PRC

中华人民共和国
(simplified Chinese characters)
中華人民共和國
(traditional Chinese characters)
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó
People's Republic of China
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Flag of People's Republic of China
FlagNational Emblem
Anthem
March of the Volunteers (义勇军进行曲)
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Location of People's Republic of China
CapitalBeijing
3955′N, 11623′E]
Largest cityShanghai
Official languagesChinese1
(Pǔtōnghuà, also known as Mandarin)
DemonymChinese
GovernmentSocialist Republic²
 - PresidentHu Jintao
 - PremierWen Jiabao
Establishment
 - People's Republic declared
October 1 1949 
 - Water (%)2.8³
Population
 - 2007 estimate1,321,851,888³ (1st)
 - 2000 census1,242,612,226 
GDP (PPP)2006 estimate
 - Total$10 trillion (2nd)
 - Per capita$7,800 (82nd)
GDP (nominal)2006 estimate
 - Total$2.68 trillion (4th)
 - Per capita$2,050 (108th)
Gini? (2001)44.7 (medium
HDI (2004) 0.768 (medium) (81st)
CurrencyYuan (CNY)
Time zone (UTC+8)
 - Summer (DST)not observed (UTC+8)
Internet TLD.cn³
Calling code+86³
1[2]General Information of the People's Republic of China], ChinaToday. Retrieved 21 February 2007. In addition to Putonghua (Mandarin), Cantonese is co-official in both Hong Kong and Macau. English is co-official in Hong Kong (SAR); correspondingly, Portuguese in Macau (SAR). Similarly, several minority languages are also co-official with Chinese (Mandarin) in minority areas, viz. Zhuang in Guangxi, Uyghur in Xinjiang, Mongolian in the classical alphabet in Inner Mongolia, Tibetan in Tibet, and Korean in Yanbian, Jilin.
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Anthem
National Anthem of the Republic of China


Capital Taipei[1]

Largest city Taipei[1]
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For the Radiohead song, see "The National Anthem".
A national anthem is a generally patriotic musical composition that evokes and eulogizes the history, traditions and struggles of its people, recognized either by a country's government as the official
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March of the Volunteers (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: Yìyǒngjūn Jìnxíngqǔ) is the
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capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has a second meaning based on an alternative sense of "capital") is the center of government.
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Běijīng
北京

The Temple of Heaven, a symbol of Beijing
Location within China
Coordinates:
Country People's Republic of China
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demographics of the People's Republic of China are characterized by a large population with a relatively small youth cohort, which is partially a result of the People's Republic of China's one-child policy.
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Shànghǎi Shì
上海?

A view of Lujiazui, a financial district in Pudong.
Location within the PRC
Coordinates:
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An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in the countries, states, and other territories. It is typically the language used in a nation's legislative bodies, though the law in many nations requires that government documents be produced in other
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This page contains Chinese text.
Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Chinese characters.


Standard Mandarin, also known as Modern Standard Chinese
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A demonym or gentilic is a word that denotes the members of a people or the inhabitants of a place. In English, the name of a people's language is often the same as this word, e.g., the "French" (language or people).
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The term Chinese people may refer to any of the following:
  • A person who resides in and holds citizenship of the People's Republic of China (including Hong Kong and Macau) or the Republic of China (Taiwan). This definition stems from a legal perspective.

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government is a body that has the power to make and the authority to enforce rules and laws within a civil, corporate, religious, academic, or other organization or group.[1]
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Socialist Republic is a republic governed on the principles of socialism usually by a communist or a socialist party. They are usually focused on a centrally planned economy, but sometimes they mix their economy with elements of a free market
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Hu Jintao (Simplified Chinese: 胡锦涛; Traditional Chinese: 胡錦濤; Pinyin: Hú Jǐntāo
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People's Republic of China

This article is part of the series:
Politics of the People's Republic of China


Constitution
Past constitutions: 1954 1975 1978

Guiding Political Ideologies
Mao Zedong: Mao Zedong Thought
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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wen.

温家宝
Wen Jiabao


Preceded by
Succeeded by



Nationality Chinese
Political party Communist Party of China
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Chinese Civil War (Traditional Chinese: 國共内戰; Simplified Chinese: 国共内战; Pinyin:
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People's Republic (sometimes Popular Republic) is a title that is often used by Marxist-Leninist governments to describe their state. The motivation for using this term lies in the claim that Marxist-Leninists govern in accordance with the interests of the vast majority of
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Eastern (Byzantine) Catholic Church - Patronage/Protection of the Theotokos (Virgin Mary, Mother of God) dating to 10th Century Constantinople, when she appeared holding her mantle over the faithful who were praying in a church during a military attack on the city.
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19th century - 20th century - 21st century
1910s  1920s  1930s  - 1940s -  1950s  1960s  1970s
1946 1947 1948 - 1949 - 1950 1951 1952

Year 1949 (MCMXLIX
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Water is a common chemical substance that is essential to all known forms of life.[1] In typical usage, water refers only to its liquid form or state, but the substance also has a solid state, ice, and a gaseous state, water vapor.
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In mathematics, a percentage is a way of expressing a number as a fraction of 100 (per cent meaning "per hundred"). It is often denoted using the percent sign, "%". For example, 45 % (read as "forty-five percent") is equal to 45 / 100, or 0.45.
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population is the collection of people or organisms of a particular species living in a given geographic area or mortality, and migration, though the field encompasses many dimensions of population change including the family (marriage and divorce), public health, work and the
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list of countries ordered according to population. The list includes and ranks sovereign states and self-governing dependent territories. Figures are based on the most recent estimate or projection by the national census authority where available and generally rounded off.
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gross domestic product, or GDP, is one of the ways for measuring the size of its economy. The GDP of a country is defined as the total market value of all final goods and services produced within a country in a given period of time (usually a calendar year).
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The purchasing power parity (PPP) theory was developed by Gustav Cassel in 1920. It is the method of using the long-run equilibrium exchange rate of two currencies to equalize the currencies' purchasing power.
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There are three lists of countries of the world sorted by their gross domestic product (GDP) (the value of all final goods and services produced within a nation in a given year). The GDP dollar estimates given on this page are derived from Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) calculations.
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Per capita is a Latin phrase meaning for each head.

It is usually used in the field of statistics to indicate the average per person for any given concern, e.g. income, crime rate.
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