China-An OverviewOfficially called the People's Republic of China is the most populous state in the world. Beijing is the capital city of China. The total population of China is over 1.3 billion citizens.It is located in the East Asia. The country covers approximately 9.6 million square kilometers (3.7 million square miles). China is called the world's second largest country in the world by land area and third or fourth largest in total area. China is a single party system government country where a single party forms the government. China's landscape is vast and diverse, as it shares its borders with Vietnam, Laos, Burma, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russian Altai, Mongolia, and North Korea. The official language of China is Mandarin or Putonghua. The Han Chinese is the largest ethnic group. Zhuang, Manchu, Hui, Uyghur, Tujia, Yi, Mongol, Tibetan, Buyei, Dong, Yao, Korean, Bai, Hani, Kazakh, Li, Dai are other ethnic groups constituted in China.
Rail is the primary mode of transport in China. China's transport system comprises of a vast network of transport nodes across its huge territory. Of China's major airports, Beijing Capital International Airport, Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is the important airports used by the passengers to travel.
Chinese culture is the world's oldest culture. China is one of the main birth places of Eastern martial arts and is named as Kung Fu or Wushu. China comprises of different fashion trend, the colour yellow is usually reserved for the emperor. The lifestyle for Chinese people is much different than many other cultures. The famous sports played in China are golf, table tennis and soccer. But they also have cultural sports that people sometimes play in recreational tradition. China has become a sports power as it has finished first with medal counts in each of the Asian games.
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