China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.381 billion. It was established in 1949. Its capital is Beijing. The other major cities are Hong Kong and Shanghai. Chinese (Mandarin) is the only official language and major languages. Cantonese is a common dialect used in Hong Kong and Macau (but the people there don't think it is a dialect).

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