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LETS GO TO CHINA. By THOMAS & LUKAS. CONTENTS. Page1- intro Page2- quickfacts Page3- festivals Page4- food Page5- great places Page6 great places 2 Page7- native wildlife Page8- bibliography. INTRODUCTION. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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LETS GO TO CHINA

LETS GO TO CHINABy THOMAS & LUKAS

Page1- introPage2-quickfactsPage3-festivalsPage4- foodPage5- great placesPage6 great places 2Page7-native wildlifePage8- bibliography

CONTENTSChina is located in the northern hemisphere, eastern Asia. China is approx. 9.6 million square kilometres. They grow rice and wheat in large areas so that is why there's so many rice dishes and its a main agricultural source. The capital city is Beijing and it has the Forbidden city which is a really sacred wonder to China.INTRODUCTION

China is home to one-quarter of the worlds population.China has the worlds largest population in the world.China has about 9.6 million square kilometres and the shape of it has resemblance to a rooster.It has borders with about 14 different countries including Korea, Russia and India.

QUICK FACTS

FESTIVALSThe Dragon Boat Festival is on the 5th day of the 5th lunar month and has had a history of more than 2,000 years. It is usually in June.There are many legends about the festival but the most popular of which is in remembering of Qu Yuan. Qu Yuan was minister of the State of Chu and one of China's earliest poets. In great pressure from the powerful Qin State, he strengthened the country and its military to fight against the Qin. However, he was opposed by aristocrats headed by Zi LAN. In 278 BC he heard the news that Qin troops had finally conquered Chu's capital, so he finished his last piece and threw himself into the Mi uo River, rapping his arms around a large stone. That day happened to be the 5th of the 5th month in the Chinese lunar calendar.

FOOD Since ancient times, many factors have influenced it. Cooking Chinese food requires more time and effort, and is considered a very sophisticated task. Many travellers who have visited China consider Chinese cuisines one of the best. A meal in Chinese culture is typically made of two general parts:main food - a carbohydrate source, typically rice, noodles and asidedish - of vegetables, fish, meat or other food.Today there are mainly four main styles of food in China Beijing style, the Shanghai style, the SzechuanStyle and theCantonese Style. The Cantonese style is the most popular style in overseas restaurants. When you are travelling in China, you would find it extremely hard to resist the Peking duck, the Shanghai pork bun, or the Cantonese dim sum.

The Terracotta warriors, a collection of terracotta sculptures showing the armies of Shi Huangdi (the First Emperor of China). The warriors dating from 210 BC were discovered in 1974 by some farmers in the Linton District, Shaanxi province near the Mausoleum of the First Qin. The figures vary in height, according to their roles, with the tallest being the generals. The figures include warriors, chariots, horses, officials, acrobats, strongmen and musicians.

GREAT PLACES

The park opened to visitors on 12 September 2005. Disney attempted to avoid problems of cultural backlash by incorporating Chinese culture, customs, and traditions, when designing and building the resort. The park consists of four themed areas: Main Street, Fantasyland, Adventureland, and Tomorrowland. The park has a daily capacity of 34 000 visitors. The park will be having an expansion. After the expansion, the park is expected to have 7.92 million to 8.92 million visitors every year. The park capacity will increase to have up to 10 million visitors annually over a 15 year expansion period.GREAT PLACES 2

Siberian tiger the Siberian tiger (Panthera Tigris altaica) is one of the few remaining tigers native to china. They are usually found in low lying areas such as main forests or swamps. The tiger usually feasts on wild deer and other domestic animals like pigs and sheep.

Giant pandaThe giant panda is one of the most visited tourist attraction. It is also is on the fall in numbers due to logging and destruction of habitat. The giant panda is also featured on the Chinese coin. The giant Panda almost always eat bamboo shoots and leaves due to nutrition levels they have to eat a lot of bamboo.

NATIVE WILD LIFE

Google imageswww.china.org.cnwww.wikipedia.comwww.travelchinaguide.com

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