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China

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China

Flag of China

Official languages
Capital
Chinese (Mandarin)
Beijing
Area
Government
9,500,000 km2
One-party Communist state
Population
Religion
1.3 billion
Time zone
Currency
CET (UTC+8)
Renminbi (yuan)
Demonym Chinese


Location of China

China, also known as the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in South-Eastern Asia. It's the most populated country in the world, and it has more than 1.3 billion inhabitants. The capital is Beijing. It's also the third largest country when talking about land area, with an area of about 9,500,000 km/2. China borders in the north with Russia and Mongolia, in the north-east with North Korea, in the south with Vietnam, Laos, India, Nepal and Burma, in the west with Pakistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Other important cities are Shangai, Hong Kong and Tianjin. The Chinese economy is very advanced, on the first place the primary sector. First sector: China is the world's largest producer of wheat, rice and potatoes. In addition, the country owns over 1/3 of the world pig farms, and is in first place for fishing. Secondary sector: China has attracted the industries of countries in search of cheap labor on his territory. The country has managed to maintain sustained rhythms over a very long period of time, despite a large population. Tertiary sector: Trade has followed the expansion of the industrial sector, and is particularly developed along the coasts of the South and East China Sea. Roads and railways are developing, but the air transport situation is better. Every year a lot of tourist go to China.

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