The Physical Geography of China Directions: On your map of the People’s Republic of China label the following physical features and cities on your map. In addition, answer the questions that follow about the physical geography of China. You should use the web-site www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ch.html. Label the Following Huang He or Yellow River Chang or Yangtze River Xi Jiang River Yellow Sea East China sea South China Sea Gobi Desert Takla makan Desert *North China Plain *Greater Hinggan Range Himalayan Mountains *Yunnan Plateau *Plateau of Tibet Beijing Xian Hong Kong SAR Shanghai Nanjing Guangzhou Taiwan Hainan Answer the Following 1. How would you describe the relative location of China? 2. Describe the climate of China. 3. What are three current environmental issues that are affecting China at the present time? 4. How many people live in China? 5. What would be five of the major natural resources of China? 6. What is the major ethnic group in China? Would China have major ethnic problems? Explain. 7. What is the official religion of China? What has been the traditional religion of China? 8. The official name of China is_______________________. 9. The President of China is____________________. 10.What are four of the major exports of China? 11.Who is China’s major export partner? 12.What are three major imports of China? 13.Who is China’s major import partner? 14.Do many people in China have internet access compared to the United States? 15.What are some current environmental issues in China? 16.What is the life expectancy in China? How does this compare to the United States? 17.One of the major issues in the world right now is oil and its consumption as well as the high price for oil. What is the oil consumption of China? How does this consumption compare to that of the United States? 18.Why is China a concern in the area of Human trafficking? Explain. 19.What is the infant mortality rate in China? How does this figure compare to that of the United States? 20.What disputes does China have with other countries?