The Amur River ends at the Strait of Tartary, between the Russian island of Sakhalin and the Russian mainland. The river begins in Manchuria, at the confluence of the Argun and Shilka Rivers.
With a length of 1,755 miles, the Amur River is the longest river in the Russian Far East and the third-longest river in China. Over its course, the Amur River constitutes the border between Siberia and the Chinese province of Heilongjiang.
In China, the river is known as "Heilong Jiang," or "Black Dragon River," while in Mongolia, the people call it "Kharamuren," or "Black River." The name of the island "Sakhalin" comes from a Tungusic name for the Amur River.Learn More
Some of the animals that live in China are giant pandas, leopards, Tibetan foxes, lar gibbons, Asian elephants, giant salamanders, scorpions, Himalayan jumping spiders, tigers, brown bears, otters, alligators and the Indian rock python. The climate in China varies greatly due to the country's immense size, resulting in a plethora of different species.Full Answer >
The relative location of China is in Eastern Asia, spanning both the northern and eastern hemispheres. It shares its borders with 14 other countries, namely Vietnam, Pakistan, Laos, Russia, Burma, Nepal, India, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Bhutan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan.Full Answer >
As of 2014, Tibet is an autonomous region of China located in the Himalayas next to Nepal and Bhutan. It covers 1.2 million square kilometers, making it the second largest region of China. As of 2007, 2.81 million people lived in Tibet, mainly of the Tibetan ethnic group.Full Answer >
The headwaters of the Huang He or Yellow River are on the Plateau of Tibet, from which the river flows 3,395 miles through seven provinces, two autonomous regions and empties into the Yellow Sea. It's called The Ungovernable and China's Sorrow because it often floods the North China Plain.Full Answer >