Chapter 09 East Asia - cities, Japan uses it habitable...

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Chapter 09 East Asia 1. China’s area is almost three times as large as India’s. China’s population distribution is much more open space. More than half the country is very sparsely populated and it seems that 90 percent of Chinese citizens live in the eastern one third of it, while India has a core area centered in the basin of the Ganges River, the historic heart of this realm. 2. These numerous ethnic groups share China's vast lands but at the same time many live in their individual communities. The relationships between the different ethnic groups have been formed over many years.   The Chinese government introduced a series of policies including ones to secure the equality and unity of ethnic groups, give regional autonomy to ethnic minorities and promote respect for the faith and customs of ethnic groups. 3. There are 127.7 million people, the vast majority 70 percent living in towns, and
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Unformatted text preview: cities, Japan uses it habitable living space intensively and expands it wherever possible. All of Japans major cities are perched along the coast, and virtually all lie partly on artificial land claimed from the sea. This is designed for high volume shipping and connected to the mainland by automatic space age trains. 4. Taiwan has enormous brainpower, and many foreign firms join in the research and development carried to help establish a techno pole centered on the microelectronics and personal computer industries while South Korea has become the worlds leading shipbuilding nation/ its automobile industry grew rapidly, and its iron and steel and chemical industries began to thrive. The placeless emphasis on smaller high technology industries which are the strength of other Pacific Rim economic tigers....
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course GEOG 142 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at Mott Community College.

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