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Geography Statistics of China

  • Coastline: 9,009 miles (14,500 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 3,600,945 sq miles (9,326,410 sq km)
    (water) 104,460 sq miles (270,550 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 3,705,405 sq miles (9,596,960 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: 23 provinces, 5 autonomous regions and 4 municipalities in China:

    Provinces include Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan and Zhejiang. Note that China views the island of Taiwan as its 23rd province.

    Autonomous regions include: Guangxi, Nei Mongol, Ningxia, Xinjiang, Xizang (Tibet).

    Municipalities include: Beijing, Chongqing, Shanghai and Tianjin.

    Special regions: Hong Kong and Macau are special administrative regions of China.
  • Horizontal Width: 2,193.42 miles (3,529.96 km) from Kashi east to Tianjin
  • Vertical Length: 1,262.54 miles (2,031.87 km) from Macau north to Baotou

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (14) North Korea, Russian Federation, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, Laos, Vietnam
  • Geographic Center: About 228.37 miles (367.52 km) southwest of Lanzhou
  • Highest Point: Mt. Everest 29,025 ft. (8.850 m)
  • Lowest Point: Turpan Pendi -505 ft. (-154 m)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location

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Region Capital
Anhui Hefei
Beijing Beijing
Chongqing Chongqing
Fujian Fuzhou
Gansu Lanzhou
Guangdong Guangzhou
Guangxi Nanning
Guizhou Guiyang
Hainan Haikou
Hebei Shijiazhuang
Heilongjiang Harbin
Henan Zhengzhou
Hubei Wuhan
Hunan Changsha
Inner Mongolia Hohhot
Jiangsu Nanjing
Jiangxi Nanchang
Jilin Changchun
Liaoning Shenyang
Ningxia Yinchuan
Qinghai Xining
Shaanxi Xi'an
Shandong Jinan
Shanghai Shanghai
Shanxi Taiyuan
Sichuan Chengdu
Tianjin Tianjin
Xinjiang Urumqi
Xizang (Tibet Autonomous Region) Lhasa
Yunnan Kunming
Zhejiang Hangzhou

Countries of Asia

This page was last modified on September 29, 2015.