Thanks to the ridiculous rate of change being forced upon China, the nation is filled with excess and economic distortion.
First, in case you missed them, check out the first 15 mind-blowing China facts.
From a city building multiple Manhattans to a desert destroying them, here are the next 15:
Thanks to a One Child policy that lets families try again if their first child was a girl, China has a skewed birth rate. Abortions based on gender and other illegal measures make the ratio even worse.
If he spent his ENTIRE YEARLY INCOME on housing, the average Beijing resident could buy 10 square feet of residential property.
China's enormous Gobi Desert is the size of Peru and expanding 1,400 square miles per year due to water source depletion, over-foresting, and over-grazing. That's 60 Manhattans every year.
Sizzling is an understatement for some Chinese property markets -- home prices in Haikou have jumped 54% in the past year.
Beijing held the most expensive Olympics ever at a cost of $40 billion. This summer's Shanghai Expo costs even more -- $45 billion.
There are 292 individual languages still spoken in China. This is even more than the 175 languages spoken in the world's melting pot, America.
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