Changsha (长沙)


Changsha is a 'new tier 1' city located within Hunan Province in Central China. It is also Hunan's Provincial Capital.

In China's administrative hierarchy, Changsha is classified as a prefecture-level city, meaning it is governed under Hunan province control.

The official name of Changsha in simplified Chinese characters is 长沙 (or in pinyin: Chǎngshā).

Map of Changsha, Hunan

Free Trade Zones in Changsha

Since the establishment of the Hunan Free Trade Zone in 2020, the following sections within Changsha have been designated as free trade zones:

  • Huanghua Bonded Area

High Tech Zones in Changsha

The following high tech zones are located in Changsha:

  • Changsha High-Tech Industry Development Zone (长沙高新技术产业开发区)
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       - focus industries: Equipment manufacturing; Electronic information; New materials

Airports in Changsha

Changsha is served by the following airports:

  • Changsha Huanghua International Airport (IATA: CSX | ICAO: ZGHA)

Changsha Metro

The city of Changsha's metro system commenced operation on 29 April 2014.

High-profile Changsha Companies

The following Chinese companies are headquartered in Changsha:

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