About China

China, founded on October 1, 1949, is located in the east of Asia and the west coast of the Pacific Ocean. It is a socialist country under the people’s democratic dictatorship led by the working class and based on the alliance of workers and peasants. The common language is Putonghua and standard Chinese characters. It is a unified multi-ethnic country with the Han nationality as the main body and 56 nationalities.


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China’s land area is about 9.6 million square kilometers, the coastline of the eastern and southern continents is more than 18000 kilometers, and the water area of the inland and border seas is about 4.7 million square kilometers. There are more than 7600 islands in the sea area, of which Taiwan island is the largest, with an area of 35798 square kilometers. China borders 14 countries and 8 countries on the sea. The provincial administrative divisions are 23 provinces, 5 autonomous regions, 4 municipalities directly under the central government and 2 special administrative regions.


China is one of the countries with the longest history in the world. It has a splendid splendid culture and glorious revolutionary tradition. The number of world heritages is leading in the world. China is a developing country with the largest population in the world. Its land area ranks the third in the world. It is the second-largest economy in the world and continues to be the largest contributor to world economic growth. In 2020, its total economic volume will exceed 100 trillion yuan. China adheres to an independent foreign policy of peace. As a permanent member of the UN Security Council and an important member of many international organizations, China is regarded as one of the potential superpowers.