Total Population (million): 1319.98259569
Annual growth rate: 0.5578655%
Urban population: 41.3%
Official Language: Mandarin Chinese.
Other languages spoken: There are more than a hundred dialects which
limit a lot oral understanding of the language.
Business language: English is used for commercial correspondence.
However, an interpreter is often required during personal contact
with Chinese businesspeople.
Religion: Atheists 70.9%, Tribal Religions 19.8%, Buddhists 6.2%,
Christians 0.3%, Others 2.8%.
Area: 9598060 kmÂ²
Type of State: Communist Republic having a single party system,
authoritarian in structure and ideology.
Type of economy: Lower-middle-income economy, Emerging Financial
Largest population in the world; highest GDP growth rate in the
world over the last 10 years.
To call from China, dial 00
To call in China, dial 86
Internet suffix: .cn
Access to electricity: n.c.