The nation of China, or the People's Republic of China, is located in the region of East Asia. It is one of the easternmost countries on the Asian continent, bordering 14 different sovereign states, including Russia and Mongolia, as well as the East China Sea and the South China Sea.
China is the largest country on the Asian continent, and it has the largest population of any country in the world. It is also the third largest country in the world by area, behind Russia and Canada. The nation of China is roughly the same size as the entire European continent.