Hubei

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Location within China

Hubei is situated in central China, extending across two major river systems – the Yangtze and Hanjiang. It adjoins Henan on the north, Anhui on the east, Jiangxi on the southeast, Hunan on the south, Chongqing Municipality on the west and Shaanxi on the northwest. Lying between 29°05'-33°20' north latitude and 108°21'-116°07' east longitude, Hubei covers an area of 185,900 sq km, accounting for 1.94% of the national total, ranking the 16th nationwide.