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    • A system of government where the government plans and controls the economy. Also allcitizens are deemed equal. A communist state is a sovereign state with a form of governmentcharacterized by single-party rule or dominant-party rule of a communist party and a professedallegiance to a communist ideology as the guiding principle of the state.A communist government is a one-party state ruled by a Communist Party, which takes itsprogramme and policies from Marxs Communist Manifesto and from the works of Lenin.Communist ideology states that all industry, businesses, transport, public utilities etc. are notowned by the people, but in practice come communist governments have allowed some degreeof strictly-regulated capitalism, e.g. the Peoples Republic of China.The media are also strictly controlled, with TV, papers, cinema, theatre and the internet subjectto stringent censorship and dissent is not tolerated.In other words, a dictatorship, but beware: not all dictatorships are ruled by communists.In ideal terms, communism is a system in which there is no private ownership; everyone getsthe same amount of award. It was supposed to eliminate social classes and make everyoneequal, but instead, some people stopped working due to a lack of it to earn, collapsing theeconomy.List of Communism CountriesChina -Capital: BeijingPopulation: 1,330,040,000GDP per capita: $6,100Life Expectancy: 73.18 yearsLanguages: Standard Chinese or Mandarin (Putonghua, based on the Beijing dialect), Yue(Cantonese), Wu (Shanghainese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese), Xiang, Gan,HakkaCuba- Capital: HavanaPopulation: 11,424,000GDP per capita: $12,700Life Expectancy: 77.27 yearsLanguages: Spanish dialects, minority languages (see Ethnic groups entry)North Korea- Capital: PyongyangPopulation: 23,479,100GDP per capita: $1,800Life Expectancy: 72.2 yearsLanguages: KoreanLaos- Capital: Vientiane (Viangchan)Population: 6,677,530GDP per capita: $2,100
    • Life Expectancy: 56.29 yearsLanguages: Lao (official), French, English, and various ethnic languagesVietnam- Capital: HanoiPopulation: 86,116,600GDP per capita: $2,900Life Expectancy: 71.33 yearsLanguages: Vietnamese (official), English (increasingly favored as a second language), someFrench, Chinese, and Khmer; mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)