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Xiangtan

[shyahng-tahn] /ˈʃyɑŋˈtɑn/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
a city in E Hunan, in S China.
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Xiangtan

/ˈʃjɑːŋˈtɑːn/
noun
1.
a city in S central China, in NE Hunan on the Xiang River: centre of a region noted for tea production. Pop: 592 000 (2005 est)
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Hsiang-t'an

city, eastern Hunan sheng (province), China. It is situated on the Xiang River at its confluence with the Lian River, 22 miles (35 km) south of Changsha, the provincial capital. Xiangtan has good communications by water in Hunan as far as Hengyang to the south and Shaoyang to the southwest.

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