Hunan First Normal College, formerly known as the Southern Song Dynasty Zhang Shi founded South College, established in 1903 as the beginning of Hunan Normal museum. 1912 and 1914 have been replaced by the Hunan First Normal School and Hunan provincial public first Normal School, was renamed after the liberation of Hunan First Normal School. March 2000 was upgraded to an ordinary Normal College. April 2008 was upgraded to colleges of Normal and renamed Hunan First Normal College.
Hunan is a province of the People's Republic, is located south of the Yangtze River. Most areas in the south of Dongting Lake, hence the name Hunan. Xiangjiang River runs through the territory of North and South, also known as Xiang. According to legend, the Xiangjiang River in the past few plant hibiscus, Tan Tang Dynasty poet used the "Autumn Hibiscus country thousands of miles" of the sentence, Hunan, it has "Hibiscus country, "said. Hunan, Jiangxi east, west, Chongqing, Guizhou, southern border of Guangdong, Guangxi, Hubei Province north. Jurisdiction of 13 prefecture-level cities and 1 autonomous prefecture, a total of 136 counties (county-level cities or municipal districts) or more administrative units, the provincial capital of Changsha City based.