Werzit

Intel - Regions
Asia - East
China

"In God we trust.
All others we monitor."

Economics | Radio| Regions| Television | Military

China Laser Blinds US Satellites Xinjiang Uyghur region is 1.6 million square kilometer region of China is home to several Muslim Turkic groups including the Uyghurs, Uzbeks, Kyrgyz, Tatars and the Kazakhs, and a few Indo-European Iranic groups, such as the Tajiks and the Sarikolis/Wakhis (often mis-identified as Tajiks).


Qin (Chin) Dynasty is the origin
of the name "China"

Analysts
  •  

Blogs
  •  
Border Nations
Cities
  • Shanghai (14,530,000)
  • Beijing (10,300,000)
  • Shenzhen (11,820,000)
  • Guangzhou (7,050,000)
  • Dongguan (6,450,000)
  • Tianjin (5,190,000)
  • Wuhan (4,890,000)
  • Harbin (4,754,753)
  • Shenyang (4,420,000)
  • Chengdu (3,750,000)
  • New Territories (3,730,000)
  • Kowloon-Hong Kong Island (3,387,665)
    Chongqing (3,270,000)
  • Quingdao (3,200,000)
  • Tangshan (3,200,000)
  • Kunming (3,150,000)
  • Nanjing (3,055,000)
  • Zibo (2,900,000)
  • Fuzhou (2,600,000)
  • Changsha (2,520,000)
  • Nanchang (2,440,000)
  • Hangzhou (2,350,000)
  • Changchun (2,290,000)
  • Guiyang (2,180,000)
  • Dalian (2,090,000)
  • Jinan (2,090,000)
  • Shijiazhuang (2,090,000)
  • Langzhou (2,060,000)
  • x'ian (1,960,000)
  • Xuzhou (1,900,000)
  • Urumqi (1,830,000)

The far western province of Xinjiang, which has a large Muslim population, some of whom are hostile to rule by Beijing.

Conflicts

 

Demographics
  • Population: 1,330,044,544
  • Life Expectancy: 73.18 years
  • Literacy: 90.9%
  • Median Age: 33.6 years
  • Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal
Financial
  •  
  •  
Geographics
  •  
  •  
Government
  •  
  •  
Great Projects
  • Three Gorges Dam
  • Trans-Siberian Railway
  •  


Namoda Pirates 1891 Execution by Beheading

History
Influential People
Langauges
  • Standard Chinese or Mandarin (Putonghua, based on the Beijing dialect),
  • Yue (Cantonese)
  • Wu (Shanghainese)
  • Minbei (Fuzhou)
  • Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese)
  • Xiang
  • Gan
  • Hakka dialects
  • Minority languages (see Ethnic groups entry)
News
  •  
Organizations
  •  
Religions
  • Daoist (Taoist)
  • Buddhist
  • Christian 3%-4%,
  • Muslim 1%-2%
  • note: officially atheist (2002 est.)
  •  
Reports
  •  
Terrorism
  •  
  •  
Wires
  •  
  •