The capital of China is Beijing and is located in northern China.
The climate in China varies from region to region as the country is so large.
North-east: Summers are hot and dry. Winters are freezing cold
North and Central: Frequent hot summers and cold winters
South-east: Plenty of rainfall, semi-tropical summers and winters.
Flooding can occur in the central, southern and western regions, and the country in general can experience earthquakes.
China has a population of 1.351 billion and is one of the largest in the world.
The other major religions are Taoism, Con fucianism, Islam and Christianity.
Important festivals in China are Chinese New Year, Qingming festival, Dragon Boat festival and Mid-Autumn festival
The official language of China is known as standard Chinese or mandarin Chinese.
The currency of China is called 'renminbi or peoples currency, and includes yuan, jiao fen.
Most schools run from 7:30am- 5:30pm and school is compulsory for nine years.
Chinese people have a healthy diet. They eats of fruits and vegetables, rice, fish and chicken. They don't eat a lot of red meat.
Chinese medicine is medical practices that have been developed in China based on traditions that are over 2000 years old. They include herbal medicines, acupuncture, massage, exercise and dietary therapy.
Most houses are owned by the government and are rented.
Energy resources include coal, iron ore, petroleum and natural gas
Vegetable resources are wheat, tobacco, soybeans, potatoes, sorghun, peanuts, tea, millet, barley, cotton and oilseeds. The are the worlds largest producers of rice.