China
 
 
Parliament
National Constitution

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Population
1,409,517,397 Source
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Flag Description
red with a large yellow five-pointed star and four smaller yellow five-pointed stars (arranged in a vertical arc toward the middle of the flag) in the upper hoist-side corner; the color red represents revolution, while the stars symbolize the four social classes - the working class, the peasantry, the urban petty bourgeoisie, and the national bourgeoisie (capitalists) - united under the Communist Party of China

Independence / Republic Days
Republic established 1 January 1912

Capital
Beijing

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Calling code
+86[c]

Currency
Renminbi (yuan) (¥) (CNY)

Geographic Coordinates
39°55'N 116°23'E

Official languages
Chinese
Mongolian, Tibetan, Uyghur, Zhuang, and various others

Location
Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam

Geographic coordinates
35 00 N, 105 00 E

Map references
Asia

Area
total: 9,596,961 sq km
country comparison to the world: 4
land: 9,569,901 sq km
water: 27,060 sq km

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Coastline
14,500 km

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 12 nm
contiguous zone: 24 nm
exclusive economic zone: 200 nm
continental shelf: 200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Elevation extremes
lowest point: Turpan Pendi -154 m
highest point: Mount Everest 8,850 m (highest point in Asia)

Nationality
noun: Chinese (singular and plural)
adjective: Chinese

Languages
Standard Chinese or Mandarin (official; Putonghua, based on the Beijing dialect), Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghainese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese), Xiang, Gan, Hakka dialects, minority languages (see Ethnic groups entry)
note: Zhuang is official in Guangxi Zhuang, Yue is official in Guangdong, Mongolian is official in Nei Mongol, Uighur is official in Xinjiang Uygur, Kyrgyz is official in Xinjiang Uyghur, and Tibetan is official in Xizang (Tibet)

National symbol(s)
dragon

National anthem
name: "Yiyongjun Jinxingqu" (The March of the Volunteers)

National Anthem lyrics/music: TIAN Han/NIE Er
note: adopted 1949; the anthem, though banned during the Cultural Revolution, is more commonly known as "Zhongguo Guoge" (Chinese National Song); it was originally the theme song to the 1935 Chinese movie, "Sons and Daughters in a Time of Storm"

Budget
revenues: $2.118 trillion
expenditures: $2.292 trillion (2013 est.)

Taxes and other revenues
19.4% of GDP (2013 est.)

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