Interesting random facts about China for kids

China (the People's Republic of China or PRC) is a sovereign state in Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.381 billion. Let's check out our list of interesting random China facts for kids to know more information about China. Find out history of China, China culture, tourism, tours, traditions, holidays, Chinese, ancient China. Place facts

Interesting random facts about China for kids

#1

The Chinese New Year celebration lasts for 15 days.

#2

In China, every year is represented by one of 12 animals.

#3

China's Bailong Elevator carries visitors more than 300m up a cliff's edge

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China map and flag - Interesting facts about China for kids

#4

You can buy green-bean-flavoured ice pops in China

#5

In Ancient China, soldiers sometimes wore armour made from paper.

#6

In 2010 a 2,400-year-old pot of soup was unearthed in Xi'an, China.

#7

The Forbidden City, a palace complex in Beijing, contains about 9,000 rooms!

#8

China is officially known as the People's Republic of China.

#9

China has the largest population in the world, with over 1.3 billion people (1,343,239,923) as of July 2012.

#10

China is the 3rd largest country by area at 9,706,961 sq km (3,747,879 sq miles).

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China funny memes - Interesting China facts for kids

#11

China belongs to the continent of Asia. Bordering countries include Afghanistan, Bhutan, Burma, India, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Vietnam.

#12

The summit of Mt Everest marks the border between China and Nepal.

#13

There are many different languages spoken in China, including Mandarin, Yue, Wu, Minbei, Minnan, Xiang, Gan and Hakka.

#14

The capital city is Beijing, while the most populated city is Shanghai. Other major cities include Chongqing, Shenzhen and Guangzhou.

#15

47% of the population live in urban areas.

#16

China experiences typhoons every year and also suffers from floods, tsunamis, earthquakes and droughts.

#17

China has the fourth longest river in the world, the Yangtze River, which reaches 5,797km (3,602 miles) in length. It also has the sixth longest, the Yellow River, stretching 4,667km (2,900 miles).

#18

China is the second largest economy in the world, after the United States of America.

#19

People race boats with dragon designs at a Chinese festival in the spring.

Chinese dragons parade

Chinese dragons parade - Interesting China Facts For Kids

#20

Hong Kong has more skyscrapers than any other city in the world.

#21

China's giant pandas are good swimmers

#22

In 2003, China became the third country to successfully send a person to space.

#23

The Great Wall of China is the largest man made structure in the world, stretching an incredible 8,850 kilometres (5,500 miles).

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Funny picture - Made in China - Interesting random facts about China for kids

#24

The famous Giant Panda is found near the Yangtze River in China.

#25

China hosted the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.

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