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China Town

Largest Cities

City

Population

Estimated

Shanghai

11,900,000

2002

Beijing

9,267,300

2002

Tianjin

6,746,500

2002

 

Key Data

Region:

Asia

Population:

1,306,668,400 September 2002

Area Total:

9,596,960 km2

Area Land:

9,326,410 km2

Coast Line:

14,500 km km

Capital:

Beijing (Peking)

Climate:

Extremely diverse; tropical in south, desert in the northwest and subarctic in north, among other typologies.

Languages:

Standard Chinese or Mandarin
Yue (Cantonese)
Wu (Shanghaiese)
Minbei (Fuzhou)
Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese)
Various other dialects

Currency:

1 yuan (Y) = 10 jiao

Holiday:

National Day, 1 October (1949)

 


Boundaries

Mongolia:

4,673km

Russia:

3,645km

India:

3,380km

Myanmar:

2,185km

Kazakhstan:

1,533km

Korea, North:

1,416km

Vietnam:

1,281km

Nepal:

1,236km

Kyrgyzstan:

858km

Pakistan:

523km

Bhutan:

470km

Laos:

423km

Tajikistan:

414km

Afghanistan:

76km

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Average Daily Temperature

 

Capital:

Beijing (Peking)

January:

-4.4C / 24F

July:

26C / 79F

Annual Rainfall:

632.46mm / 24.9''


Religions

 

Aetheist (China is officially an aetheist country)

92%

Christian

3%

Daoism (Taoism)

2%

Buddhish

2%

Muslim

1%

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