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China Brochure Project

My China Project
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Katrina Salvacion

on 24 September 2013

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Transcript of China Brochure Project

China
Have you ever wanted to travel to China? Before you make your decision, let me tell you a little bit about China. China is a country in East Asia and it covers approximately 9.6 million square kilometers of land. It is the second largest country in the world by land area (behind Russia). Southern China has
many hills and low mountain ranges and Central East Asia has the two major rivers in China, the Yellow River and the Yangtze. The border between Nepal and China runs across the summit point of the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest which is 29,029 feet above sea level.
This is the official flag of China.
This the national emblem of China.
This is the national emblem of China. The biggest star represents the Communist Party of China. The four smaller stars represent the four social classes in Maoism, which is a political theory that comes from the teachings of the political
leader, Mao Zendong. These stars are also on the flag of China and they represent the same things on both.
Major
Cities in
China
Beijing- Beijing is the capital of China. It is one of the most developed cities in China and the center of politics, culture, and art.
Hong Kong- Hong Kong has a very developed transportation network and is the center of shopping in China.
Shanghai- Shanghai is known for being the biggest city in China and being the center of science, technology, and commerce.
Some are:
Historical Sites, Landmarks,
Museums, and
Places to visit
The Great Wall of
China
The Great Wall of China is the wall that protected the Chinese form
invaders during the Qin Dynasty. The wall is difficult to measure because of the many different parts to it, but experts believe that it is about 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) long. Most of it is located in Beijing.
This is the Forbidden City and it is located in the center of Beijing. It is considered the symbol of imperial power and emperors used to live there. The Forbidden City lasted from its creation during the Ming dynasty
to the Qing dynasty. Now, it is a Palace Museum which has a collection of artifacts and artwork from the Ming and Qing dynasties. The Forbidden City covers an area of 720,000 square meters.
The National Art Museum
of China
The National Art Museum is located in Beijing. Its goal is to be a national level art museum that displays, collects, and researches the modern artistic works of China.
The National Museum of
China
The National Museum of China is located in Beijing. The museum's mission is to
educate people about the arts and history of China. The National Museum of China is actually a combination of two former separate museums, the Museum of Chinese Revolution and the National Museum of Chinese History.
The Silk Route Museum
There is also a museum called the Silk Route Museum that is dedicated to the history of the Silk Road. It holds rare artifacts that date back to the time of the Silk Road.
Fun Facts!!!
Did you know that there is a Disney Land in Hong Kong?
Did you know that China is the most populous country in the word?
Did you know that at its time during 206-220 B.C., the Han dynasty was one of the most developed civilizations in the world because of its many achievements?
Visit China, learn a lot, and have fun!
Religion In China
Some major religions in China are:
Confucianism- a philosophical system based on the teachings of the Chinese philosopher, Confucius.
Taoism- a philosophical tradition that tells about how a person is supposed to live. It is closely related to Buddhism.
Some people practice these as religions while others follow this philosophy, but have other religious beliefs.
Food in China
Something that is always part of a Chinese meal is rice. They are also known for their meat dishes and for the spices they use. If you have gone to a Chinese restaurant, you would know that they use chopsticks. They are not the only country that uses chopsticks, but it did originate in China.
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