Welcome to China!

 China, officially the People’s Republic of China or the PRC, is the fourth largest country and is the largest population in the world. China borders 14 countries and spans 5 time zones!

Facts

Climate: From tropical (south) to subarctic (north)

Population: 1.423 billion people

Capital: Beijing

Government: Republic, communist state

Regions: 22 provinces

Languages: Mandarin or Standard Chinese (official), Cantonese and Shanghainese (other)

Religion: Buddhist (18%), Hindu and Folk Religions (22%), Christian (5%), Muslim (1.8%), and Taoist

Literacy: 98% can read and write

Currency: 1 renminbi (Yuan)

Economy: World's top wheat, rice, graphite

National Anthem: "March of the Volunteers"

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History

  • 1600-1,050 BC - Shang Dynasty
  • 1,050-221 BC - Zhou Dynasty
  • 206 BC-220 AD - Han Dynasty
  • 220-581 - Period of Division
  • 581-619 - Sui Dynasty
  • 618-907 - Tang Dynasty
  • 907-960 - 5 Dynasties & 10 Kingdoms
  • 960-1279 - Song Dynasty
  • 1279-1368 - Yuan Dynasty
  • 1368-1644 - Ming Dynasty
  • 1644-1911 - Qing Dynasty
  • 1911 - Chinese Revolution,
  • 1912 - Becomes Republic, Sun Yat-sen 1st president
  • 1937 - Japan occuies part of China for 4 months
  • 1946-1949 - Civil War, Mao Zedong Communists wins
  • 1949 - Mao forms PRC (People's Republic of China)

 

 

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DAY 1 - Forbidden City & Great Wall of China Field Trip


DAY 2 - Terracotta Army Field Trip



DAY 3 - Giant Buddha Field Trip & Opera Performance


DAY 4 - Guilin Field Trip


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