China

Interesting Facts about China

  • Chinese people speak mandarin
  • Chinese People They are the largest nationality in the world.
  • The standard time used throughout the country is eight hours ahead of the Universal Time Coordinated. It is called Beijing Time
  • The public holidays Chinese enjoy now include the New Year's Day, the Spring Festival, the Qingming Festival, the May Day, the Dragon Boat Festival, the Mid-autumn Festival and the National Day. During these days, many people would like to have a good rest or go traveling
  • China has 21 cities with population over 5 million
  • China is the world’s fastest growing economy
  • China has the world’s largest standing army
  • No trip to China is complete without seeing the ancient Terracotta Army, built over two thousand years ago
  • The Great Wall of China as it snakes thousands of miles across the country.
  • The extraordinary Forbidden City, where China’s emperors lived for over 500 years
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