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Map of China

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Sara Weintraub

on 20 January 2014

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Map of China
All about China
China is a country that is located in Eastern Asia.
Capital: Beijing
Population: 1,349,585,838
(China is actually the world's most populous country)
China is the 3rd largest country by area at 9,706,961 sq km (3,747,879 sq miles)
There are many different languages spoken in China, including Mandarin, Yue, Wu, Minbei, Minnan, Xiang, Gan and Hakka.
China experiences typhoons every year and also suffers from floods, tsunamis, earthquakes and droughts.
China has the fourth longest river in the world, the Yangtze River, which reaches 5,797km (3,602 miles) in length. It also has the sixth longest, the Yellow River, stretching 4,667km (2,900 miles).
The Great Wall of China is the largest man made structure in the world, stretching an incredible 8,850 kilometers (5,500 miles).
China's geography
China is located in Eastern Asia with its borders along several countries and the East China Sea, Korea Bay, the Yellow Sea, and the South China Sea. China is divided into three geographic regions: the mountains to the west, the various deserts and basins in the northeast and the low lying valleys and plains in the east. Most of China however consists of mountains and plateaus such as the Tibetan Plateau which leads into the Himalayan Mountains and Mount Everest.

In Chinese culture, Yin and Yang represent the two opposite principles in nature. Yin characterizes the feminine or negative nature of things and yang stands for the masculine or positive side. Yin and yang are in pairs, such as the moon and the sun. But yin and yang are not static or just two separated things. The nature of yinyang lies in interchange and interplay of the two components. The alternation of day and night is such an example.
China is a country with a great diversity of
religious beliefs. The main religions are Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Protestantism. Citizens of China may freely choose and express their religious beliefs, and make clear their religious affiliations. According to incomplete statistics, there are over 100 million followers of various religious faiths, more than 85,000 sites for religious activities, some 300,000 clergy and over 3,000 religious organizations throughout China. In addition, there are 74 religious schools and colleges run by religious organizations for training clerical personnel.
Yin & Yang
Religion in China
The great wall of China
Map key
Important events, dates & key terms
China's climate
Because of its area and variations in topography, China's climate is also varied. In the south it is tropical, while the east is temperate and the Tibetan Plateau is cold and arid. The northern deserts are also arid and the northeast is cold temperate.
Spread over such a vast area, China is subject to the worst extremes in weather, from bitter cold to unbearable heat. The land can be roughly divided into the following climatic regions: north and northeast, northwest, central, south and Tibet.

My map informs you about China and its features also brief facts about china and an informational video that will cover every important detail that was not mentioned
By: Sara Weintraub & Michael McGowan
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