Around 53.2 percent of the Chinese people reside in urban areas with a projected 2.9 percent average annual growth rate from 2010 to 2015, as reported in the 2013 online data from the United Nations. This data is not inclusive of the Chinese population in Macao SAR, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan.
As of July, 2014, China's population is estimated at 1,355,692,576. In 2011, the urban population in China was down to 50.6 percent with a 2.85 percent average annual growth rate from 2010 to 2015. The most densely populated cities in China include Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.Learn More
Recorded Chinese history dates as far back as 4,000 years. It is considered one of the great ancient civilizations of the world and the only one that still thrives.Full Answer >
As of 2014, China does not have an official motto. According to the Rand Corporation, Chinese scholars and officials are considering the statement "China's peaceful rise" as a possible motto in the near term. The phrase acknowledges former problems with rising Chinese power and the desire to avoid those pitfalls.Full Answer >
The capital of the People's Republic of China is Beijing. It has a population of 19,612,368 as of 2010 and is the second-largest Chinese city by urban population after Shanghai.Full Answer >
China's latitude and longitude is 35° N and 105° E. China is surrounded by the Korea Bay, East China Sea, South China Sea and Yellow Sea.Full Answer >