People’s Republic of China

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China is an East Asian country with one of the oldest civilizations in the world and a history dating back over 5000 years. Among the most important sights of China are the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City in Beijing and the Terracotta Army, a collection of thousands of life-size soldier statues. Other sights include the karst landscapes of Guilin and Yangshuo, the high plateau of Tibet, and the modern skyline of Shanghai.

Attractions and sights

Country data People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China at a glance

Area9596960 km2
CurrencyYuan Renminbi (CNY)
Neighboring countriesLaos, Bhutan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Afghanistan, Nepal, Myanmar, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, North Korea, Russia, Vietnam und India

Map People’s Republic of China

Country borders and location of the capital

Cities in People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

China is considered a country of extremes - and so are its cities. No other country in the world has so many cities with millions of inhabitants that are bursting with superlatives. ...