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North China Plain

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The North China Plain is based on the deposits of the Yellow River and is the largest alluvial plain of China. [1]

33 relations: Alluvial plain, Beijing, Cradle of civilization, Dabie Mountains, Desert, Dzungaria, Ethnic groups in Chinese history, Fortification, Granary, Great Wall of China, Hydraulic empire, Inner Mongolia, Irrigation, Maize, Millet, Northeast China, Peanut, Sanmenxia Dam, Sesame, Shengli Oil Field, Sorghum, Steppe, Taihang Mountains, Tianjin, Tianmu Mountain, Wheat, Winter wheat, Xiaolangdi Dam, Yan Mountains, Yangtze, Yellow River, Yellow Sea, Zhongyuan.

Alluvial plain

An alluvial plain is a largely flat landform created by the deposition of sediment over a long period of time by one or more rivers coming from highland regions, from which alluvial soil forms.

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Beijing

Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

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Cradle of civilization

The term "cradle of civilization" refers to locations where, according to current archeological data, civilization is understood to have emerged.

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Dabie Mountains

The Dabie Mountains are a major mountain range located in central China.

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Desert

A desert is a barren area of landscape where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life.

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Dzungaria

Dzungaria (also spelled Zungaria, Dzungharia or Zungharia, Dzhungaria or Zhungaria, or Djungaria or Jungaria) is a geographical region in northwest China corresponding to the northern half of Xinjiang, also known as Beijiang.

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Ethnic groups in Chinese history

Ethnic groups in Chinese history refer to various or presumed ethnicities of significance to the history of China, gathered through the study of Classical Chinese literature, Chinese and non-Chinese literary sources and inscriptions, historical linguistics, and archaeological research.

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Fortification

A fortification is a military construction or building designed for the defense of territories in warfare; and is also used to solidify rule in a region during peacetime.

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Granary

A granary is a storehouse or room in a barn for threshed grain or animal feed.

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Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China to protect the Chinese states and empires against the raids and invasions of the various nomadic groups of the Eurasian Steppe with an eye to expansion.

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Hydraulic empire

A hydraulic empire (also known as a hydraulic despotism, or water monopoly empire) is a social or government structure which maintains power and control through exclusive control over access to water.

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Inner Mongolia

Inner Mongolia, officially the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region or Nei Mongol Autonomous Region (Ѳвѳр Монголын Ѳѳртѳѳ Засах Орон in Mongolian Cyrillic), is one of the autonomous regions of China, located in the north of the country.

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Irrigation

Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals.

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Maize

Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.

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Millet

Millets (/ˈmɪlɪts/) are a group of highly variable small-seeded grasses, widely grown around the world as cereal crops or grains for fodder and human food.

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Northeast China

Northeast China or Dongbei is a geographical region of China.

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Peanut

The peanut, also known as the groundnut or the goober and taxonomically classified as Arachis hypogaea, is a legume crop grown mainly for its edible seeds.

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Sanmenxia Dam

The Sanmenxia Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the middle-reaches of the Yellow River near Sanmenxia Gorge on the border between Shanxi province and Henan Province, China.

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Sesame

Sesame (Sesamum indicum) is a flowering plant in the genus Sesamum, also called benne.

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Shengli Oil Field

The Shengli Oil Field is the second-largest oil field in the People's Republic of China, with daily production of approximately.

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Sorghum

Sorghum is a genus of flowering plants in the grass family Poaceae.

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Steppe

In physical geography, a steppe (p) is an ecoregion, in the montane grasslands and shrublands and temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands biomes, characterized by grassland plains without trees apart from those near rivers and lakes.

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Taihang Mountains

The Taihang Mountains are a Chinese mountain range running down the eastern edge of the Loess Plateau in Shanxi, Henan and Hebei provinces.

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Tianjin

Tianjin, formerly romanized as Tientsin, is a coastal metropolis in northern China and one of the four national central cities of the People's Republic of China (PRC), with a total population of 15,469,500, and is also the world's 11th-most populous city proper.

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Tianmu Mountain

Tianmu Mountain, Mount Tianmu, or Tianmushan (Chinese: 天目山, p Tiānmù Shān, lit. "Heavenly Eyes Mountain") is a mountain in Lin'an County west of Hangzhou, Zhejiang, in eastern China.

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Wheat

Wheat is a grass widely cultivated for its seed, a cereal grain which is a worldwide staple food.

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Winter wheat

Winter wheat (usually Triticum aestivum) are strains of wheat that are planted in the autumn to germinate and develop into young plants that remain in the vegetative phase during the winter and resume growth in early spring.

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Xiaolangdi Dam

The Xiaolangdi Dam (Chinese: 小浪底; Pinyin: Xiǎolàngdǐ) is a dam in Jiyuan, Henan Province, China, and impounds the Yellow River.

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Yan Mountains

The Yan Mountains, also known by their Chinese name Yanshan, are a major mountain range to the north of the North China Plain, principally in the province of Hebei.

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Yangtze

The Yangtze, which is 6,380 km (3,964 miles) long, is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world.

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Yellow River

The Yellow River or Huang He is the second longest river in Asia, after the Yangtze River, and the sixth longest river system in the world at the estimated length of.

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Yellow Sea

The Yellow Sea or West Sea is located between China and Korea.

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Zhongyuan

Zhongyuan, Chungyuan, or the Central Plain, also known as Zhongtu, Chungtu or Zhongzhou, Chungchou, is the area on the lower reaches of the Yellow River which formed the cradle of Chinese civilization.

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Huáběi Píngyuán, North China plain, North Chinese Plain, 华北平原, 華北平原.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_China_Plain

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