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Public holidays in China

Traditional Chinese Holidays and Festivals

China is officially is known as PRC or the People’s Republic of China. It is situated in East Asia and the world’s most populated country with an estimated population of about 1.404 billion. With the area of 9,600,000 Sq. Kilometers it world’s third largest country. China is one of the world’s earliest civilizations situated in the fertile basin of Yellow River in northern Chinese plains. China has many major inventions on its credit, the Oldest Writing System is one of them.

China is a quite respectful country that respects all public and traditional occasions.

Holidays in China

Date Holiday Comments
January 01 New Year’s Day
February 04 Chinese New Year Eve Eve of 1st Lunar Month
February 05 Chinese New Year 1st Day of 1st Lunar Month
February 06 Chinese New Year 2nd Day of 1st Lunar Month
February 07 Chinese New Year 3rd Day of 1st Lunar Month. Compensated by Saturday 2 February
February 08 Chinese New Year 4th Day of 1st Lunar Month. Compensated by Sunday 3 February
February 09 Chinese New Year 5th Day of First Lunar Month
February 10 Chinese New Year 6th Day of 1st Lunar Month
March 08 Women’s Day All Women can have a half day holiday
April 05 Ching Ming Festival Qing Ming Jie, Tomb Sweeping Day or Mourning Day
May 01 Labour Day
May 02 Labour Day Holiday Compensated by Sunday April 28th
May 03 Labour Day Holiday Compensated by Sunday May 5th
June 07 Dragon Boat Festival Tuen Ng Festival
September 13 Mid-Autumn Festival Moon Festival
October 01 National Day
October 02 National Day Holiday
October 03 National Day Holiday
October 04 National Day Holiday Compensated by Sunday 29 September
October 07 National Day Holiday Compensated by Saturday 12 October
October 07 Chung Yeung Festival Double Ninth Festival or Dual-Yang Festival
December 26 Boxing day

New Year’s Day in China

Like the rest of the world the New Year’s Day in China is celebrated on January 01, learn more…

Chinese New Year Eve

 

The February 04 is celebrated as the Chinese New Year Eve. It is usually celebrated on the 1st eve of Lunar month. It is a public holiday in all sectors, learn more…

Chinese New Year

the February 05 is celebrated as the Chinese New Year. It is celebrated on the first day of the first Lunar month. In , it is known as the year of Pig. The Chinese government declares holidays on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th day of first Lunar month learn more…

Women’s Day in China

March 08 is celebrated as the Women’s Day in China like the rest of the world. On this day all working women can take a half day, learn more…

Ching Ming Festival in China

April 05, Friday is celebrated as Ching Ming Festival in China. The other names of the day are Qing Ming Jie, Tomb Sweeping Day or Mourning Day. It is a Chinese Ancestor’s Day, learn more…

Labour Day in China

May 01, Wednesday is celebrated as the Labour Day in China like the rest of the world. This day is especially celebrated to give tribute to the services of workers, learn more…

Dragon Boat Festival in China

June 07, is celebrated as Dragon Boat Festival in China. This festival is also known as Duanwu Festival. It is a public holiday in all sectors of the country, learn more…

Mid-Autumn Festival in China

September 13, is known as the Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon Festival in China. This day is held the 15th day on the 8th month of Lunar calendar, learn more…

National Day Holiday in China

This day is celebrated on October 01 by the People’s Republic of China. The Chinese government declares holidays on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 7th of October, learn more…

Chung Yeung Festival in China

October 07, is celebrated as Chung Yeung Festival in China. This day is also known as Double Ninth Festival or Dual-Yang Festival, learn more…

Boxing Day in China

December 26 is celebrated as boxing in China like the rest of the world this day is majorly celebrated by the Christian community when they give “Christmas Box” as a gift to there servants.

Fact and Figures about the People’s Republic of China

The fact and figures about the people’s republic of China are enlisted below.

President of China

Xi Jinping is the current president of the People’s Republic of China and elected in 2013, on Mar-14. Under the constitution, the president serves as the head of the state and Commander-in-chief of the military.

Prime Minister of China

The Prime Minister of China is also referred to as “Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China”. The current Primer of China is Li Keqiang and elected in 2013, on March-15. A premier also serves as the head of government has the highest rank in Civil Services.

Population of China

In 2017, the estimated population of China in over 1.386 billion which is equivalent to 18.41% of the total world’s population. China ranked on 1st position in the most populated countries in the world.

Flag of China

The current flag of China is made of red color with five five-pointed stars located in the top right corner. This design features one large star and four small stars make a semi-circle around the bigger one.

Currency of China

The national currency of China is Renminbi and Yaun is the basic unit. The official code for the currency is CNY and the most commonly used symbol is 元 / ¥.

Religion of China

China is an Atheist country, many Chinese people are religious and adhere to Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Chinese folklore. While the majority of the population adheres with the mixture all these four above mentioned religions. More About Buddhism Holidays

Dialing Code of China

The international dialing code of China is +86.

Crime Rate of China

China has a crime index 42.80 and safety index 57.20 in the world.

Famous Airport of China

China is one of the most developed countries in the world, that’s why they deal with many national and international flights on a daily basis. Some of the busiest airports in China are Beijing Capital International Airport which serves Beijing city located in the Beijing region, Shanghai Pudong International Airport which serves Shanghai city located in the Shanghai region, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport which serves Guangzhou city located in the Guangzhou region, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport which serves Chengdu city located in the Sichuan region, Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport which serves Shenzhen located in the Guangdong region, Kunming Changshui International Airport which serves Kunming city located in the Yunnan region, and Xi’an Xianyang International Airport which serves Xi’an city located in the Shaanxi region.

Top Destinations of China

China has plain lands, as well as snow-covered beautiful mountains. Some best destinations in China that worth visiting are Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai, with Suzhou and Hangzhou, Chengdu, Zhangjiajie, Huangshan, Guilin, Hong Kong, Pingyao, and Chongqing.

Area of China

China has a total area of 9.597 million sq. Kilometer and the stands on the 2nd position in the world’s largest countries.

GDP of China

In 2017, the estimated GDP of China is about 12.24 trillion US dollars which is equivalent to 19.74% of the total world’s economy.

Sports of China

Some of the most commonly played sports in China include Running, Badminton, Swimming, Basketball, Yoga, Football, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Bicycling, and Chinese Martial Arts.

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