Located in Hanchuan city of central China’s Hubei province, Diaocha Lake is 63 km to Wuhan and 59 km to Xiaogan City.
It is the first closed lake in China, and enjoys the title of “Pearl of Jianghan Plain”. As the largest of its kind in China, the water surface of the lake reaches 86.7 square kilometers.
In February 2014, a provincial level wetland park was approved to be built in Diaocha Lake in Hanchuan.(hubei.gov.cn by Mao Huifang)