WELCOME ThePEOPLE’S REPUBLIC ofCHINA Let’s explore …
Have you ever considered visiting China? No? Here are some quick facts about the country to wet your appetite for travel. • It’s the third largest country in the world by mass!(next to Canada and Russia) • It makes up approximately 22% of total population in the world.(Total world population: 6,242,134,082 (as of 8/07/2002)) • It possesses one of the 7 Wonders of the World
Where is China? • China is situated in the eastern part of Asia, on the west coast of the Pacific Ocean. • It has a total land area of 9.6 million square kilometers • China has a curved coastal line of 18,000 kilometers and over 5,000 islands.
How do you get to China? From the US, the best way to get to China is to fly. There are numerous airlines to choose from: • United Airlines • Air China • Air France • British Airways • Northwest Airlines • And many others Fares starting from $1,500!
What’s there to see in China? There are TONS and TONS to see in China! Here’s just a short list: • Terracotta Warriors • The Lijiang River • Great Wall of China • Forbidden City in Beijing • Tiananmen Square
Traveling Tips To enter China, you will need: • Valid Passport • Appropriate Visa • Current immunizations/vaccinations Local Currency is China Yuan Renminbi(CNY) • 1 USD = 8.27670 CNY • 1 CNY = 0.120821 USD
Helpful Links • New York Consulate of People’s Republic of China • Embassy of People’s Republic of China in the United States of America • ChinaTour.com • CountryWatch.com China awaits you!