Geography Facts SMS You Didn't Know
Geography Facts SMS picked from all over the globe to give you an interesting trivia about the diverse geography of the earth. These educational Geography Facts SMS will not just amaze you, but will make you aware of the most interesting and unusual stuff happening in the world. Enjoy these facts SMS and don’t forget to share them with your friends.
About 90% of the world’s population lives in the Northern Hemisphere.
About one-tenth of the earth’s surface is permanently covered with ice.
Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country.
Australia is the only country that is also a continent.
Brazil got its name from the nut, not the other way around.
Budapest was originally two separate cities, Buda and Pest. The 2 areas are separated by the Danube River.
Canada is an Indian word meaning ‘Big Village’.
Germany has a negative population growth.
Istanbul, Turkey, is the only city in the world located on two continents.
It is forbidden for aircraft to fly over the Taj Mahal.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyll llantysiliogogogoch is the longest village name in the world (and third longest geographical name). it is located in Wales, and yes there are four l’s in a row!
Los Angeles’s full name is El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula -and can be abreviated to 3.63% of its size: L.A.
Of the twenty-five highest Mountains on earth, nineteen are in the Himalayas.
On a clear day one can see five states from atop the Empire State Building in New York City: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania.
Scientists recently discovered that Florida and Hudson Bay in Canada are getting about 1 inch closer every 36 years.
South Africa has 11 official languages, 9 of them are native.
Spain literally means
Technically though, the driest place on Earth is in the valleys of the Antarctic near Ross Island. There has been no rainfall there for two
The deepest hole ever made in the world is in Texas. It is as deep as 20 Empire State Buildings but only 3 inches wide
The Eiffel Tower was built for the 1889 World’s Fair.
The largest body of fresh water in the world is Lake Superior.
The only continent without reptiles or snakes is Antarctica.
The water of Angel Falls (the World’s highest) inVenezuela drops 3,212 feet (979 meters). They are 15 times higher than Niagara Falls.
There are no natural lakes in the state of Ohio, every one is man-made.