ChinaThe People's Republic of China is a socialism country with its own characteristics. It is one of the developing countries.China lies in the east of Asia. It has a number of neighboring countries. To the north, northeast and northwest are the Mongolia, Russia and Korea. To the south are Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and the Philippine. To the west and southwest are India, Burma, Bhutan, Nepal and Pakistan. To the east is Japan, which faces China across the East China Sea.China is a country with a vast territory①. It has an area of over 9,600,000 square kilometers. It consists of 34 provinces, autonomous regions②, and municipalities directly under the Central Covernment③. Beijing, which is situated in the North China, is its capital.The People's Republic of China is one of the largest countries in the world. Now it has a population of more than 1.2 billion, making up a quarter of the world population.