With a tasty mix of tradition and modernity, China always amazes its visitors.
FAQs for China
When is the Chinese New Year? The Chinese New Year falls every year between January 20 and February 21. Its date changes because the traditional Chinese calendar is based on the cycles of the Sun and moon. Each lunar year is thus represented by an astrological sign that appears every 12 years.
What are the major regions of Chinese gastronomy? Culinary specialties are shared between the following regions: Sichuan, Hunan, Cantonese, Fujian, Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangsu and Shandong.
Is the wall of China visible from space? The scientific community explains that the Great Wall is visible to the naked eye from space using a zoomed-in camera.
Which dynasty represents the oldest Chinese civilization? According to written archaeological evidence, the Xia Dynasty (3600 BC) is the oldest Chinese civilization.
What are the most spoken languages in China? Chinese refers to all languages spoken in China. Among the different dialects, Mandarin, Wu and Cantonese are the most widely spoken languages in the country.
Is Everest in China? Mount Everest is located between Nepal and China. The top of the mountain is at a height slightly above 8848 m altitude.