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7 Facts About China

China poverty

1. China lifted 470 million people out of extreme poverty between 1990 and 2005.

China ice cream

2. Chinese people eat 5.86 billion liters of ice cream every year. Enough to fill 2,344 Olympic pools.

China Sichuan Giant Panda

3. The Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries have UNESCO World Heritage site status.

China Han dynasty

4. China is one of the oldest continuous civilizations. The Han dynasty is 2,200 years old.

China Basketball

5. Basketball is the most popular spectator sport in China.

China's population

6. China's population of 1.3 billion in nearly double that of the whole of Europe. 

China Pigs

7. Half of the world's pigs live in China.