An Archaeology Research Institute on Yangtze River Civilization has been established in Wuhan City, Central China’s Hubei Province, which is located along the Yangtze River, China’s Longest River.

The Institute has set up seven Research Centres on Science and Technology, Bamboo and Silk, history and geography, bronze civilization, the Belt & Road, Tea Culture and Cultural Heritage and Digital Protection.

The institute is jointly established by Wuhan University and the province’s department of culture and tourism.

Hubei is a province with large cultural relics resources. The number of immovable cultural relics in the province ranks seventh in China.