Administrative Division and Population

Wuhan, which is located at the confluence of the Han and Yangtze Rivers, consists of three adjacent towns, Hankou (Hankow), Hanyang, and Wuchang. As of 2020, Wuhan has 13 administrative districts (Jiang'an, Jianghan, Qiaokou, Hanyang, Wuchang, Qingshan, Hongshan, Caidian, Jiangxia, Huangpi, Xinzhou, Dongxihu, and Hannan), 6 functional zones (Wuhan Economic and Technological Development Zone, East Lake Hi-Tech Development Zone, Wuhan East Lake Scenic Area, Wuhan Chemical Industrial Zone, Wuhan Airport Economic Development Zone and Wuhan New Port), 156 sub-districts, 1 town (Fenghuang Town, Xinzhou District), 3 townships (Tianxing Township in Hongshan District; Xiaosi Township in Caidian District; Mulan Township in Huangpi District), as well as administrative offices such as Tonghu Office of Caidian District Government and Jinshui Office of Jiangxia District Government. With 3,236 mass organizations of self-government, including 1,431 community residents committees and 1,805 villagers committees, as of the end of 2020, Wuhan accommodates 12,326,500 permanent residents, 6,402,400 male and 5,924,100 female, among whom 1,933,800 reside in rural areas and 10,392,700 in urban areas.