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People's Republic of China vs. Republic of China
- a country in East Asia. 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Capital: Beijing. Abbreviations: PRC, P.R.C.
- a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the southeast coast of mainland China: under Nationalist control since 1948 but claimed by the People's Republic of China. 13,885 sq. mi. (35,960 sq. km). Capital: Taipei.