Changsha (Chinese 長沙 市 / 长沙 市, Pinyin shì Changsha) is the capital of the Chinese province of Hunan. As a prefecture-level city it covers an area of ​​11,819 and about 7,040,000 inhabitants (2010). The city lies on the Xiang River and home to the world's largest Chinese restaurant, West Lake Restaurant. On the official website of the city it is, 800 high-rise buildings have been built in recent years, and 200 were under construction (as of 2012).