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What do you know about China? Learn about its land, history, and culture.
OFFICIAL NAME: People’s Republic of China
SIZE: 3,705,407 square miles (9,596,961 square kilometers); slightly smaller than the United States
POPULATION: 1,349,585,838 as of July 2013
LANGUAGES: Mandarin, Yue (Cantonese), Wu, and several others
CLIMATE: Diverse; from tropical in the south to subarctic in the north
PRODUCTS: Rice, wheat, potatoes, corn, peanuts, tea; iron, steel, aluminum, petroleum; electronics, shoes, textiles, toys, cement, chemicals, vehicles