• The People's Republic of China
extends from 80 ° W to 120 °
W, meaning that China covers a twelfth
of the length of the world, More than a
fifth of the world's population lives
within the borders of China. Gave birth
to one of the world's earliest
civilizations and has a recorded history
that dates back some 3,500 years.
• in the north, is one of the coldest areas
of the country where agricultural
production is presented in every
• south ever green forests.
• The East, plains and rolling hills
• In general, the west is dry with abundant
deserts,comprises three of the highest
mountains in the world the Tien Shan,
the Kunlun Mountains and Qin Lingand,
also is presented the mount everest
The main natural resources of China
are: coal, iron ore, oil, natural
gas, mercury, tin, tungsten, aluminum
, lead,, uranium, hydropower.
The exploitation of the land:
Arable land: 14%;
Permanent pastures: 43%;
In China we find some of the great and fast
flowing rivers of the world. They are huge rivers
with basins that cross wide range of climates. It
has more than 50,000 watersheds, the longest
river in China is the Yangtze (or Blue
River), which is 5,800 kilometers in
length, making it one of the longest rivers in the
Policy of the china
The policy of the Republic of China is
based on a power structure
comprising three key areas: the party
and subordinated to it, the army and
the state. The head of state is for the
President of the Republic of China as
the leader of the party's general
secretary and leader of the military is
the president of the Central Military
The judicial system
Unlike what happens in other
countries formally in China there is
no independent judiciary. Although
since the late 1970s there has been
an attempt to develop an effective
legal system based largely on the
European continental law system, the
judiciary remains under the authority
of the party.
Mandarin Chinese is the official language. Unlike other
languages, has a wide variety of dialects (5 recognized)
and written forms (2 alphabets recognized).
Currently, there is great confusion about
categorization, but generally fall into five main dialects:
Mandarin, Wu , Min, Yue and insulating hakka.
Es language par excellence all his words are
monosyllabic and distinctive tone. This language
belongs to the family but Tibetan, and also in other
countries officially as the Republic of China and
Singapore. It is the most spoken language in the
world, with more than 1000 million native
1) Is the only construction of man that can be
seen from space.
2) It has a length of thousands of kilometers.
• 3) That the bodies of those who built it
buried under the wall.
• The first myth: "It is the only human
construction visible from the moon and
space" was checked that says any
manmade building out of sight from 480
km. The myth would have originated in the
1938 book "The Second Book of Wonders"
by Richard Halliburton, written long before
the man on the moon.
The second myth responds to exaggerate
the length of the Great Wall of China. The
Great Wall is not a construction unit but a
series of walls, towers and fortifications of
5.500 miles (8,850 k) and 10,000 Li, as
• The third myth is related to a legend of the
Qin Dynasty. This is not true according to
history and archeology, the bodies were
found a few miles of the wall, as they
would otherwise have lost the stability of
• The wall that we visited today is almost
entirely built during the Ming Dynasty and
most tourists visit Badalin, just 55 km from
Beijing, which is the closest point and best
restored. Like any major resort is a resort
with ski lifts, trains, shops and restaurants.