Geography

Map of China

China is the third largest country in the world. It is in East Asia besides the Pacific Ocean . The shape of Chinese map looks like a rooster. The capital city of China is Beijing. Some other larger cities include Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen.  China has two major rivers, called: Yangtze river and Yellow river. China is a developing country with the largest population. There are total 34 divisions in China. It has 23 provinces, 5 autonomous regions (Xinjiang, Xizang, Neimeng, Ningxia, Guangxi), 4 municipalities (Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Tianjin), and 2 Special Administrative Regions (Hong kong, and Macau).

Chinese Flag

The flag of the China has two colors of red and yellow. The background is the red color, and five yellow stars on the top of left corner of the flag.   The flag has one large star and four smaller stars in a semicircle. The red color represents the communist revolution. The five stars and their relationship represent the unity of the Chinese. The larger star represents the Communist Party of China. The four smaller stars represent the four social classes, which the working class, the peasantry class, the urban petty bourgeoisie, and the national bourgeoisie.