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China Overview

Science and Technology
At beginning of 21st century, the gap in high-technology research and development between China and the world's advanced countries has visibly shrunk; 60% of technologies, including atomic energy...

Transport
Highways The building of highways is seen as key to accelerating infrastructure construction. In 2003, completed investment in highway construction was 350 billion yuan and 219 key highway projects...

Religious Beliefs
China is a country of many religious and religious beliefs are free. It has over 100 million followers of various faiths, more than 100,000 sites for religious activities, about 300,000 religious...

Tourism
Thanks to its rich tourist resources -- high mountains, elegant rivers, springs and waterfalls, rich and varied folk customs, rare species, scenic spots and historical sites, distinctive opera, music...

Politics
Communist Party of China The Communist Party of China (CPC) is the party in power all over the country. The CPC has both central and local organizations. At the top is the Central Committee and,...

Industry
In 2004, state-owned industrial enterprises and non-state enterprises with annual turnover exceeding five million yuan achieved industrial added value of 5,480.5 billion yuan and realized profits of...

Sports
Aiming to improve the health and the overall physical condition of the general population, the Nationwide Physical Fitness Program, with an emphasis on young people and children, encourages everyone...

Finance
Since reform and opening-up began in 1979, China has carried out a series of significant reforms in its banking system, and strengthened its opening to the outside world. Consequently, the finance...

Languages
The Han people have their own spoken and written languages, namely Chinese. It is the most commonly used language in China, and one of the most commonly used languages in the world. All China's 55...

Ethnic Groups
Fifty-six ethnic groups China is a united multi-ethnic nation of 56 ethnic groups. As the majority (91.6 percent) of the population is of the Han ethnic group, China's other 55 ethnic groups are...

Environment
Environmental protection has been a basic national policy in China since the 1980s. The State Environmental Protection Committee was established in 1984 and the first Environmental Protection Law...

History
China, one of the world's most ancient civilizations, has a recorded history of nearly 4,000 years. Anthropologists working in Yuanmou, in Yunnan Province, have uncovered the remains of...

Education
Since 1950 China has carried out nine-year compulsory education in a fifth of the world's population. Nine-year compulsory education operates in 90% of China's populated areas, and then illiteracy...

Geography
Located in the east on the Asian continent on the western shore of the Pacific Ocean, the People's Republic of China has a land area of about 9.6 million sq km, and is the third-largest country in...

Climate
China lies mainly in the north temperate zone, characterized by a warm climate and distinctive seasons, with a climate well suited for habitation. From September to April the following year, dry and...

Economy
China has become one of the world's major economic powers with the greatest potential. The overall living standard has reached a fairly well-off society. China's economy developed at an...

Agriculture
China is a country with a large population but less arable land. With only 7 percent of the world's cultivated land, China has to feed one fifth of the world's population. Therefore, China's...

Administrative System
Administrative Division System China's administrative units are currently based on a three-level system dividing the nation into provinces, counties, and townships: ¡ªThe country is...

China Quick Fact
Capital city Beijing National flag Five-star red flag, length and width proportion: 3:2. National anthem March of the Volunteers (lines: Arise, those who do not want to be slaves! We will use our...

A Brief Intro. of China
China is located in eastern Asia, bounded by the Pacific to the east. The third largest country in the world after Canada and Russia, it has an area of 9.6 million square kilometers, occupying...

 

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