Amazing Facts about geography of China

China is the fourth largest country in the world.

The total area of China is 3,696,100 square miles.

All of China is in a single time zone.

Mount Qomolangma (which means Mother Goddess of the Earth), also known as Mount Everest, is the highest point in the world. It is located between China and Nepal.

Grand Canal of China is the world’s longest artificial river in the world and oldest canal. The total length of the Grand Canal is 1,115 miles.

The third longest river in the world is the Yangtze River, which flows for 4,000 miles. Three of the world’s ten longest rivers have their source in China.

China is the world’s largest country by population with more than 1.35 billion people, one-fifth of the world’s population.

China has a strict family planning policy, known as the “one-child policy.”

The Great Wall of China is the longest man-made structure in the world measuring 13,171 miles.

Beijing, the capital of China, is its cultural, economic, and communications center. Shanghai is the most populous urban center, the largest industrial and commercial city, and China’s leading port.

The Gobi Desert lies in the territory of China and Mongolia. The Gobi is the fifth-largest desert in the world.

China is losing a million acres per year to desertification.

China has international borders with 14 countries, tied with Russia for the most.

China has the longest land boundary in the world.

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