The African continent has a land area of 30.37 million sq km (11.7 million sq mi).
The world's largest producer of cigarettes is a company owned by the Chinese government.
Facebook has 95 million users in China despite being blocked.
In China, women who remain unmarried in their late 20s and beyond are called 'Sheng nu' which means 'leftover women.'
Canals are a Chinese invention – the Grand Canal of China is 1,103 miles long and was started in 486 BC.
90% of Chinese teenagers and young adults suffer from myopia (short-sightedness).
China's economic growth has been skyrocketing over the recent years.
In China, 171,000 people perished in 1975 due to the collapse of the Banqiao Dam, an event hidden from the world until 2005.
China invests more each year in renewable power than any other country on earth.
The Chinese name for Winnie the Pooh was blocked on Chinese social media sites because people have been comparing the bear to China's President.
The Chinese are the single biggest source of global tourism income.
The Chinese Government controls the central heating for every home in Beijing.
There are about 459 'cancer villages' in China, small communities near polluting factories where cancer rates have soared far above the national average.
Rock Paper Scissors was invented in China, but popularized in Japan, where it's called 'Janken.'
There is a common Chinese idiom that states, 'The ugly wife is a treasure at home.'
The Chinese Giant Salamander can grow to be 6 feet (1.8 m) long, making it the largest amphibian in the world.