Country Facts

Canada is an Indian word meaning "Big Village".

The international telephone dialing code for Antarctica is 672.

The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.

Croatia was the first country to recognize the United States in 1776.

China has more English speakers than the United States.

Duelling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.

49.6% of US residents live in Eastern time zone, 29.3% live in the Central time zone, 5.3% live in the Mountain time zone, 15.0% live in the Pacific time zone and .8% live in any other time zone.

If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

The flag of the Philippines is the only national flag that is flown differently during times of peace or war. A portion of the flag is blue, while the other is red. The blue portion is flown on top in time of peace and the red portion is flown in war time.

Most Americans' car horns beep in the key of F. The telephone dial tone is also in the key of F.

The Chinese ideogram for 'trouble' depicts two women living under one roof.

The Chinese words for crisis and opportunity are the same.

Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear any pants.


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