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  1. China is called Zhongguo (------ or ------) in Chinese.
  2. China is a united multi-ethnic nation of 56 ethnic groups. (Web site)
  3. China is a country with a great diversity of religions, protected by law, with over 100 million followers of various faiths. (Web site)


  1. Chinese is a nation with great restraint and yet has the inner strength to react and substantiate proportionally to any brutal force brought upon them. (Web site)
  2. The Chinese: a general description of the empire of China and its inhabitants. (Web site)
  3. Chinese was the official language, though periods of Mongol and Manchu conquest saw the arrival of Mongol and Manchu as alternate official languages.

Chinese Culture

  1. Chinese culture is a complete system, including its own philosophy, literature and arts, medicine, technology and science as well as language and festivals.
  2. Chinese culture is a complex mix of nuance and meaning.
  3. Chinese culture is a pacific culture. (Web site)
  4. Chinese culture is a result of the melding and collaboration of many nationalities.
  5. Chinese culture is one of great coherence, stamina and vitality.

Chinese People

  1. Chinese people are angry.
  2. The Chinese people are also known throughout the world for their artistry, skill and craftsmanship. (Web site)
  3. The Chinese people were exhorted to devote themselves to build and strengthen their country.

History of China

  1. History of China Chinese history including modern history with linked maps.
  2. The following is a timeline of the history of China: For a summary table of the dynasties in Chinese history and their dates, check here. (Web site)
  3. Like the history of China, it is conventionally divided into three periods: ancient China (c.

History of Tea In China

  1. History of tea in China - The origin of the word Cha Tea was called "tu" in the Chinese ancient classic Shi Jing (The book of Songs). (Web site)

Buddhist Association of China

  1. The Buddhist Association of China is a national religious organization.
  2. The Buddhist Association of China was established in 1953 to oversee officially sanctioned Buddhist activities. (Web site)

Buildings And Structures In China

  1. General inflatables is well known as one of the leading manufacturers of inflatable buildings and structures in China.
  2. Start the Category:Buildings and structures in China page Search for " Buildings and structures in China " in existing pages.

Chinese Society

  1. Chinese society is a roiling cauldron. (Web site)
  2. The Chinese society is a complex structure.

Dynasties In Chinese History

  1. Dynasties in Chinese history ( 7. (Web site)
  2. All these five dynasties were called Five Dynasties in Chinese history.
  3. Dynasties in Chinese history, for dates and links to more information on their histories and emperors.

Education In China

  1. Education in China is the responsibility of the Ministry of Education.

Ethnic Groups

  1. Over a hundred ethnic groups have existed in China.
  2. Throughout history, many ethnic groups have been assimilated into neighbouring ethnicities or disappeared without a trace.
  3. Thus it is asserted that all 56 recognized ethnic groups are Zhongguo ren (中國人), or Zhongguo people.

Han Chinese

  1. Han Chinese are the largest ethnic group, constituting about 80% of the population.
  2. Han Chinese were prohibited from migrating into the Manchu homeland, and Manchus were forbidden to engage in trade or manual labor. (Web site)
  3. The "Han Chinese" are simply referred to as "Chinese" by some outside of China, especially among advocates of independence for non-Han regions.
  4. The Han Chinese are a subset of the Chinese nation ( Zhonghua minzu).
  5. The Han Chinese were especially distinguished in the field of art.


  1. Silk is a continuous filament around each cocoon. (Web site)
  2. Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles.
  3. Silk is a poor conductor of electricity and thus susceptible to static cling.
  4. Silk is a poor conductor of electricity making it comfortable to wear in cool weather. (Web site)
  5. Silk is also used for parachutes, bicycle tires, comforter filling and artillery gunpowder bags.


  1. The Hulun Lake, also called the Dalai Lake, ranks among the five largest freshwater lakes of China. (Web site)
  2. In this regard, Yang Wensheng appeals for immediate measures to be taken to harness and protect the water environment of Hulun Lake. (Web site)
  3. Statistics from the Water Conservancy Bureau of Hulun Buir city show that the water level of the lake has decreased by 1.8 meters since 1999. (Web site)


  1. Beads are counted by moving them towards the middle bar. (Web site)
  2. The beads are counted by moving them up or down towards the beam.
  3. The beads are usually round and made of hard wood.
  4. The beads are usually rounded and made of a hard wood.
  5. The beads are usually rounded and made of a hardwood.

