Shaoshan (municipality)

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Shaoshan ( Chinese  韶山 乡 , Pinyin Sháoshān Xiāng ) is a municipality in the independent city of Shaoshan , which belongs to the administrative area of the independent city ​​of Xiangtan in the central Chinese province of Hunan . Shaoshan has an area of ​​65.62 km² and around 24,200 inhabitants at the end of 2011 (population density 368.8 inh / km²).


Mao Zedong's birthplace, which has been converted into a museum, is located in Shaoshan Village and is a popular destination for domestic and foreign tourists. It is supplemented by numerous other facilities (including a bronze monument, Mao Zedong Museum, ancestral temple of the Mao family).

Administrative structure

Shaoshan is made up of 17 villages. These are:

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Coordinates: 27 ° 54 '  N , 112 ° 29'  E