18 Interesting Facts From Countries All Over the World Collected by the Internet Users

    18 Interesting Facts From Countries All Over the World Collected by the Internet Users
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    10:37 AM EDT, August 12, 2022, updated: 12:07 PM EDT, August 14, 2022

    There are 194 countries and each of them has got its own peculiarities. We have selected just a fraction of the most interesting ones. Who knows, perhaps it will encourage you to start exploring our planet one day...

    #1 Panama is the only capital that has got a tropical forest within its boundaries

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    #2 The biggest statue ever erected can be found in India. It is the statue of Vallabhbhaia and its over 183 meters tall

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    #3 Sobrino de Botin in Spain, established in 1725, is the oldest restaurant in the world. It is mentioned in books by Ernest Hemingway (‘The Sun Also Rises’) and Frederick Forsyth (‘Icon’, ‘The Cobra’)

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    #4 The Mongolian constitution passed in 1924 introduced electoral rights for women and men it was when the country was declared a people’s republic

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    #5 In Russia there is a monument commemorating all mice and rats that died as a result of scientific experiments

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    #6 An airport in Singapore has got the largest indoor waterfall which is 40 meters tall

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    elsa_cyril / instagram

    #7 The largest solar power plant is Noor Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. This huge complex covers the area of 8 square kilometers

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    #8 The Bahrain World Trade Center is an exceptional building equipped with three wind turbines satisfying a part of the structure’s demand for power

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    #9 Bhutan set an unusual Guinness record. A group of 100 people planted 49,672 trees within an hour

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    #10 Deepspot is the deepest indoor swimming pool in the world. It was built in Mszczonow near Warsaw, Poland. It was opened on November 21, 2020

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    Twitter/walasek_mateusz

    #11 Scotland can boast about the shortest street in the world. Ebenezer Place in Caithness is 2.06 meters long

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    Twitter/ClaireMealComms

    #12 In the Khunjerab Pass in Pakistan you can withdraw money from the highest located cashpoint in the world

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    Twitter/Aish_sayss

    #13 Serbia is a country of raspberries. This is the largest supplier of this fruit in Europe and one of the most important ones in the world

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    #14 Marc Garneau was the first Canadian in space. He went on to become the minister of transport

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    #15 One of the oldest clocks in the world can be found in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. Not only does it show the time, but it also informs about the current location of some planets and the moon

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    Twitter/ecotravelpl

    #16 In Gambia ballot papers were replaced with glass balls. This is to prevent fraudulent votes and the excess of votes, both of which have been the case recently

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    #17 In Peru there is the International Potato Center which is a scientific research institution analyzing the plant. Centuries ago this plant saved Europe from the famine

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    Twitter/Cipotato

    #18 The Chamber of Deputies in Rwanda is dominated by women. They make up 67,5% of the house

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