Country Information

China, a beautiful and fascinating country, attracts adventurous travelers all over the world. It is the third largest country, covering 6,000,000 square miles and spanning 60 longitudinal degrees. It is situated in eastern Asia, bounded by the Pacific in the east. People from all walks of life, phenomenal natural landscapes as well as rich history and culture, continue to entice visitors every day of the year.

 
Country Name in Full: People's Republic of China
Area: 9,600,000 km²
Population: 1.35 billion
Capital: Beijing
People: Han Chinese (92%), Zhuang, Manchu, Uighur and other ethnic groups
Language: Standard Chinese
All information provided courtesy of the China National Tourism Administration. For more information, please visit their website - http://en.cnta.gov.cn/TravelInChina/Forms/TravelInChina/Chinainbrief.shtml