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    China Geograf�a 2000

      Ubicaci�n: Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam

      Cordenadas Geogr�ficas: 35 00 N, 105 00 E

      Referencias en el mapa: Asia

      Area:
      total: 9,596,960 sq km
      land: 9,326,410 sq km
      water: 270,550 sq km

      Area - comparativo: slightly smaller than the US

      Fronteras:
      total: 22,143.34 km
      border countries: Afghanistan 76 km, Bhutan 470 km, Burma 2,185 km, Hong Kong 30 km, India 3,380 km, Kazakhstan 1,533 km, North Korea 1,416 km, Kyrgyzstan 858 km, Laos 423 km, Macau 0.34 km, Mongolia 4,673 km, Nepal 1,236 km, Pakistan 523 km, Russia (northeast) 3,605 km, Russia (northwest) 40 km, Tajikistan 414 km, Vietnam 1,281 km

      Costa: 14,500 km

      Demandas Mar�timas:
      contiguous zone: 24 nm
      continental shelf: 200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin
      territorial sea: 12 nm

      Clima: extremely diverse; tropical in south to subarctic in north

      Terreno: mostly mountains, high plateaus, deserts in west; plains, deltas, and hills in east

      Extremos de Elevaci�n:
      lowest point: Turpan Pendi -154 m
      highest point: Mount Everest 8,850 m (1999 est.)

      Recursos Naturales: coal, iron ore, petroleum, natural gas, mercury, tin, tungsten, antimony, manganese, molybdenum, vanadium, magnetite, aluminum, lead, zinc, uranium, hydropower potential (world's largest)

      Uso de Tierras:
      arable land: 10%
      permanent crops: 0%
      permanent pastures: 43%
      forests and woodland: 14%
      other: 33% (1993 est.)

      Tierras Irrigadas: 498,720 sq km (1993 est.)

      Peligros Naturales: frequent typhoons (about five per year along southern and eastern coasts); damaging floods; tsunamis; earthquakes; droughts

      Ambiente - asuntos actuales: air pollution (greenhouse gases, sulfur dioxide particulates) from reliance on coal, produces acid rain; water shortages, particularly in the north; water pollution from untreated wastes; deforestation; estimated loss of one-fifth of agricultural land since 1949 to soil erosion and economic development; desertification; trade in endangered species

      Ambiente - acuerdos internacionales:
      party to: Antarctic-Environmental Protocol, Antarctic Treaty, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands, Whaling
      signed, but not ratified: Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Nuclear Test Ban

      Nota - geograf�a: world's fourth-largest country (after Russia, Canada, and US)

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