Hubei is a landlocked province of China, meaning \"north of the lake\". It is part of the Central China region and the 7th-largest economy in the country. It has a rich history of Neolithic cultures, a powerful state of Chu, and the Three Gorges Dam.
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.
Until the reign of Kangxi, Hubei and Hunan formed one province; they were divided in the mid-17th century. The area was the scene of battles after the 1850 Taiping Rebellion. The revolution of 1911–12 that eventually brought the Nationalist Party to power in China began in Hubei.
Hubei is a province in central China along the Yangtze River basin, with Wuhan as its capital and largest city. It has natural and historical attractions such as the Three Gorges, the Three Gorges Dam, and Wudang Mountain. Learn about its geography, economy, demographics, ethnic groups, and more.
Discover the natural and cultural attractions of Hubei, a province in China's lower Yangzi River valley. Explore the Three Gorges, Wudang Shan, Shennongjia, Jingzhou Museum and more with Lonely Planet's in-depth guidebooks and articles.
Hike up Wudang Shan. Located in Shiyan City, Wudang Shan is a place of cultural and spiritual significance. Often dubbed the birthplace of Taoism and the cradle of Tai Chi, this is a top destination for spiritual folk and martial arts fans world-wide. With over 70 peaks, numerous rocky cliffs and a network of meandering streams, the mountain is ...