1. . Cotterell,
, and is the subject of significant global interest and debate
regarding deforestation and environmental protection.
Brazil was inhabited by numerous tribal nations prior to the
landing in 1500 of explorer Pedro lvares Cabral, who claimed
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far eastern suburbs.
.12% to 9.2%.
According to the 2010 census, nearly 96% of Beijing's population
are ethnic Han Chinese. Of the 800,000 ethnic minorities living
capital, Manchu (336,000), Hui(249,000), Ko
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Church which closed in 1958 but reopened in 1973, was for a
time the only church in the city open to foreigners. In 1982, the
congregation of the Mishi Church joined the Chongwenmen
Church. The London Missionary Society Hospital, built near the
are based in the Guanghua Temple, which dates to the Yuan
Dynasty over 700
The headquarters of the Islamic Association of China near Niujie
in Xicheng District.
Beijing has about 70 mosques recognized by the Islamic
Association of China, whose
2. 13 February 2014
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figures according to provisional data of
China NBS (China NBSNational DATA
quarterly figures () or China Statistical
database Quarterly Data (English); the
comparable data of the world economies
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Major sporting venues in the city include the National Stadium,
also known as the "Birds' Nest", National Aquatics Center,
also known as the "Water Cube", National Indoor Stadium, all in
the Olympic Green to the north of city center; the MasterC
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on 'Spidey'". The Hollywood Reporter.
Reuters. 27 April 2007. Archived from the
original on 6 May 2008. Retrieved 15
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Dependency Ratio of Popula
known as the Xuanwumen Church, which
was founded in 1605 and whose current
Archbishop Joseph Li Shan is one of the few
bishops in China to have the support of both
the Vatican and the CPCA.
the Dongtang or St. Joseph's Church, better
known as the Wangfu
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Chinese). Beijing Bureau of Statistics. 12
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Municipal Bureau of Statistics.
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Encyclopedia (6th ed.). 2008.
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affairs, with some analysts
do Brasil) on account of the
pottery was found near
on was effectively begun in 1534, when King Dom Joo III of
Portugal divided the territory into the fifteen private and
autonomous Captaincy Colonies of Brazil.
those of Hebei province, which surrounds Beijing Municipality.
Beijing or Peking opera (, Jngj) is a traditional form of
Chinese theatre well known throughout the nation. Commonly
lauded as one of the highest achievements of Chinese culture,
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MacKerras, Colin; Yorke, Amanda (1991).
Egg of catshark(mermaids' purse)
Egg of bullhead shark
Egg of chimaera
The newly hatched young of oviparous fish are called l
back to the Ming and Qing dynasties. The Fragrant
Hills (Xiangshan) is a popular scenic public park that consists of
natural landscaped areas as well as traditional and cultural relics.
TheBeijing Botanical Garden exhibits over 6,000 species of
registered taxis have yellowish brown as basic hue, with another
color of Prussian blue, hunter green, white, umber, tyrian purple,
rufous, or sea green. Between 11 pm and 5 am, there is also a
20% fee increase. Rides over 15 km (9 mi) and between 23:00
also founded the Luhe Hospital, Yu Ying Boys' School (now No.
25 Middle School), Bridgeman Girls'
to the Soviet Union, and the Soviet embassy took over the old
cathedral and demolished it. In 2007, Russian embassy has
rebuilt a new church in its garden to
"Beijing to Increase Public
Transportation Fare Prices Next
Month". english.cri.cn. Retrieved 201512-24.
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2010). "Campaign to boost cycling in
Beijing". The Guardian. UK. Retrieved 10
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identifying it as an emerging global power. One of the world's
major breadbaskets, Brazil has been the largest producer of
coffee for the last 150 years.
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, the Monument to the People's Heroes, and the Mausoleum of
Mao Zedong. TheSummer Palace and the Old Summer
Palace both lie at the western part of the city; the former,
a UNESCO World Heritage Site,contains a comprehensive
collection of imperial
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Archived from the original on July 31,
2016. Retrieved 1 June 2010.
5. ^ Jump up to:a b c James West, Mother
Jones. 18 January 2013.
6. ^ Jump up to:a b "Beijing to switch from
painted on their vehicles. Usually
the Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution in
western Beijing. The Second Artillery Corps, which controls the
country's strategic missile and nuclear weapons, has its
command inQinghe, Haidian District. The h
of at least the same size as their former residences. Many
complain, however, that the traditional sense of community and
street life of the hutongs cannot be replaced, and these
properties are often government owned.
spoken language used in mainland China and Taiwan, and one of
the four official languages of Singapore. Rural areas of Beijing
Municipality have their own dialects akin to
, breaking prior cultural traditions that had practically restricted it
to the uppe
the placentaseen in mammals connecting the mother's blood
supply with that of the embryo. Examples of viviparous fish
include the surf-perches, splitfins, and lemon shark. Some
viviparous fish exhibit oophagy, in which the developing embryos