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The Great Wall of China - Photo by exfordy - CC-BY

Population 2006.............................................. 1,313,973,713
GNP per capita 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 7600
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 6000
Unemployment.....................................................................4.2%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.1
Labor force (%) ....... 1.4
Total Area...................................................................3,705,392 sq. mi.
 

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Summer Palace, Beijing, China - Photo by jimg944 - CC-BY

Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 6
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 32
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 70
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 23
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................. 16
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 83
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................17

 

Go to China Capital City Beijing City Profile - Go to Beijing Tourism - To China History

Are there pyramids in China? __ You will find a brief speculative article about Chinese pyramids. - From quezi.com - http://quezi.com/532

China __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/china/

China __ A good overview, Chinese history, Chinese government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107411.html

China __ "China isn't a country - it's a different world. From shop-till-you-drop metropolises to the epic grasslands of Inner Mongolia - with deserts, sacred peaks, astounding caves, and imperial ruins - it's a land of cultural and geographic schisms. It's not that China has completely done away with its Maoist past - it's more that the yin of revolutionary zeal is being balanced by the yang of economic pragmatism, and the oldguard communists are giving way to the new wave entrepreneurs." China history, culture, statistics, more. - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/north_east_asia/china/

China - Atlapedia Online __ A concise description of the country of China - From Atlapedia Online/Latimer Clarke Corporation Pty Ltd - http://www.atlapedia.com/online/countries/china.htm


 
China the Beautiful - Chinese Art and Literature __ Classical Chinese Art, Calligraphy, Poetry, Chinese History, Literature, Painting and a whole lot more. This is a place you might want to spend some time. - From Ming L. Pei - http://www.chinapage.com/china.html

China Daily __ Online English language newspaper. - illustrated - From china Daily - http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/en/home/index.html

China Geography __ Here you will find the basics of Chinese Geography, mostly designed for the younger student. - illustrated - From kidport.com - http://www.kidport.com/RefLib/WorldGeography/China/China.htm

 

China: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Chinese geography, maps of China and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blchina.htm

china map and map of china information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of China, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/cn.htm

CHINA ONLINE - The Information Network for China __ News and editorials about China. Good resource for researching up-to-the-minute issues. ChinaOnline is an independent source of business information and is not funded by any government - illustrated - From ChinaOnline.com - http://www.chinaonline.com/

China Photos __ You will find several pages of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of China. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/China/

China Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of China as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of China and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/china&fs=large

China Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a few of the China video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/china/

China's Communist Revolution __ "On 1 October 1949 Mao Zedong proclaimed the founding of the People's Republic of China. It was a time of revolution, upheaval and bloodshed. The events of that period, and the first decades of communist rule which followed, forged the identity of modern China." A special report from BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/special_report/1999/09/99/china_50/default.htm

China's economy | Articles By Subject | Economist.com __ More than 500 click-to-read articles about the Chinese economy. - From economist.com - http://www.economist.com/research/articlesBySubject/display.cfm?id=478048 

Country Profile: China __ A general overview including China's history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "After stagnating for two decades under the rigid authoritarianism of early Communist rule, China has emerged in recent years as one of the world's leading powers, its influence growing in the economic rather than military sphere." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1287798.stm

Economy of the People's Republic of China __ "The economy of the People's Republic of China is the fourth largest in the world when measured by nominal GDP." An encyclopedic article about the economy of China with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_the_People's_Republic_of_China

Gov.cn: The Chinese Central Government's Official Web Portal __ You will find information on everything here from the National People's Congress through the Central Military Commission. Learn about the structure of the government of China, its officials and procedures. - illustrated - From government of China - http://english.gov.cn/ 

Government Information Office, Republic of China (Taiwan) __ You will find a history of the Republic of Taiwan, culture, news, international affairs and a lot more. You will also find links to other materials about Taiwan. - illustrated - From Republic of China - http://www.gio.gov.tw/

History of China: Table of Contents __ Here you will find a series of click-to-read articles on Chinese history from prehistory to contemporary. An excellent resource. - http://www-chaos.umd.edu/history/toc.html


 
Maps Of China __ You will find a wide variety of China map resources. Select China maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_China.html

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China __ Here is a message from the Minister of Foreign Affairs: "This website will try to present a more complete picture of China's diplomatic efforts, provide needed information in a more timely fashion and, at the same time, listen to what you have got to say. I am confident that this website will become a public window on China's diplomacy with the support of the friends like you." Jam packed with information. - illustrated - From People's Republic of China - http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/eng/

Thomas L. Friedman, Chinese leap forward into uncertain future __ An excellent article by columnist Thomas L. Friedman - From Singapore Press Holdings Ltd - http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/55/193.html


 

 

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