According to the Chinese government, Tibet has continuously been a part of the Chinese nation for more than seven centuries, although Tibet declared independence in 1912 and functioned autonomously until the Chinese gove... More »

The People's Republic of China's stated goal in invading Tibet in 1950, sometimes referred to as a re-annexation, was to liberate the Tibetans from a repressive system of feudalism and to improve economic development and... More »

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... More »

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On January 1, 1950, The People’s Republic of China claimed sovereignty over Tibet. China unsuccessfully attempted to enforce that claim through a series of negotiations between the two governments, and on October 7, 1950... More »

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The People's Republic of China's stated goal in invading Tibet in 1950, sometimes referred to as a re-annexation, was to liberate the Tibetans from a repressive system of feudalism and to improve economic development and... More »

The government of China considers October 1, 1949, as the date the country gained independence. This marks the date on which the People's Republic of China was established. More »

In China, the term "Middle Kingdom" refers to the central part of that nation. China, like other nations, is divided into distinct regions and provinces. The Middle Kingdom contains distinct political and geological boun... More »