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Ancient China: Geography

Learn all about China's ancient civilisation

Source: Darmau Lee (2021)

Stretching 3,100 miles (5,000 kilometers) from east to west and 3,400 miles (5,500 kilometers) from north to south, China is a large country with widely varying landscapes. Its territory includes mountains, high plateaus, sandy deserts, and dense forests. Read through these resources to learn more about the geography of China and how it affected ancient Chinese civilisation.