Generally refers to the country referred to as the People's Republic of China, a country in E Asia. With a surface area of 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). The current Capital is Beijing.
China generally refers to a country in East Asia, and its history since 1912. China has a surface area of 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). The current capital is Beijing.
There are four periods in the Chinese history:
- ancient-china: China before the unification as an empire in 221 BC.
- medieval-china and the rest of the Chinese empire time, followed by the Xinhai revolution in 1911-1912 that resulted in establishing the Republic of China.
- china 1912-1949: Japanese occupation of China, followed by a civil war in China between the Communist Party of China and Kuomintang government.
- china 1949-present: The People's Republic of China.