Xiangxi Travel Guide

Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture is the only minority autonomous prefecture in Hunan Province. It is located in the northwest of Hunan Province, neighboring Zhangjiajie to the east and Huaihua to the south. It is also bordered by Guizhou Province and the city of Chongqing to the west and Hubei Province to the north. Xiangxi  Tujia and Miao Minorities Autonomous Region is a top destinations in Hunan which is known to the world for its Fenghuang County, which is arguably the most picturesque town in China...More
Xiangxi Facts:
English Name: Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture
Chinese Name: 湘西土家族苗族自治州(xiāng xī tǔ jiā zú miáo zú zì zhì zhōu)
Population: 2,649,500  
Area: 15,462 square kilometers 
Nationalities: Tujia,Miao,Dong, Han
Administrative: Xiangxi prefecture has jurisdiction over 1 city and 7 counties, namely Jishou City and 7 counties of Luxi, Fenghuang, Huayuan, Baojing, Guzhang, Yongshun and Longshan. There are 66 towns and 92 townships in this prefecture.And the prefecture government seat is located in Jishou City.

Xiangxi History
The history of the area can be traced back to the Warring States Period (476BC-221BC), when it was dominated by the Chu State. In the following thousands of years, its administrative system has changed many times. It wasn't until 1952 that Xiangxi Miao Autonomous Region was established and changed to Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture five years later...More Read: Xiangxi History

Waht to see in Xiangxi ?
In 2015, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture was selected as the country's first batch of national tourism demonstration zone founding units. There are 1 world cultural heritage in Hunan, 12 national key cultural relics protection units; 12 cultural relics protection units in Hunan Province, 11 A-level scenic spots, including four 4A-level high-level scenic spots. Here lists Top Natural Tourism Sites in Xiangxi...More Read: Xiangxi Attractions
Red Stone Geopark
Fenghuang Ancient Town Red Stone Gropark Dehang Miao Village
Laosicheng Tusi Culture Relic Site
South Great Wall Furong Ancient Town Laosicheng Site
When to visit Xiangxi?
The area of Xiangxi bears a subtropical humid monsoon climate with an annual average temperature of 15.8-16.9℃ (60.4-62.4℉). The weather is moderate all the year round, and bursts of precipitation become much more common in spring and summer...More Read: Xiangxi Climate Weather

How to reach Xiangxi?
Since 1949, the transportation in Xiangxi Prefecture has been greatly improved. Now, there are railways and highways running through the whole area, and concrete roads lead to each village. Xiangxi Liye Airport will be opened to traffic in 2020. However, the transportation in Xiangxi will become more and more convenient for tourists...More Read: Xiangxi Transportation

Xiangxi Travel Tips
Xiangxi has been a mysterious place since ancient times. With a long history and culture, Xiangxi not only has primitive minority villages, ancient towns, but also charming natural landscapes. Welcome to Xiangxi !

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