China, which covers over 7.3 million square miles of Earth’s surface, is the fourth largest country in the world.1 This vast territory encompasses everything from mountains and deserts to well-watered deltas, and gives China what The World Factbook describes as an “extremely diverse” climate.
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- Faison, Seth. Madame Chiang Kai-shek, a Power in Husband’s China and Abroad, Dies at 105. The New York Times, 25 Oct. 2003. Accessed 26 Jan. 2013.
Published 2018-06-18 Last updated 2021-01-17