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Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a landlocked country located in South and Central Asia. The country is the 42nd most populous in the world with a population of 33,000,000. The country covers 252,000 square miles and is the 41st largest country in the world by area. The primary religion in the region is Islam. The country has a unitary presidential Islamic republic government with a president and chief executive officer. The capital is Kabul, which is also the country’s largest city. The currency of the country i

Albania

In the Southeastern part of Europe lies a small country known as Albania. It is located within the Mediterranean Sea, where it shares borders with Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Greece.</p> <p>For the past 104 years, Albania has been a sovereign nation. During that period, it has grown in popularity as a tourist destination. It is a tourist attraction to Beachcombers, foodies looking for unique traditional cuisine, and history buffs looking for a rich cultural legacy. </p> <p>Albanian is the official language, and the country's [...]

Algeria

Algeria is located on North Africa’s Mediterranean coast and is the largest country Africa. It is bordered to the northeast by Tunisia and Libya, to the west by Morocco, the Western Saharan territory and Mauritania, and to the south by Mali and Niger. The Mediterranean Sea lines the northern coast of Algeria, providing a gateway to Europe. However, the Sahara desert also covers a huge part of the country. The northern city of Algiers is the country’s capital and most populous city with more than

American Samoa

American Samoa is a territory of the United States of America that is not incorporated and organized. It is under the protection of diplomatic and military forces provided by the United States. However, in this case, there are some exceptions to the laws and regulations imposed by those of the U.S. The island of Tutuila, located in American Samoa, boasts the most fast-food eateries and is the largest consumer of fast-food items in the South Pacific. 2013 saw Samoa Air, an airline with its headquarters [...]

Andorra

Andorra is a tiny country, but one that is brimming with intrigue. This country has one of the most distinctive cultures and histories in Europe, and there are a surprising number of fascinating nuggets that you would never guess at first glance. Andorra is located between Spain and France. The 16th smallest nation in terms of land area and the 11th smallest in terms of people, it's only a 40-kilometer journey from one end to the other. Technically, you can travel the length of the [...]

Angola

With its breathtaking environment, vibrant culture, and kind population, Angola deserves to be on everyone's bucket list. The country is currently recovering in full gear following a 27-year civil war in 1975 when it gained independence from Portugal. Now, the land of 19 million people is at peace and undergoing a dramatic renaissance. Luanda, the capital, is located on the Atlantic Ocean's coast, with a population of approximately 5 million. The city's streets are currently being repaired and widened, numerous new companies are opening, and [...]

Anguilla

In Anguilla, two oceans meet, making it the largest Caribbean island by land area. The tropical climate, low-lying corals, and limestone landscape contribute to the stunning water shortage. In a town of 18,090 islanders, they have remained in the island's harsh conditions for over 300 years. Through careful management and water conservation, as well as using cisterns, Anguillans have come up with solutions to let their irregular rain patterns work even in unpredictable droughts, which can last for between three and four months. As the [...]

Antigua and Barbuda

Each year, Antigua and Barbuda attract thousands of visitors to their pure white beaches. A Caribbean Island of unmatched beauty, with sand beaches, tropical greenery, and a plethora of cultural attractions. The teeny-tiny island group is home to the most breathtaking vistas and delectable native food in the Caribbean. This, paired with a lengthy and colorful history and friendly residents, makes it difficult to justify a visit. Antigua & Barbuda is now one of the Caribbean islands' most popular all-inclusive destinations, particularly popular with honeymooners [...]

Argentina

Argentina is a beautiful tropical country that is located in the southern portion of South America. It is home to 23 provinces and is known as the second largest country in South America. Geographically, it is bordered in the South and West by Chile, in the North by Bolivia and Paraguay, and in the Northeast by Brazil and Uruguay. The official language of Argentina is Spanish, and most people there speak the Castilian Spanish dialect. This dialect is very similar to the Spanish spoke in other pa

Armenia

Armenia is a beautiful place. These are the most often asked questions by visitors before arranging a trip to Armenia. It is among the most picturesque and distinctive countries in the broader Middle East. Armenia is renowned for its stunning scenery, food, culture, and history. Armenia was the first country to convert to Christianity formally, and as a result, some of the world's oldest temples and cathedrals are nestled in stunning natural surroundings. Armenia is among the safest nations in the world, with a meager [...]

Aruba

Aruba is one of the four countries that make up the Kingdom of the Netherlands, including the Netherlands, Curaçao, and Sint Maarten. All of the people who live in these countries are Dutch, and they all live in the same country. Aruba isn't like the rest of the Caribbean. It has a dry climate and cactus-strewn landscape. A clear, sunny sky can be expected all year long on the island because of the weather, which helps tourism. There were two Europeans who visited Aruba for [...]

