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
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Yunnan Province is located in the extreme south-western corner of the Peoples Republic of China and comprises the southwestern part of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau.
Yunnan Province is a border Province. It is neighbored in the South by Vietnam, Laos and in The South and West by Myanmar.
With a surface area of well over 380000 km2 Yunnan is among the largest Provinces of the Nation.
Topographically Yunnan is a
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The major famous scenic areas of Yunnan Province include Dianchi Lake in Kunming - the Capital City, the Liman Stone forest landscapes, the City of Dali, the Xishuangbanna Yulong Snowberg near Lijiang, the Tengchong Volcanoes, Jiuxiang, Jianshui, the Lijiang River and the Daying River, and the scenic area of the Three Rivers Running Side by Side.
The ancient City of Lijiang has been listed by Unesco as a World Cultural Heritage Site and draws visitors from the World over.
Besides, the tourist activities with distinctive ethnic features attract all the tourists both from home and abroad.
Yunnan enjoys a tropic highland humid monsoon climate, characterized by cool summer and warm winter. It is like spring all the year round. The annual average temperature is 13-20°C and the annual rainfall is 1100 mm.
DVD Documentary on China's Yangtze River - and all of the life that surrounds it undergoing an astonishing transformation wrought by the largest hydroelectric project in history, the Three Gorges Dam. - Click Here
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.
Yunnan is a mountain and high-plateaux region, and mountainous areas and plateaux make up 94% of its total area.
Yunnan possesses lofty mountains , deep valleys and torrential rivers , and is inhabited by more than 20 nationalities with different customs. The enormous diversity of the Province, both in cultures and sceneries, forms the basis and tourist industry.
The province boasts abundant famous local product.Yunnan cigarette,Yunnan medicine, and Yunnan tea such as Dianlu, Puler, Dianhong, and Yunnan Ham, etc, are all famous specialities.
There are many smaller and larger rivers in Yunnan. The Main Rivers in Yunnan Province are the Lancang River, the Jinsha River and the Nu River.
Minor rivers are the Naban He, the Dong He and Nanpan Jiang.
Lakes are Fuxian Hu, Cheng Hai, Er Hai, and xxx in Kunming.
The main cities in Yunnan Province are Kunming (昆明市), Baoshan (保山市), Chuxiuong (楚雄彝族自治州), Dali (大理)(Bai), Dehong (德宏傣族景颇族自治州), Diqing (迪庆藏族自治州), Honghe (红河哈尼族彝族自治州), Lijiang (丽江市), Lincang (临沧市), Nujiang (怒江傈僳族自治州), Pu'Er (普洱市), Qujing (曲靖市), Simao, Wenshan (文山), Xishuangbanna (西双版纳傣族自治州), Yuxi(玉溪市), and finally Zhaotong(昭通市).
Soundbonus - Traditional Chinese Pipa - "Romance of the Red River Valley'. By Liu Fang.
In August 2009, more than 30,000 Kokang refugees fled from Burma into the Chinese border town of Nansan in Yunnan Province due to Burmese army attacks against the Kokang cease-fire rebels, the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA).
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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.