province of China
Hubei (Chinese: 湖北; pinyin: Húběi; Wade–Giles: Hu-pei; Postal map spelling: Hupeh) is a province of the People's Republic of China. The name of the province means "north of the lake" i.e. "north of Lake Dongting". The provincial capital is Wuhan.
- ↑ (in Chinese) Origin of the Names of China's Provinces Archived 2016-04-27 at the Wayback Machine, People's Daily Online.
- Hubei Government website Archived 2009-09-17 at the Wayback Machine