Government, Economy, Culture, and Geography


   Some natural resources in china is coal, iron ore, petroleum, natural gas, mercury, tin, tungsten, antimony, manganese, molybdenum, vanadium, magnetite, aluminum, lead, zinc, rare earth elements, uranium, and hydropower potential (world's largest).One natural disaster is frequent typhoons. They happen about five times per year along southern and eastern coasts. Some more natural disasters are damaging floods, tsunamis, earthquakes, droughts, and land subsidence.One landform is volcanism. China contains some historically active volcanoes including Changbaishan (also known as Baitoushan, Baegdu, or P'aektu-san) Hainan Dao, and Kunlun although most have been relatively inactive in recent centuries. Some more landforms are mostly mountains, high plateaus, deserts in west, plains, deltas, and hills in east.


In China some ethnic groups are Han Chinese 91.5%, Zhuang, Manchu, Hui, Miao, Uighur, Tujia, Yi, Mongol, Tibetan, Buyi, Dong, Yao, Korean, and other nationalities. Most people in China speake standard Chinese or Mandarin (Putonghua, based on the Beijing dialect). Others speake Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghainese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese), Xiang, Gan, Hakka dialects, and  minority languages (see Ethnic groups entry).Also,  Mongolian is official in Nei Mongol, Uighur is official in Xinjiang Uygur, and Tibetan is official in Xizang (Tibet). The religions are Daoist (Taoist), Buddhist, Christian 3%-4%, and  Muslim 1%-2%. The most popular religion is atheist (2002 est.). The nationality is  Chinese.


The type of government China has is communist state. The presidents name isHU Jintao. The head leater is Premier WEN Jiabao. The legislative branch is called National People's Congress or Quanguo Renmin Daibiao Dahui. The judicial branch is called Supreme People's Court. The constitution was adopted December 1982. The people must be 18 years of age to vote.
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The GDP per country is $9,100. The agricultural products are rice, wheat, potatoes, corn, peanuts, tea,millet, barley, apples, cotton, oilseed, pork, and fish.Even thought the world leader in gross value of industrial output the industries are mining and ore processing, iron, steel, aluminum, and other metals, coal, machine building, armaments, textiles and apparel, petroleum, cement, chemicals, fertilizers, consumer products, including footwear, toys, and electronics, food processing, transportation equipment, including automobiles, rail cars and locomotives, ships, and aircraft, telecommunications equipment, commercial space launch vehicles, and satellites.The precentage is 13.9% (2011 est.). The import partners and precentage is Japan 11.2%, South Korea 9.3%, US 6.8%, Germany 5.3%, and Australia 4.6%. The export partners and precentages are US 17.1%, Hong Kong 14.1%, Japan 7.8%, South Korea 4.4%, and Germany 4%. The precent of the labor forces are agriculture: 36.7%, industry: 28.7%, and services: 34.6%. The name of China's currency is renminbi.