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Wuhan 武汉 - Hubei Province
Wuhan is the capital of Hubei Province and is the most populous city in Central China. Wuhan is known as "the nine provinces' leading thoroughfare"; it is a major transportation hub, with dozens of railways, roads and expressways passing through the city. Because of its key role in domestic transportation, Wuhan was sometimes referred to as the "Chicago of China. Wuhan was the national capital of a leftist Kuomintang (KMT) government led by Wang Jingwei in opposition to Chiang Kai-shek, as well as wartime capital in 1937. Wuhan is one of the three scientific and educational centers of China, along with Beijing and Shanghai. It has the largest number of enrolled college students in the world in 2011 and has 85 higher educational institutions. Wuhan has PLA-related defence educational institutions: 1] Naval Engineering University 2] Commanding College of Second Artillery Corps 3] Defense Information College 4] Military Strategy College of Economics 5] Detection College of Air Force 6] Commanding College of People's Armed Police.