Chinese Events on this day

Goji Berries

Another noted Chinese export are the nutritious and healthy berries grown in northern China. Ningxia province is noted for the production of Wolfberries now better known as Goji berries. In traditional medicine they are used for the treatment of high blood pressure.
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The Silk Road

The Silk Road

China

The silk road from China leading to India and through Central Asia to the Middle East was the longest trade route by land. It allowed early contact between the Roman Empire and China when silk was in much demand in Rome. The abandonment of the route led to a slow decline of the whole of northern China.
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Hangzhou, Zhejiang, pagoda
Chinese pagoda in Hangzhou, Zhejiang. November 2007.
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