The bustling city of Wuhan is the capital of the Hubei province and Central China’s most populous city with a population of 9.8 million. It is also a political, economic, financial, cultural and educational center in the middle of China. Major industries include optical-electronics, automobile, iron and steel manufacturing. It’s also seeing growth in the pharmaceutical sector, biotech and environmental protection. The city’s GDP is pretty evenly divided between its industrial and service sectors.