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China Territory | Nov 6, 2010 AM

Provinces of China: Guangdong - the most prosperous province of China

General informationArea: 186,000 square kmPopulation: 86.42 million (2006)Capital City: GuangzhouPopulation: 113,040,000 (2005)GDP: CNY 3,908,159 million(2009)Nationalities: Han, Yao, Zhuang...

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Chinese provinces

China Territory | Nov 6, 2010 AM

Provinces of China: Gansu - Silk Road post house

General informationArea: 450,000 square kmPopulation: 25.62 million (2006)Capital City: LanzhouPopulation: At the end of the year 2005, the total population with permanent residence stood a...

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Chinese provinces

China Territory | Nov 6, 2010 AM

Chinese provinces: Fujian - the nearest province to Taiwan

General informationArea: 139,000 square kmPopulation: 34.71 million (2006)Capital City: FuzhouPopulation: 35.35 million(2005).GDP:916 billion RMB(2007)Language: Min Dong, Min Bei, Min...

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Municipalities of China

China Territory | Nov 6, 2010 AM

Municipalities of China: Shanghai - the most populous and prosperous city of China

General information Area (City) 610 square km Area (Metro) 6,341 square kmPopulation: 18.88 million (2008)Coordinates: 30°40'-31°53'N 120°51'-122°12'EJanuary Average Temperature: 3 º...

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Chinese municipalities

China Territory | Nov 5, 2010 AM

Municipalities of China: Chongqing - the Fog Capital and having the most spicy cuisine of China

General information Area (City) 600 square km Area (Metro) 82,403 square kmPopulation: 32.35 million (2007)Coordinates: 28°10'-32°13'N 105°17'-110°11'EJanuary Average Temperature: 7....

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Chinese municipalities

China Territory | Nov 5, 2010 AM

Chinese Municipalities:Tianjin - the doorway to Beijing and the largest port city in North China

General informationArea (City) 4,335 square km Area (Metro) 11,917 square kmPopulation: 11.76 million (2007)Coordinates: 38°34'-40°15'N 116°43'-118°04'EJanuary Average Temperature: -...

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Transportation

Transportation | Nov 5, 2010 AM

General information of transportation in China

Transportation in the People's Republic of China has experienced major growth and expansion since 1949 and especially since the early 1980s. Airports, roads, and railway construction will provide a m...

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Municipalities of China

China Territory | Nov 4, 2010 AM

Municipalities of China: Beijing - Capital of China

General information Area (City) 1,368 square km Area (Metro) 16,800 square kmPopulation: 17.55 million (2009)Nationalities: Han (96%), Manchu (2%), Hui (2%), and Mongolian (0.3%)Average te...

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Provinces of China

China Territory | Nov 4, 2010 AM

Provinces of China: Anhui - Famous for its beautiful mountains and rivers

General informationArea: 139,000 square kmPopulation: 60 million (2007)Capital City: HefeiNationalities: Han (99%), Hui (0.6%) and She (0.4%)Average temperature: -In January around -10C-20C ...

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SEZ

Chinese Economy | Nov 1, 2010 AM

Special Economic Zones of China

Special Economic Zones of the People's Republic of China were introduced in early 1980s. SEZ are given by the central government special economic policies and flexible governmental measures. This all...

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Chinese provinces

China Territory | Nov 1, 2010 AM

List of Chinese provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities and SARs

PR China has a fairly complex system of political geography. Most of it is broken up into provinces (省), but there are several other geographic units of the same hierarchical rank as provinces: *...

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China Profile

Miscellaneous | Oct 31, 2010 AM

General Information of PR China

*COUNTRY NAMEConventional long form: People's Republic of ChinaConventional short form: ChinaLocal long form: Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo (中华人民共和国)Local short form: Zhongguo(中国)Abbreviati...

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Rivers of China

China Territory | Oct 27, 2010 PM

Top 10 Rivers of China

With more than 50,000 rivers, China abounds in rivers. Almost all large rivers in China belong to the exterior river system, which directly or indirectly emptying into the seas. Because China's terra...

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Rivers of China

China Territory | Oct 27, 2010 PM

Principal rivers and drainage of China

China has 50,000 rivers totaling some 420,000 kilometers in length and each having a catchment area of more than 100 square kilometers. Some 1,500 of these rivers each have catchment areas exceeding ...

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Climate of China

China Territory | Oct 27, 2010 PM

Climate of China

Most of the country is in the northern temperate zone. There are complex climatic patterns ranging from the cold-temperate north to the tropical south, with subarctic-like temperatures in the Himalay...

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Topography of China

China Territory | Oct 27, 2010 PM

Topography of China

The topography varies greatly in China, a vast land of lofty plateau, large plains, rolling land and big and small basins surrounded by lofty mountains. All the five basic topographic types in the wo...

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Geography of China

China Territory | Oct 27, 2010 PM

Geography of China

China stretches some 5,026 kilometres (3,123 mi) across the East Asian landmass bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam in a changing...

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China political history

Chinese History | Oct 2, 2010 PM

Political History of China (9): Establishment of People's Republic of China and the Humanitarian Disasters

15. THE CHINESE REVOLUTION II: COMMUNISTThe Communist PartyThe Chinese Communist party is the primary political force in China. Unlike parties in Western democracies, it is a tightly organized moveme...

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China political history

Chinese History | Oct 2, 2010 PM

Political History of China (8): Republic of China

14. THE CHINESE REVOLUTION I: NATIONALISTThe Revolution of 1911In the industrial city of Wuhan, a soldiers' group with only a loose connection to Sun's alliance rose in rebellion in the early morning...

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China political history

Chinese History | Oct 2, 2010 PM

Political History of China (7):Qing Dynasty - from Kang-Qian Golden Age to the Humiliation by Foreign Powers

13. THE CHING DYNASTY (1644-1911)Like the Mongols in the 13th century, the Manchus (formerly the Juchen) were barbarians who succeeded in ruling the whole of China, but, unlike the 13th-century conqu...

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