Wuhan

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Wuhan (武汉; Wǔhàn) is the capital of Hubei Province in China and a major port on the Yangtse River

Wuhan once consisted of three separate cities; Hanyang, Hankou, and Wuchang. Hanyang was a busy port as long as 3,000 years ago in the Han Dynasty. Yellow Crane Tower was first built in 223BCE and gained fame throughout China through the poetry of Cui Hao during the Tang Dynasty. Wuchang has been a center of learning for centuries, especially in the field of the arts. It became a provincial capital in the Yuan Dynasty. Hankou was considered to be one of China's top four cities during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It was the busiest inland port, first opened as a treaty port in 1661. During the 19th century, as a result of concessions granted in the aftermath of the Opium Wars, large areas of Hankou's riverfront were carved up into foreign mercantile divisions with port and rail facilities and the area's economy expanded rapidly. There remain many grand buildings along Hankou's riverfront clearly European in design as a result.

Country:
China
Region:
Asia
Population:
10,000,000 people
Safe tap water:
No, contaminated
Internet speed:
1 Mbps
Best wireless carrier:
Best coffee:
Mr. Mai's Coffee House
Cashless society:
No, cash only (esp. for foreigners)
Best taxi app:
Gender ratio (% man):
53 %
Power:
230V50Hz
Ambulance:
120
Fire department:
119
Police:
110

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