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People's Republic of China
In simplified Chinese : 中华人民共和国
Area 9,596,960 km2
Population 1,439,085,892 inh. in 2020 (Chinese)
Density 150.0 inh./km2
Life expectancy Mean : 76.1 years    Female : 78.4 years    Male : 74.0 years
Languages Official language : Mandarin (Putonghua) Main dialects : Yue (Canton), Wu (Shanghai), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwan), Xiang, Gan, Hakka
Ethnic groups Han Chinese (92%) + 55 minorities : Zhuang, Manchu, Hui, Miao, Uygur, Yi, Mongolian, Tibetan, Buyi, Korean, Naxi and others
Capital Beijing : 21,150,000 inh.
Altitudes Maximum : 8,850 m (Everest / Chomo Lungma or Qomolangma in Tibetan)
Minimum  : -154 m (Turpan Pendi)
Time zone UTC+8h Exact time
Currency Chinese Yuan (CNY) divided into 10 jiao or 100 fen Conversion
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