are not afraid of spicy Jiangxi, Sichuan spicy afraid, not afraid of spicy Hunan. "
Hunan dishes are in the most characteristic taste of snakes, co-steamed sausages, red peppers stuffed meat, pot belly, spicy chicken, fish head, Dongan chicken (the most famous restaurant in Changsha do curved Park); flavor South chestnut cake snack strawberry, sunflower shrimp cakes, etc., if you to Hunan, may have to be desired.
A local drama entertainment Hunan Xiang Ju, Qi drama, flower drum opera, Han Ju, Xiang Kun, Baling play in 10 operas, drama and local areas can be divided into two types of opera. The former one Xiangju, Qi plays the greatest impact; the latter play the most popular hubs. In addition, shadow puppetry, opera, opera, drama and acrobatics.
Xiangju drama in Hunan is a major local opera, has three hundred years of history, popular in Changsha, Xiangtan area. After the founding of finishing, adaptation of the traditional repertoire of "pipa on the road", "hunting back to the book", "worship in mind," and so on, innovations of the modern opera of "Song of the gardener."
Qi influential drama where drama is one of Hunan, the source out of Qiyang, popular in southern Hunan, Hunan area. Folk legend Qiyang Qi drama is minor and exotic fusion of Theatrical Art.
Hunan Flower Drum Opera is the most influential local opera. It is all over the rural labor folk song, folk tune, lights dance, pairs game, drums and other developed areas. Play around the hub has its own characteristics and style, there are more influential hub opera Yueyang, Changde Flower Drum Opera, Hampshire Flower Drum Opera, opera, and Lingling Shaoyang Flower Drum Flower Drum Opera.