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China - People's Republic of China - 中华人民共和国
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The National Arms of China The National Flag Location

The People's Republic of China (PRC), located in East Asia and commonly known as China, is the most populous state in the world, with over 1.3 billion citizens.

Administrative division

China is divided into 22 provinces, 5 autonomous regions, 4 cities with province status and two special administrative regions. Below these are 333 prefecture-level regions, 2,862 county-level regions, 41,636 township-level regions and even more village-level regions.

None of these uses arms, except the special administrative regions.


The county does not use a coat of arms, only the above logo. The two autonomous regions use historical arms:

Educational heraldry

Heraldic collector's items from China

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