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- The Peoples Republic of China
- Far East
- IST (+) 2 1/2 hrs
- Standard Chinese or Mandarin (Putonghua, based on the Beijing dialect), Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghainese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese), Xiang, Gan, Hakka dialects, minority languages (see Ethnic groups entry)
- 9,571,300 sq kms
- 1,349,585,838 (July 2013 est.)
- National Day:
- 01 Oct
- Chinese Yuan(CNY) 1 = INR 9.93.
- China has a great diversity of climates. The northeast experiences hot and dry summers and bitterly cold winters. The north and central region has almost continual rainfall, hot summers and cold winters. The southeast region has substantial rainfall, with semi-tropical summers and cool winters.
Year 2014: New Year's Day, 30 Jan Spring Festival (Chinese New Year), 4 Apr Qingming Festival, 1 May Labour Day, 2 Jun Dragon Boat Festival, 8 Sep Mid-Autumn Festival, 1 Oct National Day
- Airline Name:
Air China CA
- International Airports:
Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA)
Shanghai Pudong (PVG)
Beijing Capital (BJS)
Beijing Nanyuan (NAY)