in the middle reaches of the Changjiang(Yangtze) River and north
of Dongting Lake, Hubei Province borders on Anhui,
Shaanxi Provinces and Chongqing
Municipality. Area:more than 180000 km2.
province, a part of the middle basin of the Changjiang River, is
surrounded by mountains on three sides. Mountainous areas and hilly
lands make up 70% of its total land.
enjoys a subtropic monsoon climate, with abundant rainfall and a
long frost-free period.The annual mean temperature is 13-18C', and
the annual rainfall is 750-1600 mm.
province has a long history and developed culture, and is one of
the birthplaces of the Chinese nation. During the Warring States
period, it was the place of the Chu State and evolved a developed
province possesses famous mountains and beautiful waters, and abundant
cultural relics and historic sites. The magnificent Three Gorges
of the Changjiang River is a world-famous scenic area. The national
major famous scenic areas are Donghu lake in Wuhan City, Mt. Wudang,
Mt. Dahong. Besides, Shennongjia, Huanghe Tower, and Qu Yuan's native
place, etc, are also well-known.
specialities in Hubei are bamboo ware, Yichang black tea, Enshi
green tea, Zigui orange, Xiaogan sesame seed candy, etc.