People's Republic of China



Short Form: PRC

Capital City: Beijing

Government: Single-Party Socialist State

Spoken Language: Standard Chinese also known as Mandarin, Pu-tong-hua and Guo-yu

Term for Citizen(s): Chinese

Drives on the: Right

Climate: China's climate is mainly dominated by dry seasons and wet monsoons, which lead to pronounced temperature differences between winter and summer.

Time Zone: China Standard Time (CST) UTC+8 (No time difference with Philippines)

Currency: The renminbi (/ˈrɛnˈmɪnˈbiː/) /人民币/ 人民幣is the official currency of the People’s Republic of China literally means "People's Currency". The yuan (/yuan/) / 元 / 圆 / Symbol ¥ is the basic unit of the renminbi, but is also used to refer to the Chinese currency generally, especially in international contexts. The distinction between the terms Renminbi and Yuan is similar to that between Sterling and Pound, which respectively refer to the British currency and its primary unit.


Freq. used ¥0.1, ¥0.5, ¥1
Rarely used ¥0.01, ¥0.02, ¥0.05


Freq. used ¥0.1, ¥0.5, ¥1, ¥5, ¥10, ¥20, ¥50, ¥100
Rarely used ¥0.2, ¥2

Calling code: +86

Distance: From Manila to Beijing is: 1763.6 Miles (2838.2 Kilometers / 1531.5 Nautical Miles).

Flight Time: Approximate travel time from Manila (MNL) to Beijing (PEK) is 4 hours, 45 minutes

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