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China Map with Cities, Roads, and Rivers
|China is located in eastern Asia. China is bordered by the Yellow Sea, Korea Bay, South China Sea, and East China Sea; Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Nepal to the west, Russia and Mongolia to the north, Bhutan, Myanmar (Burma), Laos, North Korea, and Vietnam to the south, and Regional Borders with Hong Kong and Macau to the south.|
|China is located in eastern Asia. China is bordered to the east by Korea Bay, the Yellow Sea, East China Sea, and South China Sea; Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Nepal to the west; Russia and Mongolia to the north; Bhutan, Myanmar (Burma), Laos, Vietnam, and North Korea to the south; and regional borders with Hong Kong and Macau to the south.|
Map of China Provinces
China Bordering Countries:Afghanistan, Bhutan, Myanmar (Burma), India, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Vietnam
Regional Maps:Map of Hong Kong, Map of Taiwan, Map of Asia, World Map
Where is China?
China Cities:Beijing (Peking), Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Golmud, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Haikou, Hailar, Hami, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hefei, Hohhot, Hotan, Hunchun, Jinan, Kaohsiung, Karamay, Kashi, Korla, Kunming, Lanzhou, Lhasa, Lianyungang, Nanchang, Nanjing, Nanning, Ningbo, Qiemo, Qingdao, Qinhuangdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Taichung, Taipei, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Urumqi, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an, Xining, Yinchuan, Yumen, Zhanjiang, and Zhengzhou.
China Administrative Divisions:China has 23 provinces (including Taiwan), 4 municipalities, 5 autonomous regions, and 2 Special Administrative Regions.
China Provinces:Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Yunnan, and Zhejiang.
China Municipalities:Beijing, Chongqing, Shanghai, and Tianjin.
China Autonomous Regions:Guangxi, Nei Mongol (Inner Mongolia), Ningxia, Xinjiang, and Xizang (Tibet).
China Special Administrative Regions:Hong Kong and Macau.
China Locations:Bam Co Lake, Bay of Bengal, Baytik Shan Mountains, Bo Hai, East China Sea, Gobi Desert, Gulf of Tonkin, Hengduan Shan Mountains, Hong Kong S.A.R., Indus River, Korea Bay, Kunlun Shan Mountains, Macau S.A.R., Mekong River, Nam Co Lake, Philippine Sea, Qilian Shan Mountains, Qinghai Hu Lake, Salween River, Songhua River, South China Sea, Taiwan Strait, Tian Shan Mountains, Xi Jiang River, Yangtze (Chang Jiang) River, Yellow (Huang) River, and Yellow Sea.
China Natural Resources:China has numerous natural resources. The fuel resources include coal, natural gas, petroleum, and the world's largest hydropower potential. The many metallic resources include aluminum, antimony, iron ore, lead, magnetite, manganese, mercury, molybdenum, tin, tungsten, uranium, vanadium, and zinc.
China Natural Hazards:China has a wide range of natural hazards that occur in this large country. These include droughts, land subsidence, earthquakes, tsunamis, and damaging floods. In addition, approximately five typhoons strike the southern and eastern coasts each year.
China Environmental Issues:China has numerous environmental issues. These include air pollution, particularly greenhouse gases and sulfur dioxide particulates, from dependence on coal. This, in turn, produces acid rain. There is water pollution from untreated wastes. In the northern part of the country there are water shortages. China has an estimated loss of one-fifth of their agricultural land, since 1949, due to soil erosion and economic development. In addition to this is deforestation and desertification. The country also has an active trade of endangered species.
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