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China's civilization dates from at least 1200 B.C.. From the 3rd century B.C. and for the next two millennia, China alternated between periods of unity and disunity under a succession of imperial dynasties.

After World War II, the Chinese Communist Party under MAO Zedong established an autocratic socialist system.

  • Classical Gardens of Suzhou;
  • Potala Palace;
  • Shanghai's Promenade;
  • Hangzhou's Historic West Lake;
  • Qing Zhao Mausoleum;
  • Leshan Giant Buddha;
  • Hong Kong Skyline;
  • Zhangjiajie National Forest Park;
  • Great Wall;
  • Terracotta Army;
  • Forbidden City;
  • Summer Palace;
  • Tiananmen Square;
  • Longmen Grottoes
  • Private Jets, Helicopters and Airliners
  • Finest Onboard Catering
  • Ground Transport and Yachts
  • Luxury Villa & House Rentals
  • Local Guide & 24/7 Assistance
  • Customized Global Services
  • The State's Capital
  • Time Zone
    UTC +8
  • Telephone Code
  • Total Area
    9 596 960 Km2
  • Population
    1 410 539 758 (2022 est.)
  • Main Languages
    Standard Chinese or Mandarin, Yue (Cantonese)
  • Currency
    Renminbi yuan (RMB)
  • GDP Per Capita
    USD 17600
  • Airports
  • Heliports

    Extremely diverse; tropical in south to subarctic in north

    Han Chinese 91.1%, ethnic minorities 8.9% (includes Zhang, Hui, Manchu, Uighur, Miao, Yi, Tujia, Tibetan, Mongol, Dong, Buyei, Yao, Bai, Korean, Hani, Li, Kazakh, Dai, and other nationalities) (2021 est.)

    Clicking finger or whistling is considered very rude.

    Peking Roast Duck — maltose syrup (a natural sweetener produced from fermented grains) glazed-duck roasted until brown; the skin is served dipped in a sugar-garlic sauce and the meat is served with sweet bean sauce, spring onions, pancakes, and cucumber sticks

    One of the world’s top two economies; sustained growth due to export relations, its manufacturing sector, and low-wage workers; only major economy to avoid COVID-19 economic decline; recovery efforts slowing due to longstanding poverty imbalances and other institutional issues; state-sponsored economic controls

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