Population: more than 1.3 billion
Mogao Caves, Mount Taishan, Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian, The Great Wall, Mount Huangshan, Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains, Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa 7
Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde, Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu, Lushan National Park, Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area, Ancient City of Ping Yao, Yin Xu, Classical Gardens of Suzhou, Old Town of Lijiang, Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing, Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing, Dazu Rock Carvings, Mount Wuyi, Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun, Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, Longmen Grottoes, Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System, Yungang Grottoes, Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas, Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom, Historic Centre of Macao, Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries – Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains, Kaiping Diaolou and Villages, South China Karst, Fujian Tulou, Mount Sanqingshan National Park, Mount Wutai, China Danxia, Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth”, West Lake Cultural , Landscape of Hangzhou, Chengjiang Fossil Site, Site of Xanadu, Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces, Xinjiang Tianshan, Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang’an-Tianshan Corridor, The Grand Canal
Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang, Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
Practical information for travel to China
Power voltage and socket type(s): 220V, plug types A, C, and I.
Official religion(s)/Freedom of religion: Freedom of religion. 60% of the population is Roman Catholic, followed by atheist and agnostic citizens, other Christians, and Muslims.
Official language(s) and general knowledge of English: Standard Chinese, a form of Mandarin, is the official language. Cantonese and Taiwanese are commonly spoken as well. English is not widely spoken.