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Hubei

Hubei Province, referred to as "e", is the provincial administrative region of the people's Republic of China and the capital of Wuhan. It is located in the central region of China, adjacent to Anhui in the East, Chongqing in the west, Shaanxi in the northwest, Jiangxi and Hunan in the south, Henan in the north, between 29 ° 01 ′ 53 ″ - 33 ° 6 ′ 47 ″ north latitude, 108 ° 21 ′ 42 ″ - 116 ° 07 ′ 50 ″ east longitude, 740 km long in the East and West, 470 km wide in the South and North, with a total area of 185900 square kilometers, accounting for 1.94% of China's total area. Huangmei County is at the east end, Lichuan City at the west end, Laifeng County at the south end and Yunxi county at the north end.

Hubei Province is roughly surrounded by mountains in the East, West and North, low and flat in the middle, and slightly open to the South as an incomplete basin. In the total area of the province, mountains account for 56%, hills account for 24%, plain lakes account for 20%, belonging to the Yangtze River system. Hubei Province is located in the subtropical zone. Except for the alpine climate, most areas in Hubei province belong to the subtropical monsoon humid climate.

By the end of 2018, Hubei Province had 12 prefecture level cities (including a sub provincial city), 1 Autonomous Prefecture, and 4 county-level administrative units directly under the central government, with a total of 25 county-level cities, 36 counties, 2 autonomous counties, and 1 forest area, with a permanent population of 59.17 million, realizing a Gross Regional Product (GDP) of 3936.655 billion yuan, including 354.751 billion yuan of added value in the primary industry and 1708 million yuan of added value in the secondary industry 895 million yuan, the added value of the tertiary industry is 187309 million yuan


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