China (People’s Republic of China) , CN

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People’s Republic of China Quick Facts

Population : 1,409,517,397
Country : People's Republic of China
Different from : China
Head of government : Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China
Area : 9596961 km2
Official name : 中華人民共和國, Народна Република Кина, Cộng hòa Nhân dân Trung Hoa, Китайская Народная Республика, Repubblica Popolare Cinese, 中华人民共和国, República Popular China, People's Republic of China, 中華人民共和國, la République populaire de Chine, Tiong-huâ-jîn-bîn-kiōng-hô-kok
Water as percent of area : 2.8%
Land as percent of area : 97.2%
Continent : Asia
Easternmost point : Point(134.76851463 47.7352827)
Northernmost point : Point(123.266666666 53.558333333)
Legislative body : Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China, National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China
Official language : Standard Chinese
Capital : Beijing
Establishment : October 10, 1949 (72 years ago)
Time Zone : China Standard Time, UTC+08:00
Local time : 06:26:06 (2nd December 2021)
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Geography

People’s Republic of China is located at 35°0'0"N 105°0'0"E (35.0000000, 105.0000000). It has 17 neighbors: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Myanmar, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Vietnam, Laos, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, North Korea, Russia and Mongolia.

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The largest city of People’s Republic of China is Beijing with a population of 21,710,000. Other cities include, Hong Kong population 7,500,700, Kunshan population 1,600,000, Taizhou population 612,356 and Linhai population 152,937. See all People’s Republic of China cities & populated places.

  • Wen Jiabao , 15 March, 2013 2003-03-16T00:00:00Z Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China
  • Zhu Rongji , 16 March, 2003 1998-03-17T00:00:00Z Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China
  • Zhao Ziyang , 24 November, 1987 1980-09-10T00:00:00Z Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China
  • Li Keqiang , 2013-03-15T00:00:00Z Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China
  • Li Peng , 17 March, 1998 1987-11-24T00:00:00Z Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China
  • Zhou Enlai , 8 January, 1976 1949-10-01T00:00:00Z Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China
  • Hua Guofeng , 10 September, 1980 1976-02-04T00:00:00Z Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China

People’s Republic of China has 17 neighbours.

  • Jilin
  • Guangdong
  • Anhui
  • Tianjin
  • Beijing
  • Guizhou
  • Sichuan
  • Liaoning
  • Hubei
  • Tibet Autonomous Region
  • Jiangxi
  • Xinjiang
  • Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region
  • Inner Mongolia
  • Hunan
  • Shaanxi
  • Hebei
  • Heilongjiang
  • Shanxi
  • Gansu
  • Shandong
  • Zhejiang
  • Taiwan Province, People's Republic of China
  • Chongqing
  • Pingyuan Province
  • Macau
  • Hainan
  • Hong Kong
  • Jiangsu
  • Fujian
  • Yunnan
  • Qinghai
  • Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
  • Henan
  • Shanghai

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1960 667,070,000 - (Worldbank)
1961 660,330,000 -1.02% (Worldbank)
1962 665,770,000 0.82% (Worldbank)
1963 682,335,000 2.43% (Worldbank)
1964 698,355,000 2.29% (Worldbank)
1965 715,185,000 2.35% (Worldbank)
1966 735,400,000 2.75% (Worldbank)
1967 754,550,000 2.54% (Worldbank)
1968 774,510,000 2.58% (Worldbank)
1969 796,025,000 2.7% (Worldbank)
1970 818,315,000 2.72% (Worldbank)
1971 841,105,000 2.71% (Worldbank)
1972 862,030,000 2.43% (Worldbank)
1973 881,940,000 2.26% (Worldbank)
1974 900,350,000 2.04% (Worldbank)
1975 916,395,000 1.75% (Worldbank)
1976 930,685,000 1.54% (Worldbank)
1977 943,455,000 1.35% (Worldbank)
1978 956,165,000 1.33% (Worldbank)
1979 969,005,000 1.33% (Worldbank)
1980 981,235,000 1.25% (Worldbank)
1981 993,885,000 1.27% (Worldbank)
1982 1,008,630,000 1.46% (Worldbank)
1983 1,023,310,000 1.43% (Worldbank)
1984 1,036,825,000 1.3% (Worldbank)
1985 1,051,040,000 1.35% (Worldbank)
1986 1,066,790,000 1.48% (Worldbank)
1987 1,084,035,000 1.59% (Worldbank)
1988 1,101,630,000 1.6% (Worldbank)
1989 1,118,650,000 1.52% (Worldbank)
1990 1,135,185,000 1.46% (Worldbank)
1991 1,150,780,000 1.36% (Worldbank)
1992 1,164,970,000 1.22% (Worldbank)
1993 1,178,440,000 1.14% (Worldbank)
1994 1,191,835,000 1.12% (Worldbank)
1995 1,204,855,000 1.08% (Worldbank)
1996 1,217,550,000 1.04% (Worldbank)
1997 1,230,075,000 1.02% (Worldbank)
1998 1,241,935,000 0.95% (Worldbank)
1999 1,252,735,000 0.86% (Worldbank)
2000 1,262,645,000 0.78% (Worldbank)
2001 1,271,850,000 0.72% (Worldbank)
2002 1,280,400,000 0.67% (Worldbank)
2003 1,288,400,000 0.62% (Worldbank)
2004 1,296,075,000 0.59% (Worldbank)
2005 1,303,720,000 0.59% (Worldbank)
2006 1,311,020,000 0.56% (Worldbank)
2007 1,317,885,000 0.52% (Worldbank)
2008 1,324,655,000 0.51% (Worldbank)
2009 1,331,260,000 0.5% (Worldbank)
2010 1,359,755,102 2.1% estimation process
2011 1,367,480,264 0.56% estimation process
2012 1,375,198,619 0.56% estimation process
2013 1,382,793,212 0.55% estimation process
2014 1,390,110,388 0.53% estimation process
2015 1,397,028,553 0.5% estimation process
2016 1,403,500,365 0.46% estimation process
2017 1,409,517,397 0.43% estimation process
2018 1,392,730,000 -1.21% (Worldbank)
2019 1,397,715,000 0.36% (Worldbank)

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