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  China encyclopedia : Cultural Information , Maps, China politics and officials, China History. Travel to China
China encyclopedia : Cultural Information, Maps, China politics and officials, China History.
China (simplified Chinese: 中国, Traditional Chinese: 中國, pinyin: Zhōngguó; listen
With over one-fifth of the world's population, the majority of China exists today as a state known as the People's Republic of China, but it also refers to a long-standing civilization comprising successive states and cultures dating back more than 4,000 years.
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  China Hotels by SmartStays - Lowest room rates and hotel reservations for China
China, the third largest country in the world with an area of 9.6 million square kilometers, is considered not only the budding beauty of Asia, but of the entire world.
China’s capitol is the grandest historical sight in Asia as it is a home to Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, and the Temple of Heaven.
Sichuan Province is in the north, and Tibet is in the northwest.
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  China: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
After the Korean War began in June 1950, China led the Communist bloc in supporting North Korea, and on Nov. 26, 1950, the Mao regime sent troops to assist the North in its efforts to capture the South.
China is poised to have the world's fourth-largest economy, after the United States, Japan, and Germany.
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  Timing of Collision of the North and South China blocks
Contemporaneous rifting of the South China block and subsequent drifting separated the South Qinling from the South China block during the middle to late Paleozoic.
The North China block proved to be separated from the South China block during the Permian, and the separation presumably persisted until the Late Triassic, because the two blocks began to share the same paleomagnetic pole in the Jurassic, indicating that the collision must have taken place prior to the Jurassic.
In particular, the late stage (Late Triassic) was coincident with the collision of the South Qinling orogen and the South China block along the Mianlue suture zone and was accompanied by widespread intrusion of collision‑type granites (Zhang et al., 1995).
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 A second look at the geologic map of China: \the "Sloss approach"
During the Jurassic and the Cretaceous, the Suolon suture was reactivated as the Yanshan fold and thrust belt, on the northern margin of the North China block (Davis et al, 1998, 2001).
To the southwest, the North China craton is sutured against the Qaidam block along the Qilian Shan; the suture marks a collisional event of Devonian age.
In the Jiangsu- and South China fold belts, all stratigraphic ages are represented approximately to an equal degree, with a small preference to the Quaternary due to the "blanketing effect".
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 World Almanac for Kids
The highlands of South China extend from the Tibetan Plateau (Qing Zang Gaoyuan) E to the sea.
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.
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 Meteoroloo.com :: China - great wall of china   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Republic of China as it controlled mainland China, and later, the People's Republic of China, have used Zhongguo to mean all the territories and peoples within their political control (people in the Republic of China china air now usually uses Zhongguo to refer to the PRC and Taiwan to refer to itself).
China is also traditionally thought of as comprising North China (??) and South China (??), the geographic boundary between which north and south is largely generalized as Huai River (??) and Qinling Mountains (??).
The geography of China in contextChina is composed of a vast variety of highly different landscapes, with mostly plateaus china adoption and mountains in the west, and lower lands on the east.
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 China - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site   (Site not responding. Last check: )
China is one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations, with a history characterized by repeated divisions and reunifications amid alternating periods of peace and war and violent dynastic change.
China is also traditionally thought of as comprising North China (北方) and South China (南方), the geographic boundary between which north and south is largely generalized as Huai River (淮河;) and Qinling Mountains (秦岭).
In the east, along the shores of the Yellow Sea and the East China Sea are found extensive and densely populated alluvial plains; the shore of the South China Sea is more mountainous and southern China is dominated by hill country and lower mountain ranges.
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 History of China
The two pre-historic centers from which migrations of modern human population over the continent took place were south west Asia and a region comprising the Mongolians’ plateaus and North China.
The Area of China is 9,561,000 sq.kms with a population of 1,280.7m.
The eastern half of China is one of the World’s best-watered lands.
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 China Hotel
The boundary between North China and South China is generally defined to be the Qinling Mountains and Huai River (Huai He).
As such, the boundary between North and South China does not follow provincial boundaries; it cuts through Shaanxi, Henan, Anhui, and Jiangsu, and creates areas such as Hanzhong (Shaanxi), Xinyang (Henan), and Xuzhou (Jiangsu) that lie on an opposite half of China from the rest of their respective provinces.
The identification of the Huai River as the historical boundary between north and south China is spot on.
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 Northern and southern China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The boundary between northern and southern China is generally defined to be the Qinling Mountains and Huai River (Huai He).
The concepts of northern and southern China originate from differences in climate, geography, culture, and physical traits; as well as several periods of actual political division in history.
Northern China is too cold and dry for rice cultivation (though it does happen today with modern technology) and consists largely of flat plains, grasslands, and desert; while Southern China is warm and rainy enough for rice and consists of lush mountains cut by river valleys.
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 GEOLOGY OF CHINA Mineralogical Record - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
China has 96 million km^sup 2^ of land with various geological provinces ranging from high mountain chains in the western regions (including the Himalayas) to the basin and range systems in the southern and northeastern regions to the northern China fluvial plain and the eastern China coastal plains.
The North China plate merged with the Siberian-Mongolian Continent in the later Paleozoic, which led to the formation of the Tianshan-Yingshan Mountain zone along the northern margin and a regressive depositional sequence consisting of alluvial, fluvial, coastal and shallow marine clastic and coal deposits in the center and southern margin.
In the Paleozioc period, the South China plate was broken away from the Gondwana supercontinent in the southern hemisphere and drifted northward.
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 Great Wall Hiking Tour -- Operated by China Hiking Adventures Inc.
China's biggest ever water project, the South North water diversion scheme was launched yesterday.
Efficient use of water and reducing water pollution in north China will be a major part of the huge water diversion project to bring much needed water to dry northern areas from the south, the premier said.
When the severe water shortage in north China is alleviated, the ecological environment will benefit and the country will be able to sustain social and economic development.
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 History of Vegetarianism - China & Vegetarianism
It was because of the Emperor Chin (or Qin).
Manchurians were invited into China by Ming Dynasty to eliminate a rebellion and then Manchurians stayed and established Ching or Qing (means "clean" or "pure") Dynasty (1644-1911) but Manchurians did not gain control of the whole of China until 1683.
The national language of Modern China is Manchurian dialect and the national territory is ex-Ching Dynasty so there is part of Mongolian's land and even Tibet become the territory of China.
www.ivu.org /history/east/china.html   (2142 words)

