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Get to know China! Get the facts about its land, products and people.
Official name: People's Republic of China
Size: 3,705,386 square miles (9,596,960 square kilometers); slightly smaller than the United States
Population: 1,321,851,888 as of July 2007
Official Language: 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, electronics, shoes, textiles, toys, petroleum, cement, chemicals and vehicles