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  Political divisions of China Information - TextSheet.com
The most recent administrative changes have included the elevation of Chongqing and Hainan to provincial level status and the organization of Hong Kong and Macau as special administrative regions.
Xizang (Tibetan Autonomous Region) (西藏 xi1 zang4), abbr.
List of China administrative regions by population density
www.medbuster.com /encyclopedia/p/po/political_divisions_of_china.html   (801 words)

  
 Exploring Chinese History :: Geographical Database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Dongbei Pingyuan (Northeast China Plain) occupies the southern portion of the province and is crossed by the fertile valley of the Songhua River.
North Korea is bounded on the north by China, on the northeast by Russia, on the east by the East Sea (Sea of Japan), on the south by South Korea, and on the west by the Huang Hai (Yellow Sea).
The region is bordered on the north by Russia and Mongolia; on the east by the provinces of Heilongjiang, Jilin, and Liaoning; and on the south and southwest by Hebei, Shanxi, Shaanxi, and Gansu provinces and by Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
www.ibiblio.org /chinesehistory/geo.html   (17390 words)

  
 World Almanac for Kids
China is the world’s third largest country by area (after Russia and Canada) and the largest by population.
The climates of China are similar, in their range and distribution, to those of the continental U.S.; temperate climates prevail, with desert and semiarid regions in the W interior and a small area of tropical climate in the extreme SE.
China’s major environmental problems in the mid-1990s included acid rain, chiefly from the burning of coal as fuel; water pollution from untreated sewage and industrial wastes; misuse of agricultural chemicals; and loss of arable land because of soil erosion and population pressures.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/nations/china.html   (6553 words)

  
 Hong Kong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the Joint Declaration, the PRC promised that, under the "One Country, Two Systems" policy proposed by Deng Xiaoping, China's socialist economic system would not be practised in Hong Kong and that Hong Kong would enjoy a high degree of autonomy in all matters, except foreign affairs and defence, for 50 years, until 2047.
The name "Hong Kong" is derived from Hong Kong Island in the South China Sea, at the mouth of the Xi Jiang or Pearl River of southern China.
Hong Kong is by population the fourth largest metropolitan area of the PRC (see List of cities in China).
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/h/ho/hong_kong.html   (1307 words)

  
 Shandong Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
580/km² (List of China administrative regions by population density5th)
The highest peak of Shandong is the highest peak in the Taishan area: Jade Emperor Peak, with a height of 1545 metrem.
The Yellow River passes through Shandong's western areas, entering the sea along Shandong's northern coast; in its traversal of Shandong it flows on a levee, higher than the surrounding land, and dividing western Shandong into the Hai He watershed in the north and the Huai He watershed in the south.
www.echostatic.com /Shandong.html   (1981 words)

  
 China's Rule of Law
Compare this to China's overall investment in its infrastructure from 1949 to 1979, which amounted to only RMB 600 billion, it is easy to understand why China's economy was on the verge of collapse by the end of the Cultural Revolution.
It is impossible to quantify its devastation of China's scientific progress and cultural heritage, not to mention the untold suffering of its citizens and the permanent scars left on the collective consciousness.
China was known for its harsh criminal code during the feudal period, and thus China can be said to have passed this stage already.
www.fas.harvard.edu /~asiactr/haq/200004/0004a007.htm   (4116 words)

  
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Autonomous regions, autonomous prefectures and autonomous counties are all ethnic autonomous areas.
China had 663 cities by the end of 2000, of which 13 had populations of more than two million each in the urban area; 27, between one and two million; 53, between 500,000 and one million; 218, between 200,000 and 500,000; and 352, less than 200,000.
Situated on the north edge of the North China Plain, it is sheltered by chains of mountains to the west, north and east.
chinadatacenter.org /chinageography/Ch5_urban.htm   (883 words)

  
 Provinces of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The most recent administrative changes have included the elevation of Chongqing and Hainan to provincial level status and the organization of Hong Kong and Macao as special administrative regions.
Provinces theoretically are subservient to the People's Republic of China central government, but in practice provincial officials have a large amount of discretion with regard to economic policy.
Schematic Representation of the Provinces of China (http://www.sungwh.freeserve.co.uk/chinese/chinasch.htm)
www.city-search.org /pr/provinces-of-china.html   (497 words)

  
 Natural World Heritage Property   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There are a number of other protected areas in the region including Wanglang Nature Reserve (27,700ha) to the northeast, and Juizhaigou Nature Reserve and Scenic Area (60,000ha and 72,000ha) to the north.
In contrast, the areas to the north and east of the Huanglong subdivision, including the panda reserves, are places of lower human populations and more pristine landscape.
China Pictorial and the Huanglong Administrative Bureau, Sichuan Province, China.
www.21cep.com /travel/su/whuan.htm   (2022 words)

