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This category covers questions about the People's Republic of China (not to be confused with the Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan), though it is usually simplified as China. An ancient civilization, Chinese history extends hundreds of thousands of years. The most spoken language in China is Mandarin, followed by Cantonese and English. The capital of China is Beijing.
Is China better than the United States?
The Debate The most commonly debated ideas between the two: Society and Demographics Pointing out the obvious, China's 1.34 billion population far outsizes the 314 million people in the United States (US). However, in terms of total geographical area, China and the US are on par at around 9,700,000 km2. As a result, China has a population density more than 4 times that of the US. The US has a much higher human development index (HDI), which it ranks 4th compared to China which ranks...
Asked in China and Chinese Territories, Beijing
What is the capital of China?
Beijing, formerly known as Peking, is the capital of China. In Chinese, Beijing means 'northern capital'. It is sometimes mispronounced with a softer 'j', but its correct pronunciation is bǎy-jīng (as in 'jingle'). The political and cultural capital of China for hundreds of years, Beijing perhaps makes decisions for more people than any other capital city. Beijing is located on the western coast of China on the Pacific Ocean and stands at the northern tip of the North China Plain. The city is...
Asked in China and Chinese Territories, Chemistry
What is a product made from xylene?
Xylene is generally used as a solvent. It is often encountered as a mixture of three different isomers, (same composition different structure), which are generically dimethylbenzenes. Para-xylene (1, 4 dimethyl benzene) can be oxidised toterephthalicacid which is then used for manufacture of PET plastiic. Xylenes can be chlorinated to form disinfectants (PCMX). ...
What is an example of demography?
Demography is the statistical study of human population. It can be a very general science that can be applied to any kind of dynamic human population, that is, one that changes over time or space (see population dynamics). It encompasses the study of the size, structure and distribution of these populations, and spatial and/or temporal changes in them in response to birth, migration, aging and death. Examples for demographic changes and pattern can be given widely. Europe's population is declining day by day....
What are people not allowed to in china?
im a Chinese, and i can tell you that China is not as terrifying and tyrannical as it sounds in western media. But there are, for sure, something banned in China, which government on this planet doesn't ban things anyway? in China, people are claimed to have the freedom of speech according the constitution, but in reality, people and media are only allowed to attack the local government and officials, but when the central government or the leading politicians got involved in...
Asked in China and Chinese Territories, Population
What is the population of China?
1.3 billion Here are some estimates of the population of China over time: 2009: 1,331,460,000 2011: 1,342,640,000 (March 2011), almost one fifth of the world's population. 2012: 1,335,500,000 2013: 1,350,000,000 (As of early 2015, the most recent population numbers available are from 2013.) As a comparison, approximate population numbers for a few other areas (2013): India: 1.25 billion Sub-Saharan Africa: 936.9 million Latin America and Caribbean: 615.3 million Middle East and North Africa: 402.6 million North America (including the US): 351.4 million United States: 316.5 million Australia: 23.1 million 1/5 of the world's population....
How does china handle cultural diversity?
Diversity In The Chinese Workplace Diversity in the Chinese Work Place In terms of race, there is very little diversity in Chinese businesses. China currently has the worlds' largest population at 1.2 billion people which could be a reason of the lack of racial diversity in business. Even though there is a lack of racial diversity that does not mean that there is no diversity in Chinese businesses. Diversity is not limited to just race or ethnic background, which is what most people think...
Asked in Parenting and Children, History of China, China and Chinese Territories, China's One-Child Policy
What do the people of China think about one child policy?
As authentic Chinese man, I think the one-child policy taken by the Chinese Central Government has more advantages than disadvantages, though it's not carried out completed in some rural areas of China. I have to admit that the policy do help China a lot both in economy development and social development. ...
Asked in China and Chinese Territories, Shanghai
Distance between shanghai and wuxi?
by road its 110 kms.it takes @ 90 minutes by express highway.and good news is from 1st July intercity railway has been started and it takes only 25 minutes to reach shanghai. the train runs at a max. speed of 350 kms/hr. ...
Asked in China and Chinese Territories
Does china have clean air?
Yes, it does. China is huge and densely populated but only in about one-third or less of the continent. The rest in terrain that is not suitable for building large cities, so that air is relatively "clean" ("clean" is a strange term, but in the sense you're using it, yes) China is the world's biggest polluter. Some areas of China, particularly western China, have fairly clean air, but the cities do not. ...