Officially known as the People’s Republic of China, this 5000-year old civilization has endured through millennia of tumultuous upheaval and revolutions, periods of golden ages and anarchy alike. Through the recent economic boom initiated by the reforms of Deng Xiaoping, China is once again one of the leading nations in the world, buoyed by its large, industrious population and abundant natural resources. The depth and complexity of the Chinese civilization with its rich heritage, has fascinated Westerners such as Marco Polo and Gottfried Leibniz for centuries. No doubt this magnificent country will continue to excite and bewilder the modern travelers of today.
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Because the country is so large, temperatures in China vary drastically depending on the region. In general, one can expect cold temperature throughout the country in the Winter months from late October through mid-March with warm temperatures in the Summer months. There are five principal temperature zones that make-up the country with the coldest temperature represented in the Northern most provinces to tropical temperatures in the Southern tip of the country.