Compare And Contrast China And Usa

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The United States of America and China are two of the biggest and most successful countries in the world. They both are very similar in nature, but at the same time very different. Both countries are powerhouses in the world and economic giants. Whether it is the people, land, or language, both cultures are very unique in their own way. One of the biggest differences that I discovered was the one child policy which blows my mind on how they can make that a law. Both the United States of America and China are very similar in size. China is the 3rd largest country in the world by land while the US is the 4th largest. The only two counties that they are bigger by land than them are Russia and Canada. USA has 3,537,455 square miles while China has 3,694,959 square mile, which is only a difference…show more content…
Both China and the US have territories that aren’t a part of the main country. China has Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan and the US has Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, and US Virgin Island just to name a few. In China, there is a wide gap between the major cities that are booming and the small rural villages. The same cannot be said about the US because there isn’t that wide of a gap between the life in cities and in towns. Each country is composed of mountains, rivers, lakes, deserts, are peaks and basins that are all different sizes. China is composed of more mountains than the USA. Most of the west parts of the country, both north and south, are covered with mountain ranges. Because of this a lot less people live on that side of the country because most of the area is not useable. China has only two main rivers and they are called the Yellow River and the Yangtze River. The US has many more major rivers than just two. Mississippi River, Missouri River, Colorado River, and Ohio River are just some of the many major rivers that the US has. China possesses the largest hydroelectric power project ever in the world. The Three
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