China Pestel Essay
Location: It is Northwest of the Tibet. The greater part of the country is mountainous. Its principal ranges are the Tien Shan, the Kunlun chain, and the Trans-Himalaya. These separating China from South and Central Asia. Mt. Everest (8,848 m), lies on the China–Nepal border, while the world's second-highest point, K2 is situated on China's border with Pakistan. Capital:- Beijing World's second-largest country by land area,and the third- or fourth-largest in total area, depending on the definition of total area. Area: 9,596,960 sq km Coastline: 14,500 kilometres
Population: 1,336,718,015(2011 est.)(over 1.3 billion) Currency: Renminbi (yuan) (¥) (CNY)
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China has a variety of forest types. Hardwoods such as teak and mahogany are cultivated as commercial crops, as are pine and other softwoods. Bamboo is a very fast growing plant which can grow up to one metre a day. An interesting tree found in China is the ginkgo or maidenhair tree which is used in Chinese medicine. It is one of the world's earliest surviving plant species and first grew 160 million years ago. China has a wide variety of wildlife: tigers, snow leopards, monkeys, yaks and giant pandas. The birdlife includes peacocks, parrots, cranes and storks. Cormorants are used by some fishermen on the rivers to catch fish for them. China's natural environment has been adversely affected by human intervention in a number of ways. Deforestation has gone on for many years. In 1978 steps were taken to protect the environment. There is now a programme of tree planting and a national conservation organization looks at the consequences for the environment of using pesticides and chemicals.
Internet users:-500 million (2011) Internet hosts: 15.251 million (2010). China Telecom alone serves 55 million broadband subscribers Tianhe-1A world’s fastest supercomputer developed in 2010. China has been pioneering the