Australia

Australia is the sixth largest country in the world in terms of land mass. The entire country of Australia includes the Australian continent and numerous islands off the coast of the continent including Tasmania. Countries that surround Australia include Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and East Timor to the north and New Zealand to the south. The country is home to approximately 23 million people with 4.6 million of them living in the largest city of Sydney. The country uses the Australian dollar as

Austria

Austria is a landlocked country in Central Europe with a very mountainous terrain. Only 32% of Austria is below 1,640 square feet (500 m). With a high per capita GDP of $49,436, Austrians have a high standard of living. Approximately 47% of the country is covered with forests which gives Austria a lot of greenery. With beautiful waterfalls and meadows, there are many great places to walk or hike. Austria, the birthplace of many famous composers and Nobel Prize winners, is rich in cultural histor

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is surrounded by Russia, Iran, Armenia, Georgia, and the Caspian Sea. It is a unique synthesis of historical and contemporary history, with millennia-old fire temples coexisting with Baku's modern, elegant architecture. Apart from its remarkable history, the city's culture, cuisine, and art scenes are unmatched. Whether you're visiting Azerbaijan or brushing up on your Transcaucasian trivia, here are some fascinating facts about Azerbaijan. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 The First Muslim Country to Emancipate Women 2 Human History [...]

Bahamas

The Bahamas—just mentioning the name conjures up visions of crystal-clear turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and many cruise ships. The Bahamas is indeed a popular vacation destination for many people worldwide, but you might be shocked at how little you know about this group of islands! Whether you're planning a trip to the Bahamas or are simply curious, the time has come for another chapter of the Facts You Might Not Have Known: Bahamas facts edition. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts [...]

Bahamas

The Bahamas—just mentioning the name conjures up visions of crystal-clear turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and many cruise ships. The Bahamas is indeed a popular vacation destination for many people worldwide, but you might be shocked at how little you know about this group of islands! Whether you're planning a trip to the Bahamas or are simply curious, the time has come for another chapter of the Facts You Might Not Have Known: Bahamas facts edition. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts: [...]

Bahrain

Bahrain is a popular tourist destination for a good reason: it's known for its pearls, has a booming economy, and has a fascinating past. The 33-island archipelago nation is a Middle Eastern powerhouse noted for its unique old and modern architecture fusion. Discover some fascinating facts about Bahrain, whether you're planning a trip there or just interested in the UAE's lesser-known cousin. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts: 1 Bahrain is the Middle East's tiniest independent state. 2 In official documents, [...]

Bangladesh

The country of Bangladesh is located in South Asia. The official name of the country is the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. The country’s population is 163,187,000, making it the 8th most populous country in the world. At just 56,990 square miles, it is the 92nd largest country in the world. Bangladesh is a unitary parliamentary republic with a president and a prime minister. The primary group is Bengali — 98% of the population falls into this group. The primary religion in the country is Isla

Barbados

The island of Barbados is situated in the Caribbean Lesser Antilles, and is an independent British Commonwealth nation. Having been previously claimed by the Spanish, the English took possession of the island in 1625 and colonial rule continued until 1966, when the island became an independent member of the Commonwealth headed by Queen Elizabeth II. Reflecting its independent status, the flag of Barbados features a three-point trident that represents the three principles of democracy: government

Belarus

Many people are surprised when Belarusians go throughout the world and identify themselves, wondering where Belarus is. On the other hand, Belarus is a fascinating nation full of charming villages, ancient forests, and a kind, welcoming culture ready to welcome visitors. Look at these fascinating facts about this great country.<br /> All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts: 1 In addition to humility and compassion, Belarusians are well-known for their openness. It seems like everyone wants to help tourists and other guests. [...]

Belgium

Belgium meets high standards of living and has a progressive high-income economy. This developed country, according to the Global Peace Index, is rated as one of the most peaceful countries in the world, with a population of approximately 11.3 million. Brussels, the capital of Belgium, is also known as the unofficial capital of the EU. Brussels houses the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union, and the European Commission. Belgium’s currency is the Euro as they are part of the Eu

Belize

Belize is located south of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, bordered on the west and south by Guatemala. Its extensive east coast is predominantly flat and swampy. In the south, it has modest mountains. Tropical forest occupies over half of the country's land area. Belize Barrier Reef is the world's second largest, behind Australia's. With over 100 different types of coral and over 500 different species of sea creatures, it's a scuba diver and snorkeler's dream. Almost half of Belize's mainland is covered in rainforests. Rainforests are [...]

