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All 1994 series plates are used on cars, taxis, (some) vans and commercial vehicles. Not all provinces are shown.
1920's - 1940's
Tibet was independent prior to 1950. It was invaded by China in 1950 and became an autonomous region of China.
The only known registrations were on two cars imported in pieces on yaks and assembled in Lhasa, the capital, in the 1920's for the Dalai Lama. These vehicles had plates with the registrations "TIBET No 1" and "TIBET No 2".
Location East Asia Capital Beijing Main Religions Confucianism, buddhism Main Language Chinese (Mandarin). Many people speak other versions of Chinese. History China became an united independent empire in 210 B.C.
Hong Kong and Macau have autonomy with a multi-party system.
After the civil war in the 1940's the nationalist government withdrew at the island of Taiwan where it formed the Republic of China
International Oval (none) ISO Code CN
(1) Jim Fox/Picture by Greg Gibson
(2) Picture by Stephan Olmscheid
(3) Picture by Jim Gordon
(4) Thomas Rösner
(5) Picture by Wolfgang Meyenberg
(6) Picture by Jos Goffin