China

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About Country

Capital
Beijing
Population
Approximately 1.41 billion (2021 estimate)
Population Density
148 people per square kilometer
GDP
$15.4 trillion (2020 estimate)
Language
Standard Mandarin Chinese is the official language, but there are also many other regional languages and dialects spoken throughout the country
Currency
Chinese yuan (renminbi)
National Dish
There are many popular dishes in China, including Peking duck, dumplings, hotpot, and Kung Pao chicken
Religion
The government officially recognizes five religions: Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism, and Protestantism. However, many people in China practice traditional Chinese beliefs or are atheists
Climate
China has a diverse climate, ranging from tropical in the south to subarctic in the north. The country experiences four seasons, with hot summers and cold winters in most areas
Main Industries
China is the world's largest manufacturing economy, producing a wide range of products including electronics, textiles, and automobiles. The country is also a major producer of steel, coal, and other natural resources
Level of Development
China is considered a newly industrialized country and has experienced rapid economic growth over the past few decades. It has a human development index (HDI) ranking of 85 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 9.6 million square kilometers

Discover the wonders of China 🇨🇳, a land of ancient history and vibrant culture. Walk along the iconic Great Wall 🧱, explore the opulent Forbidden City 🏯, and savor the delicious and diverse cuisine 🍲. Immerse yourself in this fascinating country on your next adventure!

China, officially known as the People’s Republic of China, is a country in East Asia. With a population of over 1.4 billion people, it is the most populous country in the world. China is bordered by 14 countries, including Russia to the north, Vietnam to the south, and India to the southwest.

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  • Baoan, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China
  • Beihai Park, Wenjin Street, Xicheng District, China
  • Beijing, 北京市中国
  • China, Beijing, Dongcheng, 故宫角楼
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  • Crescent Lake, Dunhuang, Jiuquan, China
  • Deqen, Yunnan, China
  • Fenghuang, Xiangxi, China (1)
  • Fenghuang, Xiangxi, China (2)
  • Fenghuang, Xiangxi, China
  • Fengjing, Shanghai, China
  • Forbidden City, Beijing, China (1)
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  • Forbidden City, Beijing, China
  • Great Wall of China, China (1)
  • Great Wall of China, China
  • Great Wall, Jinshanling, 金山岭长城风景区 Luanping
  • Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
  • Gubeikou, Miyun District, Beijing, China
  • Guo Tai Lao Long Tang Lv Guan, Huangpu Qu
  • Hangzhou, China
  • Hongya Cave 洪崖洞, Chongqing, China
  • Huangshan Mountain, Huangshan, China
  • Hunan, China
  • Lingering Garden, Suzhou, China
  • Longji Rice Terrace Scenic Spot, Guilin, China
  • Mianyang, China
  • Monday early morning in Shanghai featuring 3 iconic buildings of this vibrant city
  • Nanjing, China (1)
  • Nanjing, China
  • Pan Jia Zhuang, China
  • Park Hyatt Beijing Hotel, China
  • Phoenix Island, Sanya, China
  • Sanqing Mountain, Shangrao, China
  • Shanghai, China (1)
  • Shanghai, China (2)
  • Shanghai, China
  • Summer Palace, Xinjiangongmen Road
  • Suzho, China
  • Suzhou, China
  • The Great Wall, China
  • The Palace Museum, Jingshan Front Street
  • The Summer Palace, Haidian District, China
  • The Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China
  • Tiananmen Square, Wangfujing, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
  • Wai Tan, Shanghai, China
  • Wuzhen Visitor Center, Jiaxing, China
  • Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
  • Xianggong Mountain, Hanshou County, Changde, China
  • Yandang Mountain, Wenzhou, China
  • Yuyuan, Shanghai, China
  • Yuzhu Feng, Yushu, China
  • ZhangJiaJie National Park, China
  • Zhangjiajie, Huaihua, China

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in China include:

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    The Great Wall of China: a series of fortifications built along the northern borders of China to protect against invasions.

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    The Forbidden City: a palace complex in Beijing that served as the imperial palace for over 500 years.

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    The Terracotta Army: a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China.

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    The Yangtze River: the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world, with scenic boat tours available.

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    Zhangjiajie National Forest Park: a stunning park in Hunan Province that features unique rock formations and stunning natural scenery.

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    The Giant Panda: native to China, these adorable creatures are a national symbol and can be seen at several panda reserves and research centers.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that China has to offer. However, visitors should be aware that the country has strict laws and regulations, and certain areas may be restricted or require special permits to visit.

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