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Shanghai, China Overview

Shanghai, China Overview

According to abbreviationfinder, Shanghai [ ʃ a ŋ ha ɪ also ʃ a ŋ ha ɪ ]; »City over the Sea«], officially Chinese in Latin letters Shanghai [ ʃ a ŋ xa  ], city in East China, with (2017) 20.9 million residents one of the largest cities in China. As an administrative area, Shanghai is a provincial city with direct government, the administrative area of ​​which is divided into 16 urban districts and one county on an area of…

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Hong Kong, China Overview

Hong Kong, China Overview

According to abbreviationfinder, Hong Kong, special administrative region of China on the south China coast, with 1,104 km 2 and (2018) 7.45 million residents (mainly Chinese). Politics Until 1997 the executive power was in the hands of the governor appointed by the British crown as representative of the British monarch. He headed the Executive Council (ExCo) with 10 appointed and 3 ex-officio members. The legislative branch – chaired by the governor – was the Legislative Council (LegCo) with 60 members,…

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Macau, China Overview

Macau, China Overview

According to abbreviationfinder, Macau [Portuguese], Macao, Chinese Aomen, is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) on the south coast of China, about 65 km west of Hong Kong. Macau consists of an approximately 5 km long, 6 km 2 peninsula connected to the Chinese mainland by a spit with the city ​​of Macau and the islands of Taipa (6.2 km 2) and Coloane (7.6 km 2) off the peninsula to the south); a total of 26.8 km 2(continual enlargement due to…

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Attractions in Beijing, China

Attractions in Beijing, China

According to abbreviationfinder, Beijing, officially Chinese in Latin letters Beijing [-d ʒ -, Chinese “Northern Capital”], 1928–49 Beiping (formerly Peiping transcribed), since 1949 after a 21-year break again, is the capital of China , with (2017) 18.6 million Second largest city in the country after Shanghai. As the administrative area of ​​a city under the government with the rank of a province, it covers 16 800 km 2 with (2018) 21.5 million residents, of which around 12 million permanent residents and…

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Typical China

Typical China

Time in China and what the Chinese morning begins with… Did you know that China spans five time zones? The local time in Beijing is seven hours ahead of our time and in China itself there is a time difference of up to four hours. Many Chinese get up in the morning and do some morning exercises like Kung Fu, Tai Chi or Qigong. Jogging has also caught on in China. From seven o’clock the streets are already quite busy….

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China Animals and Plants

China Animals and Plants

Which animals live in China? China is one of the countries with the most animal species. 10 percent of the world’s total species population lives in China. Of these, more than 2,400 animal species can be found on land and almost 4,000 in water. In China there are also some rare animal species that are almost extinct. This includes the cute panda bearthat can weigh up to 135 kilograms. His diet is only available in sufficient form in China, because…

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China Guide

China Guide

Country data Location: Asia Time zone: CET + 7 (during summer time: CET + 6) Total area: 9,596,960 km² Land area: 9,326,410 km² Water area: 270,550 km² Length of the state border: 22,457 km Bordering countries: Afghanistan: 91 km Bhutan: 477 km Hong Kong: 33 km India: 2,659 km Kazakhstan: 1,765 km Kyrgyzstan: 1,063 km Laos: 475 km Macau: 3 km Mongolia: 4,630 km Myanmar: 2,129 km Nepal: 1,389 km North Korea: 1,352 km Pakistan: 438 km Russian Federation: 4,179…

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