China is part of Asia with main city at
Beijing. Its Developing country with a
population of 1B people. The main currency is Yuan Renminbi. The languages
spoken are Chinese. the People's Republic of China is the formal name of China It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~-8.63 °C 🌧 ~10.22 mm 👨👩👦👦 1B people
⚠️ Travel advice
fiber_manual_record Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our travel advice for China. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise normal safety precautions in China overall. Higher levels apply in Tibet and Xinjiang.
issued date: October 3, 2019
China uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type C and Type I.
The languages that are typically spoken are Chinese
💱 Currencies Used
China uses the Chinese yuan (symbol: ¥), code CNY.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 yuan and 50, 20 and 10 fens. Yuan is subdivided into 100 fens. Coins come in denominations of 1 yuan and 50, 10, 5, 2 and 1 fens.
Accepted only within large businesses Credit cards are only accepted within China from large businesses & hotels. Visa, MasterCard, Maestro and UnionPay are the most widely accepted. Discover and American Express are less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. JCB and RuPay are unknown.Note that even if you have appropriate card type, international credit cards (issued outside China) have low acceptance within merchants.
Automatic teller machines are common in China. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Do not tip Almost no one in China asks for tips. It is not expected nor obligatory to give a tip. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge.