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China, a country in East Asia with its capital in Peking (Beijing)

Algunos datos destacables sobre China:

  • Some remarkable facts about China:

    • Despite its size, there is only one time zone.
    • The Chinese railway network would go around the world twice.
    • UNESCO has designated 55 Chinese sites and monuments as World Heritage Sites. The Great Wall of China, the Xi’an Terracotta Army or the Forbidden City in Beijing are a few of the most well-known..
    • China is regarded by FIFA as the nation from which football “CUJU(蹴鞠)” originated.
    • All pandas in the world belong to China.
    • They celebrate the new year for 15 days.
    • The Government of the People’s Republic of China recognizes 56 different ethnic groups and the largest ethnic group is the Han, for over 90% of all groups.
    • Chinese Mandarin has 4 tones and Chinese Cantonese has up to 9.
    • It is the country with the most borders, specifically with 14 countries: Russia, Mongolia, North Korea, Pakistan, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan.
    • World’s largest producer of tea, the typical national beverage.
    • Chinese gastronomy is incredibly diverse, and each region has its own distinctive cuisines. We want to highlight some typical dishes that you can find in Chinese restaurants in Madrid:


      1. Jiaozi (饺子): Also known as dumplings or ravioli. Jiaozi are made of minced meat or vegetable fillings rolled into a paper-thin dough, which is usually sealed with the fingers. It is essential to eat them during the Chinese New Year.
      2. Huoguo (火锅) “ hot pot ” is a set of foods that are cooked in a hot broth located in the center of the table. Foods include meat, mushrooms, seafood, vegetables. The food, once cooked, is usually spread in a kind of sauce. It is also a typical New Year’s meal.
      3. Peking Duck (北京烤鸭) is a classic dish, dating back to the 15th century. In fact, it was one of the favorite delicacies in the Ming Empire.
      4. Char Siu (叉烧) is a Cantonese-style pork barbecue. The ingredients used in the Char Siu generally include honey sugar, five-spice powder, red food coloring, soy sauce, and rice wine.
      5. Roujiamo (肉夹馍) is a street food originating from Shaanxi province and is known as “The oldest hamburger in the world.”
      6. Youtiao (油条) is a type of fried bread (similar to churro). It is slightly salty and usually consumed for breakfast as a balanced accompaniment to rice congee or soy milk.
      7. Yuebing (月饼) Moon cake is a Chinese sweet that is traditionally consumed in the Mid-Autumn Festival, one of the most important festivals in China.
      8. Xiaolongbao (小笼包) is a kind of steamed dumpling that is traditionally stuffed with meat and broth.