Hubei

No tae be ramfeeselt wi the unrelatit province o Hebei.
Hubei Province
湖北省
Province
Name transcription(s)
 • Cheenese湖北省 (Húběi Shěng)
 • Abbreviation鄂 (pinyin: È)
Map shawin the location o Hubei Province
Map shawin the location o Hubei Province
Named for湖 hú - lake
北 běi - north
"north o Lake Dongting"
Caipital
(an lairgest ceety)
Wuhan
Divisions13 prefecturs, 102 coonties, 1235 tounships
Govrenment
 • SecretarLi Hongzhong
 • GovrenorWang Guosheng
Aurie
 • Total185,900 km2 (71,800 sq mi)
Aurie rank14t
Population (2010)
 • Tot57,237,740
 • Rank9t
 • Density310/km2 (800/sq mi)
 • Density rank12t
Demographics
 • Ethnic composeetionHan - 95.6%
Tujia - 3.7%
Miao - 0.4%
ISO 3166 codeCN-42
GDP (2011)CNY 1.95 trillion
US$ 311 billion (11th)
 • per capitaCNY 34,233
US$5,434 (13t)
HDI (2008)0.784 (medium) (16t)
Wabsteidhttp://www.hubei.gov.cn
(Simplifeed Cheenese)

About this sound Hubei  (Cheenese: 湖北; pinyin: Húběi; Wade–Giles: Hu-pei; Postal map spelling: Hupeh) is a province o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae, locatit in the central pairt o the kintra. The name o the province means "north o the lake", referrin tae its position north o Lake Dongting.[1] The provincial caipital is Wuhan, a major transportation thoroughfare an the poleetical, cultural, an economic hub o Central Cheenae.

Hubei is offeecially abbreviatit tae "鄂" (È), an auncient name associatit wi the eastren pairt o the province syne the Qin dynasty, while a popular name for Hubei is "楚" (Chǔ), efter the pouerful state o Chu that existit here durin the Eastren Zhou dynasty. It borders Henan tae the north, Anhui tae the east, Jiangxi tae the southeast, Hunan to the south, Chongqing tae the wast, an Shaanxi tae the northwast. The heich-profile Three Gorges Dam is locatit at Yichang, in the wast o the province.

Notes

  1. (in Cheenese) Origin of the Names of China's Provinces, People's Daily Online.
Other Languages
Acèh: Hubei
Afrikaans: Hubei
العربية: خوبي
asturianu: Hubei
беларуская: Хубэй
български: Хубей
বাংলা: হুপেই
brezhoneg: Hubei
català: Hubei
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Hù-báe̤k
нохчийн: Хубэй
Cebuano: Hubei Sheng
čeština: Chu-pej
Cymraeg: Hubei
dansk: Hubei
Deutsch: Hubei
Ελληνικά: Χουμπέι
English: Hubei
Esperanto: Hubejo
español: Hubei
eesti: Hubei
euskara: Hubei
فارسی: هوبئی
suomi: Hubei
français: Hubei
Nordfriisk: Hubei
Gaeilge: Hubei
贛語: 湖北
Gaelg: Hubei
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Fù-pet
עברית: חוביי
हिन्दी: हूबेई
hrvatski: Hubei
magyar: Hupej
interlingua: Hubei
Bahasa Indonesia: Hubei
íslenska: Hubei
italiano: Hubei
日本語: 湖北省
ქართული: ხუბეი
Kongo: Hubei
қазақша: Хубэй
한국어: 후베이성
Latina: Hubei
lietuvių: Hubėjus
latviešu: Hubei
Malagasy: Hubei
मराठी: हूपै
Bahasa Melayu: Hubei
Nederlands: Hubei
norsk nynorsk: Hubei
norsk: Hubei
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਹੂਬੇਈ
Kapampangan: Hubei
polski: Hubei
پنجابی: ہوبے
português: Hubei
Runa Simi: Hubei pruwinsya
română: Hubei
русский: Хубэй
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Hubei
Simple English: Hubei
Gagana Samoa: Hubei
српски / srpski: Хубеј
svenska: Hubei
Kiswahili: Hubei
Tagalog: Hubei
Türkçe: Hubei
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: خۇبېي ئۆلكىسى
українська: Хубей
اردو: ہوبئی
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Xubey
vèneto: Hubei
Tiếng Việt: Hồ Bắc
walon: Hubei
Winaray: Hubei
吴语: 湖北省
Vahcuengh: Huzbaek
中文: 湖北省
文言: 湖北省
Bân-lâm-gú: Ô͘-pak-séng
粵語: 湖北