What kind of government does China have today?


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China is a communist country run by a single political party known as the Communist Party of China. The official name of China is the People's Republic of China. The president is Xi Jinping and the Premier is Li Keqiang.

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What kind of government does China have today?
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China is an ancient country that goes back more than 4,000 years. The country has been ruled by the Communist Party since 1949. Its population is around 1.35 billion people, making China the world's most populous country. Concerned with its growth, the Chinese government introduced the "One-Child Policy" in 1979, in which couples were only allowed to have one child. In 2013, this policy became less restrictive, allowing those who were an only child to have a second child.

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