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China has been mentioned 20189 times in the news, here is the latest:

The Chinese swimming doping scandal casting doubt at the Paris Olympics
China's third plenum vows support for private sector, 'stable' climate for foreign firms
Read: SCMP link
Why China Is So Interested in Kazakhstan
Von der Leyen is 'playing with fire' over Taiwan, China warns after her re-election
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China is a country in Eastern Asia, Asia. It has a land area of 9,388,210 km² and a population of 1,410,710,000. The capital city is Beijing. The political leader is Xi Jinping whose title is General Secretary of the Communist Party.

Location on a map: [35°0′N, 105°0′E]

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China is one of the countries in Asia and one of the countries in Eastern Asia.
  • Agricultural land: 5,206,950.00 km²
  • Alternative and nuclear energy: 5.11 % of total energy use
  • Carbon dioxide emissions (co2): 10,944,686.20 kt
  • Electricity production from coal sources: 70.31 % of total
  • Electricity production from natural gas sources: 2.49 % of total
  • Electricity production from hydroelectric sources: 19.07 % of total
  • Electricity production from nuclear sources: 2.34 % of total
  • Electricity production from oil sources: 0.17 % of total
  • Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 4.86 % of total
  • Net energy imports: 15.02 % of energy use
  • Fertility rate: 1.18 births per woman
  • Forest area: 2,218,577 km²
  • Fossil fuel energy consumption: 87.67 % of total
  • Other greenhouse gas emissions, hfc, pfc and sf6: -364,711.44 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
  • Median age: 35.00 years
  • Methane emissions: 1,186,285.18 kt of CO2 equivalent
  • Nitrous oxide emissions: 536,920.21 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
  • Female population: 691,168,325.00
  • Male population: 719,541,674.00
  • Renewable energy consumption: 15.20 % of total final energy consumption
  • Rural land area: 8,723,723.06 km²
  • Rural population: 499,814,553.00
  • Urban land area: 522,345.19 km²
  • Urban population: 910,895,447.00
  • Urban population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters : 4.35 % of total population

Geographical distribution of cities in China by population

Evolution of historical agricultural land in China

Evolution of historical alternative and nuclear energy (% of total energy use) in China

Evolution of historical carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) in China

Evolution of historical access to electricity in China

Evolution of historical electricity production from coal sources in China

Evolution of historical electricity production from natural gas sources in China

Evolution of historical electricity production from hydroelectric sources in China

Evolution of historical electricity production from nuclear sources in China (% of total)

Evolution of historical electricity production from oil sources in China

Evolution of historical electricity production from renewable sources in China

Evolution of historical net energy imports in China

Evolution of historical fertility rate in China

Evolution of historical forest area in China

Evolution of historical fossil fuel energy consumption (% of total) in China

Evolution of historical other greenhouse gas emissions, HFC, PFC and SF6 in China

Evolution of historical internally displaced persons, by conflict and violence in China

Evolution of historical internet access in China

Evolution of historical total land area in China

Evolution of historical median age in China

Evolution of historical methane emissions in China

Evolution of historical net migration in China

Evolution of historical nitrous oxide emissions in China

Evolution of historical population in China

Evolution of historical female population in China

Evolution of historical male population in China

Evolution of historical renewable energy consumption (% of total final energy consumption) in China

Evolution of historical total rural land area in China

Evolution of historical rural population in China

Evolution of historical total urban land in China

Evolution of historical urban population in China

Evolution of historical urban population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters in China

Distribution of sites in China by inscription year

Geographical distribution of sites in China by area

Distribution of transboundary sites in China

Geographical distribution of wildfires in China by total fire area

Cities in China

arrow_dataset There are cities in China

Wildfires in China

arrow_dataset There are wildfires in China

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Source

This dashboard is based on data from: SIPRI, World Bank, Reporters Without Borders

Updated: 2 days ago

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