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Chinese Name: 怀化 English IPA: huaihua Location: Northwest Hunan Population (city): 4.96million Language: Huaihua Dialect Zip code: 418000 Tel code: 0745 Time zone: UTC+8

Huaihua, also known as Hecheng and Wuxi,national comprehensive transportation hub city, wuling mountain economic cooperation zone center city. It has been known as “the gateway of Guizhou and Yunnan” ,since ancient times. The Song dynasty established the name of huaihua by means of huairou naturalization. Huaihua, located in the south-western part of hunan province, has a permanent population of 4.96 million (2017). With a total area of 27,564 square kilometers, it is the largest prefecture-level city in hunan province. The city has jurisdiction over one municipal district, five counties, five autonomous counties, and takes charge of one county-level city.
Huaihua is a “multi-ethnic cultural village” with ethnic minorities accounting for 40 percent of the total population. For a long time, 50 ethnic groups such as dong, miao, yao and tujia have lived and thrived here, creating rich and colorful folk cultures.
Huaihua has an excellent ecological environment. Located in the transition zone from central Hunan hill to Yunnan-Guizhou plateau, the city’s forest coverage rate has reached 70.97%, ranking the first in Hunan province. It is one of the nine ecological regions in China and known as a “breathing city”. Huaihua is the first municipal “national ecological demonstration zone” in hunan province officially named by the ministry of environmental protection. The location of huaihua is relatively superior. It is a central city in the border areas of Hunan, Hubei, Chongqing, Guizhou and Guangxi provinces and an important comprehensive transportation hub in China. It is the intersection of the two major economic belts in hunan province and one of the three poles of economic growth identified in the 13th five-year plan of hunan province. railway traffic in Huaihua was developed, so it is called”a city towed by train”.

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    Huaihua Attractions

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    Huaihua city in subtropical monsoon climate zone Temperature: the annual average temperature 16.4 ℃, the coldest in January, the average temperature of 4.7 ~ 5.3 ℃, the lowest temperature in - 5 ℃ or so; The hottest July, the monthly average temperature 28.5 ℃, the highest temperature around 39 ℃. The annual frost - free period is 287 days. Sunshine: there is sufficient sunshine within the territory, and the annual average sunshine hours are 962-1452 hours. Highest for sunshine time is zhijiang, [...]

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    Huaihua Zhijiang  Airport Huaihua Zhijiang airport was originally built in October 1936. it was reconstructed and expanded on January 2003,  and was officially put into operation On December 19, 2005 after two years of construction. In Aug 2018, Zhijiang airport opens 9 routes with flights to 13 cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming, Xi 'an, Haikou, Jinan,Nanning, Guanzhou, Chengdu, Sanya, Qingdao, Shenzhen and Tianjin). Flights Routes Xi'an-Huaihua-Sanya                         Tianjin-Huaihua-Shenzhen Nanning-Huahua-Qingdao        [...]

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    Ethnic Culture

    Festival: Mayang lantern show Dragon Boat Festival,dragon boat racing is popular in yuanling county on this day Culture and Tradition Nuo opera, an ancient opera Spread in huitong, hongjiang and other places Lusheng dance of dong minority, It is a traditional folk dance of the dong people. It originated from the ritual dance of praying for harvest before sowing and thanking god for gifts and offering sacrifices to ancestors after harvest in ancient times. [...]

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    Travel Tips

    1. Useful Numbers • Fire: 119 • Police: 110 • Ambulance: 120 • Weather forecast of the scenic spots: 16800122 • Zip code inquiry: 3139491 • Consumption Complaint: 12315 • Tourism Complaint: 3164961 2.Money Exchange You can use cash and your passport to exchange for Chinese Yuan in every branch of Bank of China without fees charged. And 17 kinds of currency are supported, such as English pound, US dollar, Singapore dollar, Euro and so on. 3.Post Offices China post (huaihua post office) address:No. [...]

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    Huaihua Accommodation

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