• Nepal is the only country that doesn’t have a rectangular or square flag
  • The world’s only city whose name consists solely of vowels is Aiea, in Hawaii, USA
  • The national anthems of Japan, Jordan, and San Marino each have only four lines
  • The national anthems of Japan, Jordan, and San Marino each have only four lines
  • The Dalmatian dog is named for the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia, where it is believed to have been originally bred
  • Great Britain was the first country to issue postage stamps in 1840
  • It snowed in the Sahara Desert in February of 1979
  • Iceland is the world's oldest functioning democracy
  • Nauru is the only country in the world with no official capital
  • The Sahara desert is expanding half a mile south every year