China Fast Facts...
Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam
1,338,612,968 (July 2009 est.)
9,326,410 sq km
GDP Per Capita
$6,000 (2008 est.)
$5,500 (2007 est.)
$4,900 (2006 est.)
The Huang He (also called the Yellow River) and the Yangtze
Form Of Government
The Great Wall
The Great Wall of China was first ordered constructed by Emperor Qin during the Qin Dynasty to defend his realm against marauding nomadic tribes, and its construction continued throughout successive Chinese dynasties.The Great Wall stretches over approximately 6,400 km.The Great Wall offers a timeless charm to tourists, but scenery varies with seasons. Visit it in different time you will get a quite different scene.
Huang Long scenic spot has very special sceneries, rich natural resources, and primeval forest. Huanglong is thus called "A Fairyland on Earth". There are snow mountains just like those in Canada, the Great Gorge in America, the primeval forest in Colorado, and the glamourous ponds in Huangshi Park. With so many wonderful views gathered in one place, Huang Long is not only the treasure of China, but also the treasure of the world.
The Sanskrit name Himalaya, meaning "abode of snow," truly characterizes the vast permanent snowfields above the snow line. Watching the Himalayas - cool, lofty and majestic - can be a breathtaking experience. The timelessness of such mountains has a soothing effect, sometimes inspiring, to the beholder.