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china has mostly mountains, high plateaus, deserts in west; plains, deltas, and hills in east.china has coal, iron ore, petroleum, natural gas, mercury, tin, tungsten, antimony, manganese, molybdenum, vanadium, magnetite, aluminum, lead, zinc, rare earth elements, uranium, hydropower potential (world's lchina dose frequent typhoons (about five per year along southern and eastern coasts); damaging floods; tsunamis; earthquakes; droughts; land subsidencevolcanism: China contains some historically active volcanoes including Changbaishan (also known as Baitoushan, Baegdu, or P'aektu-san), Hainan Dao, and Kunlun although most have been relatively inactive in recent centuries argest).


Standard Chinese or Mandarin (Putonghua, based on the Beijing dialect), Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghainese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese), Xiang, Gan, Hakka dialects, minority languages (see Ethnic groups entry)note: Mongolian is official in Nei Mongol, Uighur is official in Xinjiang Uygur, and Tibetan is official in Xizang (TibetDaoist (Taoist), Buddhist, Christian 3%-4%, Muslim 1%-2%note: officially atheist (2002 est.) 1,343,239,923 (July 2012 est.)country comparison to the world: 1 and it got the diseeses that can spered and it is dangerus it can kill you and it spreds through the population


China is a communist state.  The leaders of the executive branch include President HU Jintao and Premier WEN Jiabao.  The National People's Congress or Quanguo Renmin Daibiao Dahui is the name of their legislative branch.  The judicial branch includes all of the courts in the country.   The constitution of the country was adopted on December 4, 1982.  Citizens can vote when they are 18 years of age.