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Surprising facts about China

There are loads of crazy stories about China and the Chinese but not every one of them is true. The following eye-catching facts are all true, even those that are next to impossible to believe.

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Did you know that 85% of all artificial Christmas Trees are made in China? Nope, we didn’t either. Add in the fact that over 80% of toys are made in China and you’ll come to think that Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without the Chinese.

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The Chinese consume 50,000 cigarettes per second. When you consider that there are 1,601,709,712 people in that nation, the number’s really not that high. (That’s 1.6 billion for those who can’t be bothered to count the amount of figures in that number).

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The Chinese consume 50,000 cigarettes per second. When you consider that there are 1,601,709,712 people in that nation, the number’s really not that high. (That’s 1.6 billion for those who can’t be bothered to count the amount of figures in that number).

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The new train that runs between Shanghai and Beijing does 300mph. The American’s fastest train “only” does 150mph.

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The Gobi Desert is enormous. China’s desert is the same size as Peru, and thanks to water depletion and over-grazing the desert is growing by 1,400 square miles per year.

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China has around 64 million vacant homes. There are even entire cities that remain empty.

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China has around 64 million vacant homes. There are even entire cities that remain empty.

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Guess where the world’s biggest shopping mall is situated? Yeap, China. Unfortunately, it’s been 99% empty since 2005.

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China is home to 54 million Christians. The number is made up of about 40 million Protestants and 14 million Catholics.

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China is home to 54 million Christians. The number is made up of about 40 million Protestants and 14 million Catholics.

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