China is the most populous country in the world. At present, its total population is more than 141 crores. This population accounts for 18.54% of the total population of the world. Apart from this, it is the fourth largest country in terms of area after Russia, Canada, and the United States. Like our India, the culture of China is also 5000 years old. Like India, there were many ups and downs in its history and finally in 1949 AD present China came into existence. Since 1949, China has made a lot of progress and has become the second largest economy in the world. Let us know some interesting facts about this country.
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50 Interesting Facts About China – Amazing Facts About China in Hindi
1. China’s economic growth in the last decade has been 7 times that of the US.
2. 85% of the world’s artificial Christmas trees and 80% of toys are made in China.
3. 59.3% of the population of China is urban and the average age of the people of the country as a whole is 37.3 years.
4. In the world where eggs are boiled in water, in China, eggs are boiled in the urine of boys.
5. The world’s oldest piece of paper is found in China, which dates back to the 1st or 2nd century BC. This piece of paper is very strong and was once used in making clothes.
6. Silk fabrics have been made in China since 3000 BC. The Romans knew China by the name ‘Cerica’ which means ‘country of silk’. The Chinese had hidden the idea of making silk cloth from silk worms. If anyone was caught for the purpose of telling this trick to some other country, he was given the death penalty.
7. The number of girls has come down drastically due to China’s ‘one child’ policy. The number of boys in China is 30 million more than girls, so in future many young people will not be able to find a wife for themselves. Keeping this problem in mind, China has abandoned this policy.
8. In China, 40 lakh cats are eaten every year in the name of delicious food.
9. The world’s largest shopping mall is in China. But it was 99% empty till the year 2005.
10. The population of China’s cities in 2030 will exceed the population of America , the world’s third largest populous country.
11. Christianity is born in Italy . Yet there are 540 million Christians living in China and only 474 million in Italy.
12. Rich people in China can send others to jail instead of them.
13. Most twins are born in China.
14. If we consider both China and the rest of the world separately, then people in China alone are given death sentence 3 times more than the number of people who are sentenced to death in the rest of the world.
15. There are so many incidents of suicide in China that you can get a job of removing dead body from the river.
16. The language of China ‘Mandarin’, which we also call Chinese, is the only language spoken in the world by the most. English is second .
17. In 2008, China became the third country to successfully send a human to space. First sent by Russia and then by America. On 27 September 2008, Zhai Zhigang became the first Chinese astronaut to walk in space.
18. The wall of China is the biggest thing made by man, which is also visible from space. Its length is 8,848 km.
19. When soldiers are given training in China, pins are put in the collar of their uniform so that they keep their neck up. If the neck is down, the pin will prick.
20. Toilet paper was discovered in 1300 AD in China. But it was only for the people of the royal family.
21. Paper, compass, gunpowder and printing press were discovered in China itself.
22. The Chinese discovered kites 3000 years ago. The Chinese used kites to scare the enemy in battle and also for entertainment.
23. Despite China’s expansion from west to east, it also has the same time segment as India. China has +5:00 and India’s is +5:30.
24. Many historians believe that football was discovered in China only 3 thousand years ago.
25. The favorite hobby of most people in China is to collect tickets.
26. In 103 AD, a Chinese astronomer named Zhen Heig had discovered an instrument that could measure earthquakes .
27. It was the people of China who had discovered dishes like ice cream and noodle .
28. Su Song , a Chinese government employee , first made a mechanical clock from 1088 to 1092. It also used to tell the position of the stars over time.
29. Natural gas (CNG) was used in China as a source of heat even four centuries before Christ.
30. Even before the second century BC, the Chinese had learned that blood is constantly circulating throughout our body. Whereas in Europe this thing was not known till the 17th century. This circle was discovered by William Harvey (1578–1657) in Europe.
31. It is believed that the arrow command was also first used in China.
32. It is illegal to have a red colored car in Shanghai city of China.
33. In China, since 2009, Facebook, Twitter and a well-known newspaper in America, The New York Times are banned.
34. In China, 30 million people live in cave-like houses.
35. A disabled child is born in China every 30 seconds .
36. By the year 2025, there will be 25 cities like New York in China.
37. A boy in China sold his kidney to buy an iPad.
38. A man in China was sentenced to 12 years because he killed and ate the last tiger of the Chinese species.
39. Every year many Chinese students go to study in other countries, but 70% of them do not return to China and become citizens of the same countries where they study.
40. Camps are also organized in China for the treatment of people troubled by Internet addiction.
41. China is the country in the world where most journalists and internet users are in jail. In fact, China is dominated by the Left government, which suppresses every voice that rises against it.
42. Industrial development in China is so high, because it takes only 38 days to start any business here.
44. China accounts for 50% of the world’s pig population.
45 Between 2011 and 2013, China used more cement than the US did in the entire 20th century.
46. China alone consumes 50% of the total production of coal in the world every year. Perhaps this is the reason why China is responsible for 29% of the world’s air pollution.
47. You will be surprised to know that more than the total budget of India, China spends only on education. India’s total budget for 2019-20 was Rs 27.86 lakh crore, while China had spent Rs 29.58 lakh crore on education in the first 10 months of 2019. During this time the education budget of India was only 65 thousand crores.
48. The way the world knows our India as India, and we say India in Hindi, in the same way Chinese people call their country‘zhongguo’(Zhongguo) says. The literal meaning of Zhongguo is ‘middle kingdom’. That is, the country, which is in the middle of the world.
49. The real name of Chinese superstar Jackie Chan is Chan Kong Song .
50. Here the surname of 120 crore people is one of the 100 surnames. The most commonly used surnames in China are Wang , Li, Zhang , Liu and Chen . In China, the names of 433 million people are preceded by the surnames Wang, Li, Zhang, Liu or Chen . According to Chinese government figures, it accounts for 30 percent of the entire population of the country)