It was in China that paper, compass, silk, printing, porcelain, parachute, and mechanical watches first appeared, and that’s not all.
The Green Wall of China project has been operating here since 1970, with the aim of building massive barriers of trees and shrubs in the desert.
The Imperial Palace in Beijing, or the Forbidden City, consists of exactly 9,999 rooms.
The city of Beijing, which in Ukrainian translates as “Northern Capital”, was once called Yanjing “Capital of Yang” or Beiping “Northern Peace”.
According to legend, tea was invented by Emperor Shen Nun in 2737 BC, when a leaf accidentally fell into a cup of boiling water.
China has the world’s largest dam – the Three Gorges Dam.
In China, pregnant women are not told the sex of their baby after an ultrasound, which is illegal. Previously, all families wanted a boy, because the son – the successor, the little emperor. Therefore, if the firstborn was a girl, many women decided to have an abortion. As a result, according to the latest data, the male population in China exceeds the female population by 40 million.