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Transcript of China
China is a communist state. Geography The greater part of the country is mountainous. Its principal ranges are the Tien Shan, the Kunlun chain, and the Trans-Himalaya. In the southwest is Tibet, which China annexed in 1950. The Gobi Desert lies to the north. China proper consists of three great river systems: the Yellow River (Huang He), 2,109 mi (5,464 km) long; the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), the third-longest river in the world at 2,432 mi (6,300 km); and the Pearl River (Zhu Jiang), 848 mi (2,197 km) long. ANTHEM Chinese food is known for its aroma, color and flavor. The Chinese food-culture and traditions can be traced back to the 16th century B.C. Yi Yin, a scholar who lived during the Shang Dynasty was of the opinion that food should include flavors such as sweet, sour, bitter, piquant and salty. CHINESE FOOD The words for the national anthem were written by Tian Han, and the music was set by Nie Er in 1935. Originally known as the March of the Volunteers, it was the theme song of The Sons and Daughters in Times of Turmoil. March of the Volunteers
China National Anthem
Arise, ye who refuse to be slaves;
With our very flesh and blood
Let us build our new Great Wall!
The Peoples of China are in the most critical time,
Everybody must roar his defiance.
Arise! Arise! Arise!
Millions of hearts with one mind,
Brave the enemy's gunfire,
Brave the enemy's gunfire,
March on! March on! March on, on ! Art- Early Chinese art was based on one theme of nature. Ancient Chinese artists enjoyed drawing human figures, landscapes, flowers, water and animals.
Children- The ancient Chinese thought that it was bad luck to name a baby before birth.
Parents will not have more than 1 kid actually.
Clothing- Simple clothing made of hemp for the poor and silk for the rich was worn in ancient China. Tunics of different lengths were worn year round and jackets and pants were added for cold weather.
Education- Children in ancient China had very little education. Most families were poor and the children would stay at home and work on the family farm. Rich boys, however, did attend school in hopes of someday getting a job with the government or gaining political power.
Food- One of the main foods in Chinese culture was rice. It was also the first grain farmed in China.
The rice was usually boiled and if affordable mixed with small pieces of meat and vegetables. TRADITTIONS Chinese culture is one of the world's oldest.
The area in which the culture is dominant covers
a large geographical region in eastern Asia with customs
and traditions varying greatly between towns, cities and provinces.
Important components of Chinese culture
include literature, music, visual arts, martial arts, cuisine, etc. Culture
With more than 1.3 billion people (1,336,718,015 as of mid-2011), China is the world's most populous country.
As the world's population is approximately 6.7 billion, China represents a full 20% of the world's population so one in every five people on the planet is a resident of China.
China's population growth has been somewhat slowed by the one child policy, in effect since 1979. Population Chinese clothing is the clothing, ancient and modern, which the Chinese people wore. Chinese clothing has varied by region and time, and is recorded by the artifacts and arts of Chinese culture. Clothing
The culture of China is one of the oldest and most complex cultures of the world. Government China has one of the richest natural lands on the world, but also has huge environmental troubles. The surprising variety of flora and fauna with its wide range of geography and habitats are permanently threatened by the enormous Chinese population added to the industrial explosion, which has already caused a severe damage in the environment and wildlife. Many species like tigers, pandas, elephants and cranes are endangered species because the increasing reduction of its natural habitats. Nature China's many different ethnic groups speak many different languages, collectively called Zhōngguó Ywén Traditional Chinese. Lenguage
The Great Wall of China
The Forbidden City, Beijing
The Yangtze River
The Terracotta Army, Xi'an
The Silk Road
The Temple of Heaven, Beijing
The Yellow Mountains, Huangshan
The Li River, Guilin
West Lake, Hangzhou
The Potala Palace, Tibet
The Bund, Shanghai
Giant Pandas Attractions End