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When were kites invented?
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What country did kites originate in?
Kites were first developed in ancient China. Written references to kites in China date back to 200 B.C., but they were probably invented at a much earlier time. Kites were probably derived from cloth banners, similar to modern flags, which streamed out in the wind while attached to cords or flexible wooden rods. The first use for kites was probably for signaling at a distance. The Chinese later used kites for numerous purposes, ranging from religious ceremonies to warfare. The earliest kites were built of wood and cloth. Paper was invented around the year 100 A.D. and was soon adapted for use in kites.
Asked in China and Chinese Territories
Who was the first person in China who invented kites?
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How many types of kites are there?
There are vairous types of kites, each so unique in its features, such as materials, shape, tail lengths, number of control lines, size of wing body. Just some of the types of kites there are: Advertising kites Aerial photography platform kites Airplane kitesArc Kites Arch kite/multiple-kite arch Aqua-glider Archimedes Screw Arch kite Art-holding kites Artistic flying kites Asymmetrical kites Autogyro kites Bag kites Balloon kite Barrage kite Balloon kite Barish sailwing Beginner kites Bell kites Bermuda kites Biplane kites Bird kites Boat kites Bowed kite Box kite Box Delta kites Butterfly kites Cambodian kites Candle kites Cantonese kites Cayley kite reproductions Cellular kites Chapi-chapia Cheap kites Chemiluminescence kites Chinese kites Circle kites Cody kites Conyne kites Cube kites Cup kites Cursor kites Delta or Delta-wing kites Diamond kites Display (or "show") kites Disposable kites Duryea kite reproductions Double-kite systems Dragon kites Eddy kite or diamond kite Edo kite Electricity-generating kites Exotic kites Fast kites Feather kites Fighter kite Figure kites Fishing kites Flat kites Flexible-wing kites Flexikite Flexifoil Foil or parafoil kite Funny kites Gallaudet kite Garbasail Geometric kite. Genki kite. Giant kite Gibson Glider kites Gyrocopter or helicopter kite Hang glider kites that are unmanned Hargrave kites Helikite Hexagonal kite High aspect ratio kites Historical Hydro kite Water kites - kites that fly in water or on the surface of water. IIndia kites Indoor kite Inflatable single-line kite Invisible kites Jalbert parafoil kites Japanese kites Java kites Jesus kites Kid kites Kirby kite KiteSail KiteShip Korean kites Kytoon Laddermill Landboarding kites Lang kites Langley kites Leaf kites LEI kite Lighter-than-air air kites Light-emitting kites Low aspect ratio kites Machijirushi kites Magnus effect kites Malay kite Manned or Man-lifting kite Maori kites Miniature kite Musical kite Night kites Novelty kites Octagonal kites Octopus kites Parachute kites Parafoil Parafoil stunt kites Paraglider Parasail and Parasailing Parachutes Paravane Water kite Pentagonal kites Picnic plate kites Plasma kite Plate kites Powered-harness hang glider kites Quantum kites Quick or fast kites Quick kites Radio-controlled kite Ram-air kite Sled kites Recycled kite Kites Revolution kite or Rev kite Ribbon kite Rogallo Corner kite Rogallo Parawing kite Roller kite. Rolloplan kit Rotary kites Rokkaku or Rokaku Rotating Ribbon Kite Sauls' Barrage Kite Sail kites Self-erecting collapsible kites Show kites Skating kites Sled kites Signature kites Single-piece kites Sode kites or Sode Dako Soft kites Solar kite Soil kite Sound-making kites Stunt kite Square kites Stacked kite Styrofoam kites Target kite Tetrahedral kites Thai kites Toy kites Traction kites Train. Or "kite train Trainer kites Tukkal or tukal kite Underwater kite Ventilated kite Victory kite Waffle kites Water kites Water relaunchable kite Woglum kite Work kites or working kites X-treme kites X flat two-stick kite Yacht kites Youth kites Zero-wind kites