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.
Country data People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China at a glance
|Currency||Yuan Renminbi (CNY)|
|Neighboring countries||Laos, 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