China



NameChina
Top Level Domain
.cn
Alpha2 CodeCN
Alpha3 CodeCHN
Calling Codes
86
CapitalBeijing
Alt Spellings
CN
Zhōngguó
Zhongguo
Zhonghua
People's Republic of China
中华人民共和国
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó
RegionAsia
SubregionEastern Asia
Population1377422166
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DemonymChinese
Area9640011
Gini47
Timezones
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Borders
AFG
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KAZ
PRK
KGZ
LAO
MAC
MNG
PAK
RUS
TJK
VNM
Native Name中国
Numeric Code156
Currencies
CodeCNY
NameChinese yuan
Symbol¥
Languages
Iso639_1zh
Iso639_2zho
NameChinese
Native Name中文 (Zhōngwén)
Translations
DeChina
EsChina
FrChine
Ja中国
ItCina
BrChina
PtChina
NlChina
HrKina
Faچین
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Regional Blocs
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Cities

Beijing

Changchun

Chengdu

Chongqing

Dalian

Dongguan

Guangzhou

Handan

Hangzhou

Harbin

Jinan

Kunming

Lanzhou

Lhasa

Nanjing

Nanning

Qingdao

Shanghai

Shenyang

Shenzhen

Shigatse

Shijiazhuang

Taiyuan

Tianjin

Wuhan

Xi'an

Xining

Ürümqi

Zhengzhou

Destinations

798 Art District

Area in Sanlitun & Chaoyang

Aberdeen Promenade

Waterfront in Aberdeen & South Hong Kong Island

Alashan Museum

Museum in Bayanhot

Ancient Tombs Museum

Museum in Luoyang

Army Of Terracotta Warriors

Historic Site in Xi'an

Asia Society Hong Kong Centre

Cultural Centre in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Assembly Hall

Buddhist Site in Ganden Monastery

Aurora Museum

Museum in Pudong

Azure Clouds Temple

Buddhist Temple in Summer Palace & Haidian

Bada Rice Terrace

Viewpoint in Yuanyang Rice Terraces

Bǎijiānlóu

Historic Site in Nanxun

Bajiaozhai National Geopark

National Park in Ziyuan

Bakong Scripture Printing Press

Buddhist Monastery in Dege

Beacon Tower

Tower in Yulin

Beihai Park

Park in Beihai Park & Xicheng North

Bezeklik Cave Complex

Cave in Turpan

Big Buddha Temple

Buddhist Site in Zhangye

Big Goose Pagoda

Buddhist Pagoda in Xi'an

Bìshǔ Shānzhuāng

Historic Site in Chengde

Blue House Cluster

Architecture in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Chagpo Ri Rock Carvings

Historic Site in Lhasa

Chairman Mao Memorial Hall

Mausoleum in Forbidden City & Dongcheng Central

Changchun World Sculpture Park

Sculpture in Changchun

Chapel Of Our Lady Of Penha

Historic Building in Macau Peninsula

Chapel Of The Prefect

Buddhist Site in Tsaparang

Chen Clan Ancestral Hall

Historic Site in Guangzhou

Chengdu Museum

Museum in Chengdu

Chengkan

Village in Tunxi

Chengyang Bridge

Bridge in Sanjiang

Chi Lin Nunnery

Buddhist Monastery in Kowloon

Chim-puk Hermitage

Buddhist Site in Samye

China Fortune Wheel

Buddhist Site in Guide

Chuandong Sinkhole

Cave in Leye

Chun Yeung Street Market

Market in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Church Of St Joseph