Benin

Nigeria lies to the east, Togo to the west, Burkina Faso and Niger to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. Benin is a nation in West Africa. Despite its tiny size, there is much to be learned from this historically rich country. This article's 50 fascinating facts will help you learn more about this beautiful country and may perhaps encourage you to go there yourself to find out more. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts: 1 In the [...]

Bermuda

Bermuda is an autonomous British overseas territory located in the western region of the North Atlantic Ocean. The archipelago consists consisting of seven main islands as well as 170 other (named) islands and rocks that lie around 700 miles (1,050 kilometers) to the east of Cape Hatteras (North Carolina, U.S.). Bermuda is not geologically or spatially connected geographically with West Indies, which lie over 800 miles (1,300 kilometers) to the south and southwest. Location and Geography In a backdrop of aquamarine waters, pink beaches, and [...]

Bhutan

Bhutan is a land-locked country in Southeast Asia's Eastern Himalayas. Bhutan is a strange country that seems to be from another dimension. It's like something out of a storybook for many people. What is it about Bhutan that makes it such a well-kept secret? Here are a few interesting facts about the country of Bhutan. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 Bhutan is more minor than South Carolina by around 14,800 square miles (38,400 square kilometers). It's a smaller country [...]

Bolivia

In 2009, Bolivia’s official name became the Plurinational State of Bolivia, in recognition of the ethnically diverse nature of the country and the enhanced status of Bolivia’s indigenous peoples under its new constitution. The nation is certainly multi-ethnic: its population of 11 million is made up of Amerindians, Mestizos, Europeans, Asians and Africans. While Spanish is the predominant language, an impressive 36 indigenous languages also have official status in Bolivia. Geographically, Bolivi

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina, situated on the Balkan Peninsula, was formerly a part of Yugoslavia but declared independence in 1992. This enthralling land has a long history of being dominated and conquered by numerous nations and cultures. The country's most attractive feature is its East-meets-West environment, which Ottoman influences have infused. With many historical ruins, one-of-a-kind villages and cities, breathtaking mountains, waterfalls, Bosnia and Herzegovina offers something for every traveler. Due to the country's tiny heart form, it is nicknamed the ``Heart Shaped Land.`` ``Bosnia`` is [...]

Botswana

Botswana is a landlocked country in southern Africa, bordered by Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. Botswana's terrain is mainly flat, with the Kalahari Desert covering the majority of the country. Botswana is primarily unknown to travelers to Africa, but it has a lot more to offer those who do go there. Botswana boasts a scenery unlike any other in Africa, making this one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The Okavango Delta and the Kalahari Desert are both found here. In addition to [...]

Brazil

Brazil is the largest country in South America and is the world’s fifth largest country. The country is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the east, by Venezuela, Guyanna, Suriname and French Guiana in the north, by Bolivia and Peru in the west and by Uruguay in the south. It has a large coastline of over 7400 kilometers, which allows it to have a bustling tourism economy due to its numerous beaches. The country has a total population of 193 million people, and its capital city of Brasilia is hom

British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands are an overseas territory of the United Kingdom in the eastern Caribbean Sea. There are a group of islands called the Virgin Islands that make up the northeastern end of the Greater Antilles. This island is part of that group. It is to the west. Puerto Rico is on the west. Tortola, Anegada, and Jost Van Dyke are the largest islands, with Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Gorda, Tortola, and Anegada being the smallest. On the largest island, Road Town is the [...]

Brunei

Brunei is a tiny independent country sandwiched between the Malaysian states of the States of Sabah and Sarawak of the Southeast Asian Island of Borneo. Brunei is a tiny republic located in the northern part of Borneo Island. It has one of the wealthiest economies in Southeast Asia. The country's primary source of riches is its natural gas and oil deposits. Brunei has one of the world's highest qualities of life. It's a country that excites and amazes in equal measure, with vast oil and [...]

Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a country located in Southeastern Europe. It covers an area of approximately 110,879 square kilometers. Sofia is the capital city of the state. Bulgaria's official language is Bulgarian. Its currency is called the Lev (BGN). A synthesis of West and East cultures, it is home to Europe's second-oldest inhabited town and a relatively metropolitan lifestyle. Eastern European tourists frequent this country, which the West is only recently discovering. Fewer countries worldwide have as rich a history, as many landmarks, and as many strange [...]

