China

Government,Economy,Culture, & Geography

Geography

The geography of China include:Climate: the climate in china is extremely diverse; tropical in south to subarctic in north.Landforms: The landforms are mostly mountains, high plateaus, deserts in west; plains, deltas, and hills in the east.Natural resources:The natural resources in China are coal, iron ore, petroleum, natural gas, mercury, tin, tungsten, antimony, manganese, molybdenum, vanadium, magnetite, aluminum, lead, zinc, rare earth elements, uranium, hydropower potential (world's largest).Natural disasters:Most of the natural disasters in China are frequent typhoons (about five per year along southern and eastern coasts); damaging floods; tsunamis; earthquakes; droughts; land subsidence 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 .This is the geography of China.

GOVERNMENT

China's government is a communist state.Executive Branch:The head of China's government is Premier WEN Jiabao.He has been the head since March 16, 2003.The cheif of state is President HU Jintao .Legislative Branch:The leaders of the legislative branch are theNational People's Congress or Quanguo Renmin Daibiao Dahui.Judicial Branch:      The leaders of the Judicial Branch are the Supreme People's Court, Local People's Courts ,& Special People's Courts . When was the Constitution adopted? The constitution was adopted on December 4,1982.Age when citizens can vote:Citizens can vote when they turn 18 years old.That is the government of China.

ECONOMY

The GDP Per Capita is $9,100.That is in US money.Some of the agricultural products in China are rice, wheat, potatoes, corn, peanuts, tea, millet, barley, apples, cotton, oilseed,pork,&fish.China is the world leader in gross value of agricultural output.China has 47% of industries in their country.Some of them include 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, & satellites.China has import partners around the world.China imports 11.2% with Japan , imports 9.3% with South Korea ,imorts 6.8% with the US , 5.3% with Germany , & 4.6% with Australia .China also has export partners.China exports 17.1%with the US, 14.1% with Hong Kong ,7.8% with Japan ,4.4% with South Korea ,& 4% with Germany . China's labor force is 36.7% of agriculture,28.7% of industry,& 34.6% of services.the name of the currency is Renminbi.That is some of China's economy.

CULTURE

China has a rich culture.The nationality is Chinese.That is what the people are called.The Chinese are made up of about 20 ethnic groups. The top three are Han Chinese , Zhuang, & Manchu.The languages spoken there are Standard Chinese or Mandarin, Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghainese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese), Xiang, Gan,& Hakka dialects.Finally the religions. They are Daoist (Taoist), Buddhist, Christian ,&Muslim.

RESOURCES

I gathered my information  from https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ch.html.