Beidou Navigation System

  1. The Beidou navigation system is a project by the People's Republic of China to develop an independent satellite navigation system. (Web site)
  2. The Beidou navigation system is a project by the Peoples Republic of China to develop an independent satellite navigation system. (Web site)


  1. Cathay is a region with Chinese inspirations in the Warhammer Fantasy setting. (Web site)
  2. Cathay is an old name for East Asia often assumed to mean China in English.
  3. Cathay is the Anglicized version of "Catai" and an alternative name for China in English.

Cathay Pacific

  1. Cathay Pacific is the only airline that operates direct flights to Italy from Hong Kong. (Web site)
  2. Cathay Pacific was hurt by the Asian recession of the late 1990s, undergoing a reorganization and developing a new identity. (Web site)

Cemeteries In China

  1. Articles in category "Cemeteries in China" There is 1 article in this category.
  2. Other burial sites, like the Shang royal cemeteries in China, were reserved for nobility alone. (Web site)

China Proper

  1. China proper is a geographical term which refers to China excluding the frontier regions of Outer China: Xinjiang, Tibet, Manchuria, and Inner Mongolia.
  2. China proper was administered in 12 districts during the reign of Kublai Khan with a governor and vice-governor each.
  3. In the nineteenth century, the term "China proper" was sometimes used by Chinese officials when they were communicating in foreign languages.
  4. The term "China proper" is less controversial if interpreted as the historical and cultural - anthropological center of the Chinese people.


  1. And introducing the term "Chindia" to Google. (Web site)
  2. Chindia is a neologism that refers to China and India together in general, and their economies in particular. (Web site)
  3. Chindia is a portmanteau neologism that refers to China and India together in general, and their economies in particular.
  4. The term "Chindia", a combination of China and India, is being used by some economists as they gauge the economic performance of the two Asian juggernauts. (Web site)

Chinese Standard Time

  1. A unified time zone - GMT+8 - was established for all its claimed territories, called Beijing Time (sometimes known as Chinese Standard Time).
  2. Therefore, Hong Kong Time is actually in the same time zone as the Chinese Standard Time.
  3. There was a new moon on September 3, 1978, at 00:07, Chinese Standard Time [1]. (Web site)

Chinese Traditional Religion

  1. Chinese traditional religion is the blend of religious practices most Han Chinese practiced for thousands of years. (Web site)

Chinese Abacus

  1. Chinese abacus is a simple device for performing mathematical calculations.
  2. The Chinese abacus is a simple device for performing mathematical calculations. (Web site)

Chinese Reunification

  1. Chinese reunification is a goal of Chinese nationalism that refers to the reunification of all of Greater China under a single political entity. (Web site)
  2. Chinese reunification is a goal of Chinese nationalism which is the unification of all of " China " under a single political entity.

Chinese World

  1. These basic elements introduce us to the scale and variety of the Chinese world. (Web site)
  2. For the Chinese world, Hong Kong is a laboratory whose successful experimentations will have a considerable impact. (Web site)
  3. A study that would be to the Chinese world what Henry Kissinger's Diplomacy is to the West has yet to be written. (Web site)

Christianity In China

  1. Christianity in China: a fragment. (Web site)


  1. Chu was in the region of many rivers, so it created an efficient riverine boat transport system augmented by wagons.
  2. Chu was one of the first scientists to figure out how laser beams could be used to exert forces on a small particle, such as a biological cell. (Web site)
  3. Shanghai: Shanghai shu dian chu ban she. (Web site)

Counting Rods

  1. Once 0 came into play, the rod numerals had become independent and their use indeed outlives the counting rods.
  2. The counting rods (籌 chou2) were used by ancient Chinese before the invention of the abacus.
  3. The counting rods could be used for a wide range of calculations, including finding the value of π and solving system of linear equations.

Cross-Strait Relations

  1. In addition, the parties which do support reunification often command considerable support for reasons that have nothing to do with cross-strait relations.
  2. Cross-strait relations in the post-Cold War era.
  3. Peking's Taiwan policy and cross-Strait relations in 1993.


