China 's National Anthem Of China Essay

804 Words Sep 29th, 2015 4 Pages
China is located in eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Koreas Bay, Yellow Sea and South China Sea. It is between Vietnam and North Korea. It is the 4th largest country in the world and the largest country in Asia. The capital of China is Beijing. China’s climate is rather diverse. There is subarctic conditions in the northern parts and tropical weather in the southern portion ("World", n.d.).
China’s flag is red with a large yellow star on the upper left corner and four smaller yellow stars to the right of it. The red color represents revolution and the stars represent the four social classes (working class, peasantry, urban petty bourgeoisie, and the national bourgeoisie class). China’s national anthem is “Yiyongjun Jinxingqu” (The March of the Volunteers), more commonly known as "Zhongguo Guoge" (Chinese National Song) and was adopted in 1949. It was banned during the Cultural Revolution ("World", n.d.).
The July 2015 estimate of the population in China is 1,367,485,388. There are various ethnic groups that make up the population of China. With Han Chinese being the most dominant ethnic group at 91.6% of the population ("World", n.d.). Zhuang, makes up only 1.3% and then other various ethnic groups make up the other 7.1% of the population in China. The most prominent language spoken in China is standard Chinese or Mandarin. Many other languages are spoken in China. Some include: Wu, Minnan, Gan, Putonghua, Minbei, Xiang, some Hakka dialects, and…

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