Explained:Hubei Province

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News:Hubei province has been the epicentre of the outbreak of COVID-2019 (the disease caused by the novel coronavirus).

Facts:

About Hubei Province:

  • Hubei is a landlocked province in Central China.
  • The name of the province means north of the lake referring to its position north of Dongting Lake.
  • The capital of the province is Wuhan which serves as a major transportation hub in Central China.
  • The province is also known for the Three Gorges, a popular destination for Yangtze River cruises and home to the massive Three Gorges Dam.