Learning unit: Introduction to China. Syllabus:
- History of China.
- About China: geography, population, languages, religion...
The People's Republic of China is the 3th biggest
nation in the world (9,600,000 Km²)
The People's Republic of China is a nation with a very early civilization and a long
history. The ancient Chinese has invented: the compass, gunpowder, the art of paper-making
or block printing. The Great Wall or the Grand Canal built by the Chinese people are regarded as engineering
achievement of all the times.
Learning unit summary Introduction to China:
The People's Republic of China is divided into provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities. A province or an autonomous region is
subdivided into autonomous prefectures, counties, autonomous counties and /or
cities. A county or an autonomous county is subdivided into townships, ethnic
townships and/or towns.
Total population in the mainland of the People's Republic of China (PRC)
amounted to 1,347,350,000. The natural growth rate of population was - 0.1 per thousand in Beijing and it was - 1.35 per thousand in Shanghai.
The People's Republic of China is a tied multi-ethnic nation (56 ethnic Groups).
The majority ethnic group in China is the Han (91.6%). The 55 ethnic
Groups of the People's Republic of China are referred to as ethnic minorities.
Borders of China: Mongolia, Russia,
North Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Bhutan, Nepal, India, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, South Korea and Macau.
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