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Province of Hubei, China

Location of province of Hubei on a map

Hubei is a province found in the nation of China. Home to 57,237,740 people, it is the 9th largest division in China in terms of population.

Hubei gained its current status as a province in the year 1949. The government of Hubei is lead by Wang Guosheng and is based in the province capital of Wuhan (Population: 9,785,388).

The most populous cities in Hubei are: Wuhan (Population: 9,785,388), Shiyan (Population: 3,460,000), Huangshi (Population: 688,090), Shashi (Population: 498,780), Yichang (Population: 476,725).

Hubei Province - Quick Facts

Country China
Region Type Province
ISO Code CN_42
Time Zone HKT
Year of Establishment 1949
Capital Wuhan (Population: 9,785,388)
Head of Government Wang Guosheng
Total Population 57,237,740
Total Area 185,673 sq km (71,689 sq miles)
Population Density 308.3 sq km (798.4 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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