Asia

China

capital city

The capital city of china is Bejing.

Bejing is the largest city in China.


Land size and climate of china

China is 9,706,961 sq km but slightly smaller than the US.

In Summer it is burning hot anddry and in the winter it is freezing cold.

population

Their is 1.351 billion peole that live in China but changing numbers each second of the day .


religon

Although there is no "official" religion in China, there are a number of religions and spiritual followings practiced by Chinese. The most widely practiced religions are Buddhism and taoism

Customs/beliefs

The largest festival also called the Spring Festival marks the beginning of the lunar new year. It falls between mid-January and mid-February and is a time to honour ancestors.

language

The language people in china use is Chinese.

Chinese is the most widely spoken language in the world.

history highlights

The great wall of China is one of the largest turost attractions in the world.



Economy

The economic revolution has however also created a new wealthy.The newly wealthy are creating a huge consumer market in China demanding the latest gadgets and fashions. With over half a billion mobile-phone users, China has more subscribers than America, Japan, Germany and Britain combined.

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Education

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children are enrolled at primary schools, but not all 12-16year-olds can continue on to study in secondary school.In some remote villages, parents may show less support for their daughters to continue their schooling.



Health

The healthcare system reform in china refers to the healthcare system transition in modern China

Living Conditions

Standards of living vary greatly in China. Many Chinese people in the country still live a life of subsistence farming unchanged for hundreds of years - 300 million people in China have no access to safe water and nearly 800 million have seen no improvement in sanitation and hygiene in recent years. Since 1995 more than 100 million peasants have left their villages for China's cities, looking for work.

Natural Resources

The country's farmland covers about 10% of its total land areaThe country has 67,500 sq. km of fresh water lakes production bases for fish, shrimps and other aquatic products.

China has deposits of every one of the 150 minerals found so far in the natural world. Ranking first in the world, in proven deposits, are 12 minerals tungsten, antimony, titanium, vanadium, zinc, rare earth, magnesite, pyrite, fluorite, barite, plaster stone and graphite ranking second and third are six.

It is home to 32,800 higher plant varieties and 104,000 animal varieties. Among them are some that are quite rare, including the giant panda, the golden monkey, the Yangtze alligator, white-flag dolphin, the metasequoia and the dove tree all are living fossils.
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Enviromental Issues

On December 26, 2004, an earthquake with an estimated magnitude of between 9.1 to 9.3