The consultant for this unit was professor ronald knapp of the state university of new york suny at new paltz. It shows the location of most of the world s countries and includes their names where space allows.
China on a world wall map.
Geography china map world. This unit begins with a set of maps both general and outline and then divides discussion of china s geography into four topical areas. After world war ii the communists under mao zedong established an autocratic socialist system that while ensuring china s sovereignty imposed. Geography statistics of asia.
The world s tallest mountains the karakorum pamirs and tian shan divide china from south and central asia eleven of the seventeen tallest mountain peaks on earth are located on china s western borders. The above map is of china a sovereign nation in east asia that is regarded as the world s third or fourth largest country. Detailed china geography map show varied topography of china.
Saved by travel china guide. You can clear see topographic distribution in different part of china. The top layer is a clear transparency with the modern country lines on it.
For centuries china stood as a leading civilization outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences but in the 19th and early 20th centuries the country was beset by civil unrest major famines military defeats and foreign occupation. The bottom is a colored map with cities and geographical site labeled. This map shows a combination of political and physical features.
An introduction to the geography of china. China map china travel india travel france travel china china geography map world geography human geography changchun. The above map represents the east asian country of china the world s most populous nation.
China is one of nearly 200 countries illustrated on our blue ocean laminated map of the world. The map can be dowloaded printed and used for map pointing activities or coloring. Ages 9 13 but can be used with younger if they have help.
With an area of 9 6 million square kilometers and a coastline of 18 000 kilometers its shape on the map is like a rooster. The map above is a political map of the world centered on europe and africa. Representing a round earth on a flat map requires some distortion of the geographic features no matter how the map is done.
They include the world s tallest peak mount everest 8848 m in the himalayas on the border with nepal and the world s second tallest peak k2 8611 m on the border with pakistan. Asia is the largest and most populous continent in the world sharing borders with europe and africa to its west oceania to its south and north america to its east. There are two layers.
China geography map located in southeast asia along the coastline of the pacific ocean china is the world s third largest country after russia and canada. It includes country boundaries major cities major mountains in shaded relief ocean depth in blue color gradient along with many other features. Professor knapp is a geographer who specializes on china.