other_name nickname settlement_type Sub-provincial city (Sub-provincial city in the People's Republic of China) motto image_skyline Wuhan montage.png

image_caption From top: Wuhan and the Yangtze River, Yellow Crane Tower, Wuhan Custom House, and Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge image_map Wuhan_in_Hubei.png mapsize map_caption Location of Wuhan City jurisdiction in Hubei pushpin_map China pushpin_label_position bottom pushpin_map_caption Location in China pushpin_mapsize subdivision_type Country subdivision_name People's

government_footnotes government_type leader_title CPC (Communist Party of China) Wuhan leader_name Ruan Chengfa (Ruan Chengfa (communist)) ( ) established_title Settled established_date 1500 BC established_title2 established_date2 established_title3 <


after the capital, Wuhan. The Three Gorges Dam is located within its administrative area, in Yiling District. Yichang Information At the 2010 census, its population was 4,059,686 inhabitants whom 1,350,150 lived in the built-up (''or metro'') area made of Yiling, Xiling, Wujiagang and Dianjun urban districts as Xiating District is not conurbated yet. History In ancient times Yichang was known

for a renovation project. 3个月后宜昌火车站可进出动车 低站台改造成高站台. The Yichang East Railway Station, opened in the late 2010 in the eastern suburbs of Yichang, is presently the city's main train station. It is the junction point of two segments of the Shanghai-Wuhan-Chengdu Passenger Dedicated Line (Huhanrong Passenger Dedicated Line), one of China's new east-west rail mainlines. To the east, the Hanyi Railway

Construction of Hanyi Railway to Kick off, Wuhan City Government web site, 2008-07-10 (opened June 29, 2012) provides frequent service to Wuhan, with some trains continuing to Nanjing and Shanghai. To the west, the Yiwan Railway (Yichang-Wanzhou; opened December 2010) serves as the gateway to Hubei's southwestern panhandle ( Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture Enshi


. It became one of the three centers of the tea trade in China along with Hankou and Fuzhou. The Russians had two brick tea producing factories, but ceased operations after 1917. The British surrendered their concession in 1927 after being robbed and its Chinese workers mutineered their posts to the marauding crowds. An economic recession had set in over the decades as Indian and Chelonian teas made for greater competition. A military advance was being staged upriver in Wuhan by the Guomindang

the completion of the Yangtze River Bridge in 1992 and the Beijing to Kowloon (Hong Kong) - Wuhan to Shanghai rail system laid, a convenient ground corridor was provided and a regional airport now serves most of China's capital cities. The city suffered only slight damage in the 2005 Ruichang earthquake, but there were several deaths reported in outlying areas. Demography The city administers a total population of approximately 4,728,778 at the 2010 census of whom approximately 704,986

Jiujiang is served by the Beijing-Kowloon (Beijing–Kowloon Railway), Tongling–Jiujiang (Tongling–Jiujiang Railway), Hefei–Jiujiang (Hefei–Jiujiang Railway), Wuhan–Jiujiang (Wuhan–Jiujiang Railway) and Nanchang–Jiujiang Intercity Railway. Air Jiujiang Lushan Airport (JIU) Yangtze River The Yangtze River is used heavily for shipping. There is currently one bridge, the Jiujiang Bridge, that carries road and rail over the river. A second bridge, the Jiujiang


rising from east to west. It is covered by a dense network of waterways, as well as lakes, and is located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River on the Jianghan Plain. Downstream to its east lies Wuhan, the provincial capital and to the west the city of Yichang, the Three Gorges, and finally Chongqing Municipality. Jingmen City, also in Hubei, lies to the north; to its south are Yueyang and Changde, both in Hunan Province. Jingzhou has a humid subtropical

and lacquerware from the Warring States Period. Transportation *China National Highway 207 *China National Highway 318 *Jingzhou Railway Station on the Wuhan-Yichang Railway (Hanyi Railway), with frequent passenger service to Yichang and Wuhan *Jingmen-Shashi Railway (freight only) Sister City Port Chester, New York See also External links

