Dec 9, 2022 · 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. Hankou lies on the north bank of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang) at the mouth of the Han River.
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Jan 23, 2020 · Where is Wuhan? With a population of more than 11 million people according to government figures, Wuhan is the capital city of Hubei province and the biggest city in China's central...
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While Wuhan has been a traditional manufacturing hub for decades, it is also one of the areas promoting modern industrial changes in China. Wuhan has three national development zones, four scientific and technological development parks, over 350 research institutes, 1,656 high tech enterprises, numerous enterprise incubators and investments from 230 Fortune Global 500 firms.
Jan 22, 2020 · One estimate makes it the 42nd biggest city in the world, and the seventh biggest in China. And it's the size - and economic clout - of Wuhan that explains why the virus has travelled quickly...