Central China () is a geographical and a loosely defined cultural region that includes the provinces
is sometimes also regarded to be part of this region. Central China is now officially part of South Central China
governed by the People's Republic of China
. In the context of the Rise of Central China Plan
by the State Council of the People's Republic of China
in 2004, surrounding provinces including Shanxi
, are also defined as regions of Central China development zones.
Cities with urban area over one million in population
Provincial capitals in bold.
* Regions of China
** East China
and Western China
** Northern and southern China
** South Central China
Category:Regions of China