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China's Quick Facts

Land Area 9,326,410 km2
Water Area 270,550 km2
Total Area 9,596,960 km2
Population 1,373,541,278
Population Density 143.12 / km2
Government Type Communist State
GDP (PPP) $21.10 Trillion
GDP Per Capita $14,600
Currency Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
Largest Cities
  • Shanghai (22,315,474)
  • Beijing (11,716,620)
  • Tianjin (11,090,314)
  • Guangzhou (11,071,424)
  • Shenzhen (10,358,381)
  • Wuhan (9,785,388)
  • Dongguan (8,000,000)
  • Chongqing (7,457,600)
  • Chengdu (7,415,590)
  • Nanjing (7,165,292)
  • Animal: Chinese Dragon, Giant Panda
  • Bird: Red-crowned Crane, Golden Pheasant
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of 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.
  • Flag of China
  • Fruit: Kiwi
  • Tree: Ginkgo

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