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What is CHINA as a country

China -a powerful and prosperous country entering into the new century
China will continue to build its image of reform in the new century. And its political stability and good social order serve as a guarantee not only for economic prosperity and well-off living conditions, but also for friends from all countries to study, work and live in;
China has maintained an upbeat GNP growth momentum in the course of developing the market economy-The new century has witnessed China, the world's most potential market for economic growth, to become the best investment destination for international capital, at a time when the country's legal system is improving.

Long-lasting, splendid and ancient Civilization
One of the earliest birthplaces of mankind, China boasts the richest cultural relics of early mankind. It has the Peking Man of 690,000 years old, the Yuanmou Man of some 1.7 million years old, and the Wushan Man of about 2.01 to 2.04 million years old;
With a civilization of more than 5,000 years, China has long been known as one of the great four ancient civilizations including the ancient Egypt, India, and Babylon. Today's China is noticeably better-off and stronger;
China has many world natural cultural heritage sites. And by December of 2000, the UNESCO had designated 27sites in China as the world heritage;
The Chinese language, one of the six working languages of the United Nations, is the most ancient and age-old language on the earth, which is widely used by over one-fifth of the world's population. The Chinese square character, with a history of 5,000-6,000 years, is the only ideograph left over in the world.

Rich and splendid history and culture
China has a complete set of comprehensive and profound classical philosophies. As China's mainstream ideology, Confucianism represented by Confucius and Mencius, Taoism represented by Lao Zi and Zhuang Zi, and the Buddhist philosophy merged into the Chinese culture, have exerted the most significant influence upon the Chinese nation in the progress of its long history;
China has rich resources of classical literature. The Tang
poetry, Song ci, Yuan verses, and such novels as A Pilgrimage to the West, the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Outlaws of the Marsh (Water Margin), and Dream of the Red Mansions during the Ming and Qing dynasties, have spread far and wide in many countries, bringing about great impacts;
China has the most complete historical records, such as Records of the Historian and History as a Mirror (Zizhi Tongjian);
China also has a unique catering culture, which helped produce eight cuisines including Sichuan, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shandong, Fujian, Zhejiang, Anhui and Hunan dishes, based on different geographical locations and cultural backgrounds. The eight cuisines, of long standing and being well established, have spread their reputation far and wide.

Far-reaching ancient science
China already had a relatively complete calendar in the Shang Dynasty more than 3,000 years ago;
China invented the armillary sphere to observe astronomical phenomena in the Han Dynasty more than 2,000 years ago;
Such Chinese monumental works as the Notes in Dream Pool Garden on science in the 11th century and the technological encyclopedia Exploitation of Works of Nature in the 17th century are undoubtedly the great achievements of the world's ancient science;
The "Big Four Inventions" in ancient China-powder, papermaking, printing, and compass-have made great contributions to the progress of human civilizations;
The Chinese medicine goes well back to ancient times. In the process of more than 5,000 years, it has developed a complete and independent system, including the abstruse and mysterious traditional Chinese medicine, traditional Chinese medical science and acupuncture, not only bringing benefits to human health, but also making great contributions to the world's medical science;
China has numerous surprisingly beautiful architectures in ancient times, such as the gigantic Great Wall, the splendid Forbidden City, and the ingenious Suzhou gardens, which, all without exception, demonstrate the greatest wisdom of the Chinese people. And large numbers of temples, towers and stone bridges across the country all show ingenuity and superbness.

Complete good culture and education
China has always attached great importance to education since the Confucius times;
China has set up a complete system for preschool education, primary education, secondary education, and higher education after 50-odd years of effort since the founding of the People's Republic of China, and trained various kinds of professionals with secondary or higher leaning, thus making great contributions to the development of human society;
Since the reform and opening up drive, the Chinese government has made great efforts to promote respect for teachers and stress on education, and strengthen the training of teachers. It has listed education as a priority development area of strategic importance, making it possible for the sector to achieve considerable development and advancement.

World advanced, modem science and technology
China launched a man-made satellite in 1970;
China succeeded in making the Yinhe super computer in 1983;
China has been among the world's leading participants in superconductor research since 1987;
China claimed the success of the high-energy accelerator in 1988-the Beijing electron-positron collider;
China produced the heavy-ion accelerator and began to yield ion beams in Lanzhou in 1988, which was the world's third heavy-ion accelerator of same scale after those of France and Japan;
China launched the Shenzhou spaceship in 1999;
The Founder computerized laser photocomposition sysÒ²m for Chinese characters invented by Beijing University has greatly promoted the technological revolution of typesetting and printing Chinese characters;
China is one of the six countries in the world that have participated in the human genome project.

The Splendid Nature and Humanities
China, with Yellow River as a birthplace of human civilization and with Yangtze River containing thousands of smaller ones, bears not only innumerable historic landmarks but also uncountable phenomena both on the earth and in the heaven.
China has a large number of great natural places. You can enjoy the clear sky and green water in Han'nan, ride on horseback freely and quickly in Mongolia, climb up Mount Qomolangma, expirate and inspirate on the top of Taishan Mountain, you cm also be intoxicated in the supernatural Wushan Mountain. In a word, China would cause your natural and happy feeling.
Fifty-six 56 nationalities in China, possess their unique fineries, festivals, and conventions. Various folkways and folk-customs would certainty initiate your infinite reverie or guess about humanity culture.

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