Description: The Physical Map of China showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Located in East Asia is a country of China officially known as the People's Republic of China. It is the second-largest country in the world and the most populous one.
China's total area is 9,600,000 square kilometres. China shares border with India, Bhutan, Nepal and Pakistan in South Asia, Vietnam, Laos, and Burma in Southeast Asia, Russia, Mongolia, and North Korea in Inner Asia and Northeast Asia, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan in Central Asia.
There are extensive and densely populated alluvial plains along the shores of the Yellow Sea and the East China Sea. The Yellow River and the Yangtze River are the major rivers of China apart from Xi, Mekong, Brahmaputra and Amur.
Mount Everest at 8,848m, the world’s highest peak is situated on the Sino-Nepalese border. The Ayding Lake at −154m which is a dried lake bed is situated in the Turpan Depression is the lowest point and world’s third lowest.
In the north high plateaus are the main features of the country. On the Mongolian Plateau, grasslands forms the major landscapes.
Eastern part of the country is very fertile because of the two major seas.The continued expansion of its deserts, particularly the Gobi Desert is the issue of concern for China.
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