  
 Hainan - China Tour - Travel to China
8,030,000 (List of China administrative regions by population28th)
237/kmandsup2; (List of China administrative regions by population density17th)
In 1921, it was planned to become a Special Administrative Region (瓊崖特別行政區); in 1944, it became Hainan Special Administrative Region with 16 counties containing the South China Sea Islands.
Hainan, the largest island of China, is separated by the Qiongzhou Strait(瓊州海峽) from the Leizhou Peninsula (雷州半島) of Guangdong.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Hainan   (995 words)

  
 Shaanxi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
179/km² (List of China administrative regions by population density22nd/)
China's Taiwan Affairs Office, used to discussing a delicate relationship with an island it considers its own, on Thursday presented pictures and resumes of 11 pandas in the running to be sent as a gift across the strait.
Fruit trade between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has maintained a strong momentum in recent years, according to a round-table meeting attended by fruit entrepreneurs from ASEAN members, China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK), which is being held Luochuan County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
www.infothis.com /find/Shaanxi   (640 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Hainan
Hainan is a province of the People's Republic of China, located at the southernmost end of the country.
Hainan was historically part of Guangdong Province, being as such, it was the Qionyai in 1912 (the establishment of the Republic of China).
In 1921, it was planned to became a Special Administrative Region and in 1944 and became Hainan Special Administrative Region with 16 counties that contains the South China Sea Islands.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Hainan   (431 words)

  
 Asian GIS Data License Price List: Soviet Union, Russia, China, South-East and South Asia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Administrative boundaries and capitals at Division and State (ADM1), District (ADM2), and Township (ADM3) levels as of the mid-1990s, fitted to DCW, with recent population estimates for Divisions and States, Districts, and Townships.
Administrative boundaries and capitals for ADM1 Regions, ADM2 Zones and ADM3 Districts as of the 2001 census, fitted to DCW international boundaries.
Administrative boundaries and capitals for provinces and federally administered areas, plus Azad Kashmir (ADM1), divisions (ADM2), and districts and agencies, etc. (ADM3), as of the 1998 census, fitted to DCW coastline and international boundaries, including the 'Line of Control' with India.
www.asian.gu.edu.au /price.html   (7415 words)

  
 Guangxi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
204/km² (List of China administrative regions by population density20th/)
The region officially became part of China in 214 BC, when the army of the Qin Dynasty claimed most of the southern provinces, including Guangdong.
More than two million people in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region are facing an acute shortage of drinking water due to a prolonged drought this year, according to the regional headquarters for flood control and drought relief on Monday.
www.infothis.com /find/Guangxi   (641 words)

  
 GuruNet — Content Map
List of China administrative regions by ethnic group
List of China administrative regions by GDP per capita
List of chorale harmonisations by Johann Sebastian Bach
www.gurunet.com /cm-dsid-2222-letter-1L-first-17251   (78 words)

  
 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.
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.
In its rivalry with India as an economic power, China has a lead in the absorption of technology, the rising prominence in world trade, and the alleviation of poverty; India has one important advantage in its relative mastery of the English language, but the number of competent Chinese English-speakers is growing rapidly.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/print/ch.html   (1946 words)

  
 List of China-related topics - ArtPolitic Encyclopedia of Politics : Information Portal
This is so that those interested in the subject can monitor changes to the pages by clicking on Recent changes in the sidebar.
The list is not necessarily complete or up to date - if you see an article that should be here but is not (or one that should not be here but is), please do update the page accordingly.
Those standards should be followed to provide a uniform title format.
www.artpolitic.org /infopedia/li/List_of_China-related_topics.html   (324 words)

  
 The Unreached Peoples Prayer Profiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
More than a million Li inhabit the tropical forests and mountain regions of central and south-central Hainan, an island off the coast of southern China.
They are believed to be the descendants of the ancient Yue tribes of China, who settled on the island more than 3,000 years ago.
This is a tropical area with fertile land and abundant rainfall.
www.ksafe.com /profiles/p_code2/2051.html   (860 words)

  
 Chinese Studies Internet Resources
Claims to be "the most comprehensive information base on today's China." Covers a wide range of information, from armed forces to sports.
"The intended audience is anyone who has an interest in Chinese, including speakers and students of Chinese languages, China scholars, Chinese teachers, translators, linguists, East Asiatic librarians, and computer programmers." Its Viewing and Listening to Chinese on the WWW page lists many useful sites on the topic.
Information for the online libraries in China is almost unavailable except the Qinghua University, which is the actual designer for the resource.
www.library.ucla.edu /libraries/eastasian/china.htm   (1970 words)

  
 United Nations Statistics Division - Country and Region Codes
of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the
of statistics for the country or area entities in the dataset.
may or may not include coverage of outlying and overseas areas, depending
unstats.un.org /unsd/methods/m49/m49alpha.htm   (102 words)

  
 Foreign Governments/Asia and the Pacific
Extensive socioeconomic and geographic data sets on China, its provinces, counties, cities, and townships since 1997
Regional and local agricultural, economic, health, natural resource and population data for China's administrative regions and local areas joined to Geographic Information Systems
The Judicial Yuan of the Republic of China
www.lib.umich.edu /govdocs/forasia.html   (2462 words)

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