China Overview

China overview China is one of the biggest countries in the world. It has an area of about 9.6 million square kilometers which comprises about 6.5 per cent of the world total land area. Its population of more than one billion accounts for 23 per cent of the world's population. China is the world's oldest continuous civilization. World Travel Organization predicts that by year 2020, China will become the number one travel destination in the world.

Overviews and Symbols of China

Overviews and Symbols of China

Covering a total area of about 9.6 million square kilometers, which accounts for some 6.5% of the world total land area, China is the third largest country in the world after Russia (about 17,075 mill... Details>>

Chinese Currency

Chinese Currency

Due to the policy of One Country, Two Systems, China now implements two systems in monetary system in Hong Kong and Macau special administrative regions. RMB (short for Renminbi) is the legal tender i... Details>>

Food in China

Food in China

Food is the first necessity of the people is a famous old saying in China, which reflects that Chinese has had paid much attention to food since the ancient times. The importance of food in peoples da... Details>>

Transportation in China

Transportation in China

Since the establishment of the PRC in 1949, China has experienced a tremendous growth of its transportation system. Modern constructions in coastal sprawling cities like the Maglev in Shanghai, remote... Details>>

Foreign languages in China Nowadays

Foreign languages in China Nowadays

With the further globalizing of the world, nowadays more than more people are bound up in learning foreign languages so that they can acclimatize themselves to the competitive society, and many of the... Details>>

Chinese Calendar

 Chinese Calendar

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar is also known as the agricultural calendar (Chinese:农历), which is a great creation of Chinese people with its inventions of the intercalary month and the 24 sola... Details>>

Urban and Rural Areas of China

Urban and Rural Areas of China

The People's Republic of Chinas urbanization is without any doubts the quickest one ever seen in the world. Since the implementation of reforms and opening policies, the country has seen a huge increa... Details>>

Ethnic Groups of China

Ethnic Groups of China

China is a multi-ethnic country with 56 nationalities, of which 55 are ethnic minorities. Chinese unique and colorful ethnic cultures and customs are the abundant and precious tourist recourses attrac... Details>>

Political System of China

 Political System of China

1. National Peoples Congress National Peoples Congress, abbreviated NPC, is the highest organ of state power. NPC representatives are elected by citizens of the People's Republic of China who have... Details>>

Important International Events in China

Important International Events in China

Since recent years, China has become one of the most important countries in the world developing its economy, urban areas and transportation at a speed barely seen anywhere else in the world. Opening ... Details>>