National Hygienic City
In 1995，Changde City made a decision to build itself into a National Hygienic City. After that, it tried its utmost to improve its hygienic conditions and won a series of honorary titles: “Advanced City of Rice Control of Hunan” (1991); “Advanced City of Cockroach Control of Hunan” (1996); “Advanced City of Rodent Control of Hunan” (1999); “Advanced City of Fly Control of Hunan”. In November 2002, it was officially granted “National Hygienic City”, being the first one in Hunan Province. Today, Changde City, after years of construction, boasts sanitary indexes meeting national standards and presents a glamorous image with a clean and tidy environment, wide roads and beautiful landscaping.