Hubei is the 7th-largest provincial economy of China, the second largest in the Central China region after Henan, the third largest in the South Central China region after Guangdong and Henan and the third largest among inland provinces after Henan and Sichuan. As of 2021, Hubei's nominal GDP was US$ 787 billion (CNY 5 trillion).
Hubei, Wade-Giles romanization Hu-pei, conventional Hupeh, 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 - The people's government of hubei province Home Hubei Info Business Culture Tourism Education Services Opening-up View Hubei's industrial economy registers 7-pct growth in 2022 In 2022, the added value of industries above designated size in Hubei registered an increase of 7 percent, 3.4 percentage points higher than national level.
The province is north of Dongting Lake, hence the name Hubei which means 'north of the lake.' Hubei Province borders six provinces with Henan to the north, Anhui to the east, Jiangxi and Hunan to the south, and Shanxi to the northwest. Landforms: Hubei features three main geographical features: mountains, uplands, and river basin plain. Hubei is bounded by mountains on the western, eastern and northern sides.
On April 8, 2020, the Wuhan lockdown officially came to an end after no new domestic cases were reported in Hubei province. The virus is believed to have been a mutation of a virus that existed in bats which came from a wet market in Wuhan, although no bats are sold there. There were, however, some 38 other species of animals offered, including marmots, raccoons, badgers, hedgehogs, peacocks, and various reptiles, including some endangered species.
Hubei is home to people from the majority of China’s 55 ethnic minorities. As a result of this, the province is bursting with cultural influences and traditions which make it a fascinating destination for travellers. The largest minority group in Hubei is the Tujia.
Wuhan, Wade-Giles romanization Wu-han, capital and major industrial and commercial city of Hubei sheng (province), China. It is located at the confluence of the Han and Yangtze rivers and consists of a conurbation of three adjacent former cities— Hankou (Hankow), Hanyang, and Wuchang.
Feb 12 Hubei Province incorporates diagnostic change Feb 14 Wuhan asks recovered patients to donate plasma Feb 19 Another 1,299 medical workers sent to Wuhan as city disinfects sewage Feb 24 China bans trade, consumption of wild animals, and postpones annual parliamentary meeting Feb 26 Daily new cases outside China surpass those inside the country
With a population of over 11 million, it is the largest city in Hubei, the most populous city in Central China, the seventh-most populous Chinese city, and one of the nine National Central Cities of China. Wuhan lies in the eastern Jianghan Plain, on the confluence of the Yangtze River and its largest tributary, the Han River.
On 31 December 2019, the WHO China Country Office was informed of cases of pneumonia of unknown etiology (unknown cause) detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. As of 3 January 2020, a total of 44 patients with pneumonia of unknown etiology have been reported to WHO by the national authorities in China.