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A province of southeast-central China south of the Yangtze River. Changsha is the capital.


(Placename) a province of S China, between the Yangtze River and the Nan Ling Mountains: drained chiefly by the Xiang and Yüan Rivers; valuable mineral resources. Capital: Changsha. Pop: 66 630 000 (2003 est). Area: 210 500 sq km (82 095 sq miles)



a province in S China. 63,550,000; 81,274 sq. mi. (210,500 sq. km). Cap.: Changsha.
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Noun1.Hunan - a province in southeastern central China between the Nan Ling mountains and the Chang JiangHunan - a province in southeastern central China between the Nan Ling mountains and the Chang Jiang; noted for its timber and valuable mineral resources
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
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The Balochistan Economic Forum and Hunan Federation of Industry and Commerce, Hunan General Chamber of Commerce of the Hunan Province of the People's Republic of China has signed a friendly cooperation agreement to establish cooperative relationship, aiming at promoting exchange and cooperation in investment and trade between Hunan and Balochistan province.
KARACHI -- Hunan Provincial Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, People's Republic of China, signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi, and Zainab Panjwani Memorial Hospital (ZPMH), Karachi.
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The delegation, which represents Department of Commerce of the Hunan Province in China featured officials from the sectors of finance, construction materials, restaurants, mechanical spare parts, petrochemical industries, import and export and engine manufacturing.