Location :• China is located in the east of the Asian continent, on the western shore of the Pacific Ocean, spans over 49 latitudes, and from east to west, over 62 longitudes. (c) 2007 brainybetty.com All Rights2 Reserved.
Capital : BeijingArea: 9.6 million square kilometers.Population: population of 1.3 billionCurrency :Dollars (c) 2007 brainybetty.com All Rights Reserved. 3
Chinese history is long and complex—with records dating to around 1600BC. Although the histories of Egypt and the Middle East are considerablyolder, cultural threads, exemplified in written language, architecture andother aspects of material culture, beliefs, and custom clearly linkcontemporary China to a distant past—more so than most contemporarycultures today. That cultural legacy has been at times a burden, but moreoften serves as a valued pool of philosophical, material, and spiritualtraditions. (c) 2007 brainybetty.com All Rights Reserved. 4
The PresidentThe current President isHue Junta; current Vice-President is Zing Qigong.The President of Chinaoccupies the highest stateoffice (c) 2007 brainybetty.com All Rights Reserved. 5
Beijing, Chinas national capital, is situated at the north edge ofthe North China Plain. Not far to its northwest is the vast InnerMongolian Plateau and a hundred kilometers to the east is theBohai Sea. Beijing is also flanked by the crawling TaichungMountains to its west and the alluvial plain by the rivers of Yon. ding and Chambal to its south (c) 2007 brainybetty.com All Rights Reserved. 6
WEATHER ve isot h er m h a s nort h of the r o d eg r e esArea w ze tu r es b el o o. Mohe intempera of it, above zer f 30 th n av er a g e oa n d so u can hit a w zero, while ang H ei l o n g j i elo igrade b ya in Hainan ent d egrees c u re o f S an er a t 0 de gr e es th e t em p ve 2 Provinc e i s ab o (c) 2007 brainybetty.com All Rights Reserved. 7
FAMOUS SPORTSFOOT BALL Table Tennis (c) 2007 brainybetty.com All Rights Reserved. 8
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The 74-meter tall Huangguoshu Fall, which is Chinas largest • fall, boasts abundant water throughout the year. Although the waters wildness does not mask its delicacy and elegance, its great momentum overwhelms everyone who has been to the fall. Rainbows are often seen on the fall, leading the visitors to a dreamlike world. The karst landscape nearby is (c) 2007 brainybetty.com All Rights10 . also another tourist attraction Reserved.
With an altitude of 4,700 meters (m) and an area of 1,940 square • kilometers (km), Namtso Lake, Chinas tallest saltwater lake, is asacred lake to Tibetans, attracting many disciples to pilgrim from farand near. The lake, like a huge pearl mirror embedded into the north Tibetan steppe, reflects the belief and pursuit of the Tibetans for many generations. Besides, the natural scenery is breathtaking, . attracting flocks of photographers to catch its beauty each year (c) 2007 brainybetty.com All Rights 11 Reserved.
The Ascent of Mount Everest is an ultimate dream for many professional adventurers and climbers, but for amateurs, to just walk around it is also very good sport. The best periods to admire the mountain are from April to June and from September to October. Professional physical strength training is necessary before climbing. (c) 2007 brainybetty.com All Rights 12 Reserved.
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