China, a land of beauty and fascination, tempts adventurous travelers all over the world. She is a massive country, covering 6,000,000 square miles and spanning 60 longitudinal degrees. She has so infinite variety of people, enchanting natural landscape, brilliant history and culture and fascinating destinations that a visitor tends to be as bewildered as bewitched.

Full Country Name: The People is Republic of China

Area: 9,600,000 sq km

Population: 1.24 billion

Capital City: Beijing (pop 12 million)

People: Han Chinese (93%), plus Mongolian, Zhuang, Manchu and Uighur minorities

Language: Putonghua (Beijing dialect mandarin)

Religion: Officially atheist; Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism (no states available); Muslim (14 million), Christian (7 million)

Government: The National People is Congress

Head of State: Hu Jintao

The Great Wall
The Great Wall
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