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Zhejiang






5 Themes of Geography OUTLINE

  • ==Location==
    • Absolute...Latitude and Longitude of all the Borders



  • Zhejiang is bordered by the East China Sea on the east, the municipality of Shanghai on the northeast, and the provinces of Jiangsu on the north,Anhui on the west, Jiangxi on the southwest, and Fujian on the south.
  • Location
  • ==Place==
    • Physical Characteristics


  • Bodies of water- West Lake in Hangzhou, the East Lake in Shaoxing, the South Lake in Jiaxing, the Dongqian Lake in Ningbo and the North-South Lake in Haiyan. The Thousand-Islet Lake in Chun'an county of Hangzhou is the largest man-made lake in the country. Major rivers in the province include the Qiantang River, the Oujiang River, and the Nanxi River. The Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal runs through the northern part of the province, and merges into the Qiantang River in Han
  • Landforms-Yandang Mountain, Xuedou Mountain, Tianmu Mountain, Tiantai Mountain and Xiandu Mountain
  • Climate-Under subtropical and monsoon conditions, Zhejiang has four distinct seasons, and plentiful sunshine.
  • Animal Life-In Zhejiang there are 1,900 species of wild animals, among which over 120 are under state protection, making up one-third of those in the Directory of Wild Animals under State Protection.
  • Natural Vegetation- Forestry covers 59.4 percent of the province's total area with rich resources of economic forests and bamboo groves. Famous local special products include tea, mulberries, oranges and tangerines. The output of nuts like hickory and Chinese torreya accounts for more than 70 percent of that of the country. The province is also a major producer of Chinese tallow trees, Magnolia officinalis and Fructus Corni. In addition, the output of bamboo is in the front ranks in the country. Zhejiang has varied vegetation, winning it the reputation of "a treasure house of plants in southeast China¡±. More than fifty species of wild plants such as ginkgo, commonly referred to as a "living fossil", are listed in the Directory of Rare Plants under State Protection


  • Human Characteristics
    • Population-48.98 million by the end of 2005,
    • Ethnic Groups-Han, Hui, Manchu and Miao.
    • Language-


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    • Perceptual
      • How do the citizens view themselves?


  • Formal
  • Climate Regions- Zhejiang has a humid subtropical climate with four distinct seasons. Spring starts in March and is rainy and weather is changeable. Summer, from June to September is long, hot and humid. Fall is generally dry, warm and sunny. Winters are short but cold except in the far south.
    • Vegetation- cathaya tree, Taiwan fir, and the dove-tree are some of the plants that grow in Zhejiang
    • Shared Characteristics of the whole area
    • Land Area- 101,800 miles


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                                                                      • Relative Locations...Where your province/region is in relationship to other places...Use words like North of, South of, East of, West of.- Zhejiang is west of the East China Sea, North of Tiwan, east of the Qingshan resivoir, and south of the
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  • ==Human/Environment Interaction== == ==
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    • Movement of goods
      • foods-
      • trade goods
      • manufactured goods
      • Other





Movement of Ideas - What Ideas have the people borrowed or shared with other states or ethnic groups?
http://www.omniglot.com/writing/chinese_spoken.htm
http://www.sacu.org/zhejiang.html
http://www.springerlink.com/content/935046w5g2487x33/
http://www.globaltimes.cn/www/english/travel/china-map/2011-01/584883.html