FYI, previous anon is wrong, the Caucasian region does not border China. While it does include part of south-western Russia, it also includes Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, as well as parts of Turkey and Iran. None of these countries are anywhere near China. (i46(.)tinypic(.)com/34hazp3(.)jpg the Caucasian area is circled in red) However, it's true that the term does not actually apply to white people and has racist origins.