Church in Macau Peninsula

Church Of St Sophia

Church in Harbin

Dà Zhào

Monastery in Hohhot

Dafen Oil Painting Village

Arts Centre in Shenzhen

Dai Temple

Taoist Temple in Tai'an

Damian Mountain

Viewpoint in Xingping

Dashiwei Scenic Area

Cave in Leye

Datong Museum

Museum in Datong

Degongbu Temple

Buddhist Temple in Ganzi

Design Society

Gallery in Shenzhen

Dinosaur Museum

Museum in Zigong

Draksum-tso

Lake in Nyingtri Prefecture

Drigung Til Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Mamba

Drum Tower

Historic Site in Drum Tower & Dongcheng North

Dunhuang Museum

Museum in Dunhuang

Dzogchen Gompa

Buddhist Monastery in Dzogchen

Dzongsar Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Dzongsar Valley

Everest Base Camp

Base in Everest Region

Forbidden City

Historic Site in Forbidden City & Dongcheng Central

Former Residence Of The 7th Dalai Lama

Buddhist Temple in Litang

Garden Of The Master Of The Nets

Gardens in Suzhou

Gate Of Heavenly Peace

Historic Site in Forbidden City & Dongcheng Central

Giant Panda Breeding Research Base

Zoo in Chengdu

Golden Temple

Buddhist Temple in Kunming

Gongga Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Yulongsi Valley & Mt Gongga Shan

Gongkar Chöde Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Gongkar

Grand Sunday Bazaar

Market in Kashgar

Guandi Temple

Taoist Temple in Quanzhou

Guangji Bridge

Bridge in Chaozhou

Guangzhou Opera House

Notable Building in Guangzhou

Guia Fortress & Chapel

Fort in Macau Peninsula

Guide National Geological Park

Park in Guide

Gyantse Kumbum

Buddhist Stupa in Gyantse

Haizi Valley

National Park in Four Sisters Mountain

Harbin Ice & Snow World

Amusement Park in Harbin

Helan Shan Rock Carvings

Archaeological Site in Helan Shan

High Island Reservoir East Dam

Dam in Sai Kung Peninsula

Hong Kong Global Geopark

Park in Sai Kung Peninsula

Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Museum in Sha Tin

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Museum in Central District

Hong Kong Museum Of Coastal Defence

Museum in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong Museum Of History

Museum in Kowloon

Hong Kong Park

Park in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong Wetland Park

Park in Yuen Long

Hongjiang Old Town

Old Town in Hongjiang Old Town

Hotan Sunday Market

Market in Hotan

Houhai Lake Scenic Area

Lake in Beihai Park & Xicheng North

HSBC Building

Notable Building in Central District

Huanglong National Park

National Park in Northern Sichuan

Huángshān

Mountain in Anhui

Imperial Palace Of The Manchu State

Museum in Changchun

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Gallery in Jing'an

Jade Buddha Temple

Buddhist Temple in Jing'an

Jade Emperor Temple

Taoist Temple in Jincheng

Jiao Shan Great Wall

Walls in Shanhaiguan

Jiaohe Ruins

Ruins in Turpan

Jiayuguan Fort

Fort in Jiayuguan

Jinci Temple

Historic Site in Taiyuan

Jing'an Temple

Buddhist Temple in Jing'an

Jingci Temple

Buddhist Site in Hangzhou

Jingshan Park

Park in Forbidden City & Dongcheng Central

Jiuhua Shan

Mountain in Anhui

Jokhang Temple

Buddhist Temple in Lhasa

Joss House Bay Tin Hau Temple

Temple in Clearwater Bay Peninsula

Jyekundo Dondrubling Monastery

Monastery in Yushu

Ká Hó Church Of Our Lady Of Sorrows

Church in Coloane

Kanbula National Forest Park

National Park in Qinghai

Kowloon Park

Park in Kowloon

Labrang Monastery

Buddhist Temple in Xiahe

Lai Chi Wo

Village in Sha Tau Kok

Lama Temple

Buddhist Temple in Drum Tower & Dongcheng North

Lamaling Temple

Buddhist Temple in Bayi

Laohei Shan

Volcano in Wudalian Chi

Le Shan Grand Buddha

Buddhist Statue in Le Shan

Lhakhang Karpo

Buddhist Site in Tsaparang

Lhakhang Marpo

Buddhist Site in Tsaparang

Lianhua Shan Park

Park in Shenzhen

Linggu Temple Scenic Area

Buddhist Temple in Nanjing

Lingyin Temple

Buddhist Site in Hangzhou

Long Corridor In The Cliffs

Viewpoint in Guoliang

Longjing Tea Village

Village in Hangzhou

Longmen Grottoes

Buddhist Site in Luoyang

Longxing Temple

Buddhist Temple in Zhengding

Luomei Lotus Cave

Cave in Leye

Lushun Prison

Historic Site in Lushun

M50

Arts Centre in Jing'an

Maijishan Grottoes

Cave in Tianshui

Main Assembly Hall

Buddhist Site in Drepung Monastery

Main Assembly Hall

Buddhist Site in Sera Monastery

Main Debating Courtyard

Buddhist Site in Drepung Monastery

Man Mo Temple

Taoist Temple in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Mao'er Mountain

