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  Geography of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
China's extensive territorial waters are principally marginal seas of the western Pacific Ocean; these waters wash the shores of a long and much-indented coastline and approximately 5,000 islands.
The climate of China is extremely diverse; tropical in the south to subarctic in the north.
China's water resources include 2,711.5 billion cubic meters of runoff in its rivers and 828.8 billion cubic meters which was pumped annually from shallow aquifers circa 2000.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Geography of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
China has a land border of 22,143.34 kilometers long and is bordered by twelve countries: Korea in the east; Russian in the northeast and the northwest; Mongolia in the north; India, Pakistan, Bhutan and Nepal in part of the west and southwest; Burma, Laos and Vietnam in the south.
Beijing, the capital of China, is situated to the west of Bohai Sea and on the northeast fringe of the North China Plain.
The PRC asserts the Republic of China to be an illegitimate and supplanted entity and administratively categorizes Taiwan as the 23rd province of the PRC.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Geography-of-China   (707 words)

 Geography of China
In Southeast China the climate is a warm-moderated rain climate.
It is separated by the mountains Tian Shan (in the North), Kunlun Shan (in the South), Pamir and Karakorum (in the West) and the desert Gobi in the East.
In the East and in the Southeast China is surrounded by seas.
www.hpwt.de /China/Geographiee.htm   (1044 words)

 China's Geography
China is situated in the eastern part of Asia on the west coast of the Pacific Ocean.
Across the East China Sea to the east and South China Sea to the southeast are Japan, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
China is a mountainous country with two thirds of its total land area covered by mountains, hills and plateaus.
www.regenttour.com /china/geography   (1100 words)

 Geography of China (Topography, Rivers, Climate)
China's topography is varied and complicated, with towering mountains, basins of different sizes, undulating plateaus and hills, and flat and fertile plains.
The Yellow River is the second-largest river in China, 5,464 km in length, with a catchment area of 752,000 sq km.
China's 46.35 billion tons of iron ore are mainly distributed in northeast, north and southwest China.
www.asianinfo.org /asianinfo/china/geography.htm   (1489 words)

 China's Geography
China is the world's oldest continuous civilization and is playing a more and more important role in the world economy and political affairs.
Across the East China Sea to the east, and South China Sea to the southeast, are Japan, the Philippians, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
China's population is unevenly distributed, the inland areas more sparsely populated and coastal provinces densely populated.(Population of China won't start to decline for generation: an analysis.
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 Geography of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
China stretches some 5 000 kilometers across East Asian landmass in an erratically changing configuration broad plains expansive deserts and lofty mountain ranges including vast areas of inhospitable terrain.
Alternating seasonal air-mass movements and accompanying are moist in summer and dry in The advance and retreat of the monsoons in large degree for the timing of rainy season and the amount of rainfall throughout the country.
China's extensive territorial waters are principally marginal of the western Pacific Ocean ; these waters wash the shores of long and much-indented coastline and approximately 5 islands.
www.freeglossary.com /Geography_of_China   (2098 words)

 Geography of China Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The largest inland basin in China, the Tarim Basin measures 1,500 kilometers from east to west and 600 kilometers from north to south at its widest parts.
The Qin Ling mountain range, a continuation of the Kunlun Mountains, divides the North China Plain from the Chang Jiang Delta and is the major physiographic boundary between the two great parts of China Proper.
The Nan Ling overlooks the part of China where a tropical climate permits two crops of rice to be grown each year.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/g/ge/geography_of_china.html   (2119 words)

 China Geography
China is the third largest country in the World, just behind Russia and Canada.
China is a very diverse land including deserts, mountains and fertile river basins.
Central China is milder with temperatures ranging from 30 degrees in the winter to 80 degrees in the summer.
www.kidport.com /RefLib/WorldGeography/China/China.htm   (401 words)

 geography of china   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
China is the world's fastest-growing economy and the second-largest trading n....
A Traveller's History of China provides a concise but fascinating journey from the country's earliest beginnings right up to the creation of the economic powerhouse that is today's China.
China's coastal region between Shanghai and Hong Kong is one of the most dynamic regions in the world, having undergone a transformation widely attributed to economic reform.
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 Geography of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It reaches Mohe in Heilongjiang Province as its northern end, Zengmu Ansha (or James Shoal) to the south, Pamirs to the west, and expands to the eastern border at the conjunction of the Heilongjiang (Amur) River and the Wusuli (Ussuri) River, spanning about 50 degrees of latitude and 62 degrees of longitude.
China is bordered by 14 countries -- Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Burma, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakstan, Mongolia, and Russia.
The Yangtze, the longest in China and even in Asia, is the third-longest in the world.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/geography   (790 words)

 Ancient Chinese environment - History for Kids!
Northeastern China has lots of forests and in the forests there are deer and even reindeer, and tigers.
In the very southernmost part of China, there's one more kind of climate, which is almost a tropical rainforest or jungle.
The Retreat of the Elephants: An Environmental History of China, by Mark Elvin (2004).
www.historyforkids.org /learn/china/environment   (552 words)

 China - People's Republic of China - PRC - Zhongguo - Tourism - Geography - People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Destination China, a virtual travel guide to mainland China, the most populated country on earth, which in turn is also a controversial nation.
But in the first half of the 20th century, China was beset by major famines, civil unrest, military defeats, and foreign occupation.
China is one of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/china.htm   (1493 words)

 Educational Geography Information -- China
If you are interested in geography you should also take a look at this educational geography card game for all ages.
But in the 19th and early 20th centuries, China was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation.
Another long-term threat to growth is the deterioration in the environment, notably air pollution, soil erosion, and the steady fall of the water table especially in the north.
www.geographycards.com /countryinfo/ch.html   (1947 words)

