• The only nation whose name begins with an A, but doesn’t end in an A is Afghanistan
  • Canada is an Indian word meaning 'Big Village'
  • In 1980, there was only one country in the world with no telephones-Bhutan
  • There is a hotel in Sweden built entirely out of ice; it is rebuilt every year
  • The first police force was established in Paris 1667
  • Mango is the number one selling fruit in the World. India is the biggest producer of mangoes in the World
  • Holland is the lowest country in the world. It is estimated that 40 percent of the land is below sea level
  • Netherlands, most densely populated country in the world, followed by Belgium, then Japan
  • Perth, Australia, is the most isolated city on the planet..200 miles across impenetrable desert from the next city of any size
  • The Indian Ocean is the third largest body of water in the world, covering about 20% of the Earth's water surface