 AFRICAN BY NATURE® Presents Common Sense Newsletters - African Migration to China
People from northern China tend to be bigger, and their faces are flatter.
Those from southern China tend to be shorter and darker.
Academics from the University of Texas and their colleagues in China studied 28 population groups in China and concluded that most, if not all, had their genetic origins in Africa.
www.africanbynature.com /newsletters/africanschina.html   (662 words)

 The Worrisome Situation of the South China Sea – China Facing the Stepped-up Military Infiltration by the U.S., ...
The “Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea” is seen as a further endorsement of this new security concept, which stressed a spirit of cooperation and understanding in seeking ways to establish mutual trust, strengthen maritime environmental protection, search and rescue efforts and crack down on transnational crimes.
During 2003, China took the initiative and was the first to establish strategic cooperative partnership with ASEAN countries, and the first to join “South East Asian Friendship and Cooperation Treaty.” China also called for the formation of a free trade zone in East Asia.
Therefore, while China is pursuing a principle to “keep our sovereignty rights, put aside disputes and concentrate on joint development,” the other surrounding countries, and even countries from other regions, are competing with each other in their hot pursuits of the South China Sea through every possible means.
www.uscc.gov /researchpapers/2004/southchinaseamilitary.htm   (3391 words)

 South China (continent) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
South China continent, also known as South China craton (or the South Chinese craton) was an ancient continent (craton) that contained today's South and Southeast China (named after), Indochina, and parts of Southeast Asia (ie.
South China was bordered by Mirovia Ocean to the north, Siberia to the east, Australia to the west and Laurentia to the south as shown here in the Rodinia paleogeography.
In the Middle Triassic, the eastern portion of Cimmeria collided with South China, and together moved northwards, towards Laurasia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_China_(continent)   (424 words)

 Another killer storm heading for south China
Prapiroon, which means Rain God in Thai, formed in the South China Sea and strengthened into a typhoon on Wednesday noon.
It is expected to lash south China for three or four days, according to the Chinese Central Meteorological Station.
China was being hit with more typhoons and tropical rainstorms this year in part due to the warming ocean current in the northwest Pacific and high temperatures in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, said Wang.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /china/2006-08/02/content_655701.htm   (497 words)

