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Qixia Mountain
Qixia Mountain
Qixia Mountain
(simplified Chinese: 栖霞山, pinyin:Qīxiá shān) is a mountain in the northeast part of Nanjing, Jiangsu
Jiangsu
Province, China.[1][2][3] In the Southern Dynasties
Southern Dynasties
(420-589), there was a Qixia cottage (栖霞精舍) in the mountain, so the mountain’s name Qixia derived from it. Qixia Mountain
Qixia Mountain
includes mountain peaks: the main peak, Sanmao Peak, with an elevation of 286 metres; Dragon Mountain, like a lying dragon, located in northeast; Tiger Mountain, like a fallen tiger, located in the northwest. Qixia Mountain
Qixia Mountain
has many scenic spots and historical sites. Its red autumnal leaves and especially its Dongfeitian grottos which were founded in 2000, make it a famous tourist attraction both at home and to abroad.[4] References[edit]^ "南京栖霞山 (Qixia Mountain)"
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Chinese Language
Legend:   Countries identified Chinese as a primary, administrative, or native language   Countries with more than 5,000,000 Chinese speakers   Countries with more than 1,000,000 Chinese speakers   Countries with more than 500,000 Chinese speakers   Countries with more than 100,000 Chinese speakers   Major Chinese-speaking settlementsThis article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode
Unicode
characters
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Yellow Sea
The Yellow Sea
Sea
or West Sea
Sea
is located between China
China
and Korea. The name is given to the northern part of the East China
China
Sea, which is a marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean. It is located between mainland China
China
and the Korean Peninsula. Its name comes from the sand particles from Gobi Desert
Gobi Desert
sand storms that turn the surface of the water golden yellow. The innermost bay of the Yellow Sea
Sea
is called the Bohai Sea (previously Pechihli Bay or Chihli Bay). Into it flow both the Yellow River (through Shandong
Shandong
province and its capital Jinan) and Hai He (through Beijing
Beijing
and Tianjin)
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Ge Yuan Garden
Geyuan Garden
Garden
(Chinese: 个园; pinyin: Gè Yuán) is located in Yangzhou, a city renowned for traditional private gardens, in Jiangsu Province, southeast China. The Geyuan Garden
Garden
is open to the public, throughout the four seasons. Spring is demonstrated with a picture of bamboo and rock. Summer
Summer
is represented by the steel-grey Taihu stone, a popular tourist attraction. Autumn
Autumn
is depicted by Huangshan
Huangshan
stone, and winter by Xuan stone.[1]Contents1 History 2 Architecture 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The Geyuan Garden
Garden
was known as "the garden of the long-lived Ganoderma" during the Ming Dynasty
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Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum
The Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum
Mausoleum
(Chinese: 明孝陵; pinyin: Míng Xiào Líng; literally: "Ming filial mausoleum") is the tomb of the Hongwu Emperor, the founder of the Ming dynasty. It lies at the southern foot of Purple Mountain, located east of the historical centre of Nanjing, China. Legend says that in order to prevent robbery of the tomb, 13 identical processions of funeral troops started from 13 city gates to obscure the real burying site.[1] The construction of the mausoleum began during the Hongwu Emperor's life in 1381 and ended in 1405, during the reign of his son the Yongle Emperor, with a huge expenditure of resources involving 100,000 labourers. The original wall of the mausoleum was more than 22.5 kilometres long
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Huai River
The Huai River, formerly romanized as the Hwai, is a major river in China. It is located about midway between the Yellow River
Yellow River
and Yangtze,[1] the two largest rivers in China, and like them runs from west to east. Historically draining directly into the Yellow Sea, floods have changed the course of the river such that it is now a major tributary of the Yangtze. The Huai is notoriously vulnerable to flooding. The Huai River- Qin Mountains
Qin Mountains
line is generally regarded as the geographical dividing line between Northern and southern China. This line approximates the 0 degree January isotherm and the 800 mm isohyet in China
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Shuochang
Shuochang (simplified Chinese: 说唱; traditional Chinese: 說唱; pinyin: shuōchàng; literally "speak [and] sing") is a form of traditional Chinese storytelling (or, more properly, "story-singing"), with many regional subgenres; it is also often referred to as "narrative." Shuochang performances usually intermix speaking and singing, and are accompanied by percussion instruments and sometimes also plucked or bowed string instruments. Shuochang is most often performed by a solo male or female singer, although it may also be performed by two singers
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East China Sea
