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  • Location

    • Absolute...Latitude and Longitude of all the Borders
108'47"-114'13" east longitude and24'38"-30'08" north latitude
    • Relative Locations...
It is north of Guangxi and Guangdong, East of Guizhou, West of Jiangxi, and South Hubei.
  • Location

  • Place

    • Physical Characteristics
      • Bodies of water
Dongting Lake and Yangtze River
  • Landforms
Heng Shan Mountains and Nan Mountains
  • Climate
Has a sub-tropical climate with short cold winters and long hot summers. It has 4 clearly contrasting seasons. The hottest month is July and the coldest is January
  • Animal Life
wide range of fauna, including such large mammals as tigers, leopards, wolves, and deer.
  • Natural Vegetation
southern China, groves of bamboo, camphor, and cedar are usually found around villages
  • Human Characteristics
    • Population: 63,420,000
  • Ethnic Groups Han, Hmong, Tujia, Dong, and Mien
  • Language Xiang (hunanese) and Mandarin
  • Customs: five sacred mountains; the Wulingyuan scenic area near Zhangjiajie sites include the Mawangdui tomb complex of the Xi Han period at Changsha and Mao Zedong's birthplace at Shaoshan.
  • Economy The way of life and economy of the Miao and the Tujia are similar, and much intermarriage has occurred between them. They live in the northwest, where their economy is based on the cultivation of terraced fields in the foothills and narrow valleys. The Dong inhabits their own autonomous counties in the extreme southwest and west, with their centres at Tongdao and Xinhuang. Their language, economy, and way of life are similar to those of the Han. The Yao are widely scattered over the mountainous regions of the south and west. They practice dry farming and are known for their expertise in cedar tree culture. Much of their livelihood comes from forestry.
  • Government- dual party-government system
  • Place

  • Region

    • Functional
      • Major Trade Partners- Hong Kong, U.S, and Japan
      • Metropolitan Cities- Changsha,
      • Major Rivers - Yangtze River
      • Climate Regions- abundant sunshine, heat and water resources, and they reach their peak synchronously
      • Vegetation- groves of bamboo, camphor, and cedar
      • Land Area 211,800 sq. KM
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  • Region

  • Human/Environment Interaction

    • What have people done to change the land
      • Dam- Dioxin dam
      • Canal- Ling Canal
  • Human/Environment Interaction

  • Movement

    • Movement of goods
      • foods well known for its hot spicy flavor, fresh aroma and deep color. Common cooking techniques include stewing, frying, pot-roasting, braising, and smoking.
      • manufactured goods water pump bearings, sewing machine, energy saving lamps