A Full and complete Map of China (PRC) identifying all Language Areas big and small in all Provinces and Autonomous Regions of China.
Map includes Turkic Languages (Uygur, Kazakh, Kirghiz, Salar & Uzbek), Mongolian Language and Sub-Divisions (Mongol, Tu, Daur and Dongxian), Tungusic Peoples (Oroqen, Evenki and Xibe) and Languages, Korean, Tajik (Tadzhik), Mon-Khmer (Kawa + Puman (or Pulang)), Hui, Uygur (Uighur), Tibeto-Bhurman Languages, Tai and Miao, Yao and She' Language Area's and Borders. Main Area's and sub-divisions of Han Languages (Northern Mandarin, Eastern Mandarin, South-Western Mandarin and Cantonese) further included. This color-coded ethno-linguistic Map (of 1967 AD) identifies at a glance most ethnic minority regions in China
Map China Ethno-Linguistic / Language Distribution China
Chongqing City Province is located in the center of south China and isinfacttheadministrativetitleforthelargestPopulationCenteronEarth,theMega-metropolisofChongqingCity.ChongqingCityisthelargestcityontheplanetandissurroundedbysomeofthemostdensilypopulatedregionsinChina,fedandsuppliedbytheeverlastingflowofthefertileYangtzeRiver.
A SatelliteImage overview Map of the entireTibetanPlateaux including parts of bordering regions of Xinjiang-UyghurAR, Gansu Province, NingxiaHuiAR, Inner-MongoliaAR,Sichuan Province,andYunnan Province. Surrounding nations and Territories are: Myanmar (Burma), Bhutan, Sikkim, Nepal, Bangladesh, India, Kashmir and Pakistan.
This Map clearly defines Provinces and Regions, main mountain ranges, main rivers & lakes of the region, Plus locations of main cities and landmarks.
Main Rivers in Chongqing are the Yangtze River and its main tributaries in this region, the Wu River and the Daning River. Additional Rivers are the Fuling River, the Jialing River which flows in from Sichuan Province and Tibet AR beyond, the Qu River and the Qian Jiang which starts in the North-Western corner of Chongqing City Province.
The Main Lake in Chongqing Province is the Shizitan Shuiku, a manmade lake which grew after the construction of a hydro-electric dam.
The main cities in Chongqing City are only four; the City of Chongqing (重庆) itself, Fuling (涪陵区) due East of the Capital Chongqing, Qianjiang - far in the east on the border with Hubei Province, and Wanxian (万县). This however could give the wrongful impression. There are many more large cities, towns, and large villages all of whom have been more or less absorbed into the larger administrative unit of the continuously growing City of Chongqing as City Districts and Counties.
For tourist and other visitors the administrative divisions are hardly relevant. For them the main population centers are cities in- and of themselves. These are the Districts of Chongqing of Banan, Beibei, Changshou, Dadukou, Hechuan, Jiangbei, Jiangjin, Jiulongpo, Na'An, Shapingba, Shuanqiao, Wansheng, Yubei, Yongchuan, Yuzhong, plus the Cities of Fuling (涪陵区)and Qianjiang (黔江区), Wanzhou (District of Wanxian (万县)) and further the Counties of Chongqing of Bishan, Chengkou, Dazu, Dianjiang, Fengdu, Fenjie, Kai, Liangping, Qijiang, Rongchang, Tongliang, Tongnan, Wulong, Wushan, Wuxi, Yunyang, Zhong.
The most important Ethnic Minority 'Cities' within the larger Chongqing City Province are Pengshui - Capital of the Pengshui Miao and Tujia Autonomous County (彭水苗族土家族自治县), Shizhu - Capital of Shizhu Tujia Autonomous County (石柱土家族自治县), Xiushan - Capital of Xiushan Tujia and Miao (秀山土家族苗族自治县) and Youyang - Capital of Youyang Tujia and Miao (酉阳土家族苗族自治县).
The main ethnic minority groups of Chongqing City Province are the Miao and the Tujia People, who mainly reside in the Southern Regions of the City Province along the borders with Guizhou Province, Hunan Province and Hubei Province. Many more groups reside in adjoining Provinces.
The lesser minority groups of Chongqing are scattered around and include the Gelao.
China Report - Colonialism - Growth of Colonies & Japan after 1801 AD
A Map drawing of the Eurasian continent , parts of North-East Africa and the Middle East in the 19Th Century between 1801 AD and 1900 AD. Focal points are the expansion of western colonial posessions of Portugal, Britain and France, as well as Russia moving from West to East. Labeled seperately is the later Rise of the Empire of Japan in the East.
Included in this Map are the main cities across the continent with their brief histories and events during the 19Th Century. Marked in Colors for clarity are the various colonial and imperialist Nations. As relating to China; special attention is payed to so called Treaty Ports. The First Treaty Ports were forced open by Britain in the year 1841 AD, but counted over 80 in total by the end of the 19Th Century. The most important Treaty Ports in China are marked and described with a short history where the map allows.