Mountain in Yanji

Memorial Hall Of The Nanjing Massacre

Memorial in Nanjing

Mikdo Glacier

Glacier in Rawok

Milarepa Palace Buddhist Temple

Buddhist Temple in Hezuo

Ming Xiaoling Tomb

Tomb in Nanjing

Mogao Grottoes

Cave in Dunhuang

Nam Kok Tsui Lighthouse

Lighthouse in Po Toi

Nam-tso

Lake in Northern Ü

Nanfeng Ancient Kiln Artists' Village

Arts Centre in Foshan

Nanjing Museum

Museum in Nanjing

Ningxia Museum

Museum in Yinchuan

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Arts Centre in Shenzhen

Ohel Moishe Synagogue & Jewish Refugees Museum

Museum in Hongkou & North Shanghai

Oriental Pearl TV Tower

Notable Building in Pudong

Pak Sing Ancestral Hall

Temple in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Pak Tai Temple

Taoist Temple in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Pakpa Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Kyirong

Pan Gate Scenic Area

Landmark in Suzhou

Peak Tram

Funicular in Central District

Phuntsoling Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Tsang

Ping Shan Heritage Trail

Historic Building in Yuen Long

Pingjiang Lu

Street in Suzhou

Pingyao City Walls

Historic Site in Pingyao

PMQ

Arts Centre in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Po Lin Monastery & Big Buddha

