The People’s Republic of China is a country in East Asia. It is the world’s most populous country, with a population of around 1.4 billion. China is a land of extremes, it has one of the world’s longest lasting continuous civilizations that dates back more than 6,000 years. China covers an area of approximately 9.6 million square kilometers, it is the world’s third or fourth-largest country. The country is officially divided into 23 provinces. It also has the world’s longest continuously used written language system. China was one of the world’s foremost economic powers for most of the two millennia from the 1st until the 19th century and the world’s largest manufacturer and exporter in the world. The nation has the world’s largest standing army “the People’s Liberation Army” the second-largest defense budget, and is a recognized nuclear weapons state.
China’s rich and varied history means that there are innumerable sites to visit and marvel at. Its major cities of Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Kunming and Xi’an offer visitors innumerable attractions as well as a wonderful nightlife. Exploring the wonder of the Great Wall, following the famous Silk Road, or taking a cruise down the Yangtze River, or even shopping for cheap second-hand to luxury designer products in China is an unforgettable experience. The Great Wall of China, The Forbidden City & the Imperial Palace in Beijing, The Terracotta Army in Xi’an, The Summer Palace in Beijing, Cruising the Li River Guilin, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan, The Yangtze River and the Three Gorges, The Classical Gardens of Suzhou in Jiangsu, The Potala Palace in Tibet, Shanghai’s Promenade, Hangzhou’s Historic West Lake, The Mausoleum of Light, Leshan Giant Buddha in Sichuan, The Hong Kong Skyline and Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in Hunan are the most visited tourist place in Grater China.