China is a densely populated country in East Asia with diverse landscapes and topography. Here you can find meadows, deserts, mountains, lakes, rivers and coasts with a length of more than 14 thousand km. The capital of the country, Beijing, is famous for its modern architecture and ancient monuments, including the palace complex of the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. To the east is the world financial center of Shanghai, whose silhouette is shaped by countless skyscrapers. The Great Wall of China runs through northern China, crossing it from east to west.