Monday, November 11, 2013


We've learned about a lot of countries in Europe, so let's move on to the continent of Asia!

We've already learned about Russia and Turkey that are both considered part of Europe and Asia.

The country with the most people in the entire world is China, they have over a billion people!
For every 1 person in the US, there are 3 people in China, wow!

China is a big country South of Russia.
It is the second largest country in the world.
(from: wikipedia - china)

For dinner in China, you might have a bowl of fried rice.
chinese fried rice
(from: wikipedia - chinese cuisine)

Shanghai is the largest city in the whole world, with over 23 million people.
(from: wikipedia - shanghai)

Over 2,000 years ago, an emperor in China decided to build a big wall to protect the land.
It's called the Great Wall of China, and it's over 5,000 miles long.
great wall of china
(from: wikipedia - great wall of china)

The tallest mountain in the world is Mount Everest, and it is located partly in China. Mt. Everest
(from: wikipedia - mount everest)

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