Xiangtan

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Xiangtan

(shyäng`tän`) or

Siangtan

(shyäng`tän`, syäng`–), city (1994 est. pop. 490,100), E central Hunan prov., China, on the Xiang River. Formerly an agricultural distribution center, it is now industrialized. Products include textiles, iron, steel, manganese ore, cement, and machine tools. The name sometimes appears as Hsiang-t'an.

Xiangtan

, Siangtan
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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Jingxiang Hu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hunan Institute of Engineering, Xiangtan, China, E-mail: lelewcj@yahoo.
Judging by my tour of an automotive assembly plant in Xiangtan, China they are far along in the process.