Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, China

🇨🇳 Zhangjiajie, also known in Tujia language as Zhangx jif avlar, is a prefecture-level city in the north-western part of Hunan Province, China. It comprises the district of Yongding, Wulingyuan and counties of Cili and Sangzhi. It contains the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, part of the Wulingyuan Scenic Area which was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 as well as an AAAAA scenic area by the China National Tourism Administration.

The Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport services scheduled service to major airports in China. It is about 5 km (3.1 mi) away from the downtown and 30 km (19 mi) away from Wulingyuan Scenic Area. There are domestic flights available between Zhangjiajie and other cities, such as Changsha, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, etc. Flights between Zhangjiajie and Seoul and Busan are also available.Zhangjaijie is served by two railway stations. Zhangjiajie railway station is on the Jiaozuo–Liuzhou railway. Zhangjiajie West railway station opened in 2019 on the Qianjiang–Changde railway. The G5513 Changsha–Zhangjiajie Expressway links provincial capital Changsha and Zhangjiajie.

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Zhangjiajie has a population of over 225,700 people. Zhangjiajie also forms the centre of the wider Zhangjiajie Prefecture which has a population of over 1,476,521 people.

Twin Towns – Sister Cities Zhangjiajie is twinned with: 🇰🇷 Hadong, South Korea; 🇺🇸 Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States; 🇯🇵 Naruto, Japan; 🇵🇹 Arouca, Portugal.

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