10 THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT CHINA
10 THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT CHINA
Here is the 15 THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT CHINA
China is a populous nation in Asian continent in the Eastern side of Asia. It has the west landscape encompassing grasslands, deserts, mountains, rivers, lakes and more than 14000 km of coastline. The country with highest population of around 1.379 million according to the 2016 reports. China is the world’s second largest economy. China has been one of the world’s earliest civilization.Here there are 15 things you didn’t know about China
30 MILLION CHINESE PEOPLE LIVE IN CAVES:
It is very surprising that 30 million people in China are living in caves called as Yao Dong. In the Shanxi province the people who can’t stand against high living costs in China live in Caves dug into the mountains.This is the best option for the poor people in China.Even today some people are living without plumbing and electricity.These caves are affordable since it is energy efficient.
DISCOVERED MANY INCREDIBLE THINGS LONG BEFORE OTHERS:
It is very common that Chinese products are famous all over the world. This shows theirmilestones in inventions. Papermoney, Gunpowder, the CompassSilk and Alcohol Fermentation proves that they are great inventors.Many of the productsseen in Europe and other countries were taken from Chinaby the explorers.They introduced those products into their own marketsbut the ownership of these products is owned by the Chinese people.There was a rumor that Marco Polo took ice cream from China but actually it has nothing to do with Italians. In the second century BC Chinese doctors have discovered that blood is pumped around the body by the heart but this has not been discovered in Europe until 17th century.
EXTREMELY LONG LITTLE FINGER NAIL:
In the present day China is ruled by the communist people.Whereas inn the ancient days China was ruled by the imperials.In the ancient China there was the practice that the imperials and other rich peoples had a habit of growing extremely long nails in the little finger. The people grow extremely long nails in the little finger to demonstrate their extreme wealth.Many people wear gold and silver ornaments to protect their nails from breaking.
ONE CHILD POLICY:
Uniquely China had a policy called as one child policy.This has led to a potential future marriage crisis. In 1979 in order to overcome the over population in China.The one child policy was introduced in China. Many parents preferred a boy than a girl. This created a severe imbalance in the number of male and female population in china and hence this policy did not serve better. Because of this policy today, there are 32 million boys more thean that of the girl’s population in china. The result of this policy is that Millions of men are going to be unable to find anyone to get married as there is a severe imbalance.
BREAKING DRESS CODES:
Interestingly one of the richest person in China fines his staff for breaking his company’s dress code rules. Wang Joan owned Dalian Wanda group which is the largest real estate company in China.This company is known for being a bit of disciplinarian.Rules of this group are very specific that the staff should remove their quotes before riding in the elevator.If someone breaks this rule they have been fined or even fired from the concern.
Like how all of us like to travel in a fastest way the Chinese people also prefer to travel fast.In China the fastest legal way to travel on land is Bullet Trains.In 2007 Chinese high speed railway system was introduced.This has been increased to 1.44 million passengers every year to travel in train.The fastest train is Shanghai Maglev, this train reaches 302 miles per hour. The name Meglev is because of the magnetic leviation mechanism used in this train.
The literal name of China’s expensive home is named as Utopia.Most expensive house in China covers about 1,663 acre.This estate is named as Kao Hawaiian, this is translated as both utopia and pea blossom land.The price of this house is about 149 million dollars.This house is on its own private island in the middle of the sea.Its Gardens are modelled on UNESCO World Heritage site.In this house there are 32 bedrooms, lakeside swimming pool and a south facing landscaping. It is no wonder that these kind of places demand high amount of price for a single day and night stay.
NEW SKY SCRAPERS:
It is believed that by 2025 China will have built 40 bilion square metres of new skyscrapers, this is equivalent to 10 New York cities.The urbanization in China is rapidly increasing, expected that 350 million people will be urbanized in 20 years in order to meet demand of shelter for the expanding population. Architects and property developers are working hard; they are hoping to complete 50,000 skyscrapers throughout the country by 2025.
All though China have developed so much, the disease often associated with mediaeval England called the Pplague still has outbreaks in areas of China.In Qinghai, 3 people were killed in 2009 by this disease. This made the authorities to control the spread of disease in this area.This dreadful disease are spread by the rodents, fleas and so it passes freely between people, however there is no specific known as source of this disease.
Shockingly half of the world’s counterfeit goods come from China. However may be the quality of an original product it is not considered. The fact is most of the people are not very rich enough to buy the original products. So all time there is a great demand for the counterfeit goods throughout the world. Many fake products come from wholesale shops in China. Numa which is 5 hours away from Shanghai is known as counterfeit Central and the market is so big and the authorities are struggling to control it.They are also aware that their economy greatly depends on these jobs so it is very hard to shut down all these counterfeit market entirely.Most of the counterfeit goods manufactured in China are send to buyers in South America, Africa and Middle East countries.