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a tiny landlocked country in West Africa, bordering on the south by Ghana and Togo, on the southeast by Benin, on the east by Niger, on the north by Mali, and on the southwest by Ivory Coast. France colonized the country, which obtained independence in 1960. It has seen a few coups and turbulent regimes since gaining independence from imperial France. However, it still contains a wealth of intriguing information and data and may be a fascinating site to explore. Burkina Faso [...]

Burundi

Burundi is located in Central and East Africa's Great Lakes area. It is a landlocked country that shares borders with Tanzania, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Burundi occupies an area of approximately 10,745 square miles yet has a population of over 9.8 million people. For at least 500 years, the Hutu, Tutsi, and Twa peoples have lived in the country. Burundi was an autonomous monarchy for approximately 200 years until Germany colonized it at the turn of the twentieth century, followed by [...]

Cabo Verde

Cape Verde or Cabo Verde, formally known as the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an uninhabited island that the Portuguese discovered and settled in the 15th century. Let's find out more about the archipelago by perusing these facts on its heritage, history, people, and tourism. Cape Verde, also Cabo Verde, is located on a volcanic territory off Africa's northwest coast. It is well-known for its African culture, morna music, and several beaches.</p> <p>Cape Verde's natural breezes from the sea make it an ideal location for [...]

Cambodia

Cambodia is located in southern Southeast Asia, bordering Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam. Cambodia is home to the magnificent Angkor Wat temple, a silent testament to how ingenious and talented the Cambodian people are. Cambodia's recent history is turbulent and has left an indelible impact on this lovely country. Cambodia is a country brimming with amusing and unique sights. From the fact that its name has changed with each new government to the notion that listening to crickets can help you figure out who you will [...]

Cameroon

Cameroon's overall area is 475,440 square kilometers, about twice the size of Great Britain. It is home to one of the region's most ethnically diverse populations, with 250 ethnic groupings — and equally diverse scenery, climate, and fauna. Cameroon is a country in Central Africa that is occasionally referred to as West Africa due to its significant position at the crossroads of Central and West Africa. Cameroon offers an abundance of natural and cultural resources, making it a worthwhile destination. It boasts a diverse range [...]

Canada

Canada is a country located in northern North America directly above the United States. It consists of ten provinces and three territories. It encompasses almost 10 million kilometers of land, making it the second largest country in the world. However, Canada only had a population of 33.4 million people, making it the 35th largest country in the world. Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and it is home to 883,391 people. Canada has two official languages, French and English. English is spoken throughout

Cayman Islands

It is an island of over 7,000 islands that stretches from the northern point of South America up to the northern tip of North America and Mexico. The Caribbean is made up of various nations, each having its own fascinating history and set of interesting information to share with visitors. There are a lot of people who go there to go on vacation. It's one of the most popular places in the world.  It doesn't matter if you're going to Cuba or Barbados. It's easy [...]

Central African Republic

The Central African Republic is the landlocked country in the heart of Africa. It is bounded on the north by Chad, on the northeast by Sudan, on the east by South Sudan, on the south by the Republic of Congo, the Republic of the Congo, and on the west by Cameroon. It achieved independence from France in 1960 after being a part of French Equatorial Africa. The country, like many others in Africa, is undergoing civil conflict. Much of the hostility stems from religious differences, [...]

Chad

Chad is a lesser-known country in Central Africa that is landlocked. It is bounded by Libya, the Central African Republic, Cameroon and Nigeria, Sudan, and on the Niger. It is the continent's fifth biggest country divided into many zones, spanning from the Sahara Desert to the Sahelian belt and savanna zones. Let us examine the top 50 most fascinating facts about the Republic of Chad. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 Chad is the country's name. It is Africa's second-biggest [...]

Chile

Chile lies along the western edge of South America’s Pacific coastline, its famously narrow outline stretching more than 6,000 kilometers along the coast. But this ocean-facing country is also mountainous, and its capital city, Santiago, is situated in a valley surrounded by the Andes and Chilean Coast Range of mountains. The mineral-rich Atacama Desert is in northern Chile, while the southern part of the country has many forests, lakes and volcanoes. Off the coast, but part of Chilean territory

China

China is located on the continent of Asia and is the most populated country in the world. It is surrounded by Russia, India, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Pakistan,Myanmar, Afghanistan, Vietnam, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Tajikistan, North Korea and Bhutan. China’s population is constantly growing, and the most recent population of China (2013) is 1.38 billion people. The country was established in 221 BC and was ruled by many ancient Chinese dynasties until January 1, 1912. It was then that the Republic

Colombia

Colombia is a South American country that has some territories located in Central America. The official name of Colombia is the Republic of Colombia. The country has an estimated population of over 49 million, making it the 28th largest country in the world based on population. It’s total area of 44-,831 square miles makes it the 25th largest country by area. The largest ethnic group in the country are Mestizo and White. The official language is Spanish, but English is official in certain region

Comoros

This nation off the east coast of Africa is an archipelago of four volcanic islands. These islands are referred to as ``perfumed islands`` due to the fragrant vegetation that thrives here and is also utilized to produce perfumes. Apart from that, little is known about this land abundant in natural beauty; let us change that! All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 At 7,746 feet, Mount Karthala is the highest point in Comoros which is also an active volcano. During the [...]

