China Country Guide

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Official Name: People’s Republic of China (中华人民共和国)

Population: 1.3 billion

Capital: Beijing (北京)

Current President: Xi Jinping (习近平)

Current Premier: Li Keqiang (李克强)

Official Language: Mandarin Chinese (普通话)

Ethnic Groups: 56 – Majority Han (汉)

Olympics Hosting Year & City: Summer 2008, Beijing

World Expo Hosting Year & City: 2010, Shanghai

National Sport: Table tennis (乒乓球)

Favorite Flower: Peony (牡丹)

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