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30 Strange Facts About China And Its Culture And Customs

China is the most populous and largest country in the world, and it recently signed a 25-year agreement with Iran, many details of which have not been released, but in general, China has pros and cons. 

In general, China is one of the most important countries in the world and has an ancient civilization. It has a unique culture and tradition, and in this article we want to give you 30 weird facts about China.


30 strange facts from China

  1. China is officially recognized as the People’s Republic of China.
  2. According to the latest statistics in September 2020, China is the most populous country in the world with a population of more than 1.4 billion people (1,439,323,776).
  3. Mandarin is not the only language in China, and we must say that there are other languages ​​such as Yue, Wu, Min B, Minan, Xiang, Gan and Hakka. On the other hand, some regions in China also have their own dialects.
  4. The Chinese people have a “coconut culture”, meaning they look very dry and formal on the outside, but they have a warm and friendly culture and have historically had good relations with Western countries.
  5. In China, family members all live in the same house, and this is one of the country’s cultural achievements.
  6. Family elders and the elderly are highly respected and cared for in this country, and there are laws for the rights of the elderly in this country.
  7. Most Chinese people remember the wars, and history is deeply rooted in the country’s education system. In fact, knowing the history is the most important part of education in this country.
  8. If you put all the Chinese railways together, you can go around the earth twice.
  9. The Chinese New Year holiday lasts 15 days (similar to the Nowruz holiday) and is the largest holiday in China, usually held in January or February. Chinese New Year is even more popular than Christmas, and many countries around the world celebrate Chinese New Year.
  10. In China, it is named one of the 12 Chinese zodiac animals each year, including rats, cows, tigers, rabbits, dragons, snakes, horses, goats, monkeys, roosters, dogs and pigs. 2020 was the year of the rat. (Similar to naming animals every year in Iran)
  11. The Bailong Elevator is located in the Wulingyuan District of Zhangjiajie, 300 meters high on the edge of a cliff, making it the heaviest and tallest outdoor elevator in the world.
  12. استChina is a multi-religious country and due to its large population, there are many world religions in this country. However, most Chinese follow Taoism, Confucius, and Buddhism.
  13. بهChina, along with Italy, has the highest number of registrations on the UNESCO site in the world. Some of the most visited Chinese entries on the UNESCO site include the Forbidden City in Beijing, the Great Wall of China, the Summer Palace in Beijing, the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, and the World Pottery Army.
  14. The Forbidden City in Beijing has 9,000 rooms and is one of the largest and oldest imperial palaces in the world.
  15. The country has a different time zone due to its size, but all over the country follow the official time of Beijing.
  16. Pandas belong to وChina and in this country great importance has been given to panda care.
  17. Chinese people are the biggest travel tourists in the world. They spend $ 260 billion a year on travel around the world, more than double the cost of American tourists.
  18. Ancient Chinese medicine discovered blood 2000 years before the announcement of European scientists William Harvey in 1628.
  19. Ice cream was discovered in China about 4,000 years ago.
  20. The Chinese people refrain from using or mentioning the number “4” because they consider it deadly.
  21. The first recorded information about the sport of football dates back to 2200 years ago in China. The people of ancient China created the world’s first soccer ball, which was made of leather. In ancient times, the sport of football was called “Tsu ‘Chu”, which means “kicking the ball”.
  22. China builds a new skyscraper every five days. There is no country in the world with the fastest growth and progress of China. The country has built at least 73 new skyscrapers in one year.
  23. In China, you will never eat a repetitive meal twice. Each region in this country has its own special food and different flavors. In addition, Chinese food is almost always served fresh, and these foods are also produced and sold in different countries of the world.
  24. Beijing duck is a famous duck dish in China that has a wonderful taste.
  25. Chinese chopsticks, or chopsticks, were actually used for cooking and were not originally made for eating.
  26. Ketchup is known as an American condiment, but its roots are something other than American. Tomato sauce is derived from the Chinese word hawkin, “kê-tsiap”, the name of a sauce derived from fermented fish.
  27. Unlike brides around the world, Chinese brides wear red instead of white. Red is a lucky color in China.
  28. It took 37 years to build the Terracota Army in Xi’an, China. The army consists of 8,000 clay soldiers built to protect Emperor’s tomb.
  29. China hosts good world-class universities. According to the latest survey, 7 Chinese universities are in the list of the top 200 universities in the world. Chinese universities include Tsinghua University, Beijing University, Fudan University, China University of Science and Technology, Zhejiang University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Nanjing University.
  30. Mount Fanjingshan is one of the most mysterious places in China. Fanjingshan Mountain is in the southern Chinese province of Guizhou, where you can climb and see the wonderful scenery around.