Where is Middle Earth

China

Landscape

China has very nice plains and mountains.

Culture

Chinese dont write with letters. altought we do have pinyin, that didn't come until the late 1900s. We also eat rice as our main dish and meat and vegetables as sides that we eat with rice,

Language

We mostly speak Mandarin, but some places speak Cantonese or Taiwanese.

Reason

China and Middle Earth share similar landscapes. They have a tall mountain range, and has nice plain areas. China also have many lakes

Conclusion

China has lots of similar landscape, and that is basically the only similarity