, and the complete and permanent withdrawal of the remaining Ming forces north of the Great Wall (Great Wall of China). Hubei's main airport is Wuhan Tianhe International Airport. Yichang Sanxia Airport serves the Three Gorges region. There are also passenger airports in Xiangfan (Xiangfan Airport), Enshi (Enshi Airport), and Jingzhou (Shashi Airport, named after the city's Shashi District). !-- In 221, warlord Sun Quan moved the capital of Eastern Wu from Gong'an


was restored from 1981–1986, presumably according to the Song design. In 1852 the Taiping (Taiping Heavenly Kingdom) forces laid a siege on Changsha, through 3 months, the Taiping gave up offensive and toward Wuhan.( Battle of Changsha (1852) ) The 1903 Treaty of Shanghai between the Qing dynasty and Japan opened the city to foreign trade. Consequently, factories, churches and schools were built. A college was started by Yale University bachelors, and later became

长沙新闻网 accessdate April 30, 2014 language zh A further four lines are planned for construction before 2025. Line 3 will run southwest–northeast and will be long.

-and-xiamen.html?sword_list%5B%5D Changsha&no_cache 1 title Metro projects underway in Changsha, Xi'an, Wuhan and Xiamen author date July 13, 2011 website railwaygazette.com publisher accessdate April 30, 2014 A maglev link running between Changsha South station and Changsha airport is planned to be built in 2016, with a construction cost of €400m. http


*Henan Provincial Museum *Peach Valley Resort *Yellow River Scenic Area Economy Zhengzhou, along with Xi'an, Chengdu, Chongqing and Wuhan, is one of the most important cities in inland China. It is the second largest city in central China, after Wuhan. It is the economic center of the province and the surrounding areas such as southeastern Shanxi and southwestern Shandong. Due to its strategic

;RightSite.asia Zhengzhou Export Processing Area Transport Rail right 240px thumb Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport (File:CGOairport.JPG) Zhengzhou, where the Longhai Railway (Lianyungang, Jiangsu–Lanzhou, Gansu) meets the Beijing–Guangzhou Railway, is a major national railway hub. It is located on the Shijiazhuang–Wuhan

High-Speed Railway and is easy to reach by high-speed train (High-speed rail in China) from Beijing (2.5 hours) Hong Kong (7 hours) and Xi'an (2 hours) and by normal train from Shanghai (6–14 hours). In the new national high-speed railway network under construction, Zhengzhou to Shanghai will be completed in late 2016. The high-speed railway network provides fast train service from the city to Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Xi'an and Wuhan at a speed of . The new


: 自强学堂 (:zh:自强学堂); Traditional Chinese: 自強學堂; Pinyin: Zìqiáng Xuétáng ), which was founded in 1893 by Zhang Zhidong 张之洞 (:zh:张之洞), governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in the late Qing Dynasty. Later, it changed its name several times before it was named National Wuhan University in July 1928, and was among the first group of national universities in modern China. Feb, 1929, the jurist Wang Shijie became the first president of Wuhan University. During the War

of Resistance Against Japan , Wuhan University moved to Leshan, Sichuan Province and returned to Luojia Hill after the war. Zigong is situated south of the Sichuan basin hill country. To the east of Zigong is Luzhou and to the west of Zigong is Leshan. To Zigong's south is Yibin and to the north-east is the city of Neijiang. Geography Ya'an is located at the western edge of the Sichuan Basin and on the upper reaches of the Yangtze, covering the transition between

and Mount Emei). thumb 300 px right Amne Machin, the second sacred mountain for Tibetans (Maqen Gangri, 6282 m, Qinghai (Image:Amne Machin.jpg), China) Returning to China in 1939, Li became Associate Professor of Law at the National Wuhan University (Wuhan University), at the time relocated to Leshan, Sichuan due to the Second Sino-Japanese War. Later in 1941, Li was promoted to Professor of Law and Head of the Faculty of Law. At the end of the World War II


