China is one of the world's oldest civilizations. Its long and rich history is present both in people's thinking and values and in the art, architecture, and feats of engineering that remain from dynasties past.
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is China's capital, and its second largest city after , with a population of more than 20 million. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the largest and most developed city in China, the country's main center for finance and fashion, and one of the world's most populous and important cities. Photo: andygee1, CC BY 2.0.

in is the country's most populous province, and one of the richest. Photo: sullivanng, CC BY-SA 2.0.

We treat two adjacent areas together as the Northern Central Region of China. Photo: Tsy1980, CC BY-SA 4.0.


is a key area of China historically, politically, and economically. Photo: song songroov, CC BY 3.0.

is the most exotic area of China, home to many minority ethnic groups. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

has always been outward-looking. Many of China's mariners and traders have come from this region and many overseas Chinese can trace their ancestry to . Photo: Chensiyuan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

North West China was historically a border region with the beginning of the ancient Silk Road, much desert terrain, and mainly Muslim inhabitants including some nomads and rather fierce tribal groups. Photo: Isahmed, Public domain.

The Southern Central Region of China is largely an agricultural area, but it has some quite large cities and considerable industry as well. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

was historically known as Manchuria. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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