Welcome to China
We have compiled the most important travel information and useful tips to make your trip to China as comfortable as possible. We wish you a pleasant journey and a successful stay in Shanghai.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is the world's most populous country, with a population of over 1.35 billion. Covering approximately 9.6 million square kilometers, China is the world's second-largest country by land area.
China's landscape is vast and diverse, ranging from forest steppes and the Gobi and Taklamakan deserts in the arid north to subtropical forests in the wetter south. As of 2013, it is the world's second-largest economy by both nominal total GDP and purchasing power parity (PPP), and is also the world's largest exporter and importer of goods.
We have compiled important information about accommodations, climate, currency, electricity, entry requirements, etc. for you: