10 Unbelievable Facts About China You Probably Didn’t Know



China, a beautiful and an ancient land, is always appealing to foreign visitors. As the third biggest nation in the world occupying an area of about 9,600,000 sq km, China spans 49 degrees of latitude and 62 degrees of longitude. A variety of climate and terrain shape its several natural attractions. The land is abundant in a variety of minerals, animals, plants and resources and has nurtured numerous generations of Chinese people. The country is proud of its distinctive customs, magnificent culture and long history. Here are some facts about China you probably didn’t know.

Cheese

Most people in China have never eaten cheese and regard it as barbaric. Dairy items are linked with the nomadic people who lived on the outskirts of China and were regarded as barbarians of the first order. Therefore, a lot of Chinese people avoided dairy items altogether.

Training

The pin in the photo has been placed under the chin of a soldier in the army during training so that the chin stays straight. In addition, the pin prevents the troop from falling asleep from tiredness.