The world's third largest country, China covers a vast area of 9,596,960 sq Km of eastern Asia. Beijing has been a capital city for more than 2,000 years and it is a bustling city of historical buildings. The monetary unit is Renminbi. China has two main climates. The winter is bitterly cold and summers are drying hot and humid. Shanghai is China's largest city, a leading centre of trade and industry and a busy harbor. The staple food of China is rice that provides necessary energy. Other includes barley, Chinese wonton, tofu, noodles, wheat, millet, sorghum, and Chinese dumpling. China is a large tourist's country and boasts numerous attractions. Some of the country's must visit attractions are The Great Wall of China, The Terracotta army, Cruising the Li River, The forbidden city of Beijing, the Yellow Mountains, the Potala Palace, The bund, Shanghai, and the Chengdu Research Base.