Teacher Heads To Class In China

Posted: June 7, 2012 at 5:20 a.m.

After months of studying Chinese customs, culture and history, teacher Cheryl Turpin will step on a plane Sunday to see China for herself.


Cheryl Turpin


People’s Republic of China

  • Han Chinese make up 91.5 percent of the population.
  • Mandarin, spoken by the Han ethnic group, is the primary language.
  • China has the largest population in the world with an estimated 1.3 billion people.
  • An estimated 47 percent of the population lived in urban areas in 2010.

Source: Central Intelligence Agency World Factbook

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