Health

Emergency telephone numbers
  • Medical emergency: 120
  • Police: 110
  • Fire dept: 119
Vaccines

Compulsory vaccinations: yellow fever for all travellers coming from an infected area
Recommended vaccinations: hepatitis A and B, typhoid, polio, Japanese encephalitis, rabies, tetanus-diphtheria, chickenpox and MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)

Practical information

Capital
Beijing
Major towns and cities
Shanghai, Tianjin, Canton, Hong Kong
Official languages
Mandarin
Population
1 billion 300 million
Currency
Time zone
UTC +8
Country code
+86 +area code +number of the person you are calling

Tourism & local way of life

Climate
Arid in the northwest, hot and humid in the south, subtropical and temperate in the rest of the country.
Best time to visit
September to October and April to June
Best places to visit

Beijing
Great Wall
Hanging Temple at Xuankong si
Kunming Bamboo Temple
Leshan Giant Buddha
Mogao Caves
Shanghai
Silk Road
Terracotta Warriors, Xi'An
Tiger Leaping Gorge
Yangtze River

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