Tag Archives: Geography

The world revolves around China

When buying a world map in China, you’ll instantly notice two things: 1. Everything is written with (tiny) Chinese characters 2. It’s Asia-centered with Asia placed in the middle of the map, Africa and Europe on the left and the Americas on the right side of the map. So, China is placed in the middle of Read More…

What you don’t know about Chinese rivers

The first Chinese was spoken to me while I was still attending primary school. Back then our geography teacher – if not with skill, at least with conviction – said: ‘Yangzi’ and ‘Huanghe’. These, of course, are the names of the two most important rivers in China. In total, China has more than 1500 rivers, which Read More…

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