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The national currency of China is the yuan. As of July, 2015: 1 CND = 4.89 CNY
Visa and Mastercard are widely accepted in China, and ATMs are also available in major centres. Talk to your Adventure Specialist for recommendations.
The official language of China is Mandarin.
The population of China is 1.357 billion as of 2013.
Canadians must present a passport to visit China, which must be valid for at least six months beyond the date of expected departure from that country. All tourists must register their place of residence with the local Public Security Bureau within 24 hours of arrival. If you are in a hotel, registration is normally done as part of the check-in process. Tourist visas are required for trips longer than 3 days. Travelers should check with the Embassy of the People's Republic of China or its consulates for up-to-date information.
Because of China’s expansive borders, its climate is extremely diverse.
• Southern China: Temperatures can reach 40 degrees Celsius during the tropical, wet, and humid summer (April – September).
• Central China: Shanghai and areas surrounding the Yangzi River have short cold winters and long hot summers.
• Northern China: Harsh winters that rarely show temperatures above zero while summers can fiercely hot.
The best time to visit will depend on where you’re travelling to in China. Talk to your Adventure Specialist for recommendations.
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