China Facts

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National Flag of China

Interesting facts about China

  • Official Name: People’s Republic of China
  • Form of Government: Socialist one-party state
  • GDP: 13.61 trillion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Peking (Beijing)
  • Population: 1.393 billion (2018)
  • Official Languages: Standard Chinese
  • Currency: Chinese Yuan
  • Timezone: GMT+8
  • Area: 9.597 million km²
  • Dialing Code: +86
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Altai Mountains,Awa mountain,Daba Mountains,Great Himalayas,Himalayas,Kuaiji Mountains
  • Major Rivers: Ussuri,Muling,Songacha,Ashi,Hulan
  • Continent: Asia
  • Border Countries: China is bordered by 14 countries: Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Vietnam

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National Symbols of China

  • National Bird: Red-crowned crane
  • National Animal: Giant Panda
  • National Flower: Plum Blossom
  • National Tree: Ginkgo