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Provincial Capital: Wuhan

Source: hubei.gov.cn 05/21/2013 15:05:21

Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province, covers an area of 8,494 square km with a population of 11 million. In the year of 2010, the GDP of Wuhan exceeded 550 billion RMB Yuan.

Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge: the first bridge over the Yangtze River (1957)

As a central metropolis of central China, Wuhan enjoys long history and splendid culture. Known as the heart of Chinese geographic center and the traditional Inland transportation hub, it is an important industrial, educational and research base city.

Taking Wuhan as the center of a circle, within 1,200 kilometers, you can reach Beijing and Tianjin in the north, Guangzhou and Hong Kong in the south, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Taipei in the east, and Chengdu and Xi’an in the west, covering 70% of the large and medium sized cities in China.