Hubei, sheng (province) lying in the heart of China and forming a part of the middle basin of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang). Until the reign of the great Kangxi emperor (1661–1722) of the Qing dynasty (1644–1911/12), Hubei and its southern neighbour Hunan formed a single province, Huguang.
Hubei is the 7th-largest provincial economy of China, the second largest in the Central China region, the third largest in the South Central China region and the third largest among inland provinces.
Hubei , or Hu-pei conventional Hupeh , Province, east-central China.
Hubei, which directly translates to ‘north of the lake’, sits at the midpoint of the Yangtze River and is famed for its picturesque waterlogged landscapes. Whether you seek tranquil Taoist retreats or big city vibes, here is why you should head to Hubei. Destinations Unlocked: Let our travel expert Stefano help you find your perfect Culture trip
Hubei is in inland China in the middle stretch of the Yangtze River basin. It has one big city, Wuhan, that plays a big role in central China's educational system. For tourists, the main places to go are urban, natural, and historical such as the Three Gorges.
Population: 59,270,000 Area: 185,900 square kilometers (71,776 square miles) Location: in the central region of China Administrative Division: 12 cities (Wuhan, Huangshi, Xiangyang, Jingzhou, Yichang, Shiyan, Xiaogan, Jingmen, Ezhou, Huanggang, Xianning, Suizhou); 1 autonomous prefecture (Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture)
Hubei is a landlocked province of the People's Republic of China, and is part of the Central China region. The name of the province means "north of the lake", referring to its position north of Dongting Lake. The provincial capital, Wuhan, serves as a major transportation hub and the political, cultural, and economic hub of central China.