China Facts

Data and statistics:

Full name: People’s Republic of China (PRC)
Capital: Beijing
National flag: Red flag with five stars.
Population: 1.4 billion inhabitants. This figure does not include the Chinese living in the Hong Kongand Macao special administrative regions, and Taiwan Province.
National Day: Chinese celebrate October 1st as National Day in honor of founding of People’s Republic of China on October 1, 1949 with a 4-7 day holiday.
Time Zone: GMT [+8]
Land size: China has a landmass of 9,600,000 sq. km, as the third-largest country in the world, next only to Russia and Canada. Cultivated land is 130.04 million ha.
Location: In the east of Asian continent, on the western shore of the Pacific Ocean.
Language: Chinese
Currency: RMB / CNY
Country code: +86