Fact Sheet

Population

1.3 Billion

Currency

1.00 USD = 6.68 RMB/CNY
(Chinese Yuan)

Language

Written language is Simplified Chinese; Mandarin is the spoken language.

Chinese Names

Surname comes first and given name second.

Passport

As of 2016, 129 million Chinese citizens hold Chinese passports, which accounts for 9.3% of the total Chinese population.

Time Difference

China is 12 hours ahead of U.S. eastern time in daily saving time, and 13 hours ahead in winter.

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