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China - Country Profile - 2012

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Complete profile for China. Includes country demographics, geography, government, economy, telecommunications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
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Chinese Military

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People’s Liberation Army

 

Divided into the: PLA Ground Force, PLA Air Force, PLA Navy

 

The PLA is the world's largest military force, with approximately 3 million members and has the world's largest (active), with approximately 2.25 million members.

 

Draft in China has never been enforced

 

1.4% of their GDP is used on Military, 1/7 of what the US uses.

 

The PLA ground force (Army) makes up 70% of their military

 

Largest Air Force in Asia-Pacific region (3rd in world behind USA and Russia)

The main exception to this system applies to potential students (male and female), who must undergo (usually for the duration of one to four weeks) before or one year
after the commencement of their courses.

 

In 2011, CMC Chairman Hu admitted that China is lagging in the development of military talent and ordered the PLA, military colleges and academies to cultivate
talents.

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China Facts, China Flag -- National Geographic

China Facts, China Flag -- National Geographic | China Presentation | Scoop.it
Get China facts and information and see the Chinese flag in this country profile from National Geographic.
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The Chinese Economy | Economy Watch

The Chinese Economy | Economy Watch | China Presentation | Scoop.it
The China or Chinese economy - economic profile, statistics, analysis, economic indicators, GDP, growth, sectoral breakdown, and trade data.
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Interesting Facts

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The Great Wall of China was built over 2,500 years ago to protect against invaders from the north. Troops would patrol the wall to defend China against attack. Once
over 6,000 miles long, the wall is now about 3,750 miles long.

 

China is still very traditional in its culture today.

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China - The New York Times

China - The New York Times | China Presentation | Scoop.it
World news about China. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times.
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China's military flexes its muscle - USATODAY.com

China's military flexes its muscle - USATODAY.com | China Presentation | Scoop.it
China has been adding large numbers of warships, submarines, fighter jets to its offensive arsenal.
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Resources

China produces coal, iron ore, petroleum, natural gas, mercury, tin, tungsten, antimony, manganese, molybdenum, vanadium, magnetite, aluminum, lead, zinc, rare earth elements, uranium.

 

Also largest hydropower potential in the world.

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Geography

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China is a very diverse land including deserts, mountains and fertile river basins.

 

Much of western China is mountains with the Himalaya, Tian and Pamir ranges. Western China also has a large desert. Central China consists of mountainous regions.

 

Rivers also play a major role in China, both for transportation and for irrigation.
Much of the northern wheat fields and southern rice fields are irrigated from rivers.

 

 

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Economy

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Although China is still a developing country with a relatively low per capita income, it has experienced tremendous economic growth since the late 1970s

 

Agriculture is by far the leading occupation, involving almost 50% of the population

 

China is one of the world's major mineral-producing countries. Coal is the most abundant mineral (China ranks first in coal production), and the single most important energy source.

 

 

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