20 Amazing Facts About China

China is located on the continent of Asia and is the most populated country in the world. The country was established in 221 BC and was ruled by many Chinese dynasties until 1 January 1912. The Capital of China is Beijing and the main language of China is ofcourse  Chinese. 

Here are 20 Facts about china and you can comment down below how many facts do you know before reading this.   

1. China is commonly known as the People's Republic of China.

2. The  Chinese New Year Celebration lasts for 15 days.

3. China is the world's most populated country.

4. Hong Kong has the most skyscrapers in the world.

5. Half of all pigs on earth, live in China.

6. The popular giant panda is found near the Yangtze River in China.

7. China Sanghai Tower stands at 2,073 feet and it is the 2nd tallest building in the world.

8. Football (Soccer) was invented in China.

9. China has only one time zone.

10.  China's railway lines if we put together it could loop around earth twice.

11. In China, The Three Gorges Hydroelectric dam is the largest dam in the world.

12. China's calendar is the oldest in the world and takes sixty years to complete.

13. China is world's largest producer of cement, produces about 60% of the world's cement.

14. Facebook has banned in China since 2009.

15. Table Tennis is considered as the national Sport of China.

16. China's Grand Canal is the world's longest and oldest canal.

17. Ice Cream originated in China, as early as 3000 BC. The original recipe consisted of milk, rice and snow.

18.  Red is considered as very lucky color in China. At one time traditional wedding dresses were even red.

19. The Chinese invented toilet paper, and it was used for emperors only.

20. In Chinese mythology, "Nian" a monster, comes out on New Year Eve to eat people.

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