Wuhan is the capital of Hubei province and it located in the middle of the province. It is also one of china's most populous cities. Situated at the crossroads of central China, Wuhan is a transportation hub for air, railway as well as ferry traffic. The distance from Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou is more or less equal. With a history that dates back more than 3500 years, Wuhan is one of the "Chinese Famous Cities of History and Culture". Here and around East Lake you will find historical sites and beautiful nature. The main landmark inside the city is the Yellow Crane Tower.
Since 1927 Wuhan has comprised of three cities, Hankou, Hanyang, and Wuchang, which are located where the Han and Xunshi rivers join the Yangtze River. Wuhan occupies a land of 8494.41 km2, most of which is plain and decorated with hills and a great number of lakes and pools. There is so much to see and experience in and around Wuhan. For example, the First Yangtze River Bridge was regarded as one of the key projects and it was built in October, 1957. It is the first Yangtze River Bridge in china.