I didn’t know Aladdin was Chinese! Posted On December 13, 2012 Although Aladdin is a Middle Eastern tale, the story is set in China, and Aladdin is explicitly Chinese. But it makes sense, it could be set in Xing Xang (China) or Turkestan…where there are many Muslims. More later! Tags:Aladdin Related Posts Eid or Christmas? “It’s not up to me!” Ecuador, India, Iran and inter-marriage About The Author @studentAsim @studentAsim is an author and creative producer. Learn more about him at studentasim.com To correspond: Email to connect.