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Land Area 9,326,410 km2
Water Area 270,550 km2
Total Area 9,596,960km2 (#4)
Population 1,373,541,278 (#1)
Population Density 147.27/km2
Government Type Communist State
GDP (PPP) $21,100.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $14,600
Currency Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
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    China provinces, municipalities, autonomous regions & their capitals

    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

    China Trivia

    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 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 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 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.

    Leading Causes Of Death In China

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    This page was last updated on November 22, 2017.