China Medical Insurance has many years of experience working in China. On top of being able to help you find medical insurance in China that can provide comprehensive coverage, we can also provide in-depth information with regards to many China-related issues, including both healthcare and basic travel information that may make your time in China run more smoothly. Because China can be very confusing to foreigners and new arrivals we have provided some information available below including travel guides for some of the major cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
???全英文电影Country name:?全英文电影Official: People's Republic of China . Abbreviation: PRC
???全英文电影Government type:?全英文电影Communist, single party system.
???全英文电影Administrative zones:?全英文电影23 provinces (this is perceived to include Taiwan , although does not), 5 autonomous regions (excluding Hong Kong and Macau ), and 4 municipalities.
???全英文电影Independence?全英文电影全英文电影:?全英文电影221 BCE, China was united under the Qin dynasty. 1st of January 1912, the Manchu (or Qing) dynasty was replaced by a republic. 1st of October 1949, People's Republic of China established.
???全英文电影Constitution:?全英文电影The most recent version of the Chinese constitution was officially incorporated on the 4th of December 1982 .
???全英文电影Legal System:?全英文电影The Chinese legal system is based on structures established in the USSR or Soviet Union . The legislature retains ultimate authority of interpretation. China is not party to ICJ jurisdiction.?全英文电影?全英文电影
???全英文电影Suffrage?全英文电影: Universal at 18 years of age.
???全英文电影Political Leaders:?全英文电影Head of State:?President Hu Jintao.?Head of the State Council:?Premier Wen Jiabao.
???全英文电影Political Parties:?全英文电影Chinese communist party (CCP) and 8 smaller parties controlled by the CCP.
???全英文电影Political Opposition:?全英文电影There are no major opposition groups to the CCP in China . However, the CCP has identified the Falungog and China Democratic Party as subversive groups.
???全英文电影Flag:?全英文电影Red with a large yellow five-pointed star and four smaller yellow five-pointed stars (arranged in a vertical arc toward the middle of the flag) in the upper hoist-side corner.
???全英文电影Total population:?全英文电影1, 313, 973, 713 (estimate based on July 2006 figures)
???全英文电影Population make up:?全英文电影0-14 years:?28 %.?15-64 years:?? 71.4 %?. 65 years and over: 7.7 %.
???全英文电影Average Age:?全英文电影Total:?32.7 years?. Male:?32.3 years?. Female:?33.2 years?.
???全英文电影Population growth rate:?全英文电影0.56 % (estimate based on July 2006 figures)
???全英文电影Life expectancy at birth:?全英文电影Total population?:?72.58 years.?Male?:?70.89 years.?Female:?74.46 years.
???全英文电影HIV/AIDS prevalence?全英文电影: 0.1% of total population
???全英文电影Ethnic Groups:?全英文电影China is home to a number of ethnic groups. These are; Han (91.9 %), Zhuang, Uygur, Hui, Yi, Tibetan, Miao, Manchu, Mongol, Buyi, Hakka, Korean, and other nationalities (8.1%).
???全英文电影Religions:?全英文电影Although China is officially atheist there are a number of predominant religions, these are; Taoism, Buddhism, Christian ity (3-4 %), and Islam (1-2 %).
???全英文电影Languages:?全英文电影As China has such a rich make up of ethnic groups there are a number of dialects spoken throughout the country. Although Putonghua or Mandarin is the offical language other dialects include; Cantonese, Shanghainese, Fuzhou , Hokkien-Taiwanese, Xiang, Gan, Hakka, and other minority languages.
???全英文电影Literacy over 15 years:?全英文电影Around 90.9 % of the total population can read and write, while men have a higher rate of literacy than women.
???全英文电影Location?全英文电影: China is located in Eastern Asia and has borders on the East China sea , South China Sea , Korea Bay, and the Yellow sea . China has land borders with North Korea , Russia , Mongolia , Kazakhstan , Kyrgyzstan , Tajikistan , Afghanistan , Pakistan , India , Nepal , Bhutan , Burma , Laos , and Vietnam .
???全英文电影Geographic Coordinates:?全英文电影35 00 N, 105 00 E.
???全英文电影Country Area?全英文电影: Total:?9,596, 960 Sq Km?. Water:?270,550 Sq Km?. Land:?9,326,410 Sq Km.
???全英文电影Comparative Area:?全英文电影In terms of geographical area china is slightly smaller than the USA .
???全英文电影Coastline:?全英文电影China has a total of 14,500 km in coastline.
???全英文电影Climate?全英文电影: The weather in China is extremely diverse as the country is big. Ranging from tropical and sub tropical weather in the south to sub-artic conditions in the north, there is no defining weather trend in China .
???全英文电影Terrain:?全英文电影As with weather, there is no overall terrain characteristic for China . However terrain can vary from mountains, plateaus, and deserts in the West to plains, deltas and hills in the east. China does have many rivers and these will frequently interrupt the landscape.
???全英文电影Elevation:?全英文电影Lowest point:?Turpan Pendi, -154 m.?Highest point:?Mount Everest, 8,850 m
???全英文电影Natural resources:?全英文电影China has many abundant natural resources including; coal, iron, oil, natural gas, tin, tungsten, mercury, manganese, zinc, aluminum, lead, uranium, and is the worlds largest hydropower potential.
???全英文电影Natural hazards and disasters:?全英文电影China is home to a number of natural hazards including, Typhoons, earthquakes, floods, and tsunamis.
???全英文电影Environmental issues:?全英文电影Air pollution, deforestation, desertification, and droughts.
???全英文电影Geographical notes:?全英文电影?Worlds 4th largest country, and contains the worlds highest point.