How Big Is Wuhan?

Wuhan has always been named as “the city of hundred lakes” while Hubei Province “the province of thousand lakes”. The number of rivers at more than 5 kilometers is 165 and the number of lakes exceeds 100.

Wuhan in China

Wuhan in the world

13 Districts in Wuhan

  • 武昌区  Wuchang District
  • 洪山区  Hongshan Distirict
  • 江汉区  Jianghan District
  • 江岸区  Jiang’an District
  • 江夏区  Jiangxia District
  • 硚口区  Qiaokou District
  • 汉阳区  Hanyang District
  • 汉南区  Han’nan District
  • 蔡甸区  Caidian District
  • 新洲区  Xinzhou District
  • 黄陂区  Huangpi District
  • 青山区  Qingshan District
  • 东西湖区  Dongxihu District

3 national-level development zones

  • 武汉经济技术开发区  Wuhan  Economic and Technological Development Zone
  • 武汉临空港经济技术开发区Wuhan Economic and Technological Development Zone
  • 武汉东湖新技术产业开发区Wuhan East Lake Economic and Technological Development Zone


74 Parks

98 Universities & Colleges

  • 华中科技大学Huazhong University of Science & Technology
  • 武汉大学Wuhan University
  • 华中师范大学Central China Normal University
  • 武汉理工大学Wuhan University of Technology
  • 中国地质大学China University of Geosciences
  • 华中农业大学Huazhong University of Agriculture


129 Gyms

  • 洪山体育馆  Hongshan Gymnasium
  • 沌口体育馆  Zhuankou Gymnasium
  • 光谷体育馆  Guanggu Gymnasium

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More than 1300 Bridges

  • 晴川桥  Qing Chuan Bridge
  • 鹦鹉洲大桥  Ying Wu Zhou Bridge
  • 武汉长江大桥  Wuhan Yangtze Bridge



  • 339 tourist attractions
  • 103 sites for revolutionary memorial
  • 13 Cultural heritages
  • 3 5A tourism scenic spots
  • 15 4A  tourism scenic spots


Wetland Parks

On wetland resources, Wuhan ranks top 3 among all inland cities in the worldwide.

  • 东湖湿地公园   East Lake Wetland Park
  • 金银湖湿地公园  Jin Yin Hu Wetland Park
  • 沉湖湿地  Chen Hu Wetland


Hundreds of Mountains

  • 珞珈山  Luo Jia Shan
  • 桂子山  Gui Zi Shan
  • 磨山   Mo Shan
  • 张公山  Zhang Gong Shan
  • 龟山  Gui Shan
  • 木兰山 Mu Lan Shan
  • 九峰山  Jiu Feng Shan