China


Currency

The official currency of China is Renminbi. The yuan is the basic unit of the Renminbi, but it is generally used to refer to the Chinese currency.

Capital

Beijing

Location

China is located in Asia.


China Location

Population

Estimated population (2014): 1,367,820,000

Estimated population (2000): 1,262,645,000

Estimated population (1950): 546,815,000

Flag


China Flag

Economy

China has a socialist market economy and is the world's second largest economy. China is the major hub for manufacturing, and has the largest manufacturing economy in the world. It is also the largest exporter of goods and second largest importer of goods in the world. However, on a per capita income basis, China ranks 77th by nominal GDP in the world.
China is usually criticized for the air pollution and it is seen as one of the major countries that causes global temperature to rise. China is trying to shift to more advanced industrial systems with high-tech, and low carbon emissions, and better allocation of national resources for sustainable economic growth.
China has also been criticized for unfair trade practices, mainly because of its currency devaluation policies, intellectual property theft, protectionism, and local favoritism.


The most popular places in China among international travellers

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Terracotta Army

Terracotta Army
Shanghai

Shanghai
Mogao Caves

Mogao Caves
Longmen Grottoes

Longmen Grottoes
Great Wall Of China

Great Wall Of China
Dali

Dali
Beijing

Beijing