  1. What supporters of Chinese reunification do oppose is desinicization or the effort to create a Taiwanese identity that is separate from the Chinese one.
  2. What supporters of Chinese unification do oppose is desinicization or the effort to create a Taiwanese identity that is separate from the Chinese one.
  3. The argument on Taiwan as of 2003 between supporters of Chinese reunification and supporters of Taiwan independence is over sinicization and desinicization. (Web site)

Emperor of China

  1. In 1912, after a prolonged period of decline, the institution of the Emperor of China disappeared and the Republic of China was established.
  2. In 1915, Yuan proclaimed himself Emperor of China in a largely unpopular move and was forced to retract his declaration shortly before his death in 1916.
  3. Kublai Khan, the great Mongol emperor of China, asked them to return with teachers and missionaries for his people. (Web site)

Emperor Shun

  1. Emperor Shun was a person of high-quality character and loved to give way to others. (Web site)
  2. The Emperor Shun was still modest and worked just as hard alongside his people. (Web site)

Emperor Yao

  1. One is the descendents of Emperor Yao or Yaotang, one line of the surname Qi.
  2. Among the offspring of Emperor Yao there was a Liu Lei who was good at training dragons.
  3. So, Emperor Yao bethroed his two daughters, E Huang and Nu Ying Jia to be Emperor Shun's wives, and passed on the throne to him. (Web site)


  1. Games are a big part of learning. (Web site)
  2. Games are held between an Irish representative team and an Australian team, under compromise rules known as International rules football.
  3. The Games are set to begin in China on August 8.
  4. The Games were finally awarded to London.

Grand Canal of China

  1. The Grand Canal of China is the world's oldest and longest canal, far surpassing the next two grand canals of the world: Suez and Panama Canal. (Web site)


  1. Guangxi is a mountainous region.
  2. Guangxi is a place renowned for its picturesque scenery.
  3. Guangxi is one of China's provinces and autonomous regions with the widest and most typical spread of the karst landform.
  4. Guangxi was made an autonomous region under the PRC government in 1949.


  1. Hebei was now called Beizhili.
  2. Hebei was now called Zhili rather than Beizhili.


  1. Heilongjiang is a land of varied topography.
  2. Heilongjiang is also an important source of lumber for China.
  3. Heilongjiang is one of principal areas of land reclamation and cultivation in China.
  4. Heilongjiang is part of Northeast China(Manchuria), the traditional base of industry for China.
  5. Heilongjiang was the first complete province to be controlled by the Chinese communists, Harbin the first major city.

Homosexuality In China

  1. Homosexuality in China was often called 'pleasures of the bitten peach', the 'cut sleeve', or the 'southern custom'.

Imperial Examination

  1. The imperial examination and education are inseparable.
  2. For around 1300 years from 605 to 1905, Mandarins were selected by merit through the extremely rigorous imperial examination.
  3. Join TripAtlas Imperial examination Photos of Imperial examination Photos belong to the individual Flickr photographers.

Inner Mongolia

  1. Inner Mongolia is a special economic zone renowned as "treasure basin".
  2. Inner Mongolia is also an important coal production base in north China.
  3. Inner Mongolia is an area of multiple ethnic groups with 3.77 million Mongolians, 17.6 million Hans and over 900,000 people of other ethnic minority groups.
  4. Inner Mongolia was formed out of parts of Manchuria as the first autonomous region.
  5. Inner Mongolia was organized under League (Inner Mongolia)|leagues, and Tibet and Qinghai were overseen by commissioners.


  1. Jiangsu is a province of the People’s Republic of China, located along the east coast of the country.
  2. Jiangsu is also an important producer of freshwater fish and other aquatic products.
  3. Jiangsu was at that time administered under two zhou (provinces): Xuzhou Province in the north, and Yangzhou Province in the south.
  4. Jiangsu was at the time administered under two zhou (political division)|zhou (provinces): Xuzhou Province in the north, and Yangzhou Province in the south.
  5. Jiangsu was established as a separate province in 1667. (Web site)


  1. Jilin is part of Northeast China, and its culture is therefore a part of the culture of Northeast China.
  2. Jilin is part of Northeast China, so shares many similaries in culture with neighbouring regions.
  3. Jilin is part of the region known as Manchuria.
  4. The name "Jilin" probably originates from an ancient term referring to the Songhua River.

Joss Paper

  1. They have studied, and continue to study, the art of talismanic Feng Shui and Joss Paper use through the tutelage of Masters Raymond Lee and Violet Chang.
  2. Their burnt offerings also included joss paper, but the joss papers had a different design from those offered to ancestors. (Web site)

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