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What hemisphere is China in?

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China lies within both the northern and eastern hemispheres. The country is situated between North Korea and Vietnam. Comprising a total area of 3.7 million square miles, it makes up a large part of eastern Asia.

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China is bordered by Afghanistan, Bhutan, Burma, India, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Vietnam. The bodies of water that border China include the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea and the South China Sea. The capital of China is Beijing, while its largest city is Shanghai. China has a population of about 1.3 billion people, as of 2014, making it the most populated country in the world.

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