Once known as Peking, the Capital city of China i.e. Beijing has been the seat of power since ancient days. Swinging between burning hot summers and h...
The most populous city of the world, Shanghai is not only the globe’s financial center but also a major tourist destination. It is a perfect pla...
Lhasa is a beautiful city and reckoned as Tibetan Plateau’s second most populous city. Since mid-17th Century, the city has been Tibet’s a...
Xian is more than a 3,000 year old city located in central-northwest China. The city has been the capital of 13 dynasties for more than 1000 years. Th...
Guilin is a city of China and situated at the Li River’s west bank. The meaning of the name Guilin is “Forest of Sweet Osmanthus”. T...
China is situated in the eastern parts of Asia and is officially known as the People’s Republic of China. China has the largest population in the world. The natural scenery, historical and cultural sites and the folk customs of China provide the attractions for tourists. The Tourism Industry of China is a sector which is developing very fast. The WTO opines that China is all set to become the largest tourist country by 2020. Among the tourist sites in China, the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City, and the Terracotta Army are the ones which are world renown.
Renminbi (Yuan) (¥) (CNY)
9,706,961 square km (3,747,879 square miles)
Standard Chinese, Mongolian, Tibetan, Uyghur, & Zhuang
China Standard Time (UTC+8)
Climate & Geography
China has two distinct seasons: the dry season, and the wet season. The dry season is marked by the dry and cold winds while the winds blowing during the wet season are warm and moist. The monsoons mark the wet seasons in China. There is distinct temperature difference between the two seasons.
China is surrounded by 14 countries. The countries bordering China are Laos, Vietnam, Burma, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Mongolia, and North Korea. Besides this, China also has maritime boundaries with Japan, Vietnam, South Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines. China lies between latitudes 18 degrees and 54 degrees N and longitudes 73 degrees and 135 degrees E.
The railways, high speed-railways and the metros, roadways, waterways and airways are the commonly used modes of transport in China.
Tourist & Immigration Info
Contact the nearest Chinese embassy to get updated details on the procedures to get Visas for China.