10 facts about China, from which dizzy
• 10 facts about China, from which dizzy
In some areas, China has become the absolute leader. But how much Celestial outstripped the rest of the world in agriculture, industry, IT and the size of the army?
1. Growing garlic
In China in 2008 grew 12.088 million tons of garlic.
In all other countries combined could cultivate only 3,598,310 tons of garlic.
2. Production of cars
According to OICA data, China in 2013 produced a car almost as much as the three world leaders (US, Japan, Germany) combined.
China 22,116,825 units
US 11,045,902 pieces
Japan 9,630,070 units
Germany 5718222 pieces
3. Extraction of rare earths
In 2008, China mined 120,000 tonnes of rare earth elements.
In all other countries combined have extracted 4000 tons of rare earth elements.
4. The number of armed forces in 2015
China 2.333 million people
United States: 1,492,200 people
India: 1,346,000 people
North Korea: 1 190 000 people
Russia: 798,000 People
5. Growing watermelons
In China, growing 70 million tons of watermelons each year
In all other countries combined is grown no more than 30 million tons Production of watermelons for the year 2012 according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.
In 2010, China produced a cement more than all other countries combined.
China: 1.8 billion tonnes
India: 220 million tonnes
US: 63, 5 million tons
7. Consumption of pork in 2013.
Chinese residents consume 56.096 million tons of pork annually.
On the rest of the world accounts for 52.979 million tons of pork.
8. Electricity production
In 2014, leader in the production of electric power was China. On Celestial accounts for a quarter of all produced electricity on the planet. They are followed by the US and EU countries.
PRC: 5649500 GW • h
United States: 4,297,300 GW • h
European Union: 3166000 GW • h
9. Extraction of gold in 2014.
Three leaders as follows:
China: 450 tons
Australia: 270 tons
Russia: 245 tons
10. Internet users in 2013
This provided International Telecommunication Union.
China: 538 million people
US: 245 203 319 persons
India: 137 million people