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Hubei Province is also called E for short. It is situated in the middle reach of the Yangtze River which an area of 180 thousand square km. and a population of 55.14 million.

The terrain of Hubei Province is high in the west and low in the east and wide open to the south. Its hilly land occupies 70% of the total area and the plain is less than 30%, the main part of which is Jianghan plain. The Yangtze River flows through the whole province from west to east, while the Hanjiang flows from northwest to southeast through Wuhan City into the Yangtze River. There are many lakes in the Jianghan Plain.

The natural scenery of Hubei Province is beautiful and splendid, and the historic and cultural resources are also rich. The main places of historic interest and scenic beauty are East Lake and Yellow Crane Tower in Wuhan, ancient Longzhong (a strategic place of importance in ancient time) in Wuhan City, Wudang Mountain (famous for martial arts) and Shennongjia (a place of primitive forest) etc.
 
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