China

Capital: 
Beijing
Location: 
Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam
Country Code: 
CN
Commodity
Area: 
Approx. 9.5 Million sq km
Coastline: 
Approx. 14,000 km
Climate: 
extremely diverse;tropical in south to subarctic in north
Land Resources (terrain): 
mostly mountains, high plateaus, deserts in west;plains, deltas, and hills in east
Natural Resource: 
coal
Natural Resource: 
iron ore
Natural Resource: 
petroleum
Natural Resource: 
natural gas
Natural Resource: 
mercury
Natural Resource: 
tin
Natural Resource: 
tungsten
Natural Resource: 
antimony
Natural Resource: 
manganese
Natural Resource: 
molybdenum
Natural Resource: 
vandium
Natural Resource: 
magnetite
Natural Resource: 
aluminum
Natural Resource: 
lead
Natural Resource: 
zinc
Natural Resource: 
uranium
Natural Resource: 
hydropower potential
Total Renewable Water Resources: 
Apporx. 2,800 sq km
Natural Hazards: 
typhoons
Natural Hazards: 
floods
Natural Hazards: 
tsunamis
Natural Hazards: 
earthquakes
Natural Hazards: 
droughts
Environmental Issues: 
air pollution
Environmental Issues: 
water shortages
Environmental Issues: 
water pollution
Environmental Issues: 
deforestation
Environmental Issues: 
soil erosion
Environmental Issues: 
desertification
Environmental Issues: 
trade in endangered species
Electricity (Production): 
Approx. 3.4 Trillion kWh
Electricity (Consumption): 
Approx. 3.4 Trillion kWh
Electricity (Exports): 
Approx. 17 Billion kWh
Electricity (Imports): 
Approx. 3.8 Million kWh
Oil (Production): 
Approx. 3.7 Million bbl/day
Oil (Consumption): 
Approx. 8 Million bbl/day
Oil (Exports): 
Approx. 400,000 bbl/day
Oil (Imports): 
Approx. 4.3 Million bbl/day
Natural Gas (Production): 
Approx. 76 Billion cu m
Natural Gas (Consumption): 
Approx. 80 Billion cu m
Custom & Culture
Population: 
Approx. 1. 3 Billion
Nationality: 
Chinese
Ethnic Groups: 
Han Chinese
Ethnic Groups: 
Zhuang
Ethnic Groups: 
Manchu
Ethnic Groups: 
Hui
Ethnic Groups: 
Miao
Ethnic Groups: 
Uyghur
Ethnic Groups: 
Tujia
Ethnic Groups: 
Yi
Unofficial Language: 
Standard Chinese or Mandarin
Unofficial Language: 
Tue
Unofficial Language: 
Minbei
Unofficial Language: 
Minnan
Unofficial Language: 
Minority Languages
Type Of Government: 
Communist State
Knowledge
Literacy: 
Approx. 90% Age 15+ Can Read and Write
Agricultural Products: 
rice
Agricultural Products: 
wheat
Agricultural Products: 
potatoes
Agricultural Products: 
corn
Agricultural Products: 
peanuts
Agricultural Products: 
tea
Agricultural Products: 
millet
Agricultural Products: 
barley
Agricultural Products: 
apples
Agricultural Products: 
cotton
Agricultural Products: 
oilseed
Agricultural Products: 
pork
Agricultural Products: 
fish
Industrial Products: 
mining and ore processing
Industrial Products: 
iron
Industrial Products: 
steel
Industrial Products: 
aluminum
Industrial Products: 
coal
Industrial Products: 
machine building
Industrial Products: 
armaments
Industrial Products: 
textiles and apparel
Industrial Products: 
petroleum
Industrial Products: 
cement
Industrial Products: 
chemicals
Industrial Products: 
fertilizers
Industrial Products: 
consumer products
Industrial Products: 
food processing
Industrial Products: 
transportation equipment
Industrial Products: 
satellites
Money
National Budget (Revenue): 
Approx. $970 Billion
National Budget (Expenditures): 
Approx. $1.1 Trillion
National Debt: 
Approx. $350 Billion
Stock of Money: 
Approx. $2.4 Trillion
GDP: 
Approx. $8.7 Trillion
Inflation Rate: 
Approx. -.10%
Commercial Bank Prime Lending Rate: 
Approx. 5.3%
Export Value: 
Approx. $1.2 Trillion
Export Product: 
electrical
Export Product: 
data processing equipment
Export Product: 
apparel
Export Product: 
textiles
Export Product: 
iron
Export Product: 
steel
Export Product: 
optical equipment
Export Product: 
medical equipment
Export Partner: 
United States
Export Partner: 
Hong Kong
Export Partner: 
Japan
Export Partner: 
South Korea
Export Partner: 
Germany
Import Value: 
approx. $920 Billion
Import Product: 
electrical
Import Product: 
oil
Import Product: 
mineral fuels
Import Product: 
optical equipment
Import Product: 
medical equipment
Import Product: 
metal ores
Import Product: 
plastics
Import Product: 
organic chemicals
Import Partner: 
Japan
Import Partner: 
South Korea
Import Partner: 
Tawian
Import Partner: 
United States
Import Partner: 
Germany
Technology
Communication: 
Telephones
Communication: 
Television
Communication: 
Radio
Communication: 
Internet . Cn
Airports: 
482
Railways: 
Approx. 78,000 km
Roadways: 
Approx. 3.5 Million km
Waterways: 
Approx. 111,000 km
Ports: 
Dalian, Guangzhou, Ningbo, Qingdao, Qinhuangdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin
Pipelines: 
gas: Approx. 32,500 km
Pipelines: 
oil: Approx 20,000 km
Pipelines: 
refined products: Approx. 11,000 km
Well-being
Infant Mortality: 
Approx. 20 Deaths Per 1000 Births
Life Expectancy: 
Approx. 73 Years
Infectious Disease Risk: 
Degree Of Risk: Intermediate
Food/Waterborne Diseases: 
bacterial diarrhea
Food/Waterborne Diseases: 
hepatitis A
Food/Waterborne Diseases: 
typhoid fever
Vectorborne Diseases: 
Japanese encephalitis
Vectorborne Diseases: 
dengue fever
Size Of Labor Pool: 
Approx. 812 Million
Occupation: 
agriculture: 40%
Occupation: 
industry: 27%
Occupation: 
services: 33%
Unemployment: 
Approx. 4%
Population Below Poverty Line: 
Approx. 3%