Meanric of China 中华人民共和国 Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Flag of China Theed song: "义勇军进行曲" Yìyǒngjūn Jìnxíngqǔ Reeve tung: Mandarin Chinesish Other tungs: Canton Chinesish, Shanghai Chinesish, Mongolish, Manchu Folk mayths: Han Chinesish, Mongol, Manchu, Tibetish, Uyghur, many others. Headtown: Beijing Greatest town: Shanghai Folkname: Chinese Leethward: One-flock eveneright Forsittand: Xi Jinping Ledescore: 1,353,821,000 Ledeweight: 139.6/km2
The Meanric of China (Mandarin Chinish: 中国 Zhōngguó, meaning "middle rick") is a land in East Asia, bearing the greatest tally of folk in the world. Erstwhile it was wolden by a Highking (皇帝; Huángdì), sometimes called the Son of Heaven (天子; tiānzì), coming from many sundry kinlings. Nowadays China is wielded by one mootsband.
China has the third greatest landspan of any ethel in the world, after Russland and Canada. It rines Kazakhland, Kyrgyzland, Tajikland, Afghanland, Pakland, Indland, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, North Korea, Rusland, and Mongolland. It ties with Rusland for most lands bewindled (14), and China has the greatest mingled land bewindle in the world. It measures 22,117 km. The going landmickelness is 9,706,961 km2, of which water takes up 2.8%.
China's overmeatly mickleness atells with its many landships and loftlays. In the east of China, by the Yellow Sea and the East China Sea, are thursly indwelled limelands. In the northwest, known as Manchuland, are grasslands and wastelands, while in the far west and southwest, in the self-righting land of Tibet lies the Snowdwell Reach.
The name "China" comes from the Persish word "Chin" (چین), itself from the Sanskrit "Chīna" (चीन). This word was first logged be Duarte Barbosa, a Portuguesish aseekand, in 1516, then found in an English oversetting in 1556.
The going Chinesish name, Zhōngguó (中国), means "middle rick", although the name has edwended with the missenly wealdfromkin.