|Land Area||9,326,410 km2|
|Water Area||270,550 km2|
|Total Area||9,596,960km2 (#4)|
|Government Type||Communist State|
|GDP (PPP)||$21,100.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$14,600|
|Currency||Yuan Renminbi (CNY)|
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The flag of China was officially adopted on October 1, 1949.
The red of the Chinese flag symbolizes the communist revolution, and is also the traditional color of the people.
The large gold star represents communism, while the four smaller stars represent the social classes of the people.
The five stars together reflect the importance placed on the number five in Chinese thought and history.
Larger China flag
China Coat of Arms:
China's national emblem is composed of the entrance gate to the Forbidden City in Beijing, with five stars above it representing the Communist Party of China and the four social classes.
Sheaves of wheat and rice form the edges (symbolizing the agricultural revolution), and a cog wheel (representing industrial workers) makes up the base.
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China provinces, municipalities, autonomous regions & their capitals
What is the Largest City in China?
Guangzhou is the largest city in China by metro population, with more than 44 million people.
The Largest Cities In China
Which Are The Biggest Industries In China?
The manufacturing, mining, energy, and agricultural industries are China's largest industries. Manufacturing is by far the biggest industry in China accounting for 46.8% of the country’s GDP.
The Biggest Industries In China
What Kind of Plants are Native to China?
The native flora of China is diverse with more than 30,000 plant species, and some of these species grow only in China. They include the dove tree, the dawn redwood, the Yunnan cypress, and the China fir.
Plants Native to China
What Animals Are Threatened in China?
The big cats like South China Tiger and Amur Leopard are critically endangered due to loss of habitats and poaching. Many of the big cats like tiger or small cats like lynx are hunted for their fur. Moreover, the South China Tiger, leopards and Asian golden cats are hunted for their bones which are used in traditional medicines
Endangered Animals in China
What is the Largest Ethnic Group in China?
More than 9 in every 10 residents of the People's Republic of China are ethnic Han Chinese. The ethnic group has a 91.59% of the overall Chinese population descent. The other 55 ethnic groups make up the minority consisting 8.41% of the total population.
The Largest Ethnic Groups In China
What is the Leading Cause of Death in China?
Malignant neoplasms (cancer) are responsible for 28% of all deaths in China, making them the leading causes of deaths in the country.