Wuhan is a tier 1 city located within Hubei Province in Central China. It is also Hubei's Provincial Capital.
In China's administrative hierarchy, Wuhan is classified as a "Sub-provincial City", meaning it enjoys a greater degree of autonomy than other prefecture-level cities governed under Hubei province control.
The official name of Wuhan in simplified Chinese characters and pinyin is:
In Chinese it is common to add the character for "City" (市) to the name. In such case Wuhan would be written:
Since the establishment of the Hubei Free Trade Zone in 2017, the following sections within Wuhan have been designated as free trade zones:
The following high tech zones are located in Wuhan:
Wuhan is served by the following airports:
The city of Wuhan's metro system commenced operation on 28 July 2004.
The following Chinese companies are headquartered in Wuhan:
N.B. English names provided are based on automated translations and may not be consistent with those used by the companies
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