Wuhan is the capital of the Hubei province a modern metropolis situated in the heart of China. Wuhan is an energetic city, a commercial center of finance, industry trade and science with many international companies located here. With scientific, technological and educational institutions such as Laser City and the Wuhan University the city is also an intellectual center.
Situated at the crossroads of central China Wuhan is a transportation hub for air, railway as well as ferry traffic. The distance from Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou is more or less equal. And the giant Yangtse River (Chang Jiang), the world's third longest river, and the Han River pass through the city.
With a history that dates back more than 3500 years Wuhan is one of the "Chinese Famous Cities of History and Culture" and in and around East Lake you will find historical sites and beautiful nature. The main landmark inside the city is the Yellow Crane Tower.
Since 1927 Wuhan has comprised of three cities, Hankou, Hanyang, and Wuchang, which are located where the Han and Xunshi rivers join the Yangtze (Chan Jiang).