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China

China
  • Capital

    Capital

    Beijing

  • Local time

    Local time

    2:38

  • Population

    Population

    1391.04 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +86

  • Currency

    Currency

    ¥ CNY (yuan)

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China

China
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Beijing

  • Local time

    Local time

    2:38

  • Population

    Population

    1391.04 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +86

  • Currency

    Currency

    ¥ CNY (yuan)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 731

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.17 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    645mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    9 596 960 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    17%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    22%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    54%

  • Railways

    Railways

    67212km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    487.96 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Han Chinese - 91 %
    Zhuang
    Uygur

  • Religion

    Religion

    Atheist
    Daoist
    Buddhist

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    95.1%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Standard Chinese or Mandarin
    Wu
    Minbei

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    2 843 000

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    7.6 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    47.6%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    9.8%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    0%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    67 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    industrial export, mining and ore processing, iron, steel, aluminum, other metals, coal, machine building, armaments

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    rice, wheat, potatoes, corn, peanuts, tea, millet, barley, apples

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    coal, iron ore, petroleum, natural gas, mercury, tin, tungsten, antimony, manganese

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    15%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    coal, iron ore, petroleum, natural gas, mercury, tin, tungsten, antimony, manganese

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    17%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    10 291 927kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    78 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    76

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What not to do when visiting China

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Business & Communication

Don't leave your chopsticks sticking up in the left-over rice at the bottom of your bowl after eating a meal.

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Don't write cards or letters with red ink or ball pen -it symbolizes the end of a relationship.

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Don't expect to conclude business swiftly - the decision making process can be slow.

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Did you know

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China manufacturers 70% of the world's toys.

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Don't be surprised by locals smacking and slurping while eating - it indicates the food tastes good.

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Don't forget it take off your shoes when entering any home in China, unless you told not to.

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Don't cross the hierarchy rank - always show respect to the elders and acknowledge them in a group first.

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Don't get lost in Chinese names - the order is family name first, then given name. Brides in China do not adopt their husband's surnames.

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Don't behave in a carefree manner in public. Embracing or kissing when greeting or saying good-bye is highly unusual.

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Did you know

Did you know?

The Great Wall of China is approximately 6,430 Km long (3,995 miles).

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Don't sit or stand on Buddha statue for taking a picture. This can lead to stay in prison.

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Don't wear high heels and short sleeved blouses if woman - Chinese frown on women who display too much skin.

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Don't use large hand movements and don't point when speaking - the Chinese don't speak with their hands. Your movements may be distracting to your host.

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Don't point the bottoms of your feet to any person when sitting. Try to sit cross-legged or tuck your legs underneath you.

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Don't lose your temper - losing one's temper is an absolute loss of face.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Paper originated in China.

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Don't address people by their first name unless invited to do so. Always addressing people with their official title, refer to them as Mr./Mrs./Ms. Plus their last name.

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Don't touch someone unless you absolutely have to. Chinese people don't enjoy being touched by strangers, which is the direct opposite to Western society.

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Don't arrive late when meeting someone, you can come couple minutes earlier.

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Don't bite your nails or put your hands in your mouth as it's considered to be vulgar in Chinese culture.

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Don't wear jeans for business meetings - they are not acceptable for that.

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Did you know

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The wheelbarrow is invented in China.

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Don't pour your glass by yourself when drinking or dining - pour your neighbour's glass and let them pour yours.

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Don't give following gifts or colours as they are associated with death and should not be given - clocks, straw sandals, stork or crane, handkerchiefs or anything white, blue or black.

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Don't open a present in front of the giver - it's not polite.

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Don't accept a gift for the first time. Chinese do not usually accept a gift, invitation or favour when it's first presented. Politely refusing two or three times is though to reflect modesty and humility.

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Don't make a long eye contact - it's tactless.

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Tree hugging is forbidden in China.

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Don’t forget to show respect when greeting. While foreigners are expected to shake hands, the traditional form of greeting is the bow - the deeper you bow, the more respect you show. A foreign visitor ('gaijin') may bow the head slightly since no one expects foreigners to understand the subtle nuances of bowing generally.

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Don’t be a victim of ”Black cabs” scam - don’t necessarily use "black cabs”, insist on using the taxi meter and get the receipt. Don’t forget to have your destination written in Chinese characters. Ask the driver to remove the bags from the trunk before you get out and pay.

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Don‘t be a victim of ”tea tasting” scam - the bill could be extremely high. Always ask about the price and approach in advance.

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Don’t give anything with the quantity of four - it's an unlucky number.

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Don’t try to do business during the social events - there’s a demarcation between business and socialising in China.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Paper money was first used in China.

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Don't ask the Chinese to turn off their phones - it can cause losing face.

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Don’t put bones in your bowl - place them on the table or in a designated bowl for it.

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Social Events

Don't travel during Golden Weeks - two holidays every year(National Day in October and Lunar New Year). Getting the tickers may be difficult due to massive crowds and inflated prices.

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Don’t forget to register yourself with the local authority/police within 24 hours of arrival - it may result in fines and deportation.

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Don't be surprised by frequent monitoring and surveillance - security personnel carefully watch foreigners. Hotel rooms, cars and devices may be monitored too.

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Did you know

Did you know?

20% of China's plants are used in medicine.

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Don‘t necessarily expect super clean air in all areas - air pollution in bigger cities is a general issue.

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Don't laugh with your mouth fully open - hold your hand in front of your mouth when laughing.

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