 China Geography/Map of China
Its territory extends over 50 latitudes from north to south, embracing the equatorial belt, the tropics, the subtropics, the moderate temperate zone and the cold temperate zone.
Melting snow and ice from the mountains of western China and the Qinghai -Tibet Plateau is the main source of the headwater for many of the country's largest rivers: the Yangtze (Chang Jiang), Yellow (Huang He), Mekong (Lancang Jiang) and Salween (Nu Jiang) rivers.
Originally it stretched for 1800km from Hangzhou in south China to Beijing in the north.
www.warriortours.com /intro/geography.htm   (612 words)

 China Unique's Education, History and Geography of China
This section of China Unique is designed to provide students of any age the key, high level information they need in their studies and projects.
Education in China provides a brief description of the education system from pre-school to the college level.
Jiang Zemin is the current leader of China, assuming the head government position after the death of Deng Xiaoping in early 1997.
www.chinaunique.com /educate   (817 words)

 Understanding the Geographies of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
China not only has the world’s largest population (over 1.3 billion), but it also is an extremely large country (more than 9.5 million square kilometers) with immense physical and cultural diversity.
Anyone who tries to teach the geography of China faces the dilemma of either being very general (almost superficial) or delving into so many aspects and details as to be unable to complete the task in a single semester.
Contrasted with eastern China, Xinjiang is a landscape of deserts, mountains, and oases.
www.aasianst.org /EAA/mccoll.htm   (3175 words)

 geography of china   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lost in China's long, self-imposed isolation that followed was the k....
China is the world's fastest-growing economy and the second-larg....
Elvin chronicles the spread of the Chinese style of farming that eliminated the habitat of the elephants that populated the country alongside much of its original wildlife; the....
www.books-n-magazines.com /html/geography_of_china.html   (632 words)

 Geography Of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On the contrary it is the Ptolemy's geography which has preserved the references to...
Of course, his conception of Asian geography was a little off.
He had no idea of the size of the continent and assumed that China and India were squished...
www.wikiverse.org /geography-of-china   (2286 words)

 geography of china information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The western half of China is a region of sunken basins, rolling...
An understanding of the land and the people of China is of great significance to all students of modern...
For those who choose to emphasize the spiritual side of yoga practice, Bheka have altar supplies for meditation, including statues, incense wands, incense sticks and holders, smudging herbs, aromatherapy candles, and authentic hand crafted malas, of bodhi seed, or lotus seed, turquoise and silver.
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 CIA - The World Factbook -- China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation.
China's economy during the last quarter century has changed from a centrally planned system that was largely closed to international trade to a more market-oriented economy that has a rapidly growing private sector and is a major player in the global economy.
China has benefited from a huge expansion in computer Internet use, with more than 100 million users at the end of 2005.
www.odci.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/ch.html   (1982 words)

 Geography Of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world...
For all of these reasons, geography and its historical role constitutes essential knowledge for anyone approaching the study of greater China.
Includes map of china, cities, Chinese census and population, climate and weather, and...
china.perator.info /geography-of-china.php   (661 words)

 Geography - Ancient China
China is the most isolated region that we have looked at so far
Their isolation led people in China to believe that they were the center of the earth and the only “civilization”
To the west and southeast of China are mountains – The Tien Shan, and the Himalayas
www.sinc.sunysb.edu /Stu/wslagle/Geography.htm   (286 words)

 AllRefer.com - Kashi, China (Chinese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
190,500), SW Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China, on the Kaxgar (Kashgar) River (a tributary of the Tarim).
It is the hub of an important commercial district, the western terminus of the main road of the province, and a center for caravan trade with India, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan.
The city passed definitively to China in 1760, but since then there have been uprisings and periods of contested control.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/K/Kashi.html   (304 words)

 Geography, Science and Social Sciences Slate @ LocalColorArt.com (Local Color Art)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Canadian Council for Geographic Education - Aims to strengthen geographic education in the classroom, and to increase the public awareness of the importance of geographical literacy.
Environmental Geography - Dr. James Hayes Bohanan - Geography of the environment, and the use of the web in higher education.
Geography World - A massive collection of links on all aspects of geography.
www.localcolorart.com /dir/Science/Social_Sciences/Geography   (696 words)

 The Changing Geography of China - Book Information
The author is a seasoned and respected scholar and commentator on the contemporary China scene.
The strength of the book is that it draws heavily on Chinese sources for its information and insights and in that sense well represents Chinese views, although seen through the eyes of a sensitive and informed western scholar, of changes underway in that country.
In this clear and carefully constructed text, Frank Leeming provides a superb introduction to the changing geography of China, which will be welcomed by students and teachers alike.
www.blackwellpublishing.com /book.asp?ref=0631181377&site=1   (206 words)

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A thematic survey of the major trends in the arts of China from the Neolithic age to the eve of the modern period.
GGY 839: Seminar in the Geography of China and East Asia.
China in the 19th and 20th centuries with the focus on the Republic of China, its disintegration, and the rise of communism.
uga.edu /cas/courses.html   (763 words)

 Geography & Maps - China Gateway
Geography still plays an enormously significant role in economic development, migration patterns, local and national identities, political affiliations and environmental issues.
A fine introduction to the basic geographic regions of China and their characteristics can be found in the Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization http://depts.washington.edu/chinaciv/geo/geo.htm.
China in Maps: 16th-19th Century, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library.
www.bc.edu /research/chinagateway/culthist/geo.html   (502 words)

 geography of china - Definition and Meaning of geography of china
geography of china - Definition and Meaning of geography of china
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Geography of the environment, and the use of the web in higher education.
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