Information about China
Population: 1.313.973.713 (2006 est.)
Capital: Beijing 14.930.000 (2004)
Official Languages: mandarin
The flag carrier of China is Air China (CA)
Main cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tianjin, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Xi´an Xi´an, Wuhan Wuhan
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of China in your country of residence China, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to China, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in China - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Time Zone: (GMT+8)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow Fever for visitors coming from endemic areas, Meningococcal ACYW 135.
- Recommended vaccines: Tetanus-diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.