South China Sea
|South China Sea|
|A map of the South China Sea|
|Hanyu Pinyin||Nán Zhōnggúo Hǎi|
|Malay||Laut China Selatan|
|Tagalog||Timog Dagat Tsina ('Dagat Luzon' for the portion within Philippine waters)|
|Portuguese||Mar da China Meridional|
History[change | edit source]
The sea and its islands are claimed by many nations, including China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei. These claims are mirrored in the many of names used for the islands and the sea.
Geography[change | edit source]
Some of the islands have people living on them. They are inhabited.
Some islands have no people living on them. They are uninhabited.
Related pages[change | edit source]
References[change | edit source]
- "Stirring up the South China Sea (II): Regional Responses," Asia Report N°229, 24 July 2012; retrieved 2013-4-17.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- "China's Jurisdiction over the South China Sea," Beijing Review, July 3, 2012