Congo (Congo-Brazzaville)

The Congo Republic, or the Congo Republic, is also known as Congo-Brazzaville. This nation should not be confused with the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). It is bounded on the north by Cameroon and the Central African Republic, on the east by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the south by Angola, and on the west by Gabon. The South Atlantic Ocean borders Congo to the south. Historically, the Republic of Congo was controlled by indigenous tribes, French colonists, and Congolese. With [...]

Cook Islands

The Cook Islands are located in the South Pacific ocean. They are some of the world's most beautiful sites to see. The Cook Islands consists of 15 islands, and the population roughly reaches up to 20,000. These small Islands have their government and are also in free association with New Zealand. The Island's total area is roughly 240 sq kilometers. They have friendly ties with New Zealand, and the country is also responsible for defending the small nation of Cook Island. They have the responsibility [...]

Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country that is located in Central America. It is bordered by Nicaragua to its north, Panama to its south, the Caribbean Sea to its east and the Pacific Ocean to its west. The country has a population of 4.5 million, and its capital city of San Jose is home to approximately 300,000 citizens. Costa Rica has a total area of 19,653 square miles (51,100 square kilometers). The official language of the country is Spanish, but Mekatelyu and Bribri are both recognized indigenous l

Croatia

Croatia is famous for its bloody wars (hello, Game of Thrones!) and medieval architecture. Still, this gorgeous seaside paradise & up-and-coming European destination also has some intriguing (and perhaps weird) characteristics. Here are fascinating facts about Croatia, Europe's most beautiful island! All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 Croatia is home to the world's tiniest town, according to the Guinness Book of Records. "Hum" is a town with a population only of 17 people! 2 All Game of Thrones enthusiasts, unite! [...]

Cuba

Cuba is a small country that is located in the Caribbean Sea that is a part of the North American continent. It is an island country that consists of numerous archipelagos. The main island is known as the Isla de la Juventud. Cuba is home to 11.1 million people. Its capital city of Havana has a population of 2.1 million citizens. The total area of Cuba is 42,426 square miles (109,884 square kilometers) making it the 105th largest country in the world. Cuba’s official language is Spanish. They do

Cyprus

Cyprus, the third most significant island in the Mediterranean, is a natural splendors and mythology region. It is the birthplace of Aphrodite and contains Neolithic and Bronze Age homes and graves. It welcomes approximately three million tourists each year and introduces them to the hospitable Cypriot way of life, ranking Cyprus as the world's 40th most popular tourist spot. Or maybe you have fallen in love with the island and join the millions of visitors who visit each year to appreciate its naturally diversified environment. [...]

Czechia (Czech Republic)

The Czech Republic attracts many visitors and people from all around the world who come to this lovely country to visit, live, work, or study. Unless you're one of those, you are undoubtedly already familiar with some of the fundamentals. Many people considering work or study in a foreign country may not immediately think of the Czech Republic. On the other hand, this Slavic nation is a hidden gem in the center of Europe. Visitors and workers from all over the world flock to this [...]

Denmark

Linked to nearby Sweden by the Öresund bridge, Denmark is a Scandinavian country made up of the Jutland Peninsula and numerous islands. Copenhagen, its capital city, is home to royal palaces, the Tivoli amusement park and the iconic Little Mermaid statue. Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen, best known for his fairy tales, is from the city of Odense. Although Denmark is a relatively small country (it covers an area of 42,924 km2 and has a population of around 5.5 million), its territory includ

Djibouti

Due to its location in the Horn of Africa, surrounded by some dangerous neighbours, the nation is unlikely to figure on many bucket lists – which is a shame given its abundance of natural beauty. Djibouti is known for its unearthly landscapes such as Lac Abbé and Lac Assal, exciting diving, amazing marine life such as whale sharks, and delightful animal refuge. With this in mind, it may be time for Djibouti to re-establish itself as a viable tourism destination in an otherwise volatile region [...]

