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CHINA

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CHINA COAT OF ARMS
INTRODUCTION
Capital : Beijing
Official name: Peoples republic of China
Currency: Yuan
Languages: Chinese,Mandarin
Other Languges: Cantonese,Hakka
Religion: Confucianism,Taoism, and Buddhism
Climate : Extremes - from North to South
 China is a very diverse land including deserts, mountains and
fertile river basins.

 Western China is mountains with the
Himalaya, Tian and Pamir ranges.

 Western China also has a large desert. Central
China consists of mountainous regions.

Rivers also play a major role in China,
both for transportation and for irrigation
 Major crops include wheat and rice. Fishing is also a
major industry along the coasts.

 China has considerable natural resources
including coal, lead, zinc, copper, tungsten and
gold.

China also has considerable oil reserves
ATTRACTIONS
1.The great wall- BeIjing
BADALING
Badaling Great Wall lies in Yanqing County in
Beijing and stands on the ridge of infinite
steep mountains. There are two high peaks,
generally called the south high peak and the
north high peak. The highest point is about
1,000 meters above sea level.
The base of the wall was made of granite and
lump of soil and the top was paved with
square bricks.
The great wall averages 7.8 meters in height
and is 6.5 meters wide at the base and 5.7
meters at the top.
On both sides of the road there are dwarf
2. THE FORBIDDEN
CITY
There is a world famous architecture in the
center of Beijing. It has thousands of splendid
rooms and magnificent towers.
The largest, best-preserved, mass group of
palaces in China is found here.
Entering the Forbidden City through Wu Gate
(Wumen), there is a square. This is the first
square in the Forbidden City. A belt-shaped
artificial river runs through the square from
west to east. It is the Golden Water River.
3. THE BUND
The Bund got its name from a desolate beach
outside the old Shanghai City.
The east side of the Bund is right next to the
Huangpu River.
 To the west of the Bund, there are group of
52 buildings standing in various styles, Gothic,
Baroque, Rome, Renaissance, Classic and the
combination of Eastern and Western style.
The Bund is like "an exhibition of buildings".
4.YELLOW MOUNTAIN
It is also known as Mt. Huangshan.
Yellow Mountain is well-known all over the
world for its four scenic spots - pine forrest,
strange stone, cloud sea and hot spring.
It is one of famous mountains in China.
The scenic spots are :the Ciguang Pavilion
between the thick forest and tall bamboo, and
the Banshan Temple with quiet environment
situated between the Laoren Peak and the
Zhusha Peak.
5.POTALA PALACE
The symbol of Tibet is located in Lhasa, on top
of the Red Mountain, at an altitude of 3700
meters.
This was the main residence of the spiritual
leader of Tibetan Buddhism, the Dalai Lama.
The whole complex is 13 stories high and
contains about 1000 rooms.
It contains a seminary, a printing workshop,
living quarters, shrines, reliquary monuments,
and an assembly hall for the monks.
6.LI RIVER
The Li River is located in Guangxi Province.
The scenery of Guilin is the best in the world,
and Yangshuo's scenery is the best in Guilin."
On both sides of its bank are numerous
wonderful sights, such as blue water circling
the mountains, odd peaks reflected in the
water, waterfalls flying down from the
mountains.
The Li River is a pearl among the beautiful
landscapes in China.
AIRPORTS
 Beijing International Airport
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