Pictures from China

Last updated Mar 29, 2022 | Published on Jul 18, 2019China, North, Central and East Asia, Photo Galleries

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This is Sandalsand’s collection of pictures from China. They are the result of trips to different parts of the country over many years.

If you look up my articles from China, you will also find several World Heritage Sites, videos and regular travelogues. Before you do, start with these pictures from China.

Two short visits to Beijing gave room for revisiting familiar places in addition to gathering new impressions from this great city.

Pictures from the last part of the Trans-Siberian railway from Moscow, via Mongolia to Beijing, as well as images from the Great Wall.

China is a vast country and this gallery contains but a few pictures from various places and cities, like Hong Kong, Guilin, Kunming, Chengdu, Lhasa, Xian, Beijing and Shanghai. The pictures and their setting are described in several articles.

Afterwards, find all photo galleries on Sandalsand

Fast facts

Learn about the country on Wikipedia. Here is an excerpt:

China, officially the People’s Republic of China, is a country in East Asia. It is the world’s most populous country, with a population of more than 1.4 billion. China spans five geographical time zones and borders 14 countries, the second most of any country in the world after Russia. Covering an area of approximately 9.6 million square kilometers, it is the world’s third or fourth largest country. The country consists of 23 provinces, five autonomous regions, four municipalities, as well as two Special Administrative Regions (Hong Kong and Macau). The national capital is Beijing.

China is the world’s largest economy by GDP at purchasing power parity, second-largest economy by nominal GDP, and also the world’s second wealthiest country by total wealth. The country has the fastest growing major economy and is the world’s largest manufacturer and exporter. China is a recognized nuclear-weapon state with the world’s largest standing army by military personnel and second-largest defence budget.

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