Gifted with terra firma splendor, China is
distinguished as the oldest perpetual civilization in the world. The region
extends over an area of 9,560,900 sq. km, which is almost 1/15 of the total
area of the world. According to the recent census, China's entire population
was estimated to be 1.2 billion as of February 15, 1995. Entire Europe is
believed to be only half of China in area and in population.
The entire region is awesome! China treasures a complete world of wonders-
starting from the Tibetan highlands through Beijing to the Great Wall, the
Army of Xian, the High Rises of Shanghai and the dream city of Hong Kong.
One can never have plenty of this majestic region, it will take more than a
lifetime to explore this unimpaired nation in its grandeur.
Chinese endows great understanding to the mankind by the inventions of
paper, printing, powder and compass in the early days.
During the last 100 years, many worldly powers had done a lot of harm over
the Chinese Civilization. After China's loss of Opium War to British in
1884, the worldly powers made a conspiracy to divide China. Chinese had to
suffer 80 years of internal agitation, continuous civil war, foreign
interference and Japanese invasion until a communist state, 'People's
Republic of China', was established on October 1, 1949.
Beijing is the Capital City of China extending over an
area of 16,800 sq. km; with population of 12.59 million.
China is serene, submissive and non-invasive country. The nation has
persisted for more then 5000 years with a unique culture, affluent heritages
in arts, medicine, religions and philosophies. It is a crucial mistake to
identify China as a communist state.
China is a state bedecked by Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism. To
understand China, it will be better to know Chinese people-philosophies and
Sojourn to China and see it with your own eyes.