China China Asia Current Local Time & Date, Time Zone and Time Difference

China is located in Asia and it's capital city of Beijing. Since 1949 China has had one standard time zone which is GMT+8. On the Chinese mainland the time zone is known as Beijing Time but each of the former kingdoms (such as Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) make reference to their time zones under their own names, e.g, Macau Standard Time or Hong Kong Time. GMT+6 is also unofficially used in Tibet and Xinjiang.

Time Zones (2)

Time Zone Universal Time Coordinated Current local time Major Cities in Time Zone
Asia/Urumqi UTC+6 16:43 Zhongshan, Ürümqi, Zhanjiang, Shihezi, Huocheng
Asia/Shanghai UTC+8 18:43 Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Shenzhen

Country Information

Flag

China Flag

Continent

Asia

Continent: Asia

Capital

Beijing

Area

9,596,960 km²

Population

1,392,730,000

Currency

Yuan Renminbi (CNY)

Top-Level-Domain

.cn

Phone Calling Code / Prefix

  • +86
  • 0086

Source: auslandsvorwahlen.net » China Phone Calling Code / Prefix

Country Code

ISO 3166

  • CN
  • CHN