15 Interesting Facts About China

China, the land of Red Dragon, is quirky in its own ways. If you think that liking Chinese cuisine makes you a China connoisseur, think again because China has its own ways and bouts. This queer place has so much mind-boggling facts to offer! Let us have a quick look:

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1. Chinese New Year

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Chinese celebrate New Year for 15 days.
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2. Bizarre Flavors

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China is popular for having bizarre flavors. For example, it provides Popsicle of different (weird!?) flavors like green-bean, green tea, nattou, sea urchin, ramen and what not?
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3. Stick Rice Is Everywhere!

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Can you imagine the Great Wall of China made up of sticky rice? Exactly! The mortar used to bind the stones of the wall is made up of sticky rice. Pretty sticky, huh?
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4. Chop-Chop

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The chopsticks, said to have been invented 5,000 years ago, was used basically made for cooking and not eating.
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5. Calligraphy

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It was in China where the art of beautiful handwriting invented.
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6. Poverty

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100 million people live on less than a dollar per day in China.
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7. Chopsticks

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Chinese people use more than 4 billion of chopsticks every single year!
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8. Paper Money

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The world’s first paper money was invented in China about 1,400 years ago. Not quite surprising for the place which is also the inventor of paper.
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9. Sock City

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Datang in Zhuji is a district is popular for making socks! Probably the one you’re wearing right now is made in the Sock City.
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10. No-Game Zone

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Play station is outlawed in China.
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11. Censored

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The word “Censorship” is censored in China to promote the establishment of a healthy news order.
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12. Dyeing Pets

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People have been quite fascinated about dyeing their pets to look like wild animals. It is rather a trend.
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13. Meal Out of Cats

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About four million cats are consumed as a delicacy.
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14. Fakebook

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Despite being blocked, Facebook has 95 million Chinese users. Other sites to join the list includes google, BBC, twitter, instagram and youtube.
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15. Urine Eggs

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Talk about bizarre foods in china is a never ending topic. Here is one more delicacy of China where the eggs are boiled in the urine of boys aged less than 10 years. Bon appétit!
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