China

Scott Huntsman

Size of the country's area

The total area of China is about 3,705,406 square miles. China is the third largest country in the world after Russia and Canada.

Population of China

current population of the People’s Republic of China is estimated to be about 1,390,510,630. China is the largest populated country in the world. Due to such a high population, efforts have been made by the government to control the number of children each family has.
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How well educated and United is the population?

In China each person is required to attend 9 years of mandatory schooling. In America this would be equivalent to grades 1st through 9th. After that they have the option to continue their education through high school and can eventually move on to Universities to complete their education. China has a literacy rate of about 95% between all mean and women.

How large and well equipped are it's armed forces?

China has a very large army due to the vast population. They are pretty well equipped but not to the standards of the United States by any means. China spends more on military than any other country in the world, second to only the United States. It is the worlds largest military force consisting of about 2,285,000 individuals.

Geographical features

China is the third largest country in the world. Some of it's physical features consists of plateaus, foothills, and mountains that cover nearly 2/3 of the land. People tend to divide China into four different regions due to different landscapes in each. These are know as the North, South, Northwest and the Qinghai-Tibetan areas. People in each of these regions tend to live with distinct lifestyles and customs because of the geographical features.

Economy

China is one of the leading economies in the world currently and is the fastest growing economy in the world. Although China has a communist government it's economy is more of a free market economy, enabling citizens to own businesses and invest of their own free will. China is currently the world's largest exporter of goods and is a manufacturing oriented country.
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