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20 Amazing Facts You Didn't Know About China

Facts and Oddities You Didn't Know About China.newsyel


Chinese dining etiquette


Something that no one in most countries of the world would dare do is acceptable in China. trade in China.

Nobody can do this except in China and for us, it was so disgusting we couldn't get used to it. Perhaps if we stay in this country a little longer, it will be easier for us to bear it.

Toilet Etiquette for Kids


This is really strange! Diapers are not popular in China. Most children wear pants with large openings. When they need organs in need of urination, they want to. This is what you call ecological life, and it may also be in order to provide this program!

China has more population than most countries in the world


China is the most densely populated country in the world (with over 1 billion people in 2016).

Here's what China's population density means:

The population of China is four times larger than the population of the United States 1 in 5 Chinese people Chinese is the most common language in the world (based on the number of native speakers) 14% of the world's population speaks Chinese.

China is one of the largest countries in the world


Contrary to what most people think, China is not the largest country in the world by size. It is the fourth after Russia, Canada, the United States, and Russia is twice as large as China!

The Chinese army is the largest army in the world


The Chinese army has the largest number of soldiers in the world (more than 2 million people). Just for comparison - it's the same residents of Paris.

Pandas all over the world mainly belong to China


China is the owner of all pandas. Literally, all of them! Every panda living in this world belongs to China, if you see pandas in other countries, it means that they are loaned from the People's Republic of China (PRC).

What's interesting is that when a baby panda is born, it is sent to China (always by FedEx) to help expand the gene pool.

Woman's virginity savior


It is a normal plastic surgery in China which restore virginity is possible and is very popular in China. This plastic surgery even has a medical name - the hymen.

Chinese women pay a lot of money to rebuild the hymen before the wedding night. They just don't want their future husbands to find out that they are not virgins anymore.

Commercial traffic jam in China


China is the most densely populated country in the world. Big problems with congestion during the tours and no wonder they have huge traffic jam problems.

What do you do when you're late for a meeting and you're stuck in a traffic jam? You summon the choking rescuers! Two men will come to you on a motorbike. One will drive you whenever you want and the other will take your place in the car. It's a savvy and smart move, isn't it? You will only find that in China.

Traces of the past and cave life


It's unbelievable but 35 million Chinese still live in caves! They do not have enough money to build a house, so they use caves as their accommodation.

late sunrise in china


China is a huge country with only one time zone! That's why the sun rises in some places until 10:00 in the morning. In the past, China had 5 different time zones. But in 1949 the leaders of the Communist Party decided to define once for the whole country. Since then, everyone uses Beijing Standard Time.

New Year's Day and Chinese New Year's Day


New Year is the biggest holiday in China. Celebrated in January or February, it is the real holiday for everyone. Almost no one is working, everyone will go home to celebrate this happy time with their families. Celebrating the Chinese New Year lasts for 15 days!

Nothing can compare to this. It is really unusual for the whole country to spend a long holiday. An interesting hope is that Chinese New Year is celebrated in many other countries of the world. Given the huge population of China, it is very likely that Chinese New Year will be more popular than Christmas!

Birth Restriction - A family may not have more than one child


China is the only country in the world where reproduction is limited. Until 2015, Chinese couples could only have one child.

 For over a year now, they could have two children. It's actually a very interesting topic for us, so we wrote another post about China's one-child policy.

China is the empire of pigs


Half the world's pigs belong to China! On average, the Chinese consume 1.7 million pigs.

China is a multi-religious country


Because of China's huge population, almost every religion in the world is adhered to there.

 The most popular are Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism. An interesting fact is that there are more Christians in China than in Italy!

Inventors of Ice Cream Is ice cream really a Chinese invention?

Who doesn't like ice cream? We can eat this delicious dessert thanks to . It is believed that they first made it more than 4,000 years ago by mixing a mixture of milk and rice with ice.

Chinese medicine geniuses


Nowadays, we all know that blood runs in our veins. But that wasn't clear in the past. European scientist William Harvey was proud to announce this in 1628. Little did he know that the Chinese had discovered it, more than 2,000 years before him!

The Chinese are math geniuses


It's no big secret that the Chinese are among the best at math in the world. The history of mathematics in China dates back to the eleventh century BC! Thanks to China, today we know the number 0, the decimal and binary systems, geometry, trigonometry, and algebra.

Chinese Architecture Geniuses The Great Wall of China


It is a well-known fact that the largest man-made structure in the world is located in China. The Great Wall of China is invisible from space but is still impressively long - 8,850 km (5,500 miles). The most famous imperial palace in China called the Forbidden City has more than 9000 rooms!

The Chinese were the first to start the war

The Chinese people were the first to use gas and chemical weapons during the war. Europeans did the same... 2,000 years after them! These types of weapons were used during World War II. When it comes to World War II, it is worth noting that Shanghai in China was the only port in the world that accepted Jews to flee the Holocaust without a visa.

Another interesting fact about Chinese war skills is that they invented kites to intimidate their enemies more than 3000 years ago.

China is the longest continuous civilization in the world


Last but not least, China is one of the world's longest-running civilizations. It began around 6000 BC and continues today.
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