Dominica

Dominica is a Lesser Antilles Island republic located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. It is bounded on the north by the French islands of Guadeloupe and Marie-Galante and on the south by Martinique. Since 1978, when the country gained independence, it has been a Commonwealth member. Dominica, an incredible island sanctuary, is the country that most of the world's population has not yet visited. Numerous factors explain why people have not yet explored Dominica alone, but the primary ones are a lack of funds and [...]

Dominican Republic

When people think of the Dominican Republic, they instantly see vast stretches of white sand beaches bathed in continuous sunlight, and they are correct! Without question, the Dominican Republic is home to some of the world's most beautiful beaches. Over 750 kilometers of coastal beaches and over five million tourists every year attest to this. However, there are several additional fascinating facts about the Dominican Republic that you may not know but will undoubtedly impress you and pique your interest in visiting.</p> <p>The Dominican Republic [...]

Ecuador

Ecuador is a small country located in South America. It is bordered in the north by Columbia, on the east and south by Peru and by the Pacific Ocean on the west. Ecuador has an area of 109,484 square miles (283,520 square kilometers). The country’s capital city is Quito, which was declared a World Heritage Site in the 1970s by UNESCO. The country is home to over 15 million people, while Quito has over 2 million inhabitants. The country’s official language is Spanish, but Kichwa, Shuar and other

Egypt

Egypt is known as a transcontinental country due to the fact that it lies on both Africa and Asia. The Sinai Peninsula connects southwest Asia to northeast Africa, and it is part of the country of Egypt. Most of the country lies in Africa though. Egypt is bordered by Israel to the north, the Red Sea in the east, Sudan in the south and Libya in the west. It is very populated, and is home to 84 million people, making it the 15th most populous country in the world. Its capital city is Cairo, and it

El Salvador

El Salvador is Central America's smallest and most densely populated country. Even though it is the only country in this region without a Caribbean coastline, its beaches are a significant appeal. Surfers gather here to ride some of Central America's longest and most ideal waves. However, this intriguing nation is much much more than tidal surges. Interested in learning more? The following are a few of the fascinating facts regarding El Salvador. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 El Salvador [...]

Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea is in the west of Africa. Historically, this country was called Spanish Guinea. They eventually achieved freedom from colonialism in 1968. Nonetheless, the primary language of the country is Spanish. They do, however, speak French or Portuguese. These three languages are also regarded to be the official languages of the nation. Spanish is the only official language in this country. Additionally, it received its name due to its closeness to the Gulf of Guinea and the Equator. It's straightforward enough to comprehend. Another [...]

Eritrea

Located on the coast of the Red Sea, Eritrea is home to one of the worst dictatorships in history and is sometimes referred to as the North Korea of Africa. It contains one of the world's finest examples of colonial architecture. Here are some fun facts about Eritrea for you to chew on. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 In East Africa, Eritrea borders Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Sudan along the Red Sea. 2 Tigrigna, Arabic, & English are the most [...]

Estonia

Located in Northern Europe, the Republic of Estonia is the official name of this country. In terms of square kilometers, it's 45,228 square kilometers in size. Tallinn, the country’s capital, and largest city is located on the Baltic Sea. Estonian is the country's official language. The Euro (€) is the country's official currency (EUR). Latvia, Russia, and Finland form its three external borders. Estonia is a landlocked nation located on the Baltic Sea's eastern shore. Tallinn's Old Town, museums, and observation deck of the Tallinn [...]

Eswatini (fmr. “Swaziland”)

Eswatini is a landlocked country bordered by South Africa and Mozambique. It was previously known as the Kingdom of Swaziland but changed its name to Eswatini recently. It is one of the world's last remaining absolute monarchies, with a healthy population, diverse terrain, and rolling hills. The country is a popular tourist destination and is home to some of the gorgeous landscapes on the continent. Swaziland's lush and hilly Kingdom, now officially known as eSwatini, is Africa's last absolute monarchy, bordering Mozambique in the southeast. [...]

Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a country that is located in what is known as the Horn of Africa. Its official name is the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. This African country is the 27th largest in the world by area, which measure 426,400 square miles. The country’s population exceeds 100 million, making it the 12th most populous in the world. The country is a federal parliamentary republic. It does not have an official language, but Amharic is a working langage, and the country has multiple regional lang

Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands, also known as the Malvinas Islands or the Spanish Islas Malvinas, are a British overseas territory in the South Atlantic Ocean. They are self-governing and have their own government. It's approximately 300 miles (480 kilometres) northeast of South America's southernmost point and roughly the same distance east of the Magellan Strait. Stanley is the capital and largest town on the island of East Falkland. There are also a few small settlements and a Royal Air Force base at Mount Pleasant, about 35 [...]

