Saturday, June 13, 2009

the population of china

why is the population of china so large?  i'm really curious about this because if you look at the countries around it like north korea, russia and central asian stans, none of them seem all that populated.  then i did some research and the answer i got back is that china has more people now because it's always had more people than any other region back as far as anyone can count.  but that STILL doesn't explain how china got to be so populated in the first place.  thoughts?  

1 comment:

Lilac - Like The Flower said...

Hmm. smells like a Guns, Germs and Steel answer. there's an entire chapter on it. I'll fill in the blanks later.