Fun Fact: Chinese Word For China

Fun facts about China

China’s name is derived from the Middle Persian Chini which itself was derived from the Sanskrit Cinah. The English word for China existed as far back as 1516. In China itself, its name is 中国 (Zhongguo) which literally translates as “central nation”.

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