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  • Mischief Reef

    Mischief Reef (Chinese: 美济礁; pinyin: Meiji Jiao; literally: "Meiji Reef"; Tagalog: Panganiban reef; Vietnamese: Đá Vành Khăn) is a large reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, located 250 kilometers west of the coast of Palawan.

  • Huai River

    The Huai River (Chinese: 淮河; pinyin: Huái Hé) is a major river in China. It is located about mid-way between the Yellow River and Yangtze, the two largest rivers in China, and like them runs from west to east.

  • Guge

    Guge was an ancient kingdom in Western Tibet. The kingdom was centered in present-day Zanda County, Ngari Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region. At various points in history after the 10th century AD, the kingdom held sway over a vast area including s…

  • Dongcheng District, Beijing

    The Dongcheng District (simplified Chinese: 东城区; traditional Chinese: 東城區; pinyin: Dōngchéng Qū; literally "east city district") of Beijing covers the eastern half of Beijing's urban core, the Old City. Its 40.6 km2 (15.7 sq mi) area, further subdiv…

  • Chengde Mountain Resort

    The Mountain Resort in Chengde (Chinese: 避暑山庄; pinyin: Bìshǔ Shānzhuāng; literally: "Mountain Villa for Avoiding the Heat"; Manchu: Halhūn be jailara gurung) or Ligong (Chinese: 离宫; pinyin: Lígōng), is a large complex of imperial palaces and gardens…

  • Beijing Railway Station

    Beijing Railway Station (simplified Chinese: 北京火车站; traditional Chinese: 北京火車站; pinyin: Běijīng Huǒchēzhàn), or simply Beijing Station (Chinese: 北京站; pinyin: Běijīngzhàn), is a passenger railway station in Dongcheng District, Beijing. The station is…

  • USS Panay (PR-5)

    The second USS Panay (PR–5) of the United States Navy was a river gunboat that served on the Yangtze Patrol in China until sunk by Japanese aircraft on 12 December 1937 on the Yangtze River.

  • Shanghai Volkswagen

    Shanghai Volkswagen (officially Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd.) is an automobile manufacturing company headquartered in Anting, China and a joint venture between Volkswagen Group and SAIC Motor. It was founded in 1984 and produces cars und…

  • Sanlitun

    Sanlitun (Chinese: 三里屯; pinyin: Sānlǐtún (literally "three miles village")) is an area of the Chaoyang District, Beijing containing many popular bar streets and international stores.

  • Putian

    Putian (Chinese: 莆田) is a prefecture-level city in eastern Fujian province, People's Republic of China. It borders Fuzhou City to the north, Quanzhou City to the south, and the Taiwan Strait to the east.

  • Zhaoqing

    Zhàoqìng (Chinese: 肇庆) is a prefecture-level city of Guangdong province, People's Republic of China and is considered part of the Pearl River Delta region. It is well known for being a regional tourist hub, a medium-sized provincial "college town" a…

  • Yulin, Guangxi

    Yulin (Chinese: 玉林; pinyin: Yùlín; literally: "Jade Forest") is one of the fourteen prefecture-level cities of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China.

  • Underground Project 131

    Underground Project 131 (Chinese: "131"地下工程; pinyin: "131" Dìxià gōngchéng) is a system of tunnels in China's Hubei province constructed in the late 1960s and the early 1970s to accommodate the Chinese military command headquarters in case of a nucl…

  • Shunde District

    Shunde District, is a district in the city of Foshan in the Pearl River Delta, Guangdong Province, China. Once a traditional agricultural county, it has become one of the most affluent counties in Guangdong and mainland China.

  • Shanghai Railway Station

    Shanghai Railway Station (simplified Chinese: 上海火车站; traditional Chinese: 上海火車站; pinyin: Shànghǎi Huǒchē Zhàn) is one of the four major railway stations in Shanghai, China, the others being Shanghai South Railway Station, Shanghai Hongqiao Railway S…

  • Henan Airlines Flight 8387

    Henan Airlines Flight 8387 (VD8387/KPA8387) was a domestic flight operated by Henan Airlines from Harbin Taiping International Airport to the new Yichun Lindu Airport, both located in Heilongjiang province, China. On the night of August 24, 2010, th…

  • Heihe

    Heihe (Chinese: 黑河; pinyin: Hēihé; "Black River") is a prefecture-level city of northern Heilongjiang province, People's Republic of China, located on the Russian border, on the south bank of the Amur River, across the river from Blagoveshchensk.

