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The tallest mountain in China is Mount Everest, which has an elevation of approximately 29,035 feet. Aside from the being the highest point in China, Mount Everest is also the tallest peak in the Asian continent and Earth's highest point above sea level.


In terms of landmass, India is one of the largest nations in the world, and it is home to many mountains, such as Kangchenjunga, India's tallest mountain and the third tallest in the world, and mountain ranges, including parts of the Himalayas. Snowmelt from the Himalay...


China is located in eastern Asia. It's south of Russia and Mongolia and north of Bhutan and Myanmar, and it borders a portion of the Pacific coast. It also has claimed territories in the Pacific, located to the east of the Chinese mainland.


The precise origin of the English name, China (in reference to the East Asian "People's Republic" known domestically as "Zhongguo," or the Middle Kingdom), is uncertain. However, there is some suggestion that it derives from the Qin Dynasty of the third century BCE, whi...


In Chinese, the official name of China is Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo. Locally, people use the shorter form Zhong Guo. Internationally, the official name of China is People's Republic of China, which is abbreviated P.R.C.


The names of the mountains in Italy are the Alps and the Apennines. The Dolomites, although technically part of the Alps, are considered a separate section and lie to the northeast of the country.


China has had several names throughout history; some of the earliest names were Wei Lu, Hua Xia, Zhong Hua, Hai Nei and Shen Zhou. China's name has changed depending on the dynasty or government ruling over the country at the time. As of 2015, the most common Chinese na...