China

China, officially the People's Republic of China, abbreviated PRC, is a unitary sovereign state in East Asia. With a population of over 1.381 billion, it is the world's most populous country. The state is governed by the Communist Party of China based in the capital of Beijing. It exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities, and two mostly self-governing special administrative regions, and claims sovereignty over Taiwan. The country's major urban areas include Shanghai, Guangzhou, Beijing, Chongqing, Shenzhen, Tianjin and Hong Kong. China is a great power and a major regional power within Asia, and has been characterized as a potential superpower.

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Geographical values

  • absolute in degrees, minutes and seconds:
    39° 54′ 14″ N • of northern latitude
    116° 23′ 29″ E • of eastern longitude
  • in degrees with decimal fractions:
    39.903960°; 116.391289°

Length of China from south to north is 3,959.816 kilometers, from west ot east – from 6,483.576 km on south to 4,047.619 km on north.

State symbols

Flag of China
Flag of China
Coat of arms, seal, symbol, emblem of China
Coat of arms of China

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Major cities

StreetsSize
Shijiazhuang022.5K
Shanghai2516.4K
Hangzhou012.5K
Nanjing011.7K
Harbin311.4K
Wuhan09.8K
Shenzhen1239.8K
Ürümqi08.5K
Jiangmen08.4K
Changzhou08.3K
Dalian07.4K
Taoyuan07.2K

All 379 cities and settlements

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