Chin China 's Largest Country

1595 Words Feb 22nd, 2016 7 Pages
Toni A Hession
February 21, 2016
Dr. Verna Omanwa
China the third largest country in the world with a population of 1,261,832,482 (Cultures), as of the 2000 census, which is over 1/5 of the world’s population. (China)A country who has struggled for over 3,000 years to become the second largest economy. Their land covers over 3,691,502 square miles and borders thirteen countries; Mongolia, Russia, Viet Nam, India, South and East China Sea and the Yellow Sea, to name a few. The Great Wall of China divides the country into two regions the Inner and Outer China. 95% of the population live in Inner China. The southern half enjoys tropical weather and the northern part of China endures sub-artic temperatures. There are over fifty-five different cultures and languages. They refer to their country as the Middle Kingdom and house the tallest mountain in the world – Mt. Everest, several endangered animals such as the Giant Panda, several species of tigers, Red Crowned Crane, Yangtze Alligator, and the Golden Monkey. It is unfortunate the government does nothing to preserve these animals. Though the Chinese Communist party is atheist they have come to allow the people to worship their religion in which there are four major religions: Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity, and Taoism. (China) Mandarin Chinese is the official language and their writing system which is complex and difficult to learn remained for thousands of years. It wasn’t til the…
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