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The semi-enclosed South China Sea (南海)

What and where is the South China Sea?

The semi-enclosed South China Sea (南海), one of the three Asian marginal seas, lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean. It encompasses an area of 3.6 million square kilometers from the Singapore and Malacca Straits to the Strait of Taiwan, stretching more than 1,800 kilometers from north and south and 900 kilometers from west to east.(More...)