Buddhist Monastery in Lantau

Potala Palace

Palace in Lhasa

Prime Minister Chen’s Castle

Castle in Guoyu

Propaganda Poster Art Centre

Gallery in French Concession

Puning Temple

Buddhist Temple in Chengde

Putuozongcheng Temple

Buddhist Temple in Chengde

Qianyang Old Town

Old Town in Hongjiang Old Town

Qībǎo

Village in West Shanghai

Qingping Chinese Medicine Market

Market in Guangzhou

Qixia Temple

Buddhist Temple in Nanjing

Reclining Rocks

Natural Feature in Cheung Chau

Rice Terraces

Viewpoint in Longji Rice Terraces

Rockbund Art Museum

Museum in The Bund & People's Square

Rong Lake

Lake in Guilin

Ruins Of The Church Of St Paul

Ruins in Macau Peninsula

Sakya Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Sakya

Samye Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Samye

Sānfāng Qīxiàng

Architecture in Fuzhou

Sculpture Factory

Arts Centre in Jingdezhen

Senate Library

Library in Macau Peninsula

Ser Gyergo Nunnery

Buddhist Monastery in Tagong

Sera Je College

Buddhist Site in Sera Monastery

Shamian Island

Historic Site in Guangzhou

Shanghai Disneyland

Amusement Park in Pudong

Shanghai History Museum

Museum in The Bund & People's Square

Shanghai Museum

Museum in The Bund & People's Square

Shanghai Museum Of Public Security

Museum in French Concession

Shanghai Natural History Museum

Museum in Jing'an

Shanghai Street

Street in Kowloon

Shanghai Tower

Notable Building in Pudong

Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall

Museum in The Bund & People's Square

Shanghai World Financial Center

Notable Building in Pudong

Shaolin Scenic Area

Area in Song Shan & Dengfeng

Shenyang Imperial Palace

Historic Site in Shenyang

Shiping Mountain Scenic Area

Mountain in Zhenyuan

Shipton’s Arch

Natural Feature in Kashgar

Shuanglin Temple

Buddhist Site in Pingyao

Shunan Zhuhai National Park

National Park in Bamboo Sea

Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple

Taoist Temple in Kowloon

Sili Götsang

Buddhist Monastery in Northern Ü

Singing Sands Dune

Oasis in Dunhuang

Snowland Art

Art Studio in Xiahe

Southeast Corner Watchtower

Watchtower in Temple of Heaven Park & Dongcheng South

Spirit Way

Area in Ming Tombs

Stilt Houses

Historic Building in Lantau

Summer Palace

Historic Site in Summer Palace & Haidian

Sun Yatsen Mausoleum

Memorial in Nanjing

Sunday Livestock Market

Market in Kashgar

Sunrise Art Center

Gallery in Shenzhen

Suzhou Museum

Museum in Suzhou

Tai Kwun

Museum in Central District

Tai O

Village in Lantau

Tai O Kwan Tai Temple

Taoist Temple in Lantau

Taipa Village

Village in Taipa

Tashilhunpo Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Shigatse

Tayuan Temple

Buddhist Site in Wutai Shan

Temple Of Heaven Park

Park in Temple of Heaven Park & Dongcheng South

Temple Of The Chief Minister

Buddhist Temple in Kaifeng

Temple Street Night Market

Market in Kowloon

The Bund

Architecture in The Bund & People's Square

Tian'anmen Square

Square in Forbidden City & Dongcheng Central

Tianzifang

Area in French Concession

Tibetan Culture & Medicine Museum

Museum in Xining

Tiger Hill

Park in Suzhou

Tiger Mountain Great Wall

Walls in Dandong

Tin Hau Temple

Temple in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Tomb Of Emperor Jingdi

Tomb in Xi'an

Tomb Of Huang Taiji

Historic Site in Shenyang

Tomb Of Tsongkhapa

Mausoleum in Ganden Monastery

Tradruk Monastery

Monastery in Yarlung Valley

Treasure Of Sacred Art

Museum in Macau Peninsula

Tsim Sha Tsui East Promenade

Harbour in Kowloon

Tsingtao Beer Museum

Brewery in Qingdao

Tsurphu Monastery

Buddhist Monastery in Tsurphu Valley

Twin Pagoda Temple/Yongzuo Temple

Buddhist Site in Taiyuan

UCCA

Gallery in Sanlitun & Chaoyang

Ütse

Buddhist Temple in Samye

Victoria Peak

Viewpoint in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Wandu Mountain City

Ruins in Ji'an

Weizhou Catholic Church

Church in Weizhou Island

Wenshu Monastery

Buddhist Temple in Chengdu

West Lake

Lake in Hangzhou

West Lake

Park in Chaozhou

Western Film Studios

Film Location in Helan Shan

Western Xia Tombs

Historic Site in Helan Shan

White Dagoba Temple

Buddhist Temple in Beihai Park & Xicheng North

Window Of The World

Amusement Park in Shenzhen

Wolong Giant Panda Garden

Nature Reserve in Northern Sichuan

Workers' Cultural Palace

Park in Forbidden City & Dongcheng Central

Wuta Pagoda

Pagoda in Hohhot

Wuta Temple

Buddhist Temple in Summer Palace & Haidian

Xi'an City Walls

Historic Site in Xi'an

Xiantong Temple

Buddhist Site in Wutai Shan

Xidi

Village in Anhui

Xingcheng Old City

Historic Site in Xingcheng

Xinjiang Autonomous Region Museum

Museum in Ürümqi

Xintiandi

Area in French Concession

Xūmí Shān

Cave in Guyuan

Ya'an Bifengxia Panda Base

Zoo in Ya'an

Yading Nature Reserve

Nature Reserve in Southern Garze Prefecture

Yànyì Wéi

Historic Building in Longnan

Yinchuan Museum Of Contemporary Art

Museum in Yinchuan

Yong‘an Temple

Buddhist Temple in Datong

Young Master Brewery

Brewery in Aberdeen & South Hong Kong Island

Yungang Caves

Cave in Datong

Yuyuan Gardens & Bazaar

Gardens in Shanghai Old City

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

National Park in Zhangjiajie

Zhihua Temple

Buddhist Temple in Forbidden City & Dongcheng Central

Zhonglu

Village in Danba

Zili

Village in Kaiping

Zumiao

Taoist Site in Foshan


No visa is required for ordinary passport holders from Singapore, Brunei and Japan to visit China for up to 15 days for business, sightseeing, visiting relatives and friends or transit.

A visa on arrival can be purchased for visiting Shenzhen at the border. The visa is available for most except people from USA. The cost starts at 150RMB. This visa is only valid for 5 days and only for the Shenzhen area. It can be obtained from the border crossing with Hong Kong and Shenzhen airport.

Visas can be obtained easily at most embassies and takes around 4 days. Prices vary depending on your nationality.

China visa information

China embassies and consulates

China foreign ministry


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time









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