China’s Administrative Division

According to the Constitution of the People’s Republic of China, the country’s administrative units are currently based on a three-tier system.
  • The country is divided into provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government;
  • Provinces and autonomous regions are divided into autonomous prefectures, counties, autonomous counties and cities;
  • Counties, autonomous counties and cities are divided into townships, ethnic minority townships, and towns.
  • At the moment, China has 23 provinces, 5 autonomous regions, 4 municipalities directly under the Central Government and 2 special administrative regions.
23 Provinces

Hebei Shanxi Liaoning Jilin Heilongjiang Jiangsu Zhejiang Anhui Fujian Jiangxi Shandong Henan Hubei Hunan Guangdong Hainan Sichuan Guizhou Yunnan Shaanxi Gansu Qinghai Taiwan

5 Autonomous Regions

Inner Mongolia Guangxi Tibet Ningxia Xinjiang

4 Municipalities

Beijing Tianjin Shanghai Chongqing

2 Special Administrative Regions

Hong Kong Macao