Name China (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes CN / CHN
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Beijing
Area 9388211
DD coordinates 35.859295 / 104.136112
DMS coordinates 35°51'33.46" N / 104°08'10.00" E
UTM coordinates 48S 422000.8008374 3968686.8511334
Total cities 142562
Flag of China

China on map

China is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for China, is CN.

It's territory covers an area of 9388211 square kilometers. On nationwide level, Mandarin Chinese is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Chinese. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 4960600 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 131000 km. China merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 110000 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 86 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use CNY as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services.

More about China

Official languages Mandarin Chinese
Nationalities Chinese
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .ch
Phone codes 86
Currencies CNY
Life expectancy males Ø 74,5 years
Life expectancy females Ø 79,1 years
Birthrate 10,9 ‰
Deathrate 7,1 ‰
Males/Females 51,3%/48,7%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 2643,38 bn $
Importations 2479,25 bn $
Tourism receipts 40,39 bn $
Unemployment rate 5,0%
Inflation rate 2,90%
Corruption index 42 (bad)
Energy consumption 5564,0 bn kWh

Land use

4% Urban areas 380679 km²
56% Agricultural areas 5376268 km²
22% Forest 2122010 km²
0% Water areas 174700 km²
18% Others 1683953 km²


Roadways 4960600 km
Railways 131000 km
Waterways 110000 km
Commercial harbors 5594
Airports 403

China cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 142562):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
CHL Flag of Chile Chile South America Santiago 19573 km
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina South America Buenos Aires 18892 km
URY Flag of Uruguay Uruguay South America Montevideo 18139 km
PRY Flag of Paraguay Paraguay South America Asuncion 17844 km
FLK Flag of Falkland Islands Falkland Islands South America - 17821 km
BOL Flag of Bolivia Bolivia South America Sucre 17520 km
PER Flag of Peru Peru South America Lima 17049 km
BRA Flag of Brazil Brazil South America Brasilia 16716 km
SGS Flag of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Antarctica - 16403 km
ECU Flag of Ecuador Ecuador South America Quito 16220 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
MNG Flag of Mongolia Mongolia Asia - 1224 km
BTN Flag of Bhutan Bhutan Asia - 1590 km
MAC Flag of Macao Macao Asia - 1775 km
HKG Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong Asia - 1785 km
BGD Flag of Bangladesh Bangladesh Asia Dhaka 1894 km
LAO Flag of Laos Laos Asia Vientiane 1963 km
MMR Flag of Myanmar [Burma] Myanmar [Burma] Asia Naypyidaw 2005 km
NPL Flag of Nepal Nepal Asia Kathmandu 2054 km
KOR Flag of South Korea South Korea Asia Seoul 2064 km
PRK Flag of North Korea North Korea Asia Pyongyang 2092 km

There are many ways to find how far is China (CN) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From China to Haversine
North pole 6020 km 3741 mil
Equator 11277 km 7007 mil
South pole 13995 km 8696 mil

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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between China and Chile is 19573 kilometers or 12162 miles.
The most smallest distances between China and Mongolia is 1224 kilometers or 761 miles.
We found information about 142562 cities.
The area of China (CN) is 9388211 square kilometers.
Yes, China is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of CN is The People's Republic of China.
China has approximately 403 airports.