Wuchang is a city in the Harbin metropolitan area in Heilongjiang province of the People's Republic of China. The name 'Wuchang' has been in use since 1855. At that time people began to reclaim wasteland, and built five noble lodges. It was changed to Wuchang Bureau in 1882, and changed to Wuchang Mansion in 1909. In 1913 Wuchang County was set up. It was changed to Wuchang Town in 1993.