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Political Map of China
Description : China Political map showing the international boundary, provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities boundaries with their capitals and national capital. Disclaimer
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Background
China, one of the potential superpowers of the world, is also the most populated and the fourth largest country of the world. China, officially People Republic of China, has 47 wonderful UNESCO’s World Heritage sites, making it the second country with most heritage sites in the world. Beijing is the capital and Shanghai is the largest city of the colorful country. China is divided into 23 provinces. 22 of the provinces are controlled by the People's Republic of China (PRC). The 23rd province, Taiwan, is claimed by the PRC but it is not controlled by the PRC and is thus a de facto.

The third most visited country of the world, China apart from its natural beauty and landscape, offers a glimpse of its traditional culture to its visitors in the form of its magnificent art, architecture, dance, paintings, literature, music, films, etc. Besides, China’s diverse cuisine also depicts the country’s culinary history.

Geography
Located East of Asia, between 18° and 54° N latitudes and 73° and 135°E longitudes, China also shares the longest combined land border with fourteen countries in the world. China has maritime boundary with Japan, South Korea, Philippines, Vietnam and Taiwan. Also, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea border the country. China has a total area of 9,596,960 km2. Climatically this country experiences wide range of climate type from sub-arctic in the north and tropical in the south. China also boasts of diverse landscape with wide grassland dominating the north, deltas in the center, and the east and hilly region in the south.

Economy
China, since its economic liberalization in 1978, has been experiencing fast economic growth. In fact as per 2013 data, China has world’s second largest economy in term of nominal GDP. China also has strong science, technology and infrastructure base. Agriculture is also a main driver of China’s economy and it is the world leader in agricultural output in gross value.

China comprises twenty-three provinces (if Taiwan is included), five autonomous administrative regions, and four directly administered municipalities.

AnhuiHenanShaanxi
FujianHubei Shandong
GansuHunanShanxi
Guangdong Jiangsu Sichuan
GuizhouJiangxiTaiwan
Hainan JilinYunnan
Hebei LiaoningZhejiang
HeilongjiangQinghai

Autonomous Regions of China:Municipalities of China:Special Administrative Regions:
Guangxi Beijing Hong Kong
Inner Mongolia ChongqingMacau
Ningxia Shanghai 
Xinjiang Tianjin 
Tibet 


China Fast Facts
NamePeople's Republic of China
ContinentAsia
CapitalBeijing
Area9,596,961 square kilometers
Population1,349,585,838 (July 2013 estimate)
Form of GovernmentSingle-party state (Communist Party)
National DayOctober 1, 1949 (PRC founded)
Head of StatePresident Xi Jinping, Vice President Li Yuanchao
Head of GovernmentPremier Li Keqiang
CurrencyRenmibi
GDP$12.38 trillion (2012 est.)
Major languagesStandard Chinese/Mandarin, Yue, Wu
Major religionsDaoism, Buddhism


DivisionPopulation: 1999-12-31 estimateArea(km.²)Area(mi.²)ConventionalCapital
Anhui66,393,749140,45554,230AnhweiHefei
Beijing11,358,67216,8086,490PekingBeijing
Chongqing30,921,64382,40331,816ChungkingChongqing
Fujian32,835,978122,91947,459FukienFuzhou
Gansu25,151,034459,233177,311KansuLanzhou
Guangdong72,830,191178,34168,858KwangtungGuangzhou
Guangxi Zhuang46,575,918235,00190,734Kwangsi ChuangNanning
Guizhou36,300,720174,97667,559KweichowGuiyang
Hainan7,432,11760,43823,335HainanHaikou
Hebei70,102,861187,24072,294HopehShijiazhuang
Heilongjiang36,608,425431,767166,706HeilungkiangHarbin
Henan125,809,220166,31064,213HonanZhengzhou
Hubei59,425,019185,67371,689HupehWuhan
Hunan65,541,582211,23181,557HunanChangsha
Jiangsu70,011,81998,28537,948KiangsuNanjing
Jiangxi48,538,550171,04166,039KiangsiNanchang
Jilin26,666,561191,03873,760KirinChangchun
Liaoning42,988,207147,45156,931LiaoningShenyang
Nei Mongol23,383,1011,181,104456,027Inner MongoliaHohhot
Ningxia Hui5,432,89152,18820,150Ningsia HuiYinchuan
Qinghai4,761,201720,459278,171TsinghaiXining
Shaanxi35,440,589204,84679,091ShensiXian
Shandong89,216,648156,21960,316ShantungJinan
Shanghai13,356,2826,5002,510ShanghaiShanghai
Shanxi32,129,378149,70857,803ShansiTaiyuan
Sichuan83,947,260491,146189,633SzechwanChengdu
Tianjin9,156,84311,9434,611TientsinTianjin
Xinjiang Uygur17,734,7991,743,441673,146Sinkiang UighurUrumqi
Xizang2,477,1951,178,577455,051TibetLhasa
Yunnan40,273,265388,610150,043YunnanKunming
Zhejiang47,042,095106,07840,957ChekiangHangzhou
31 divisions1,279,843,8139,651,4293,726,438  
Note - Population : 1999-12-31 estimate. Source: Chinese National Bureau of Statistics.

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Last Updated on: October 12th, 2017


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