Category Archives: Geography

South China (Region)

South China (simplified Chinese: 华南; traditional Chinese: 華南; pinyin: huá nán) is one of the seven major geographical regions in China divided by both physical and human characteristics. South China consists of 2 provinces (Guangdong & Hainan), 2 Special Administrative Regions (Hong Kong & Macao) and 1 Autonomous Region (Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region).

North China (Region)

Northern China or North China (simplified Chinese: 华北; traditional Chinese: 華北;pinyin: Huáběi; literally “China’s north”) is one of the seven major geographical regions in China divided by both physical and human characteristics. North China consists of 2 provinces (Shanxi, Hebei), 2 municipalities (Beijing, Tianjin) and 1 Autonomous Region (Inner Mongolia).

East China (Region)

East China or Eastern China (simplified Chinese: 华东地区; traditional Chinese: 華東; pinyin: Huádōng) is an east coastal region in China, it is one of the seven major geographical regions in China divided by both physical and human characteristics. In fact, the classification is clearly stated in the Middle School textbook ‘Physical geography of China’ (see below). The East China region consists of 7 provinces (Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangxi, Shandong, Fujian and Taiwan) and 1 city (Shanghai), it is an economically more developed area in China.

Southwest China (Region)

Southwest China (Chinese: 西南地区; pinyin: Xīnán) is one of the seven major geographical regions in China divided by both physical and human characteristics. In fact, the classification is clearly stated in the Middle School textbook ‘Physical geography of China’ (see below). At the same time, this regions is part of bigger West Regions defined by economic geography.

A residential kitchen collapsed in Xiangtan: 9-meter pit caused

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On August 25, a land collapse accident occurred in Yuhu District, Xiangtan City, Central China’s Hunan Province in which a residential kitchen of a villager collapsed. The overall dimensions of the pit reached 9 meters in width and 19 meters in depth. But fortunately no casualty was caused. Currently the local government has sent the emergency team to scene, and geological surveys will be followed up.