Most Recent & Current Communist Nations In The World
China (People's Republic of China)
Mao Zedong took control over China in 1949 and proclaimed the nation as the People's Republic of China, a communist country. China has remained consistently communist since 1949 although economic reforms have been in place for several years. China has been called "Red China" due to the Communist Party's control over the country. China does have political parties other than the Communist Party of China (CPC), and open elections are held locally throughout the country.