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Population (2014): 1.35 billion
Capital: Beijing
Area: 9,596,961 sq km
Main Languages: Chinese, Cantonese, Shanghainese, Fuzhou, Hokkien, Xiang, Gan, Hakka dialects
Religions: Folk religion (includes Taoists),  Buddhist, Christian, Muslim, others & unaffiliated
Currency: Renminbi/Yuan
GDP (2013): US$8.939 trillion
GDP per capita (2013): US$6,877
GDP growth (2013): 7.6%
GDP contribution by sector: Agriculture: 9.7%, Industry: 45.3%, Services: 45%
Urban population(2012): 51.8%
Life Expectancy (2014): 75.15 years
International dialling code: (+86)