Located in East Asia, China is the second-largest state per land area in the world. China is a communist nation with a population of over 1,381 billion, and the most populous state in the world.
China is a vast landscape with grasslands, deserts, mountain ranges, lakes, rivers and 14,500 kilometers of coastline.
China shares its borders with India, Bhutan, Nepal and Burma. Beijing is China’s Capital. Shanghai-China’s largest city is the country’s global financial hub.
As regards GDP and Purchasing Power Parity, China is actually one of the fastest growing economies in the world. China is also the world’s largest importer and exporter of the products.
The nation is a recognised nuclear arms country with the largest standing army in the world and the second largest defence budget.
The common language is Mandarin and standard Chinese characters.