Wuhan (simplified Chinese: 武汉) is the capital of Hubei province, and is the most populous city in central People's Republic of China. It lies at the east of Jianghan Plain, and the intersection of the middle reaches of the Yangtze and Han River. Arising out of the conglomeration of three boroughs, Wuchang, Hankou, and Hanyang, Wuhan is known as the "thoroughfare of nine provinces"; it is a major transportation hub, with dozens of railways, roads and expressways passing through the city. The city of Wuhan, first termed as such in 1927, has a population of approximately 9,100,000 people (2006), with about 6,100,000 residents in its urban area. In the 1920s, Wuhan was the capital of a leftist Kuomintang (KMT) government led by Wang Jingwei in opposition to Chiang Kai-shek, now Wuhan is recognized as the political, economic, financial, cultural, educational and transportation center of central China.
Optical Valley of China (Wuhan) pictures (武汉的中国光谷）
All pics following were shot in the Area of Wuchang's "Optical valley of China". Home to a bunch of high tech companies, a grand scale exhibition center as well as first class hotels and surrounded by several universities working hand in hand with the local industry it will certainly play a key role in Wuhan's further development. Here we go...
Yes, there r many projects and there is much more to come. The optical valley area will also be connected to the wuhan metro (which is under construction these days) providing a fast connection to Hankou.
Here is the rest of my pics, most of them showing the Exhibition Center and its surrounding...
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