The vast country of China has an varied geography that contributes greatly to its historical development.
|China in the World||Where China fits in the World ranking by various statistical measures.|
|China Map||Map of all the Provinces making up the country of China.|
|Province Table||Comparative statistical data about all the Provinces (population, size, GDP).|
|Maps||A guide to the historical development of China through a sequence of four maps.|
|Dunhuang Caves||The famous grottoes in Gansu Province on the fringes of the Gobi Desert contain many fabulous Buddhist paintings and sculptures.|
|Yangzi River||The mighty Yangzi River is one of the main transport arteries and forms a natural division of China.|
|Tales of the Three Gorges||Myths and legends surrounding the three famous gorges on the Yangzi River.|
|Xinjiang Province||A vast province acting as China's main land frontier, Xinjiang is an area of contrasts and challenges like Tibet.|
|Travels to Guilin||The famous karst scenery at Guilin, Huangxi province always impressing the visitors.|
|Travels to Sichuan||Contrasting views of Sichuan in the 1990s and 1940s.|
|Sichuan Province||The heavily populated and naturally isolated province of China is Sichuan (Szechwan). It continues to play an important role in the development of China.|
Flocks and herdsmen in frontier country, Inner Mongolia
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