About Chinese (Simplified) Language
According to Wikipedia.org, Chinese is the official language of China and Hong Kong. The simplified characters are one of the major written scripts in China. These characters are not only used in China but other places in the world. Most of the children studying in Malaysia and Singapore all know simplified Chinese. They are also used in Hong Kong, Taiwan and even Japan. The traditional characters have been a choice in books and texts majorly. However in the modern era it covers the majority of contemporary Chinese text. In China the dialect of Chinese people is known as mandarin. It is studied with simplified characters of Chinese. You will be surprised to know that simplified characters are not used for writing. About 1.3 billion people in the world speak Chinese language.