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CRASH COURSE -- CHINA

Everyone is going to receive a crash course to bring you all up to speed on the current geographic, cultural, political, and economic climates of…

FACT / STATISTICS

Official Name: People's Republic of China

Location:

 In the heart of East Asia. Next to the Pacific Ocean.

 Has a total of 14 bordering countries. Some of which Include Afghanistan, India, North Korea, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, and Vietnam.

 Benifit: Having close neighboring countries has the potential for:

o Political communication

o Increased international relations and trade

Geo. Climate: Extremely diverse; ranging from tropical in South to subarctic in the North

Area: 9.6 million sq. km

Population: 1.3 billion

Capital: Beijing

 Nation's political and cultural hub

 The focal point for the country's transportation, communication, scientific and technological developments

 IN RECENT YEARS: It has become a prime example of what happens when investment in infrastructure goes right.

NOTE: Given the vast population and investment flows through the city. It would not be unlikely to find that your investment not to have some effect on this area one way or another.

Moving on…

Ethnic Make-up:

 Primarily Han Chinese (91.9%)

 Other 8.1% of pop.

• Consist mostly of people of various East Asian ethnicities and nationalities.

Religiouly…

Religions:

 Daoist (Taoist), Buddhist, Muslim 1%-2%, Christian 3%-4%

I should also mention that the…

Unit of Currency: Yuan

Language(s): Mandarin and Cantonese

BACKGROUND / HISTORY

Historically speaking… for centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in both arts and

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