10 Interesting Facts About China

Tuesday, August 30th 2011. | Places


China is a colossal country with a fantastic variety of landscapes, wildlife and people. It is the most populous nation on earth. More than 1.1 billion people live in China and so the Chinese make up roughly one-fifth of the world’s population. The east coast region is lined with bustling megacities and ports. Jungles and tropical lowlands lie in southeast, while the Plateau of Tibet, which meets the Himalayas lies in the southwest. Two mighty rivers, the Yangtze and the Yellow River, cut across China and provide vital transport links. Below is 10 interesting facts about china:

1. When a Chinese child loses a baby tooth, it doesn’t get tucked under the pillow for the tooth fairy. If the child loses an upper tooth, the child’s parents plant the tooth in the ground, so the new tooth will grow in straight and healthy. Parents toss a lost bottom tooth up to the rooftops, so that the new tooth will grow upwards , too.

baby chinese 10 Interesting Facts About China

baby chinese

 

2. Chi Le Mei Yo – “Have you eaten?” is the most traditional Chinese greeting

traditional greeting 10 Interesting Facts About China

traditional greeting

 

3. Total Land Area of China is 9,596,960 Sq. Kms. It is the third largest Country in the World. Shanghai and Beijing are two of the largest and most populous cities in the world.

area china 10 Interesting Facts About China

area china

 

4. The Great Wall of China was started over two and a half thousand years ago and is more than 5,000 km long.

The Great Wall 10 Interesting Facts About China

The-Great-Wall

 

5. Ancient Chinese people live in modern buildings in the towns, farmhouses in rural areas; houses made of bamboo and even caves in the mountains and sampans (houseboats) on the rivers and in harbors.

Chinese home 10 Interesting Facts About China

Chinese home

 

6. Chinese people eat a lot of meat like: fish, pigs, chickens ect.

chinese food 10 Interesting Facts About China

chinese food

 

7. The Great Wall is one of the 7 world wonders.

great wall 10 Interesting Facts About China

great wall

 

8. Has over 5000 years of culture

chinese culture 10 Interesting Facts About China

chinese culture

 

9. Ice cream was invented in China around 2000BC when the Chinese packed a soft milk and rice mixture in the snow.

china ice cream 10 Interesting Facts About China

china-ice-cream

 

10. Facts about china that Marco Polo brought the art of noodle making back to Italy from a trip to China.

chinese nodle 10 Interesting Facts About China

chinese nodle



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