China officially called the People’s Republic of China is the world’s most populous country with over 1.38 billion people. Also, it is a second largest country in the world by land area. The country also known for its world’s largest army and have second-largest defense budget in the world. However, there are many facts about China you don’t know.
One of the world earliest civilizations China is now one of the most powerful countries in the world. China has been ruled by dynasties historically and is now a communist country. It is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and thanks to their investments and exports. Its diaspora has spread throughout the world to take Chinese culture to the Unites States, Australia, Britain and beyond. Now, let me tell you 4 facts about China that the world should know.
Facts About China That The World Should Know
1. 30,000,000 million Chinese people lives in caves. Many people in the Shangzhi province have taken a stand against high living cost and live in caves dug into the side of mountains costing around 30 dollars a month. This is very cheap options for nations poor.
2. The Chinese have invented and discovered many incredible things long before the rest of the world. China is famous for its inventions including paper money, gunpowder, the compass, silk, and alcohol fermentation. Many of their creations are taken by explorers and introduced to Europe and to the rest of the world but it’s the Chinese who call claim ownership. Chinese doctors were also being the first to discover that blood is pumped around the body by the heart in the 2nd century BC. This wouldn’t be known in the Europe until 17th century BC.
3.The one-child policy has led to a potential future marriage crisis. China’s one-child policy was introduced in 1979 to control over population but so many parents prioritize to have so many boys rather than a girl that there are now 32 million more boys than girls in China. It is predicted that this imbalance is so severe that millions of men’s will not be able to find anyone to marry too. One of the shocking facts about China.
4. China’s bullet train is the fastest legal way to travel on land. It was introduced in 2007 and now caters around 1.44 billion passengers every year.
5.Mainland China’s most expensive home is literally named ‘Utopia’. China’s most expensive house is a 1,663 acres stake called Taohuayuan, which translates to “Utopia” or “Peace Blossom Land. It is located on a private island on Suzhou’s Dushu Lake, China’s biggest lake. The gardens are modeled in UNESCO world heritage sites.