Country Facts That Will Amaze You
Country facts SMS that include interesting trivia and information related to countries across the globe. These Country Facts SMS are accumulated after a thorough research giving you the most up-to-date data about different countries.
99% of the energy produced in Norway is renewable and clean!
A group of female prostitues in Nairobi have become resistant to AIDS
A third of married couples in Canada have separate bedrooms.
Although it spans over 5 time zones, all of China operates on Beijing time!
Australia was originally called New Holland
Brazil is named after a tree
British subs have a secret letter meant to be opened only if there’s a nuclear attack on British soil!
China has the world’s longest continuously used written language.
Even though he died in 1994, Kim Il-sung is still President of North Korea!
Greenland can’t join FIFA because not enough grass grows there.
Halloween was derived from an Irish festival called Samhain.
In India, in order to promote lower birth rates, authorities have created a sterilization lottery!
In the small Asian nation of Tajikistan, the unibrow is considered a highly attractive feature in women!
Ireland’s first ever Olympic medal was for painting!
Japan has 82 of the 100 busiest train stations in the world!
Ladonia’s national anthem is the sound of a stone thrown in the water!
Singapore has the highest ratio of millionaires in the world!
Switzerland eats the most chocolate equating to 10 kilos per person per year
Thailand’s name in the Thai language is Prathet Thai, which means “Land of the Free.” It is the only country in Southeast Asia that was never colonized by a European nation.
the coins thrown into the Trevi fountain in Italy are collected for charity
The Domincan Republic offered to take in 100,000 Jewish refugees in 1938!
the longest street in the world is Yonge street in Toronto Canada measuring 1,896 km (1,178 miles)
the only continent with no active volcanoes is Australia
There’s a land between Egypt and Sudan that is not claimed by any country!