  • Gulangyu Island

    Gulangyu is an island off the coast of Xiamen city (historically known as Amoy), Fujian province in southern China, about 2 km2 (0.77 sq mi) in area. It is home to about 20,000 people and is a domestic tourist destination.

  • Dazu Rock Carvings

    The Dazu Rock Carvings (Chinese: 大足石刻; pinyin: Dàzú Shíkè) are a series of Chinese religious sculptures and carvings, dating back as far as the 7th century AD, depicting and influenced by Buddhist, Confucian and Taoist beliefs.

  • Beijing West Railway Station

    Beijing West (Beijingxi) Railway Station (Chinese: 北京西站; pinyin: Běijīng Xī Zhàn; colloquially referred to as West Station 西客站) is located in western Beijing's Fengtai District. Opened in early 1996 after three years of construction, it is the large…

  • Beijing South Railway Station

    Beijing South (Beijingnan) Railway Station (Chinese: 北京南站; pinyin: Běijīngnán Zhàn) is a large railway station (mainly serving high speed trains) in Fengtai District, Beijing, about 7.5 km (4.7 mi) south of central Beijing, between the 2nd and 3rd r…

  • Star of Nanchang

    The Star of Nanchang (Chinese: 南昌之星 or Chinese: 南昌之星摩天轮) is a 160-metre (525 ft) tall giant Ferris wheel located in the eastern Chinese city of Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi Province.

  • Marco Polo Bridge

    The Marco Polo Bridge or Lugou Bridge (simplified Chinese: 卢沟桥; traditional Chinese: 盧溝橋; pinyin: Lúgōu Qiáo) is a famous stone bridge located 15 km southwest of the Beijing city center in the Fengtai District. It bridges the Yongding River—a major …

  • Langfang

    Langfang (Chinese: 廊坊; pinyin: Lángfáng), is a prefecture-level city of Hebei province, located approximately midway between Beijing and Tianjin. At the 2010 census, its population was 4,358,839 whom 868,066 lived in the built-up (or metro) area mad…

  • Jinzhou

    Jinzhou (/ˈɪnˈ/, simplified Chinese: 锦州; traditional Chinese: 錦州; pinyin: Jǐnzhōu) is a prefecture-level city of Liaoning province, People's Republic of China. It is a geographically strategic city located in the "Liaoxi Corridor" (辽西走廊), whic…

  • Jinshanling

    Jinshanling (simplified Chinese: 金山岭; traditional Chinese: 金山嶺; pinyin: Jīnshānlǐng), is a section of the Great Wall of China located in the mountainous area in Luanping County, 125 km northeast of Beijing. This section of the wall is connected with…

  • Jengish Chokusu

    Jengish Chokusu (Kyrgyz: Жеңиш чокусу [dʒeŋiʃ tʃoqusú]; Russian: Пик Победы [pʲik pɐˈbʲɛdɨ]) is the highest mountain in the Tian Shan mountain system at 7,439 metres (24,406 ft).

  • Hankou

    Hankou (Chinese: t 漢口, 汉口,Hànkǒu), formerly romanized as Hankow, was one of the three cities whose merging formed modern-day Wuhan, the capital of the Hubei province, China. It stands north of the Han and Yangtze Rivers where the Han falls into…

  • Guangzhouwan

    Guangzhouwan (also spelled Quang- or Kouang-Tchéou-Wan, Kwangchowan or Kwang-Chou-Wan), meaning "Guangzhou Bay", was a small enclave on the southern coast of China ceded by Qing China to France as a leased territory and administered as an outlier of…

  • Ganzhou

    Ganzhou (Chinese: 赣州; pinyin: Gànzhōu), formerly romanized as Kanchow, is a prefecture-level city in southern Jiangxi province, People's Republic of China, bordering Fujian to the east, Guangdong to the south, and Hunan to the west. Its administrati…

  • MasterCard Center

    The MasterCard Center (simplified Chinese: 万事达中心; traditional Chinese: 萬事達中心), originally Beijing Wukesong Culture & Sports Center (simplified Chinese: 五棵松体育馆; traditional Chinese: 五棵松體育館), is an indoor arena for the 2008 Summer Olympics basketball …

  • Bao'an District

    Bao'an District (Chinese: 宝安区; pinyin: Bǎo'ān Qū) is one of the six districts comprising Shenzhen, a major city in Guangdong, People's Republic of China. It is one of the two districts formerly lying outside the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, the o…

  • Jingshan Park

    Jingshan Park is a public park covering 23 hectares (57 acres) immediately north of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. The focal point is the artificial hill Jingshan, literally "Prospect Hill".