Fiji

With its stunning oceans and white sand beaches, Fiji is an excellent option for volunteers looking to spend their free time in a pleasant, tropical location. Fiji's national currency is the Fijian dollar. Historians believe that the ancient Fijians arrived in Fiji about three thousand years ago via the Malay Peninsula when Polynesians settled there but were later conquered and defeated by Melanesians in 1500 BCE. Today, Fijians, descended from Melanesians and Polynesians, have established an endearingly unique, friendly, and intriguing society that attract visitors [...]

Finland

Finland is a small country of a little over 5 million people, sandwiched between Russia and Sweden. Archaeological discoveries suggest that Finland was first inhabited by humans about 125,000 years ago. Some claim that the first Finnish-speaking people settled in the country in the eighth century. Other scholars believe that a form of Finnish has been spoken in Finland as far back as 3000BC. Settlements were firmly established by the stone age around 8500 BC and Archaeologists have since reconst

France

France is located in Western Europe and is the third largest country on the continent of Europe. It is also known as the largest country in all of Western Europe. The official language of France is French; however you can also hear English in some of the metropolitan areas. Paris is the capital city of France, and has a total population of 2.2 million people. The entire country of France has a population of 65.3 million, making it the 19th largest country in the world. France does not have an of

French Guiana

On the northeastern coast of South America, French Guiana is a territory part of France. It is made up of tropical rainforests. Before the French took over the land, it was used mainly by native Americans. People who live in Cayenne, the capital of this French territory, live in beautiful Creole homes and shop on the streets. The central plaza, Places des Palmistes, is lined with stores and restaurants. Don't mix it up with Guyana if you want to go to French Guiana.  This is [...]

French Polynesia

French Polynesia is a group of islands in the South Pacific that are part of France. Where in the South Pacific is this place, to be exact? To get to this French territory from New Zealand, you'll have to go east and south from Hawaii. It's more than 2000 km long. French Polynesia is known for being one of the most beautiful places on the planet. It's a great place for honeymooners and people on vacation. History Polynesians first set up camp on the islands [...]

Gabon

Gabon is a Central African nation that borders Congo-Brazzaville, Cameroon, and Equatorial Guinea on the Atlantic coast. It is an enthralling country with an unusual population composition, economy, and scenery. Gabon is a Central African country that borders Congo-Brazzaville, Cameroon, and Equatorial Guinea on the Atlantic coast. The country is steep and covered in lush green jungles. It is the ideal destination for eco-tourists, surrounded by dense woods, a diverse range of wildlife, unspoiled, spectacular landscapes, lovely white beaches, roaring rivers, and a host of [...]

Gambia

The Gambia is one of several African nations with a long history shaped mainly by the transatlantic slave trade. In 1765, once Portugal's dominion had come to an end, Britain invaded and created the Province of Senegambia on the continent. Elizabeth II became Gambia's Queen after the country gained its independence from the British Empire in 1898.</p> <p>The Gambia has been increasingly popular as a vacation destination in recent years. Even though the country's environment allows visitors to visit all year round, eateries and beaches [...]

Georgia

Many people still view Georgia as an unknown and undervalued travel destination, but those say it is full of charm, beauty, and welcoming locals. It's a small country sandwiched between Europe and Asia. Yet, it has a lot to offer, including historic towns, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, snow-capped mountains, beautiful forests, and world-renowned wine. Here are some fascinating facts to pique your interest if you're thinking about taking a trip. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 Georgia was the last [...]

Germany

Germany is located in western-central Europe and is home to 80.3 million people. Its capital city of Berlin has a population of 3.3 million people. Germany has the largest population of all of the countries in the European Union, and is considered a major political and economical power in Europe. Its currency is the Euro, which is also used widely across Europe. The official language of Germany is German, and the country does not have an official religion. Although, Christianity is practiced wid

Ghana

Ghana is a country located in West Africa. Its official name is the Republic of Ghana. It is located along the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Guinea. It has a total population of 27,410,000. The country has a unitary presidential constitutional democracy type of government. The official language of the country is English. Its capital city is Accra, which boasts a population of 2,270,000. Accra is also the largest city in the country. Ghana has the 45th highest population in the world. Its curren

Gibraltar

Gibraltar is a small island off the southern coast of Spain. "The Rock" is what people call it. Gibraltar is a British territory, even though it is on the south coast of Spain, even though it is British. This is why Gibraltar has been a sign of British naval power for a long time. As someone who hasn't been to Gibraltar, it is hard to get your head around what it is like. Spain doesn't own this land at the end of Spain. You may [...]

