Measurement in China

August 25, 2009 by  
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Chinese people often use their traditional measurement system. Following is a little knowledge about the measurement in China. It will be very useful when you are shopping in China. 

Length

1 li (里) = 0.5 km = 0.311 mile = 0.27 sea mile

1 chi (尺) = 10 chun (寸) = 0.333 m = 1.094 ft

1 chun (寸) = 3.33 cm = 0.1094 ft

1 km (1,000 m) = 2 li (里) = 0.621 mile = 0.54 sea mile

1 m = 3 chi (尺) = 3.281 ft = 1.094 yard

1 mile = 1.609 km = 3.219 li (里) = 0.868 sea mile

1 ft = 0.305 m = 0.914 chi (尺)

1 sea mile = 1.852 km = 3.704 li (里) = 1.15 mile

Weight

1 ton = 1000 kg = 2000 jin (斤)

1 jin = 10 Liang (两) = 0.5 kg = 1.102 pound

1 Liang (两)= 0.1 (斤) = 50 g = 0.1102 pound

1 kg = 2 jin (斤) = 2.205 pound

1 UK pound = 0.454 kg = 0.907 jin (斤)

Volume

1 liter = 1 sheng (升) = 0.22 UK gallon

1 UK gallon = 4.546 liter = 4.546 sheng (升) 

 
Area & Square Measures

1 mu (亩) = 10 fen (分) = 0.067 hectare = 0.164 acre

1 hectare = 15 mu (亩) = 2.47 acre

1 acre = 0.405 hectare = 6.07 mu (亩)

Maps of China

August 25, 2009 by  
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These maps will help you form a basic mental image of China’s geography in advance of your travel. Also, they can also be used as a travel guide to assist you to plan your next China trip.

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Learn Simple Useful Chinese

August 25, 2009 by  
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Try to learn some simple and useful Chinese. Believe me, you will know more about China and get better feeling here.

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