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China is located in eastern Asia on the west shore of the Pacific Ocean.
It is on the south of Russia, north east of India, west of Japan and Korea, and north of Hong Kong,
Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam. For the maps of Cambodia, India, Hong Kong, Japan, Laos, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam, please Click Here.
China has an area of 9.6 million square kilometers.
Its continental coastline extends for about 18,000 kilometers, and its sorrounded ocean is studded
with more than 5,000 islands, of which Hainan
is the largest.
The eastern part of China's landscape drops off into the Pacific Ocean, letting in humid air and current and
leading many rivers eastward totaling 220,000 kilometers, among which the Yangtze (Changjiang) and
the Yellow (Huanghe) Rivers are world-known.
China has beautiful scenery, with mountains and ranges, highlands, plains, basins, and hills.
The highlands and hill regions account for 65 percent of the country's total land mass, with
more than 2,000 lakes. The highest mountain peak is Qomolangma (Everest), the highest in the world (8,848 meters)
above the sea level; the lowest point of the country is Turpan Basin (154 meters) below sea level.
Click on any part of the map below to navigate
Hong Kong (City)
The following are some facts about China:
China Area and Zip Codes: To look up the area code (for telephone calls) and/or zip code (for mails to the country), click on the province on the above map, or Click Below
China's Administrative Units- China is divided into 23 provinces, five autonomous regions,
four municipal districts under the direct jurisdiction of the Central Government, and one special
administrative region. The 23 provinces are
The five autonomous regions are
The four municipal districts are
is a special administrative region.
China Airlines:There are three international China airlines (Air China, China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines), and in china and 24 local China airlines. For cheap China flight tickets, Click Below
Airline China, Airline China Southern, Airline China Eastern
China's Capital- Beijing
is the capital of the People's Republic of China. A center for politics, economy, and culture,
Beijing has been developed into
a world-class metropolis in which the modern world is blended the glory of an imperial past.
This site contains important information on Chinese cooking, Chinese dishes, Chinese food, and Chinese restaurants.
To visit the official Chinese Embassey site, please click the link on the left.
China's Ethnic Groups: China is a multiracial country comprising 56 ethnic groups, including Achang,
Bai, Bonan, Blang, Bouyei, Korean, Daur, Dai, De'ang, Dong, Dongxiang, Derung, Orogen, Russian, Ewenki,
Gaoshan, Gelao, Hani, Kazak, Han, Hezhen, Hui, Jino, Gin, Jingpo, Kirgiz, Lahu, Li, Lisu, Lhoba, Manchu,
Maonan, Mongolian, Monba, Miao, Mulam, Naxi, Nu, Primi, Qiang, Salar, She, Sui, Tajik, Tatar, Tu, Tujia,
Va, Uygur, Uzbek, Xibe, Yi, Yuigur, Yao, Tibetan, and Zhuang. The Han tribe accounts for 92% of the population.
If you are looking for China Stars, China Entertainment, China Movies, click on the link.
Chinese Family Names:Chinese family names came into
existence some 5,000 years ago. There are more than 5,000
family names, of which 200 to 300 are more popular. The order of the Chinese names is with
family names first followed by the first or given names.
China Flag: The following is the national flag of China.
China History: China has a recorded history
of more than 5,000 years of history waiting for you to explore! It is one of the earliest
Chinese Language and Characters: Chinese is commonly used in Modern China. It is one of the five
languages designated by the United Nations. The majority of the 55 ethnic groups have their own languages.
As a written language, Chinese has been used for over
China News: For the latest news on China business,
China economy, China politics, and China trade.
China's One Child Policy: The one child policy of China leads to two immediate issues, namely, child adoption in China and abortion in China. Click Below:
Adoption Policy in China; Abortion Policy in China
China Population: China has the largest population in the world with >1.3 Billion people, accounting
for 22% of the world population. To bring the population under control, China has exercised the One Child
per Family policy since the 1970's. The Chinese government advertises that
"no matter how big or small the ethnic group is, all peoples share equal rights."
China's Postal Zips and Telephone Area Codes-
To look up a postal zip or telephone code, click the link on the left.
China's Religion: China is a multireligious country.
Taoism, Buddhism, Muslim / Islamism; Protestantism and Catholicism have been quite popular.
The Chinese government advertises that
"freedom of belief is a government policy and normal religious activities are protected by the Constitution."
China Resources: China abounds in natural resources. It leads the world in the supply of
many mineral deposits. No country in the world can boast more about wildlife than China, many of
which are unique to China, such as the giant panda, snub-nosed golden monkey, and Chinese alligator.
China's dawn redwood and Cathaya argyrophylla are known as the living fossils of ancient plants.
To protect the nation's native animals and plants, especially the endangered species, China has
established more than 700 nature reserves.
China Travel : China is filled with beautiful sceneries
and landscapes. This site offers important information about traveling to China.
The Chinese visa can be divided into the following categories, Business Visa (F), Crew Visa (C),
Transit Visa (G), Employment Visa (Z), Resident Visa (D), Study Visa (X), J-1 Visa, J-2 Visa, and
Tourist Visa (L).
China Weather:China is characterized by a continental climate. The latitude spans nearly 50 degrees.
The greater part of the Chinese territory is lovated in the temoerate zone, with its southern part
in the tropical and subtropical zones, and its northern part near the frigid zone. Temperatures differ
rather strikingly across the country. The northern part of Heilongjiang Province has long winters
but no summers; while the Hainan Island has long summers but no winters.
The Huaihe River valley is marked by distinctive seasonal changes, but it is spring all year round
in the south of the Yunnan-
Guizhou Plateau. In the
northwest hinterland, the temperature changes dramatically. China's high tundra zone is located
in the Qinghai-
Tibet, where the temperature is low
in all four seasons. Some desert areas are dry all year round.
Click on the province on the above map to find out temperatures of the province in interest.
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