In the whole of
Asian continent China is the largest country. China Bordered by Russia,
India, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Kyrgyzstan,
Laos, Macau (semi-autonomous), Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and
Vietnam. Beijing is the capital of China, China covers about 9,596,960
square kilometers. China is thefourth
the world (after Russia,Canada,
and the USA). The major rivers in China are the Yangtse River, the Yellow
River, and the Pearl River. The highest mountain range in the world, the
Himalayas, borders China. Other major mountain ranges in China are the
Ch'ang-pai Mountains, theTsinling Mountains, and the Nan range. China is
rich in tourist attractions. The nature has endowed it with spectacular
views. The 5,000 years long history has left it with many places of
interest. The 56 ethnic groups make the country's folk customs so colorful.
Due to all of these, plus unique music, drama and world-known delicacy,
China attracts large crowds of tourists from home and abroad every year.
China's tourist resources can be primarily divided into three parts: natural
landscape, manmade attractions and folk customs.The
vast areas of the land and long coastline have blessed the country with
magnificent and colorful landscapes. Here, you can see gorgeous canyons, as
well as steep mountains; evergreen tropical rain forest, as well as
snow-covered mountain ranges; desolate deserts, as well as crystal lakes.
The major natural landscape types in the world can be found in this
beautiful land. To appreciate the wild beauty, you can go to Qinghai-Tibet
Plateau where wild lives will show you the toughness of life. To appreciate
the majestic beauty, go to Himalaya Mountains, which will tell you what is
the limit of height. To appreciate the elegant beauty, please visit the
winding rivers and tender water towns in southern China. The longChinese historyand
splendid culture have left countless sites of historic interest. The
industrious Chinese ancient laboring people had created innumerable world
wonders such asGreat
City, accompanied by the circulation of many stories and allusions. To
understand the splendid Chinese culture, you are suggested visiting places
of historical interest. Generally speaking, the historic relics in China can
be classified into three groups: holy place of religious culture, rock
paintings and grottos, and famous historical and cultural cities. To see the
holy place of religious culture, you will get to know how the three main
world's religion as well as Chinese native Taoism developed in the country.
The rock paintings and grottos are the gem and the symbol of Chinese ancient
art treasure. China has over 100 historical and cultural cities, many of
which have a history of over 1,000 years. Strolling in these cities, you
will feel time slowly flowing backwards, and this is perhaps the best way to
understand their glorious culture and history. China is a big family of56
ethnic groups, each of whom differs in traditional culture and life styles.
People, mainly living inXishuangbanna of
year. On this day, people will chase and splash water on each other as they
think water is the symbol of luck and happiness.Nadam
annual pageant which is held between July and August. On this important
festival, sport activities such as horseracing, wrestling, tug-of-war and
ball games are held, attracting many local people to take part in and
visitors to watch. Participate in these colorful activities, and you will
learn more about the country's diversified culture.
Mountainous regions occupies
the greater part of China. Its principal ranges are the Tien Shan, the
Kunlun chain, and the Trans-Himalaya. In the southwest is Tibet, which China
annexed in 1950. The Gobi Desert lies to the north. China proper consists of
three great river:.........
China is under the influence of monsoon because of her location in
the northern temperate zone. From September and October to March and April
next year monsoon blow from Siberia and the Mongolia Plateau into China and
decrease in force as it goes southward,..........
The national language isPutonghua(the
common speech) or Mandarin, which is also one of the five working languages
at the United Nations. Most of the 55 minority nationalities have their own
languages. Cantonese is one of the local dialects of southern China.As
a written language,......
The earliest recorded human settlements in what is
today called China were discovered in the Huang He basin and date from about
precursor of modern China's ideographic writing system developed during the
Shang dynasty (1500–1000B.C.),
allowing the emerging feudal states of the era to achieve an advanced stage