ChinaChina, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), in Asia, is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.381 billion. The state is governed by its vanguard party based in the capital of Beijing. It exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities (Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, and Chongqing), two mostly self-governing special administrative regions (Hong Kong and Macau), and claims sovereignty over Taiwan.Beijingis the capital of the People's Republic of China and the world's third most populous city proper.Nanjing(literally "Southern Capital") is the capital of Jiangsu province.Shanghaiis the most populous city in both China and Asia as well as the most populous city in the world.Fuzhouis the capital and one of the largest cities in Fujian province.Guangzhouknown historically as Canton and nicknamed the City of Flowers.Hong Kong, officially Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory on the southern coast of China at the Pearl River Estuary of the South China Sea.Macau, also spelled Macao, officially known as the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a Special Administrative Region on western side of the Pearl River Delta, China.Kashi (Kashgar),is located in southwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region - a far west province in China.Hainanis the smallest and southernmost province of the People's Republic of China (PRC).Tibetis a region on the Tibetan Plateau in China, Asia. It is the traditional homeland of the Tibetan people as well as some other ethnic groups such as Monpa, Qiang and Lhoba peoples and is now also inhabited by considerable numbers of Han Chinese and Hui people. Tibet is the highest region on Earth, with an average elevation of 4,900 metres (16,000 ft). The highest elevation in Tibet is Mount Everest, eart.;h's highest mountain rising 8,848 m (29,029 ft) above sea level.Amdois one of the three traditional regions of Tibet, the other two beingÜ-TsangandKham;it is also the birthplace of the 14th Dalai Lama.Lhasais a city and administrative capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.