The second largest country in the world by land area, China is an ancient, mysterious and beautiful country.
It abounds in ancient artefacts, large neon cities, remote mountain villages, and magnificent natural and man-made attractions.
China shares a land border with 14 other countries. Some of the largest are Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Myanmar and North Korea. Despite the country spanning five geographical timezones, time in China follows a single standard time offset of UTC+08:00, which is eight hours ahead of Universal Coordinated Time.