China is isolated from the rest of the world, like India, it has the himalayin mountains protecting it. Though on the other side it has the Gobi desert. This territory in between is China. China is on a platea and surronded by the Huang river. Huang means yellow. So in english it is called the yellow river, it is called the yellow river because of a soil similar to silt called loess. Since, this soil is fetile every time the river floods it deposites soil for crops.