Chinese Cities with Over a Million Population   16. Xiantao - 1,480,100    Return - Hubei Province

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Street scene in Xiantao Location of Xiantao within Hubei Province within China

Xiantao is a sub-prefecture level city in east of Hubei province, People's Republic of China. Located at the Jianghan Plain in the middle of Hubei province. Xiantao City covers an area of 2538 square kms. With subtropical monsoonal climate, it features distinctive four seasons, adequate rainfall, enough sunshine and warm climate. It is close to Wuhan which is a big city in the middle of China and only one hour drive from the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport, Hankou Railway Station and Changjiang—Wuhan Port. The Jingzhu Expressway running through from south to north of China and Hurong Expressway cross near Xiantao city. The total population is 1,480,100, of which urban population is 593,500 and the rural population is 886,600.