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-> Name : China
-> Capital : Beijing (Peking)
-> Area : 9,596,960 sq km -or- 3,704,427 sq mi
-> Major Cities: Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Dongguan, Tianjin
-> Official Language: Chinese people speak mandarin (Putong Hua, Hanyu, Huayu, Guoyu, standard Chinese) which is based on Beijing Dialect
-> Official currency of China : Ren Min Bi that can be called RMB or CNY for short, (meaning in Chinese: "people's currency").
-> Time Zone of China : China covers five time zones
1. Zhongyuan Time Zone
2. Longshu Time Zone
3. Tibet Time Zone
4. Kunlun Time Zone
5. Changbai Time Zone
However, the standard times used in Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan Province are the same, for they are all in the same time zone (UTC+8), 8 hours ahead of the Universal Time Coordinated.
-> The Chinese Army, called the People’s Liberation Army, is the largest military in the world. They have over 2.3 million troops!
-> Working Hours : The normal working hours are from 08:00 to 18:00 each day, with a lunch break from 12:00 to 14:00
-> National Flag : National Flag The national flag of China is red and rectangular.