Yichang (宜昌)


Yichang is a tier 3 city located within Hubei Province in Central China.

In China's administrative hierarchy, Yichang is classified as a "Prefecture-level City", meaning it is governed under Hubei province control.

Map of Yichang

Yichang in Chinese

The official name of Yichang 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 Yichang would be written:

Yíchāng shì

Yichang Development Zones

Free Trade Zones in Yichang

Since the establishment of the Hubei Free Trade Zone in 2017, the following sections within Yichang have been designated as free trade zones:

  • Yichang Area

High Tech Zones in Yichang

The following high tech zones are located in Yichang:

  • Yichang High-Tech Industry Development Zone (宜昌高新技术产业开发区 )
       - website: yckfq.gov.cn
       - focus industries: New materials; Advanced manufacturing; Paper products; Salt chemicals

Yichang Transportation

Airports in Yichang

Yichang is served by the following airports:

  • Yichang Sanxia Airport (IATA: YIH | ICAO: ZHYC)

Yichang Companies

High-profile Yichang Companies

The following Chinese companies are headquartered in Yichang:

  • 稻花香集团 | Daohuaxiang Group
  • 宜昌兴发集团有限责任公司 | Yichang Xingfa Group Co., Ltd.
  • 湖北兴发化工集团股份有限公司 | Hubei Xingfa Chemical Group Co., Ltd.
  • 湖北三宁化工股份有限公司 | Hubei Sanning Chemical Co., Ltd.

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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