Interactive Maps of China
See our listings of maps of China. The interactive map will be updated to include topography and places of interest, roads, railways and rivers etc.
This map of China will allow you to zoom in to read detail easier and
will be progressively updated to include points of interest, transport
links, international boundaries and provincial capitals.
The map shows China's largest cities and the surrounding countries and their major cities bordering China.
This map of China shows the outline of the country and the position
of major cities Beijing, Xian,
and Hong Kong.
China's land area is 9,326,410 square kilometers compared to 9,161,923 square kilometers for mainland USA. The population of China was estimated in 2007 to be 1,321,851,888 compared to 301,139,947 in the USA.
View an outline map of China showing the location of China's major cities and places of interest including Beijing, Chengde, Chengdu, Dali, Datong, Guizhou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Huang Shan, Kaifeng, Kashgar, Lhasa, Lijiang, Nanxun, Pingyao, Qingdao, Qufu, Shanghai, Urumqi, Xian, Yangshuo and Hong Kong.
This map allows you to zoom in to read detail easier, once zoomed in you can pan around by dragging the map. Beijing subway lines can be turned on and off for clearer reading.
This map allows you to zoom in to read detail easier. Find Beijing subway lines, places of interest, parks, railway lines and major roads. The Beijing subway map will be progressively updated to include more and more points of interest.
China's 5 autonomous regions are: Guangxi, Nei Mongol, Ningxia, Xinjiang
Uygur, Xizang (Tibet).
As well as China's 23 provinces or sheng - the government of the People's Republic of China (PRC) considers Taiwan to be its 23rd province - China has 5 autonomous regions or zizhiqu, 4 municipalities or shi and the Special Administractive Regions (SAR) of Hong Kong and Macau. China's 4 municipalities are: Beijing, Chongqing, Shanghai and Tianjin.
A 7.9-magnitude quake struck Wenchuan county in Sichuan province on May 12, 2008 in south-west China. The epicenter of the devastating earthquake was 80km north west of the provincial capital Chengdu.
Beijing is a city built on a classic grid pattern with the Forbidden City complex at its spritual heart. Other roads radiate out from the Forbidden City. Modern ring roads run where once the ancient city walls once stood.
Shanghai is now a huge urban sprawl and spreads endlessly west from the Huangpu River from the historic skyscrapers of The Bund. East of the Huangpu is the new CBD of Pudong. The old Chinese city lies south of The Bund with the colonial-era architecture of French Concession due west from this area.