How does China perceive it self?

The comparison between the « Island of China » view (see previous post) and ethnographics and density of population shows clearly that most of the population is concentrated on this « Island of China », meaning most of the 1.4 billion inhabitants are living in a much smaller country than officially existing.

China’s Islands or the Island of China?

Analysis: the Island of China – Stratfor.com

The island of China… That’s no typo. The Gobi Desert, Tibetan Plateau, Himalayas, and Pacific Ocean surround the heartland of China like a geographic great wall. We’re talking about a nation whose economic model has the world’s best experts confused about whether China’s about to take over the world… or collapse.