Wuhan


Wu·han

geographical name \ˈwü-ˈhän\

Definition of WUHAN

city E cen China of Hubei at junction of Han & Chang rivers; formed from the former separate cities of Hankow, Hanyang, & Wuchang pop 3,284,229

Rhymes with WUHAN

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Wuhan

geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

City (pop., 2003 est.: city, 4,593,400; 2007 est.: urban agglom., 7,243,000), capital of Hubei province, east-central China. It is located at the confluence of the Han and Yangtze (Chang) rivers and is a conurbation of three cities that merged in 1949: Hankou, on the north bank of the Yangtze; Hanyang, across the Han; and Wuchang, on the south bank of the Yangtze. The chief industrial and commercial centre of central China, it is a hub of maritime, river, rail, and road transportation. It serves as the collection and distribution point for the products of the middle Yangtze valley and for western and southwestern China. It has numerous industries, including iron- and steel-producing complexes. It is the seat of Wuhan University and the Central China Technical University.

Variants of WUHAN

Wuhan or Wu-han

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