China 中国
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China is situated in the east and middle of Asia and on the west shore of the Pacific. It covers a land area of about 9.6 million square kilometers and a sea area of about 4.73 million square kilometers, with a mainland coastline of about 18 thousand kilometers. It has borders with 14 countries around it, a population of 1.3 billion and 56 ethnic groups. It contains 23 provinces, 4 municipalities, 5 autonomous regions, 2 special administrative areas. The capital is Beijing.


The extreme points of the Chinese borders are positioned: from the north point (north latitude 53°31’) starting from the central line of the main waterway of the Heilongjiang River to the north of Mohe, Heilongjiang Province, to the south point (north latitude 4°15’) at the Zengmu Shoal of the Nansha Islands in the South China Sea; from the west point (east longitude 73°) at Pamirs Plateau west of Wuqia County of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, to the east point (east longitude 135°) at the main waterway juncture of Heilongjiang River and Ussuri River within the boundaries of Fuyuang country, Heilongjiang Province.


China’s land territories encompasses the mainland of the People’s Republic of China and its coastal islands, Taiwan including Diaoyu Island, and its various affiliated islands, Penghu Islands, Dongsha Islands, Xisha Islands, Zhongsha Islands, and Nansha Islands and all other islands that belong to the People’s Republic of China. Its territorial waters extend 12 sea miles measured from the territorial sea baseline with an adjoining area of 24 sea miles in width.







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