60 + Interesting Facts About China

China, whose full name is the People’s Republic of China, is a country located in East Asia with Beijing as its capital. China is one of the ancient civilizations of the world. It is the most populous country in the world. And with an area of ​​96,41,144 square kilometers, it is the third largest country in the world after Russia and Canada. Due to such a huge area, it is bordered by 15 countries.

Amazing Facts About China

1). 92% of the Chinese population speak Chinese. The Chinese language is divided into seven families, mainly Mandarin, Cantonese, Wu, Hakka, Gan, Xing, and Min.

2). There are so many suicide incidents in China that you can even get a job to remove dead bodies from the river.

3). China has the oldest calendar in the world. The Lunar calendar originated in 2600 BC and then had 12 zodiac signs. It took almost 60 years to complete it.

4). America doesn’t have as much population as China has cell phones.

5). In China, when soldiers are given training, pins are put in the collar of their uniform so that they can keep their neck up.

6). In 2010, there was a 100 km long traffic jam in Shanghai City, China, which lasted for 12 days.

7) In China, every 30 seconds a child is born who is affected by a congenital defect.

8). Rich people in China can send others to jail instead of themselves.

9). There are more people who speak English in China than in America.

10). If you see a giant panda in any corner of the world, then blindly believe that China has the right on it. China has taken this species on lease (rent), their children will also have the right of China.

11). In the world where eggs are boiled in water, in China, eggs are boiled in the urine of boys.

12). 1400 years ago, the world’s first paper money was made in China.

13). A boy in China sold his kidney just to buy an iPad

14). In China, there is a high demand for soup made from bird’s nest, the nest used for this soup is sold at the rate of about 1.5 lakh rupees per kg.

15). A man in China was sentenced to 12 years for killing and eating the last Chinese tiger.

16). Interestingly, 7 out of 10 Chinese students who went to study in other countries never return.

17). If you go out to see the earth from the “Hot Air Balloon”, then the city of Yangshuo in China will look the most beautiful.

18). In China, Facebook, Twitter and The New York Times have been closed since 2009. Yet there are 100 million Facebook users in China.

19). There are also camps in China for the treatment of people troubled by Internet addiction.

20). China is the country in the world where most journalists and internet users are in jail.

21). China is number one in selling sex toys.

22). Do you know that a man in China sued his wife just because she was ugly and she won the case. The husband claimed that due to the ugliness of the wife, his children also became ugly. Actually, before marriage, the man’s wife had done her plastic surgery.

23). There is so much pollution in the air of Beijing that the harm caused by breathing here is equivalent to smoking 21 cigarettes a day.

24). 45 billion chopsticks are used in China every year, for which 20 million trees are cut every year.

25). China has invented ice cream and marco polo as well as Chinese noodles are very famous around the world.

26). There are also degrees in bra studies in China.

27). More people go to church on Sundays in China than in all countries of Europe.

28). Rice noodles are made in China by adding sulf dioxide to rotten and moldy grains for animal feed. Eating this rice noodles can be dangerous.

29). The population of China is so high, that if it is said to make a line, then this line will never end because only so many children are born there.

30). If you dig deep into the land of China, you will reach Argentina or Chile.

Interesting Facts About China

31). By 2020, there will be 3 to 40 million men in China who will not be able to find girls for marriage.

32). Between 2011 and 2013, China used more cement than the US did in the entire 20th century.

33). Suspension bridges were discovered in China in 25 BC, 1800 years before suspension bridges originated in the West.

34). The world’s largest shopping mall is in China, but it was 99 percent empty by 2005.

35). The favorite hobby of most people in China is collecting tickets.

36). The people of China are crazy about hot and spicy food.

37). There is also a website in China where girlfriends are found on loan. A week’s rate is less than two thousand rupees.

38). China is the cause of 29 percent of the world’s air pollution.

39). The arrow command was also first used in China.

40). Half of the pigs in the world are in China alone.

41). In China, 4 million cats are eaten every year in the name of delicious food.

42). Chinese people smoke 50,000 cigarettes every second.

43). In China, 30 million people live in cave-like houses.

44). It takes only 38 days to start a business in China.

45). China is also known as the “Kingdom of Flowers” and many of these flowers and fruits are cultivated around the world today, including oranges and orchids.

46). The most important holiday in China is the Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year. The Chinese traditionally believe that New Year’s Day gets older every year, which is why everyone’s birthday is celebrated on this day.

47). By 2025, there will be 10 cities in China like New York.

48). There are many such high-rise buildings in China which are lying deserted. No one lives in them. Nevertheless, the work of constructing new buildings there is going on in full swing. China aims to build 20 cities every year for the next 20 years. However, there is no plan to settle those cities. This is the reason that many cities there are also called ‘Ghost City’.

49). It is illegal to own a red car in Shanghai, China.

50). At 7 o’clock in the evening, most Chinese people are watching the same television channel.

Fun Facts About China

51). The population of China can never decrease because people here give birth to children at an early age, due to which the re-production power is very good here.

52). China has gone so far in making counterfeit things, that it has also made rice fake. Made in China, these imitation rices, also called plastic rices, are made by mixing sweet potatoes, potatoes, and synthetic resins.

53). In China, honey is also sold as fake, and this one kg of fake honey is prepared for only Rs 100, then later it is sold in the market for Rs 600 per kg.

54). In 1973, China offered to give 10 million women to the US to boost the population.

55). Only people in China can use the IKEA store to relax.

56). China uses about 45 billion chopsticks every year.

57). In some parts of China, sunrise occurs at 10 in the morning.

58). Chinese is the most spoken language in the world.

59). The 8848 km long Wall of China is also visible from space.

60). Only 7% of the people in China are religious.

61). Facebook, Twitter and The New York Times have been closed in China since 2009.

62). Every one of the 3 socks you wear is made in the city of Dantanju, China.

63).Millions of girls get abortions every year in China because one child policy is implemented in China.

64).The national sport of China is table tennis.

65).The Chinese language ‘Mandarin’, which we also call the Chinese language, is the only language spoken in the world. English is second.

66).The habit of running the Internet is found in 99% of the people of China. Medical therapy and camps are set up in China to deal with this habit.

67).People of China like to drink soup made from bird’s nest. You will be surprised to know that the people of China pay up to 1.5 lakh rupees to buy 1 kg of nest.

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Praakriti is an editor and a published author. She has been in the digital media field for over five years. She graduated from Ranchi University, Ranchi, and has a Professional Certificate in Food, Nutrition & Research from Ranchi University. She has written over 250 articles about ingredients and their benefits for the skin, hair, and health. She specializes in dealing with health and lifestyle-based content, though she doesn't shy away from editing content from domains outside her comfort zone.

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