Changsha (simplified Chinese: 长沙; traditional Chinese: 長沙; pinyin: Chángshā; Wade–Giles: Chang-sha) is the capital city of Hunan, in south-central China, located on the lower reaches of Xiang river, a branch of the Yangtze River. Its municipality covers an area of 11,819 sq. kilometers and, according to the 2010 Census, a population of 7,044,118 inhabitants.
Changsha was important from the time of the Qin dynasty (221–207 BC). In AD 750–1100 Changsha was an important commercial city, and its population increased greatly. Under the Qing dynasty, from 1664, it was the capital of Hunan province, and it was a major rice market. It was besieged during the Taiping Rebellionbut never fell. Changsha was the site of Mao Zedong's conversion to communism. It was the scene of major battles in the Sino-Japanese War of 1937–45 and was briefly occupied by the Japanese. Rebuilt since 1949, the city is now a major port and a commercial and industrial center.
Changzhi A plus
8 to 10K RMB p/m
Clean with good air quality most of the year. It’s ranked as having the cleanest air in most of Shanxi. The kind and friendly locals live a relaxed life at a slow pace, a welcome break from most of the frantic, big cities of China. The people of Changzhi are still relatively new to foreigners in China, so you would find a few curious onlookers giving you a stare or trying to initiate a conversation to learn more about you. Changzhi is conveniently connected to just about every city in China through bus, rail or air. Locally, the cities public transport network is also very well developed, so getting around town will be a breeze.
- Contract: 28 hour 12 Month
- Pay: 8 to 10K RMB per month depends on exp
- Housing: Free, Single
Shanxi Province, on China Daily
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