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Hubei

Province:       

Hubei

Official Name:

Húběishěng

Status:

Province

Chinese Characters:

Population Figure:    

approx. 58,4 million

Area:

187,400 square kilometer

Location:       

Central China

Adjacent provinces: Anhui, Chongqing, Henan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Shaanxi,

Capital City:

Wuhan

Sights:

Wuhan, metropolis at the Yangtze River

Guiyuan Monastery, a Buddhist monastery in Wuhan

The Three Gorges, impressive river scenery, consisting of the Qutang Gorgee, the Wuxia Gorgee and the Xiling Gorge. It is also famous because of the Three Gorges Dam whose construction startet in 1994 with the Xiling Gorge.

The Wudang mountains with the Daoist monasteries have been particularly famous since the film "Tiger and Dragon". They have been a world cultural heritage of the UNESCO since 1994.

General Information:           

Hubei is the original area of the state Chu. In 232 B.C. the Qin-Dyasty, whose ruler Qin Shi Huangdi unified China, conquered Chu.

Links:

http://www.cnhubei.com/ :
Hubei’s official website
http://www.china.org.cn/english/
China Internet Information Center

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