Friday, February 17, 2012

Fun Facts About China

China officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is the most populous state in the world, with over 1.3 billion citizens. Located in East Asia, the country covers approximately 9.6 million square kilometres (3.7 million square miles). It is the world's second-largest country by land area, and the third- or fourth-largest in total area, depending on the definition of total area.

  • China is the fourth largest country in the world. 
  • China is sometimes a day ahead of the United States. 
  • Red is considered a lucky color in China.
  • Total Land Area of China is 9,596,960 Sq. Kms. It is the fourth largest Country in the World.
  • Dashanpu in the Sichuan province of China has yielded over 1000 Dinosaur Fossils . 
  • The Great Wall of China is also known as the "Ten Thousand Li Wall", one Li is equal to 500 meters. 
  • The wall is over 1500 miles in length. 
  • China has 3240 Television Broadcast Stations and 259 FM channels.
  • People have been drinking tea in China for over 1800 years.
  • Chinese White Tea is basically boiled water. 
  • The Tienanmen Square is the world's largest public gathering place and the Three Gorges Dam is the biggest dam.


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