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February 16, 2018 0 Comment


China is the most populated Country in the world. China stood first in Population.

Country China
Continent Asia
Location 35.86170 N, 104.19540 E
Map of China  Map of China
Area 9,596,960 km²
Coastline 9,000 miles
Flag China Flag
Neighboring Countries
  • Afghanistan
  • Bhutan
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Macau
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • North Korea
  • Pakistan
  • Russia
  • Tajikistan
  • Vietnam
Time Zone UTC +8
Population 1.381 billion (2016)
Symbol  symbol of china
China National Day October 1st
President of China Xi Jinping

president of China

Vice President of China Li Yuanchao

Vice President of China

National Anthem “March of Volunteers”
National Animal Giant Panda

national animal of china

National Bird Red-Crowned Crane

national bird of china

National Flower Peony

national flower of China

National Tree Ginkgo

national tree of china

National Fruit Fuzzy Kiwifruit

national fruit of China

National Game Table Tennis

national game of china

National Color Red
National Language Mandarin Chinese, Standard Mandarin
Seasons Spring

Summer

Autumn

Winter

Prestigious Awards
  • Military Award– The Order of the Heroic Exemplar
  • Gallantry Awards– The Hero’s Medal
  • Literature Award– Newman Prize
  • Cinema Awards – Golden Rooster Awards, Hundred Flowers Awards, Huabiao Awards, Golden Phoenix, Huading Awards, Chunyan Awards, Shanghai Film Critics Awards 
Religion
  • Chinese folk religion/unaffiliated (73.56%)
  • Buddhism (15.87%)
  • Other Religious (7.6%)
  • Christianity (2.53%)
  • Islam (0.45%)
Average Marriage age 29 years for men and 26 years for women
Capital Beijing (390 55’N 1160 23’E)
Number of Provinces 22 Provinces

  • Qinghai
  • Sichuan
  • Heilongjiang
  • Gansu
  • Yunnan
  • Hunan
  • Shaanxi
  • Hebei
  • Jilin
  • Hubei
  • Guangdong Province
  • Guizhou
  • Henan
  • Jiangxi
  • Shandong
  • Shanxi
  • Liaoning
  • Fujian
  • Jiangsu
  • Zhejiang
  • Taiwan
  • Hainan
 Largest Province  Qinghai
 Smallest Province  Hainan
 Largest City  Shanghai
 Smallest City  Tongling city
 Literacy rate
  • 98.2% (males)
  • 94.5% (females)
 Type of Government  Unitary State, Communist State, Socialist State, One-party State, People’s democratic dictatorship
 GDP
  • PPP – $23.2 trillion (2017)
  • Nominal – $11.8 trillion (2017)
 GDP per capita  $16,676 (2017)
 Total number of Political parties  9 political parties
 Currency  Renminbi (CNY)
 Calling Code   +86
 Regional Languages
  •  Mongolian
  • Tibetan
  • Uyghur
  • Zhuang
 Internet TLD  .cn
 ISO 3166 code  CN
 Festivals of China Chinese New Year

Dragon Boat Festival

Lantern Festival

Qingming Festival

Double Seventh Day

The 24 solar terms

Winter Solstice

The Double Ninth Festival

Hungry Ghost Festival

Mid-autumn Festival

Chongyang Festival

Laba Festival

 Monuments Forbidden City

Monuments of China

The Great Wall of China

Monuments of China

Songyue Pagoda

Monument of China

Temple of heaven

Monument of China

Summer Palace

Monument of China

Ming Tombs

Monument of China

Jade Buddha Temple

Monument of China

Terracotta Warriors

Monument of China

 Wildlife Sanctuaries
  •  2,349 nature reserves
  • 225 National parks
Longest Railway platform Futian Station
Longest River Yangtze river
Largest Lake Qinghai Lake
Highest Mountain Mount Everest
Biggest waterfall Huangguoshu Waterfall
Biggest Airport Beijing Capital International Airport
Biggest dam The Three Gorges Dam
Tallest building Shanghai Tower
Richest person of China Jack Ma

Richest person of China

Best place to visit
  • Beijing
  • Hong Kong
  • Great Wall of China
  • Shanghai
  • Xi’an
  • Lhasa
  • Yangshuo
  • Hangzhou
  • Jiuzhaigou
  • Kunming
Official Website english.gov.cn
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