Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Some interesting facts about China

Here are some of the interesting facts about China.
  • China is the 4th largest country in the world after Russia, Canada and the US.  China has an area of 3,719,275 square miles.
  • One in every five people in the world is Chinese. China population is four times that of USA.
  • China uses 45 billion chopsticks per year.
  • The toilet paper was invented in China in late 1300s.  But it was only for the Emperor.
  • Paper, Compass, Gun powder and Printing were invented by Chinese.
  • Table tennis is the most popular game in China.
  • White, rather than black, is the Chinese color for mourning and funerals.
  • Ice cream was invented by Chinese.
  • 200 million people in China live on less than $1 a day.
  • More than 700 million Chinese people drink polluted water.
  • By the year 2025, it is expected that China would build Ten New York sized cities.
  • 14 countries share a border with China.
  • China is the world's largest producer of Pork.
  • China has more English speakers compared to United States.

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