Who Discovered China?

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China was known to Europeans since forever. However, Marco Polo wrote a somewhat accurate account of China, which is why he is well known today as the person who discovered China. Portugal was the first European nation to reach China.
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China was discovered in 1600 BC, before Christ. The Shang Dynasty is the first known civilization in China, but there is evidence of prior settlements.
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1643.
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China was discovered in the Huang He basin and dates from about 5000 B.C.
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It depends upon what you mean by "discovered." Neighboring countries have always been aware of China and there has always been disputes and warring factions with those countries
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