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Changsha included in China's happiest cities for 14 consecutive years

Source:Hunan Daily
Updated:2022-01-04 10:00:21


The results of the “2021 Happiest Cities in China” survey were released in Beijing on December 30. Ten provincial capitals and major cities including Chengdu, Hangzhou, Changsha, and another 10 cities at the prefectural level including Wenzhou and Xuzhou have been listed as the happiest cities in China for 2021. Ten county-level cities including Taicang, Ruian, and Changsha County and another 10 urban districts including Nanshan District of Shenzhen and Nanhai District of Foshan were also selected as the happiest places.

The cities were selected by the Oriental Outlook magazine and think tank Liaowang Institute, both run by Xinhua News Agency, with technical support from the China Happy City Laboratory and the Business Intelligence Laboratory of Baidu Research Institute. This year, it aimed to survey the sense of happiness of Chinese cities and promote the vivid practices of the construction of happy cities.

After a five-month-long process that included big data collection, questionnaires, materials submission, field research, and expert reviews, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Changsha, Wuhan, Nanjing, Qingdao, Guiyang, Xining and Harbin were selected as the happiest cities in China for 2021.

Translator: Kuang Zhenzhen