Geopolitical map of China

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CapitalPopulationArea
Beijing 1,330,044,000 9,596,960
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
CN +86 02:07:08 Asia/Shanghai
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Some data about China

China is a country of 1,330,044,000 inhabitants, with an area of ​9,596,960 km2, its capital is Beijing and its time zone is "Asia/Shanghai". Its ISO code is "CN" in 2 positions and "CHN" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to China, you must dial your telephone code, which is 86. The currency used in China is the "Yuan Renminbi" (CNY).

The administrative subdivision of China (administrative division) is made up of 22 Provinces (level 1), 4 Municipalities (level 1), 3 Special regions (level 1), 5 Autonomous regions (level 1), 286 Prefecture-level cities (level 2), 30 Autonomous prefectures (level 2), 3 Leagues (level 2), 14 Prefectures (level 2), 367 County-level cities (level 3), 1 Forestry area (level 3), 117 Autonomous counties (level 3), 4 Ethnic districts (level 3), 855 Districts (level 3), 49 Banners (level 3), 3 Autonomous banners (level 3), 3 Special districts (level 3) and 1464 Counties (level 3). China has 425 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants and 66 cities with more than one million inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of China with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of China to access a zoom level and finer details.

China shares borders with Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Kyrgyzstan, North Korea, Kazakhstan, Laos, Myanmar, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Vietnam.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in China

Number of cities by importance (population) in China. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
425 231 129 66
28.0 % 26.0 % 23.6 % 20.3 %
  • The 425 most important cities represent 28.0% of the entire population
  • The 231 most important cities represent 26.0% of the entire population
  • The 129 most important cities represent 23.6% of the entire population
  • The 66 most important cities represent 20.3% of the entire population

Administrative division of China

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
22 Provinces1
4 Municipalities1
3 Special regions1
5 Autonomous regions1
286 Prefecture-level cities2
30 Autonomous prefectures2
3 Leagues2
14 Prefectures2
367 County-level cities3
1 Forestry area3
117 Autonomous counties3
4 Ethnic districts3
855 Districts3
49 Banners3
3 Autonomous banners3
3 Special districts3
1464 Counties3

List of first-order administrative division in China

  • Anhui Sheng
  • Beijing Shi
  • Chongqing Shi
  • Fujian Sheng
  • Gansu Sheng
  • Guangdong Sheng
  • Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu
  • Guizhou Sheng
  • Hainan Sheng
  • Hebei Sheng
  • Heilongjiang Sheng
  • Henan Sheng
  • Hubei Sheng
  • Hunan Sheng
  • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
  • Jiangsu Sheng
  • Jiangxi Sheng
  • Jilin Sheng
  • Liaoning Sheng
  • Ningxia Huizu Zizhiqu
  • Qinghai Sheng
  • Shaanxi
  • Shandong Sheng
  • Shanghai Shi
  • Shanxi Sheng
  • Sichuan Sheng
  • Tianjin Shi
  • Tibet Autonomous Region
  • Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu
  • Yunnan Sheng
  • Zhejiang Sheng

List of major cities of China

  • Shanghai22 315 474 inhabitants
  • Beijing11 716 620 inhabitants
  • Tianjin11 090 314 inhabitants
  • Guangzhou11 071 424 inhabitants
  • Shenzhen10 358 381 inhabitants
  • Wuhan9 785 388 inhabitants
  • Dongguan8 000 000 inhabitants
  • Chongqing7 457 600 inhabitants
  • Chengdu7 415 590 inhabitants
  • Nanjing7 165 292 inhabitants
  • Nanchong7 150 000 inhabitants
  • Xi’an6 501 190 inhabitants
  • Shenyang6 255 921 inhabitants
  • Hangzhou6 241 971 inhabitants
  • Harbin5 878 939 inhabitants
  • Tai’an5 499 000 inhabitants
  • Suzhou5 345 961 inhabitants
  • Shantou5 329 024 inhabitants
  • Jinan4 335 989 inhabitants
  • Zhengzhou4 253 913 inhabitants
  • Changchun4 193 073 inhabitants
  • Dalian4 087 733 inhabitants
  • Kunming3 855 346 inhabitants
  • Qingdao3 718 835 inhabitants
  • Foshan3 600 000 inhabitants
  • Puyang3 590 000 inhabitants
  • Wuxi3 543 719 inhabitants
  • Xiamen3 531 347 inhabitants
  • Tianshui3 500 000 inhabitants
  • Ningbo3 491 597 inhabitants
  • Shiyan3 460 000 inhabitants
  • Taiyuan3 426 519 inhabitants
  • Tangshan3 372 102 inhabitants
  • Hefei3 310 268 inhabitants
  • Zibo3 129 228 inhabitants
  • Zhongshan3 121 275 inhabitants
  • Changsha3 093 980 inhabitants
  • Ürümqi3 029 372 inhabitants
  • Shijiazhuang2 834 942 inhabitants
  • Huai’an2 700 000 inhabitants