Insane Facts You Didn’t Know About China From Someone Who Lived There

Published on 04/12/2018
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China is the 4th biggest country in the world with an estimated population of 1.379 billion, but most of what goes on inside the country remains a mystery to the rest of the world. Some foreigners who have been there think China is like another planet, not just another country. We compiled a list of 15 of the most interesting, bizarre and shocking facts about China.

Marriage Markets

Tired of Tinder and OkCupid? In China, there is a totally different form of match-matching. In both Beijing and Shanghai on weekends you can see parents advertising their children for marriage at their respective marriage markets. It is quite the sight to see! Parents hold signs advertising age, height, job, income, education, values, zodiac signs, and the personality of their children in hopes of finding them a match. Some traditional Chinese parents see this as the only way to keep a strong family lineage in modern society. What do you think? Would you let your parents try to find you a match?

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