The People Republic of China is situated in eastern Asia on the western shore of the Pacific Ocean, with an area of 9.6 million square kilometers.
Beijing is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China, located in north China, close to the port city of Tianjin and partially surrounded by Hebei Province.
Shanghai, Hu for short, is a renowned international metropolis drawing more and more attention from all over the world. Shanghai sits at the mouth of the Yangtze River, the longest river in China.
Chongqing is one of China's four direct-controlled municipalities (the other three are Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin) and covers an area of 82,400 square kilometers with a population of 31.24 million.
Anhui Province is situated in the north-western part of eastern China, extending across the Yangtze River and the Huaihe River valleys.
Fujian province is located on the southeast coast of China and is the ancestral motherland of many ethnic Taiwanese.
Located in the north-west of China, between the Tibetan and Huangtu plateaus, Gansu province connects the Chinese heartland with the vast desert region to the northwest.