Coordinates: 30°N 125°E / 30°N 125°E / 30; 125East China
China
SeaThe East China
China
Sea, showing surrounding regions, islands, cities, and seasChinese nameSimplified Chinese 1. 东海 2. 东中国海Traditional Chinese 1. 東海 2. 東中國海TranscriptionsStandard MandarinHanyu Pinyin 1. Dōng Hǎi 2. Dōng Zhōngguó HǎiBopomofo 1. ㄉㄨㄥ ㄏㄞˇ ㄉㄨㄥ ㄓㄨㄥ ㄍㄨㄛˊ ㄏㄞˇWuRomanization 1. ton平 he上 2. ton平 tson平 koh入 he上HakkaRomanization 1. dung24 hoi31 2. dung24 dung24 gued2 hoi31Yue: CantoneseJyutping 1. dung1 hoi2 2. dung1 zung1 gwok3 hoi2Southern Min Hokkien
Hokkien
POJ 1. tong-hái 2. tong tiong-kok háiEastern MinFuzhou BUC 1. dĕ̤ng-hāi 2
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Yangtze River
The Yangtze
Yangtze
(English: /ˈjæŋtsi/ or /ˈjɑːŋtsi/), which is 6,380 km (3,964 miles) long, is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world. The river is the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country. It drains one-fifth of the land area of the People's Republic of China
China
(PRC) and its river basin is home to nearly one-third of the country's population.[7] The Yangtze
Yangtze
is the sixth-largest river by discharge volume in the world. The English name Yangtze
Yangtze
derives from the Chinese name Yángzǐ Jiāng ( listen), which refers to the lowest 435 km of the river between Nanjing
Nanjing
and Shanghai
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List Of Current And Former Capitals Of Subnational Entities Of China
This is a list of the current and former capitals of country subdivisions of China. The history of China
China
and its administrative divisions is long and convoluted; hence, this chart will cover only capitals after the completion of the Mongol conquest of China
China
in 1279, because the modern province (sheng 省) was first created during the Mongol Yuan dynasty. A selection of country subdivisions and their capitals before 1279 can be found in the article History of the political divisions of China. Years may not line up perfectly during periods of turmoil (e.g. at the end of each dynasty). The list includes current and former provinces, as well as other first-level units that have been used over the course of China's recent history, such as autonomous regions, military command zones during the Qing dynasty, and so forth. Unless otherwise specified, a given administrative unit can be assumed to be a province with its present name
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Southern Dynasties
The Northern and Southern dynasties
Southern dynasties
(Chinese: 南北朝; pinyin: Nán-Běi Cháo) was a period in the history of China that lasted from 420 to 589, following the tumultuous era of the Sixteen Kingdoms
Sixteen Kingdoms
and the Wu Hu states. It is sometimes considered as the latter part of a longer period known as the Six Dynasties
Six Dynasties
(220 to 589).[1] Though an age of civil war and political chaos, it was also a time of flourishing arts and culture, advancement in technology, and the spread of Mahayana
Mahayana
Buddhism
Buddhism
and Daoism. The period saw large-scale migration of Han Chinese
Han Chinese
to the lands south of the Yangtze
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Chinese Opera
Traditional Chinese opera
Chinese opera
(Chinese: 戲曲; pinyin: xìqǔ; Jyutping: hei3 kuk1), or Xiqu, is a popular form of drama and musical theatre in China with roots going back to the early periods in China. It is a composite performance art that is an amalgamation of various art forms that existed in ancient China, and evolved gradually over more than a thousand years, reaching its mature form in the 13th century during the Song Dynasty
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Tianning Temple (Changzhou)
The Tianning Temple (simplified Chinese: 天宁寺; traditional Chinese: 天寧寺; pinyin: Tiānníng Sì; Wu: Thie平nin去zy去), located in Changzhou
Changzhou
City, Jiangsu
Jiangsu
Province, China, is noted for its giant wooden pagoda, the Tianning Pagoda (天宁宝塔/天寧宝塔). Construction began in April 2002 with the opening ceremony for the completed structure held on April 30, 2007, where a crowd of hundreds of Buddhist monks gathered for the ceremony.[1][2] With 13 stories and a height of 153.79 metres (505 ft), this wooden pagoda is now the tallest pagoda in the world,[1][2][3] taller than China's tallest existent pre-modern Buddhist pagoda, the Liaodi Pagoda
Liaodi Pagoda
built in 1055 at a height of 84 m (275 ft)
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Zhouzhuang
Zhouzhuang
Zhouzhuang
(Chinese: 周庄; pinyin: Zhōuzhuāng; Wu: Tseu-zaon) is a town famous for its canals in Jiangsu
Jiangsu
province, China. It is located within the administrative area of Kunshan, 30 km southeast of the city centre of Suzhou. Zhouzhuang
Zhouzhuang
is a popular tourist destination, classified as a AAAAA scenic area by the China
China
National Tourism Administration.[1] It is one of the most famous water townships in China, noted for its profound cultural background, the well preserved ancient residential houses and the elegant watery views
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