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China Facts

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

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China executes the death penalty more than 4 times as the rest of the world combined.

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Fortune cookies are not a traditional Chinese custom. They were invented in early 1900 in San Francisco.

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China uses 45 billion chopsticks per year.

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Reincarnation is forbidden in China without government permission.

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The World’s Biggest Mall, located in China, is 99% empty.

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

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The World’s first paper money was created in China 1,400 years ago

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In China, over 35 million people still live in caves.

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Nearly 700 million Chinese people drink contaminated water.

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The Sunrise in parts of China can be as late as 10 AM because  the country joined its five time zones into a single one.

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Almost a third of San Francisco’s air pollution comes from China.

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78% of software installed in China in 2010 was pirated.

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There’s a bridge between mainland China and Macau, where cars switch from left to right-hand drive and vice versa.

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Every 30 seconds, a baby is born with a birth defect in China.

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

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Every year, about a million girl fetuses are aborted and tens of thousands of girl babies are abandoned in China because of the country’s one-child policy.

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Table tennis is China’s national sport.

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The PlayStation is illegal in China.

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If Walmart were a country, it would be China’s sixth-largest  export market.

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

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In China, it is mandatory that cosmetic products are tested on animals while in Europe it’s prohibited.

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In China, you can major in Bra Studies.

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A new skyscraper is built in China every five days.

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The word ‘censorship’ is censored in China.

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China has treatment camps for Internet addicts.

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More people go to church on Sunday in China than in the whole of Europe.

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Dyeing pets to look like other wild animals is a trend in China.

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71% of people in China measure success by the things they own, making it the world’s most materialistic country.

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Every year, nearly four million cats are eaten in China as a delicacy.

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In 1973, China proposed to give 10 million Chinese women to the U.S. to boost the U.S. population.

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Company executives in China can get sentenced to death for committing fraud.

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China used more cement in 3 years (2011 to 2013) than the U.S. used in the entire 20th century.

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In 2013, a Zoo in China angered visitors by trying to pass off a Tibetan mastiff dog as a lion.

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Half of all the world’s pigs live in China.

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The groundwater of 90% of Chinese cities is polluted.

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Rich people in China hire body doubles to serve their prison sentence.

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When a baby Panda is born, it’s shipped by FedEx to China to help expand the gene pool.

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China has 4 megacities of over 10 million people, the most of any country.

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China Overtook The U.S. As The World’s Largest Economy in 2014.

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In China, it’s illegal to use a wordplay or a pun in advertising or on television.

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

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At least 20 million people died during the Taiping Rebellion in China, led by a man who claimed to be the brother of Jesus, and who attempted to impose a theocracy based on his interpretation of Christianity.

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

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In China, women who remain unmarried in their late 20s and beyond are called “Sheng nu” which means “leftover women.”

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Air pollution in China increases snowfall in California.

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103 countries have abolished the death penalty. Notable exceptions include the U.S., Japan and China.

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Just 7% of people in China are religious, making it the least religious country in world. Thailand has the most with 94%.

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All pandas in the world are on loan from China.

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Facebook has 95 million users in China despite being blocked.

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China has mobile “execution vans” to enforce the death penalty  without moving to a proper execution ground.

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If you could dig a deep enough hole in China   you would end up in Argentina or Chile.

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The Vatican does not recognize the People’s Republic of China as a legitimate state of China.

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It is estimated that about 600,000 people die in China each year from issues related to overwork.

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In China, there is an “Elderly Rights” law which makes it illegal for anyone who has parents over 60 not to visit them regularly.

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Brad Pitt was banned from China for his role in the movie “7 Years in Tibet.”

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The 1556 Shaanxi earthquake in China was the deadliest earthquake on record with 830,000 deaths.

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