 BBC NEWS | South Asia | Musharraf reaffirms ties to China
The Pakistani leader is in China on a visit focussing on regional security and military links.
The US wants an end to their nuclear co-operation, but China and Pakistan insist it is not for military purposes.
China is involved in a large number of infrastructure projects in Pakistan, including roads and ports.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/4730182.stm   (351 words)

 Water Technology - South-to-North Water Diversion Project
The South to North China Water Diversion mega-project is the largest of its kind ever planned.
The main aim of the project is to alleviate the water shortage in northern China around Beijing, the Tianjin municipality and Hebei province by diverting water from the south of the country.
The project was initiated to ease the water shortage in north and northwestern China where Beijing and Tianjin municipalities as well as Hebei, Henan and Shandong provinces are located.
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 China Glossary - Flags, Maps, Economy, Glossary, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, ...
The dependencies on the north and west--Manchuria (now usually referred to as northeast China), Mongolia, Xizang (Tibet), and Xinjiang or Chinese Turkestan--were known in the imperial era as Outer China.
Overseas Chinese have long been important to the government in power in China as a source of business contacts and of financial and moral support from abroad.
The majority of foreign investment in China is by overseas Chinese, and more than 90 percent of all foreign tourists who visit China are overseas Chinese.
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 The first Chinese civilisation was in the north - China History Forum, chinese history forum
China History Forum is an online chinese history forum, discussion board or community for all who are interested in learning and discussing chinese history from prehistoric till modern times, including chinese art of war, chinese culture topics.
Even by 1000 BC, when northern China was ruled by the Western Zhou Dynasty, one of the most advanced and developed Bronze Age states during that period in the entire world, most of southern China were still simple farming societies.
From the Tang Dynasty onwards, the economic and cultural centre of the Chinese civilisation gradually shifted to the south, and the north began to decline in comparison.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=9556   (1950 words)

 China, South Korea Call for North Korea to Rejoin Nuclear Talks
China and South Korea have again called on North Korea to return to stalled nuclear talks, saying they will renew effort to restart the negotiations.
As North Korea's chief supplier of food and fuel, Beijing is seen as having the most influence over the reclusive communist state.
North Korea never responded to the proposal and has given various reasons for not returning to the negotiations.
www.voanews.com /english/2005-05-09-voa5.cfm   (560 words)

 The boundary of North China and South China - Culture Zone - China Travel Community   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The boundary of North China and South China
East of the Yangtze River is WuChang and it is called the educational district of China because all of the colleges are there.
I call Wuhan the boundary because it is known as the "central hub" connecting southern China with northern China.
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 Contrasting seismicity between the north China and south China blocks: Kinematics and geodynamics
The north China block (NCB), part of the Sino-Korean craton, is surprisingly one of the most active seismic regions in the world.
Using the updated GPS data and finite element modeling, we show that the kinematic boundary conditions are the primary cause of the contrasting seismicity.
Citation: Liu, M., and Y. Yang (2005), Contrasting seismicity between the north China and south China blocks: Kinematics and geodynamics, Geophys.
www.agu.org /pubs/crossref/2005/2005GL023048.shtml   (267 words)

 Neoproterozoic granitoid in northwest Sulu and its bearing on the North China-South China Blocks boundary in east China
This suggests that the Wulian granitoids correspond to bimodal magmatism during the mid-Neoproterozoic in the northern margin of the South China Block in response to the breakup of Rodinia supercontinent.
They were tectonic slices scraped off from the upper part of the South China Block during the Triassic continental subduction.
This demonstrates that the suture location between the North China Block and the South China Block lies north of the Wulian and Penglai Groups rather than along the Wulian-Yantai fault that marks the northern margin of ultrahigh pressure metamorphic belt.
www.agu.org /pubs/crossref/2004/2004GL019785.shtml   (343 words)

 Amazon.com: "North China": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the West Pacific the Bohai Basin of North China is a back-arc basin arrested in an initial stage of development.
Large Economic Regions Region Provinces and Municipalities Land Po GDP 1 Northeast China: db Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang 8.8 11.6 2 North China: hb Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shandon g, Nei Mon of 16.2 16.5 18.
Salt of the Earth: The Political Origins of Peasant Protest and Communist Revolution in China by Ralph A., Jr.
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