China launches satellite navigation positioning system

China launched a national satellite navigation and positioning system which will provide positioning service to transportation, emergency medical rescue and city planning and management. It is the largest in the country and boasts the widest coverage.

The system consists of 2,700 base stations, a national database centre and 30 provincial level database centers. The system, featuring faster speed, higher accuracy and wider coverage, will be compatible with other satellite navigation systems, such as the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System and Global Position System (GPS).

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  • PM of China is Li Keqiang and President is Xi Jinping
  • Currency of China is Renminbi and Capital is Beijing
  • The Great Wall of China is situated at Huairou in China.
Source- The Hindu


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