The People's Republic of China
File:Althist PRC flag.jpg
Official languages Numerous Regional Languages including Mandarin, Cantonese, and English
Capital Beijing
Largest City Shanghai
Population 1,400,000,000
Area 3,704,427 sq mi
Government Single Party Socialist Republic
Head of State President Hu Jintao
Head of Government Premier Wen Jiabao
Formation 1949
Currency Yuan (CNY)