China Country in East Asia information and photo #China – China flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. China, a communist nation in East Asia, is the world’s most populous country. Its vast landscape encompasses grassland, desert, mountain ranges, lakes, rivers and 14,500km of coastline. Beijing, the ancient capital, mixes modern architecture with historic sites including sprawling Tiananmen Square. Its largest city, Shanghai, is a skyscraper-studded global financial center. The iconic Great Wall of China fortification runs east-west across the country’s north.
Population: 1.357 billion (2013) World Bank
GDP per capita: 6,807.43 USD (2013) World Bank
Gross domestic product: 9.24 trillion USD (2013) World Bank
Neighboring countries: Russia, Japan, India, Vietnam, Pakistan, More
Official language: Standard Mandarin