Facts About China

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Book cover for Tibetan Folktales
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The Magic Lotus Lantern book cover
Book cover: This Is China: The First 5,000 Years
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Chinese New Year book cover
Chinese Flag and Anthem China from CIA World Factbook
  Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational issues.
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Chinese Flag and Anthem The US Army Area Handbook on China
  This site provides a very comprehensive study of China in all aspects. It is not an overstatement to say that if you do not have time to browse all the other links on this page, you must not omit this one. And if you think it is a little bit dry, here is a more interesting alternative reproduced by Leon Poon from University of Maryland.
Chinese Flag and Anthem Chinese National Flag and Anthem
  View the flag and hear the anthem at Wikipedia website.
Chinese Flag and Anthem Chinese Constitution
  Adopted on December 4, 1982, amended in 1999.
Chinese Flag and Anthem Chinese Government
  CPC, National Congress, Presidency, State Council and Supreme Court.
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Chinese Flag and Anthem Administrative Divisions of China
  It lists the Chinese provinces, automonous regions, special administrative regions, municipalities under the direct jurisdiction of central government, and more.
Chinese Flag and Anthem China in Brief
  Here you'll find fast facts about every aspect of China. Apart from land, population and history, you will also be able to learn about Chinese political system and state structure, administrative divisions, education, and environment protection. And China at a Glance from the same source.
Chinese Flag and Anthem30 Cool Facts about China
  These fun facts are picked for kids by National Geographic.
Chinese Flag and Anthem China's Official Gateway to News and Information
  Where you can get news and information about ethnic groups, population, land and administration.
Chinese Flag and Anthem Chinese History for Beginners
  China has a long history and has tomes to record it. This site is a time-saver if you need only a sketch of the long history.
Chinese Flag and Anthem Chronology of Chinese Dynasties
  China is an ancient country with nearly 5,000 years of written history. The dynasties listed in the chronology are nearly all well recorded and documented by famous historians like Sima Qian.
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Chinese Flag and Anthem A General Introduction to China
  This is the first chapter of Haiwang Yuan's book The Magic Lotus Lantern and Other Tales from the Han Chinese.
Chinese Flag and Anthem Chinese Ethnicities and Their Cultures: An Overview
  This is the first chapter of Haiwang Yuan's book Princess Peacock: Tales from the Other Peoples of China.
Chinese Flag and Anthem China's Ethnic Minorities

China has 56 officially recognized ethnic groups, with Han accounting for about 92% of the total populaton of 1.3 billion. The other 55 are referred to as "minority nationalities" or "shǎoshù mínzú" in Chinese, each enjoying a rich culture, and a spoken and/or written language. Even the Mandarin-speaking Han people speak a variety of dialects.

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Chinese Flag and Anthem Nanjing Massacre
  In 1937, Nanjing, the then capital of China, was raped and plunged into blood pools by the Japanese imperial army. History is to remind posterity of the lessons so that the same will not happen again. It is by no means to breed new hatred. Peace to the Nanjing Massacre victims. Peace to the not peaceful world even today!
Chinese Flag and Anthem CND's Chinese Calendar Home Page
  Since many traditional Chinese festivals such as the Spring Festival which is as important to the Chinese as Christmas to people in the West, are following the Lunar Calendar system, it is necessary to have a converter between it and the Solar system. Here is a site where you can find such a converter and where you can also get postscript files for the 1995 calendar.
Chinese Flag and Anthem Chinese Military Power
  This SinoDefence.com web site features Chinese military aircraft, missiles, and space programs. The previous Chinese Air Force web site is no longer available.
Chinese Flag and Anthem The Historical Status of China's Tibet
  JIAWEI, Wang; GYAINCAIN, Nyima. The Historical Status of China’s Tibet. Journal of the Washington Institute of China Studies, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 31, Mar. 2009. ISSN 2373-0005. Available at: <http://www.bpastudies.org/bpastudies/article/view/91/183>. Date accessed: 09 Oct. 2014.

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