Yuhua District was established in 1996. It is located in the southeast of Changsha City, including 9 communities, covering a total area of 115.2 square kilometers.
It has beautiful scenery and a sound natural environment, which contributes to its name of Eco-city of Changsha City and the "natural oxygen bar". It has become the first choice for modern people.
Located at the southeastern gateway of Changsha City, Yuhua District has two main exits (south and east) of the city, connecting Changsha, Zhuzhou and Xiangtan. There is enough space and potential for development. There is Changsha South Bus Station, and high-speed railway Changsha South Station within this district, while the Changsha Railway Station is just 10 minutes’ drive away from Huanghua International Airport and only half an hour’s drive away from Zhuzhou and Xiangtan.
Large business groups are located here, such as Friendship Shopping Center, Golden Family, Buynow, and some large supermarkets like Wal-Mart, Pubgo, Home Run, Xinyijia and Huayinwang. Gaoqiao Market is one of the eight largest wholesale markets in the country, with Gaoqiao Building Materials Market, Changsha Tea Market, Friendship Auto Parts, Gaoqiao International IT City, and Gaoqiao Herbs Market in it. Red Star Agricultural Products Market is the designated market of the Ministry of Agriculture for the annual session of Hunan (International) Agricultural Fair. Now it has become the country's leading trading center for modern agricultural expo and a leading project for provincial agricultural industrialization.
In 2014, it achieved GDP of RMB 91.85 billion, a year-on-year growth of 9.4%. By the end of 2014, it has a population of 576,300.