Hubei Province lies in the North China region, which is short as Ji with Shijiazhuang as the capital. It adjoins Liaoning Province to the northeast, Inner Mongolia to the north, Shandong to the southeast, Henan to the south, and Shanxi to the west. Hubei is located in the lower reaches of the Yellow River and lies in the west of Bohai Sea. It covers a land area of 190,000 kilometers. It is quite close to Beijing and Tianjin city.
Generally the topography of Hubei is high in the northern and western as there lay Taihang Mountains in the west and Yan Mountains in the northern part, while low in the central, southern and eastern part for most of central and southern part of Hebei stand within the North China Plain and Bohai Sea in the east.
Hubei has a semi-humid and semi-arid continental monsoon climate with hot and humid summers and dry and cold winters.
There are several forms of traditional Chinese opera have been developed in Hubei Province. They are Pingju, Hebei Bangzi and Cangzhou Kuaiban Dagu, among which Pingju is quite popular in local Hubei.
The possession of rich tourist resources in beautiful landscapes, historical and cultural places in addition to the ultra convenient communications, Hebei has been one of the hot tourist provinces in China. When travel to Hebei, there are a lot to see. Famous sites of interest include Shanhai guan Pass, the Chengde Mountain Resort, summer resort in Qinhuangdao-Beidaihe, Mount Cangyan, Yeshanpo Hillside, Zhoukou Bridge and so on.