China UN Paper

Essay by elliesothbarrJunior High, 8th gradeA+, May 2005

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China is located in Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and the South China Sea. It is between North Korea and Vietnam. The absolute location is 35 degrees N and 105 degrees E. China has many ways they interact with the world. They export machinery, and equipment; textiles and clothing footwear, toys and sporting goods; and mineral fuels. The movement in China is railways, highways, waterways, 20 harbors/ports, 500 airports. The have 351 paved runways and 149 unpaved. There land is basically made up of mostly mountains, high plateaus, deserts in the western area. They also have plains, deltas, and hills located in the east. The Lowest point in China is the Turban Pendi 154 m, Highest point is Mount Everest 8,850 m.


China's government is a communist state, which is a complex amalgam of custom and statute, largely criminal law, rudimentary civil code in effect since January 1st 1980 continuing efforts are being made to improve civil, administrative, criministrative, criminal, and commercial law.

China gained independence in 221 BC, which was a really long time ago. China has many religions such as Daoist (Taoist), Buddhist, Muslim, Christianity and Judaism. They have ethnic groups like Han Chinese: 91.9% (most), Zhunag, Uyger, Hui, Yi, Tibetan, Miao, Manchu, Mongol, Buyi, Korean and other nationalities: 8.1%. Some holidays that China has are Lantern Festival: 15th of the first month of the year, Dragon boat festival: 5th of the fifth month of the year and of course New years which is the 1st of the first month of the year! The Currency (economy) in China is Yuan (CNY) also referred to as the Renminbi, exchange rate is Yuan per US dollar. Standard Chinese is the main language used in China others are Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghaiese), Minbeu...