What’s up, Homechildren! I’m back with a whole new article that is gonna be da bomb! Today we’re going to talk about China, the world’s most populous country and yet one that is still kind of a mystery for much of the world. We’ve taken it upon ourselves to do some really deep research and discover some crazy facts about the country that will blow your socks off. So here goes.
1. China Datang Corporation makes 8 billion socks a year
Located in a district in Beijing known as “Sock City” that’s around 4 pairs of socks for each person on the planet, Dawg.
2. Every Panda in the world is technically on loan from China
Back in the 1980s, China began supplying the zoos of the world with pandas as a sign of goodwill. Under the agreement, every panda born abroad is to be shipped back to the Panda Motherland in order to diversify the gene pool.
3. Around 35 million Chinese live in caves
The majority of these cave homes are concentrated in the northwestern Shaanxi province and while the idea of living in a cave might sound super old school in a caveman sort of way, a lot of these cave homes are tricked out. Even cave dwellers gotta live large, know what I’m saying?
4. The Chinese go through 80 billion chopsticks a year
Dayam! That’s 20 million trees that have to be chopped down. The average tree is around 20 years old when it’s cut down, or one year before it could legally drink, Homeslice.
5. The 20 richest Chinese have more wealth than all of Hungary
Their combined wealth is more than $145 billion while the GDP of Hungary is around $120 billion. Wow.