10 Cool Facts About China

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China is rather exotic and sometimes it’s almost impossible to understand Chinese people. Maybe these 10 facts will help you understand the country better.


1
China uses 45 billion chopsticks per year.

2
The World's Biggest Mall, located in China, is 99% empty.

3
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.

4
78% of software installed in China in 2010 was pirated.

5
1 in every 3 socks you have were made in the district of Datang in Zhuji, China, now known as "Sock City."

6
Ping pong is China's national sport.

7
A new skyscraper is built in China every five days.

8
The word 'censorship' is censored in China.

9
In 1973, China proposed to give 10 million Chinese women to the U.S. to boost the U.S. population.

10
In 2013, a Zoo in China angered visitors by trying to pass off a Tibetan mastiff dog as a lion.