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  • Slide 1
  • China by Luke Bonifacio The Great Wall of China Chinas president, Hu Jintao Chinas flag
  • Slide 2
  • Government China is a communist state, meaning that it has a single-party rule, and follows communist ideology. Hu Jintao is the "paramount leader" of China, and was chosen by the leader before him. China is a communist state, meaning that it has a single-party rule, and follows communist ideology. Hu Jintao is the "paramount leader" of China, and was chosen by the leader before him. Chinas president, Hu Jintao
  • Slide 3
  • Economy China has a socialist economy, meaning that the public can run businesses, but the government controls many aspects of businesses such as income of workers. Major Imports: Machinery/equipment, mineral fuels, plastics, iron, steel, and chemicals Major Exports: Machinery/equipment, textiles and clothing, footwear, toys and sporting goods, mineral fuels. China struggles to combat corruption, and other economic crimes. One of Chinas greatest successes is the major amount of exports it trades with the world. China has a socialist economy, meaning that the public can run businesses, but the government controls many aspects of businesses such as income of workers. Major Imports: Machinery/equipment, mineral fuels, plastics, iron, steel, and chemicals Major Exports: Machinery/equipment, textiles and clothing, footwear, toys and sporting goods, mineral fuels. China struggles to combat corruption, and other economic crimes. One of Chinas greatest successes is the major amount of exports it trades with the world. Chinas currency
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  • General Geography China has a very diverse land, filled with high plateaus, mountains, forests, rivers, plains and deserts. The most important of these features are the mountains, taking up 1/3 of China's land. The highest mountain range in the world, the Himalayas, resides partially in China. Two major rivers run through China, the Yellow and the Yangtze (the 3rd largest river in the world. China has a very diverse land, filled with high plateaus, mountains, forests, rivers, plains and deserts. The most important of these features are the mountains, taking up 1/3 of China's land. The highest mountain range in the world, the Himalayas, resides partially in China. Two major rivers run through China, the Yellow and the Yangtze (the 3rd largest river in the world. The Himalayas, which take up much of southern China The Yangtze River, the 3rd longest river in the world, lies in China
  • Slide 5
  • General Geography A political map of China
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  • General Geography A physical map of China
  • Slide 7
  • General Geography A map showing China's location relative to the rest of the world.
  • Slide 8
  • Climate China lies mainly in the temperate zone, while the southernmost areas reach into the tropics, and northernmost areas reach just below the arctic circle. Southern China is very wet, and the land dries up as you head north. The northwestern part of China, which is in the Gobi Desert, has less than 2 inches of rain yearly in most areas. China lies mainly in the temperate zone, while the southernmost areas reach into the tropics, and northernmost areas reach just below the arctic circle. Southern China is very wet, and the land dries up as you head north. The northwestern part of China, which is in the Gobi Desert, has less than 2 inches of rain yearly in most areas.
  • Slide 9
  • Country Flag The Chinese flag was adopted in September, 1949. It was first flown on October 1st, 1949. The red field on the flag represents revolution, the larger star represents the Communist Party, and the four smaller stars represent the people of China. The Chinese flag was adopted in September, 1949. It was first flown on October 1st, 1949. The red field on the flag represents revolution, the larger star represents the Communist Party, and the four smaller stars represent the people of China. Chinas flag
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  • Currency 6.31 Chinese Yuan = 1 US dollar OR 1 US dollar =.16 Chinese Yuan* *Due to a constant change in currency exchange rates, this information may not be accurate. It was the exchange rate as of April 25th, 2012. 6.31 Chinese Yuan = 1 US dollar OR 1 US dollar =.16 Chinese Yuan* *Due to a constant change in currency exchange rates, this information may not be accurate. It was the exchange rate as of April 25th, 2012. Chinas currency
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  • Chinese New Year The above video is of the Chinese New Year Parade. The Chinese New Year is a very important holiday in the country and dates back thousands of year. Link to full video herehere The above video is of the Chinese New Year Parade. The Chinese New Year is a very important holiday in the country and dates back thousands of year. Link to full video herehere
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  • Chinese Food One major Chinese food is rice, which is prepared in many different ways, and fish. Many different kinds of fish are consumed, and can also be prepared in different ways. Chopsticks are often used as utensils. Other foods include different types of noodles, vegetables, and other meats (mainly chicken). Chinese rice cakes, just one of the many ways to prepare rice in China. Chopsticks, a very important utensil in China
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  • Sources https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ch.html http://www.enchantedlearning.com/asia/china/flag.shtml http://www.countryreports.org/country/China.htm http://www.carloweducatetogether.ie/michaelcet/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Chinese_flag.jpg http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/china/ http://pages.videotron.com/anfossi/GreatWall1.jpg chinarah.gif bWF4Vz00MDA=_x_htp.jpg http://img.timeinc.net/time/photoessays/2007/poy/hu_jintao/hu_jintao_01.jpg https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ch.html http://www.enchantedlearning.com/asia/china/flag.shtml http://www.countryreports.org/country/China.htm http://www.carloweducatetogether.ie/michaelcet/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Chinese_flag.jpg http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/china/ http://pages.videotron.com/anfossi/GreatWall1.jpg chinarah.gif bWF4Vz00MDA=_x_htp.jpg http://img.timeinc.net/time/photoessays/2007/poy/hu_jintao/hu_jintao_01.jpg
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  • Sources II http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4b/Everest_kalapatthar_crop.jpg/280px- Everest_kalapatthar_crop.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4b/Everest_kalapatthar_crop.jpg/280px- Everest_kalapatthar_crop.jpg http://www.chinatouristmaps.com/assets/images/chinamaps/china-in-worldmap.jpg http://images.mylot.com/userImages/images/postphotos/2343327.jpg http://www.sitesatlas.com/Maps/Maps/chn-pol.gif http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4b/Everest_kalapatthar_crop.jpg/280px- Everest_kalapatthar_crop.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4b/Everest_kalapatthar_crop.jpg/280px- Everest_kalapatthar_crop.jpg http://www.chinatouristmaps.com/assets/images/chinamaps/china-in-worldmap.jpg http://images.mylot.com/userImages/images/postphotos/2343327.jpg http://www.sitesatlas.com/Maps/Maps/chn-pol.gif

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