China Statistics

  • Capital: Beijing
  • Population: 1,349,585,838
  • GDP: $12,380,000,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    3,705,407 (sq miles)
    9,596,961 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: Renminbi yuan (RMB)

China Facts

  • China Facts... When a bottom tooth falls out in China, the child might toss it onto their roof. If it is an upper tooth that is lost,... Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes...

    Chopsticks are used for all meals in China. When finished, a person places the chopsticks neatly on the table; they are not left in the... Learn More
  • In their Language... Standard Chinese (putonghua), based on the Mandarin dialect, is the national language and is spoken by more than 70 percent of the population. Other dialects... Learn More
  • Family... Historically loyalty to the family unit has always been important to the Chinese. During the Cultural Revolution, the state tried to shift loyalty to the... Learn More
  • Fashion... The Chinese generally wear conservative clothing. In the past, the Chinese people mostly wore the same style pantsuit because of government policy. Reforms in recent... Learn More


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