South China Sea
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|South China Sea|
|A map of the South China Sea|
|Hanyu Pinyin||Nán Zhōnggúo Hǎi|
|Malay||Laut China Selatan|
|Tagalog||Timog Dagat Tsina ('Dagat Kanlurang Pilipinas', meaning "West Philippine Sea", for the portion within Philippine waters)|
|Portuguese||Mar da China Meridional|
History[change | change source]
The sea and its islands and reefs are claimed by many nations, including China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei. These claims are mirrored in the many names used for the islands and the sea.
Geography[change | change source]
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Stirring up the South China Sea (II): Regional Responses," Asia Report N°229, 24 July 2012; retrieved 2013-4-17.
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