Huangshi

Huangshi

About Huangshi

Huangshi is a prefecture-level city in southeastern Hubei province, People's Republic of China. Huangshi is located in southeastern Hubei province, along the southwestern bank of one of the major bends in the Yangtze River. It is located 100 kilometres (62 mi) south-east of Wuhan, and borders Jiangxi province to the south. Its area was reported by the local government as 4,583 square kilometres (1,770 sq mi); elsewhere, the number of 4,630 square kilometres (1,790 sq mi) was given. The terrain is mostly small mountains and hills. The tallest mountain is 7 Summit Mountain with an elevation of 860 metres (2,820 ft) above sea-level. Huangshi is also located in a major lake district between Hunan's Dongting Lake and Jiangxi's Poyang lake and has dozens of large lakes.

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