, Turkey, (since 1985) * Nuremberg, Germany, (since 1982) The massacre widened the rift between Chiang and Wang Jingwei's Wuhan. Attempts were made by CPC to take cities such as Nanchang, Changsha, Shantou, and Guangzhou. An armed rural insurrection

"Esherick" Esherick, Joseph. 2000 (2000). Remaking the Chinese City: Modernity and National Identity, 1900–1950. University of Hawaii Press. ISBN 0-8248-2518-7. the CPC and left-wing KMT at Wuhan, Clark, Anne Biller. Clark, Anne Bolling. Klein, Donald. Klein, Donald Walker. 1971 (1971). Harvard Univ. Biographic Dictionary of Chinese communism. Original from the University of Michigan v.1. Digitized Dec 21, 2006. p 134. ref>

are Canton (Guangzhou) and Hong Kong (with the northwest corner), Amoy and Fuzhou (near the border with Paraguay), Shanghai (near the border with Uruguay), Hangzhou, the wartime capital of Nanjing (not far from Rosario (Rosario, Argentina)), Changsha, Nanchang, Wuhan, Taiyuan, Jinan, Qingdao, and the capital Beijing (inland from Viedma (Viedma, Río Negro)). Taipei, the capital of ROC Taiwan, is antipodal to Argentina near


, which also includes another program that provides scholarships for MBA students from China's less-developed regions. CEIBS Launches Business Development Certificate Programme in Hefei label7 data7 Beijing, Shanghai, Changchun, Dalian, Guangzhou, Shenyang, Tianjin, Harbin, Xi'an, Chongqing, Jinan, Wuhan, Xiamen, Hangzhou, Hohhot, Luoyang

October 2011 - HFE ZSOF Hefei Luogang International Airport Hefei, Anhui, China - *May 1, 2006: Nanchang, Changsha, Nanning, Haikou, Guiyang, Kunming *January 1, 2007: Shijiazhuang, Zhengzhou, Changchun, Hefei, Wuhan The CAS has eleven regional branches at Shenyang, Changchun, Shanghai, Nanjing, Wuhan, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Kunming, Ningbo, Xi’an, Lanzhou, Hefei and Xinjiang

. The CAS has over 100 institutes, one university (the University of Science and Technology of China at Hefei, Anhui) and one graduate school (the Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences). Backed by institutes of CAS, GUCAS is headquartered in Beijing, with graduate education bases in Shanghai, Chengdu, Wuhan, Guangzhou and Lanzhou, four Science Libraries of Chinese Academy of Sciences, three technology support centers and two news


of Resistance World War II, the capital city of China was forced to move inland from Nanjing (Battle of Nanking) to Wuhan (Battle of Wuhan) in 1937 and from Wuhan to Chengdu, then from Chengdu to Chongqing in 1938, as the Kuomintang (KMT, Chinese Nationalist Party) government under Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek ultimately retreated to Sichuan to escape the invading Japanese forces. They brought with them into Sichuan business people, workers and academics, who founded many

and humid, but not to the extent of the "Three Furnaces" cities of Chongqing, Wuhan, and Nanjing, all which lie in the Yangtze basin. The 24-hour daily mean temperature in July and August is around

-Chongqing Rail , Chengdu-Kunming Rail (Chengdu–Kunming Railway) and Chengdu-Dazhou Rail (Dazhou–Chengdu Railway), as well as the Shanghai–Wuhan–Chengdu (Shanghai–Wuhan–Chengdu High-Speed Railway), Chengdu-Dujiangyan High-Speed Railway, Chengdu-Lanzhou Railway, Xi'an-Chengdu High-speed Railway and Chengdu-Guiyang High-speed Railway. Chengdu Railway Bureau manages the railway system of Sichuan Province, Chongqing City, Guizhou Province and Yunnan Province. Since April 2013, a new

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