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China
chinas flag:
the red stands for bloodshed of reolutionary martyrs.
the small stars are for ethnece groups.
the big starsare for communist party.
Physical Features
Chinas land Area is
5,000km north and south
22800km east & west
Climate of china
Northern- winters long and cold
South- summer is a season of typhoons between July and September
Notheast- it gets hot in summer, dry and sunny. The desert regions can be scorching in the daytime
Mt. Everest is one of the terrain on the boarder of china
Taklimakan Desert
&
Gobi Desert
Both of these deserts are located in China to the northwest midenorth.
Time line of Chinas History
population of China is about 1.4 billon people
population of the density is 400 sqkm people east, 10 sqkm people west, and 133 ragulary.
percent of urban ppopulation is about 607 millon with 45.7%
Also known in China as the Great Wall of 10,000 Li, is an ancient Chinese fortification built from the end of the 15th century until the beginning of the 16th century,
The Great Wall
Gunpowder, reportedly produced from saltpetre, sulphur and charcoal, is a Chinese invention. Earliest records of the formula date to the 800s. The Chinese used gunpowder to propel rockets, and to produce incendiary and explosive projectiles thrown by catapult.
Inventions By 800's
On the 8th of March, 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen sailed from its base in China. The ships, huge junks nearly five hundred feet long and built from the finest teak
Discoveries 1421
On the 8th of March, 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen sailed from its base in China. The ships, huge junks nearly five hundred feet long and built from the finest teak
Goverment/Economy
People's Republic of China is the main goverment
One Child Policy
China's one child policy was established by Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping in 1979 to limit communist China's population growth. Although designated a "temporary measure," it continues a quarter-century after its establishment.
The People's Republic of China
In Beijing, on October 1, 1949, Mao Zedong proclaimed the founding of the People's Republic of China (P.R.C.).
Liu Ch'ing, who became the governor of China's Shansi province in 955 A.D., was born with two pupils in each eye.
China's Governor - Believe it or Not fact
Source's
Wikipedia
Cia factbook
Answers.com
Community.travelchinaguide.com
Mysterious Land
In 1985 the Chinese press announced the discovery of a strip of land 1,000 metres by 15 metres, running down from a hill to a river, in Huanre County, Liaoning province. In winter when the surrounding temperature dips to -30° Celsius, the strip remains at 17° Celsius. In summer the reverse occurs, and the strip freezes to a depth of 1 metre. The locals use the strip for growing vegetables in winter and as a refrigerator in summer.
Paper was invented in China around 105 A.D., by the eunuch Ts'ai Lun.
The Invention of Paper
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