Wuhan-China

Wuhan Facts

 

Quick Data and statistics:

Population: 10.33million(2014), the most populous and biggest city in central China
Climate: hot in summer, cold in winter
Location: Traversed by the Yangtze River (长江) and its tributary Han River (汉江), the eastern part of the Jianghan Plain
Composition: WC (wǔ chāng 武昌,江夏), HK (hàn kǒu 汉口), and HY (hàn yáng 汉阳).
Area: 8494 sq. km. , 3rd big city in China
Dialing Code: +86 27
Postal Area Code: 430000
Wuhan City Tree: Metasequoia
Wuhan City Flower: Plum
Railway Stations: Wuchang Railway Station, Hankou Railway Station, Wuhan Railway Station
Airport: Wuhan Tianhe (天河) Airport

Location of Wuhan:

Wuhan is in the middle of Hubei Province of China. Wuhan's Longitude is East 113°41′-115°05′, Latitude is North 29°58′-31°22. Wuhan is in the east of Jianghan Plain, and the intersection of Hanshui River and the middle reaches of the Yangtze River. Hanshui River and The Yangtze River divide Wuhan into three parts: Hankou, Hanyang and Wuchang, which are known as Wuhan's Three Towns.

Wuhan Climate:

Wuhan belongs to subtropical humid monsoon climate. Winter is cold to -10℃ while summer is very hot to 41℃ at most. The annual temperature is 15.8℃-17.5℃.

Wuhan Aera:

Wuhan has a land area of 8494.41km2, which is the 4.6% of Hubei Province. Most area of Whuan is plain. The lakes and pools occupies about 1/4 area, 2217.6 km2. There are 166 lakes in Wuhan. The biggest lakes are East Lake (132.37 km2) and Lingzi Lake.

Population of Wuhan:

By the end of 2014, the resident population in Wuhan 10.338 million, an increase of 0.118 million over the previous year. The population with Hukou (city's citizenship) is 8.2731 million, an increase of 52.6 thousand. Among them, the agricultural population of 2.68 million, an increase of 18 thousand; non-agricultural population of 5.59 million, an increase of 36.6 thousand. The natural population growth rate is 7.25 ‰. The birth rate is 12.22 ‰ and mortality rate is 4.97 ‰. Population net migration rate is 0.04 ‰.

Administrative divisions of Wuhan:

Wuhan has 13 administrative divisions.

Three Town Name Aera/ Km2
Population
Postal Code Goverment Address
Urban
Hankou
Jiangan District
64.24
895635
430014
1 Liuhe Road
Jianghan District
33.43
683492
430000
15 Xinhuaxia Road
Qiaokou District
41.9
828644
430000
518 Yanhe Dadao
Hanyang
Hanyang District
108
584077
430050
1 Fangcao Road
Wuchang
Wuchang District
82.2
1199127
430000
307 Zhongshan Road
Qingshan District
61.1
485375
430080
JianshewuLu
Hongshan District
509
1049434
430070
318 Luoshi Road
Suburbs
Dongxihu District
495.3
451880
430040
1 Dongwu Road

Hannan District
287
114970
430090
Shamao Road

Caidian District
1100.81
410888
430100
Caidian Road

Jiangxia District
2014.5
644835
430200
88 Wenhua Road

Huangpi District
2261
874938
430300
Qianchuan Road

Xinzhou District
1409.7
848760
430400
Zhucheng Road

 

Sister Cities of Wuhan:

Japanese Oita City is Wuhan's first International Friendship Cities from 1979. Nowadys Wuhan has 20 international friendship cities (also called sister cities).

Country
City
From
Country
City
From
Japan
Ōita
1979.09.07
South Korea
Cheongju
2000.10.29
United States
Pittsburgh
1982.09.08
United States
St. Louis
2004.09.27
Germany
Duisburg
1982.10.08
Austria
Sankt Pölten
2005.12.20
United Kingdom
Manchester
1986.09.16
New Zealand
Christchurch
2006.04.04
Romania
Galaţi
1987.08.12
Canada
Markham
2006.09.12
Ukraine
Kiev
1990.10.19
Sweden
Borlänge
2007.09.28
Sudan
Khartoum
1995.09.27
Iceland
Kópavogur
2008.04.25
Hungary
Győr
1995.10.19
Malaysia
Kota Kinabalu
2009.03.25
France
Bordeaux
1998.06.18
United States
Columb
2009.10.30
Netherlands
Arnhem
1999.09.06
Israel
Ashdod
2011.11.08

Green Aera:

Wuhan is the "National Garden City" in China. By the end of 2014 Wuhan city has 74 parks. 68 parks is open to public for free. Total green area of the parks is 7016.89 hectares. The green area of park per person is of 11.06 square meters. The green area of parks occupied the 39.09% of Wuhan city. Forests cover 27.31%.