China

China's flagLocation: East Asia
Official name: People’s Republic of China
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 960 / 1999
Capital city: Beijing
Population: 1.35 billion / 376 people per sq mile (145 people per sq km)
Total land area: 3,705,386 square miles (9,596,960 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Mandarin (official language), Wu, Cantonese, Hsiang, Min, Hakka, Kan
Main religions: Nonreligious 59%, Traditional beliefs 20%, Other 13%, Buddhist 6%, Muslim 2%
Ethnic mix: Han 92%, Other 4%, Zhuang 1%, Hui 1%, Manchu 1%, Miao 1%
Government type: One-party state
Currency: Renminbi (known as yuan) = 10 jiao = 100 fen
Literacy rate: 94%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2974 kilocalories

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