China or the People’s Republic of China is a country located in East Asia. It is the third largest country in the world after Russia and Canada. The country is bordered by 14 countries, with the smallest one being Bhutan and the largest ones, India and Russia.
The Chinese civilization is more than 5,000 years old and the country is renowned as one of the fastest growing economies in the world. China is member of the United Nations, APEC, WTO, BRICS, the BCIM, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the G-20. China is the most populous country in the world with more than 1.3 billion people and more than 50 nationalities.
China offers a variety of touristic attractions, varying from some of the highest mountains in the world to endless grasslands, pristine jungles, deserts and the largest cities in the world. Tourists can visit the Great Wall, Mt. Everest, the Yangtze River, the Silk Road, ancient towns, the Terracotta Warriors, the Forbidden City, the Potala Palace and crowded cities such as Shanghai.