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Shaoyang is a prefecture-level city in southwestern Hunan province, People's Republic of China, bordering Guangxi to the south. Shaoyang has a history of 2500 years and remains an important commercial and transportation city in Hunan. It has a city area and 8 suburban counties, with a population of 7.6 million, the largest in Hunan province.One of the major forest areas in Hunan, Shaoyang has a forest coverage of 42.7%. The 23000000acre Nan Shan Pastures is one of the biggest in Southern China which provide dairy products and meat for Hunanese.Shaoyang is home to Shaoyang University. The school is composed of former Shaoyang Normal College and Shaoyang College.Shaoyang dialect of Lou Shao group of dialects of Xiang is spoken here.ClimateShaoyang has a monsoon-influenced, four-season humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cfa), with cool, damp winters, and hot, humid summers. Winter begins relatively dry but not sunny and becomes progressively damper and cloudier; spring brings both the most frequent and heaviest rain of the year. Summer is comparatively sunny, while autumn is somewhat dry. The monthly 24-hour average temperatures ranges from 5.2°C in January to 28.2°C in July, while the annual mean is 17.05°C. The annual precipitation is about 1340mm.Administrative divisionsShaoyang administers three districts, one county-level city, seven counties, and one autonomous county.
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