All China Facts

Religion in China

Much of the mysticism of old China comes from its ancient spiritualities, both indigenous (Taoism and Confucianism) and foreign (Buddhism, Islam and Christianity). ...

Chinese Literature

No other country can claim a history of literature in the same language stretching back as far as China can. ...

Kung Fu - Chinese Martial Arts

Kung Fu performance at the Shanghai Expo 2010 Kung Fu practitioners strike a pose in various stances The world of Chinese martial arts burst upon the Western scene in the 1970s when a ...

The History of China

The popular shorthand for capturing China’s epic scale is “a nation of one billion people.” In reality, the population currently stands near 1.4 billion. ...

Geography of China

China stretches some 5,026 km (3123 mi) across the East Asian landmass. ...

Food & Drinks

Food Eight distinct Han schools of Chinese cuisine There is no single thing more important in China than food. ...

Festivals & Holidays

In a country as big as China, this list is by no means complete, especially since some culturally diverse places like Yunnan have various local holidays throughout the year (see HERE). ...

The Ethnicities of China

List of officially recognized ethnicities in mainland China Approximate distribution of the 56 ethnic groups of China Delegates from all 56 ethnic groups commemorate the 9th National Games of ...

Money & Banking

Chinese currency: Renminbi (人民币) Abbreviated as RMB, renminbi means “the people’s currency.” The main unit of the RMB is the yuán (元) – for example, a bottle of water might cost three yuan. ...

Chinese Zodiac

12 Chinese zodiac jade figurines Zodiac derives from the similar concept in western astrology and means "circle of animals". ...

The Arts

The 12th-century original painting of Along the River During the Qingming Festival, by Zhang Zeduan An 18th-century remake of the epic scroll Note: Along the River During the Qingming Festival ...

 
 

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