Do you know about China's geography? Well you don't. The total area of China is 3.7 million square miles. There are four major cities here they are Shanghai, Beijing, Tianin, and Wuhan. There are 1,336,718,015 people that live in China. China is a very large country it is the third largest country in the world. It is located in the east of Asia. Rivers flow across many parts of China. The Yangtze river is the third largest river and it's in China the great wall of China is an important landmark of China it is 4,160 miles long. Now you know about China.

Come back in time with me in the history of China about 3,500 years ago. China is the longest continuous major country. They have days dating back 3,500 years ago. China become a country on October 1, 1949. They do art called Calligraphy. It is one of the oldest art forms. China's flag has five red stars, one big star and four small ones. There has been emperors 232 in 2,000 years. The emperor is the the ruler of China. The first one was named Qin Shi Huangdi. People believed that he was chosen by the highest god.

The holidays are very different from the holidays we celebrate in America. One of the biggest holidays in China is National Day. The date of National Day is October first. Many cities have parades and the last parade was in Beijing. Most of the time there are fireworks. Fireworks are believed to scare away evil spirits. Chinese New Year is another big holiday. It is the longest and most important holiday. Red lanterns, dragons and lion dances are common traditions. It can last 15 days. Those are very important holidays in China.