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你好China

chinaPeople’s republic of China is the world’s most populous country, population over 1.37 billion



Second largest state by land areas Capital is Beijing


Dialling Code +86


Table Tennis is China’s national sport


World’s largest standing army and second largest Defense budget


100 million people in china live on less than US$1 per day


China uses 45 billion chopsticks per year


World’s largest exporter and Second largest importer of goods


Over 35 million people still live in Caves


The sunrise in parts of China can be as late as 10AM because the country joined it’s five time zones into a single one


Every 30 seconds a baby is born with a birth defect


Play station is illegal in China


By 2020, china could have between 30 million and 40 million men who cannot find wives


China has treatment camps for internet addicts


Every year, nearly four million cats are eaten in china


Half of all the world’s pigs live in China


The first recorded use of Marijuana was in China, over 4700 years ago


20 million 20 years old trees are cut down in China every year to make chopsticks


All pandas in the world are on loan from china


Facebook has 95 million users in China despite being blocked


Facebook, Twitter and The New York Times have been blocked in china since 2009


Largest population of Buddhists, approximately 244 million or 18.2% of its total population


World’s largest producer of cigarettes is a company owned by the Chinese government


China is the world’s largest consumer of red wine


Three surnames Wang, Li and Zhang make up for 21% of the Chinese population


Chinese students can get 7 years in jail for cheating on exams


1 in every 3 socks you have were made in the district of Datang in Zhuji, China, now known as “Socks City”



 
Shyamika Jayaneththige,
Department of Mass Communication,
University of Kelaniya.
 
 

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