Perhaps no country more peculiar, mysterious and attractive. China - a country which inherited the achievement of one of the most developed civilizations of the past - a country of amazing contrasts: burning heat of the Asian deserts, the tumult of the tropical forests of southern China and the silence of the glaciers of the "Roof of the World - Tibet enjoyed world-famous Chinese silk, pottery and porcelain, the famous Great Wall length 1000 km, remarkable examples of the palace and park architecture.
China occupies a large part of the territory of East and Central Asia. The area of the country - 9.6 million km2 (third place in the world after Russia and Canada), representing almost 1 / 4 area of Asia. Capital: Beijing.