Facts about china for kids :

Learn some interesting information about China while enjoying a range of fun facts and trivia that’s perfect for kids!

Read about the Great Wall of China, its major cities, population, languages, rivers, animals, economy and much more….

kids facts about china :

  • China is officially known as the People’s Republic of China.

map of china for kids
map of china for kids


china facts for kids :

  • China has the largest population in the world, with over 1.3 billion people (1,343,239,923) as of July 2012.


interesting facts about china for kids :

  • China is the 3rd largest country by area at 9,706,961 sq km (3,747,879 sq miles).

map of china for kids
map of china for kids



ancient china for kids :

  • China belongs to the continent of Asia. Bordering countries include Afghanistan, Bhutan, Burma, India, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Vietnam.


china for kids :

  • The summit of Mt Everest marks the border between China and Nepal.


facts on china for kids :

  • There are many different languages spoken in China, including Mandarin, Yue, Wu, Minbei, Minnan, Xiang, Gan and Hakka.

about china for kids
about china for kids


facts for kids about china :

  • The capital city is Beijing, while the most populated city is Shanghai. Other major cities include Chongqing, Shenzhen and Guangzhou.


fact about china for kids :

  • 47% of the population live in urban areas.


kids facts on china :

  • China experiences typhoons every year and also suffers from floods, tsunamis,earthquakes and droughts.


facts about china kids :

  • China has the fourth longest river in the world, the Yangtze River, which reaches 5,797km (3,602 miles) in length. It also has the sixth longest, the Yellow River, stretching 4,667km (2,900 miles).


kid facts about china :

  • China is the second largest economy in the world, after the United States of America.


all about china for kids :

  • In 2003, China became the third country to successfully send a person to space.


Fun facts about china :

  • The Great Wall of China is the largest man made structure in the world, stretching an incredible 8,850 kilometres (5,500 miles).


ancient china for kids
ancient china for kids


Fun facts about china :

  • The famous Giant Panda is found near the Yangtze River in China.



about china for kids :

  • China hosted the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.


china food for kids :

  • Ice cream was invented in China around  2000BC when the Chinese packed a soft milk and rice mixture in the snow.


facts about china for kids :

  • China is the fourth largest country in the world.  China is sometimes a day ahead of the United States.


china culture for kids :

  • The Chinese year is based on the cycles of the moon.   This is called a lunar schedule.  A complete cycle of  the Chinese calendar takes 60 years.  The Chinese calendar dates back to  2600 B.C.  It is the oldest known calendar.


Fun facts about china :

  • Each year is represented by an animal.  There are twelve animals which represent the twelve months. 


Fun facts about china :

  • We know that the Chinese grew rice as long as 5000 BC Archaeologists have found rice grains in farming tools and pots from that period.


china fact for kids :

  • It is considered good luck for the gate to a house to face south.


learning about china for kids :

  • Long ago, silk making was a closely guarded secret.   Anyone who gave the secret away could be killed.


Fun facts about china :

  • Red is considered a lucky color in China.  At one time wedding dresses were red.  New Year’s banners, clothing, and lucky money envelopes are still red.


china for kids
china for kids