Short about China
China is seen variously as an ancient civilization extending over a large area in East Asia.
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Ten fun facts about China
One-fifth of the world's population lives in China.
More bird species live in China than any other place in the world.
The oldest tree in the world is the gingko.
Gunpowder was first discovered in China where it was used to create fireworks.
Paper was first invented in China in 105 AD.
Fingerprinting was used in China in 700 A.D.
The majority of Chinese drink polluted water.
China averages 274 protests per day.
China has cultivated tea for over 2000 years.
China’s money is called renminbi meaning the peoples currency.
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