Greece

Greece is located in Southeast Europe, and is comprised of 11 different geographical areas. The country is home to 11 million people, and its capital city of Athens is populated with 3.7 million people. Greece is surrounded by Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Turkey to the north, the Aegean Sea to the east, the Ionian Sea to the west and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. The country also has the 11th longest coastline in the world, which is approximately 13,676 km long. Greece’s 11 million cit

Greenland

Although Greenland is Geographically part of the American continental shelf, it has, for the past millennium. been integrated into Europe, being controlled first by Norway and then by Denmark. It even joined the EU in 1973 when the country was part of Denmark, but it subsequently left. Its original inhabitants are Inuit Eskimos who came over to Greenland from Canada. It is interesting to see on a map just how it is situated in the world.

Greenland

Greenland is among the biggest sites globally, but only a small part of it is known to the rest of the world. Numerous people, on the other hand, still have misunderstandings about the lovely country in the north. A lot more goes into Greenland than ice caps and snow. The country has many history and cultures that will show up when you're there. The mythologies about Greenland are going to be countered today. This will better understand what the country and its folks are all about. [...]

Grenada

Grenada is a Caribbean Island nation made up of one central island and six smaller islands. To the north, it has Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados to the northeast, Trinidad, and Tobago to the south, Venezuela to the west, and Curacao to the west of it. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 There are gorgeous beaches, lush woods, and famous underwater beauty on this Caribbean volcanic island. Here are a few fun facts about the country of the same [...]

Guam

Guam is the most populous and southernmost of the islands in Guam, which is located in the Marianas Archipelago. Guam is split into a northern limestone plateau and a southern series of volcanoes. Presently Guam remains an independent, non-organized territory belonging to Guam in the United States. The inhabitants of Guam have been U.S. citizens since 1950. Guam has been included in the U.S. Congress since 1973 with a non-voting delegate; however, they do not vote at the presidential level. The executive branch comprises governors [...]

Guatemala

Guatemala is located in Central America and is bordered by Mexico and Belize to its north, the Pacific Ocean, Honduras and El Salvador to its south, and the Pacific Ocean to its west. The country is 42,043 square miles (108,890 square kilometers) large and has a total population of 13.2 million people. Its capital city of Guatemala City is home to 1.1 million people, and is constantly growing. The official language of Guatemala is Spanish, and it does not recognize an official religion. However,

Guinea

In addition to having abundant mineral resources, Guinea also has a broad range of natural environments and fauna. They have safeguarded the cultural assets of their communities for future generations. Guinea, which is mostly unknown to tourists, has a wide range of activities that are sure to captivate you. Look at these fun facts about the country. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 To avoid confusion with its neighbors Equatorial Guinea or Guinea-Bissau, both include the name "Guinea," Guinea is [...]

Guinea-Bissau

On the African continent, Guinea-Bissau is officially known as the 'Republic of Bissau'. Besides Senegal to the north, Guinea to the south and west are the country's neighbors. To the west of Guinea-Bissau, the vast Atlantic Ocean looms large. Portuguese colonialism gave the nation the name ``Portuguese Guinea`` for a while there. On the other hand, the country battled for and eventually achieved its independence from the Portuguese on September 24, 1973. A year later, in 1974, it was acknowledged as an independent nation. It [...]

Guyana

Guyana is located on South America’s North Atlantic coast. A former British colony, its capital city, Georgetown, is known for its colonial architecture, which includes St. George’s Anglican Cathedral. Guyana is the only country in South America to be predominantly English-speaking (although most people speak Guyanese Creole, an English-based creole language) and retains many aspects of its colonial history (cricket is a major sport), which blends with its Caribbean culture. Beyond the capital c

Haiti

Sitting the tropical Caribbean Sea, the Republic of Haiti is part of the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles chain of islands which includes Cuba, Jamaica and Puerto Rico. More than any other country in the Caribbean, Haiti is associated with slavery, the legacy of which is evident in everything from the people to the land itself. Unique in many ways, Haiti is the only country in the world to grow out of a successful revolution by an enslaved population. Its natural beauty and diversit

Holy See

The Holy See are frequently confused by the public. Those two concepts are distinct from one another. In the Italian city of Rome, the Vatican City is a sovereign state. The Roman Catholic Church's government is known as the Holy See. Both the Vatican and the Holy See are fascinating subjects about which there is much to learn. These fascinating facts about the Holy See can help you brush up on your knowledge. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 Despite [...]

Honduras

The Central American country of Honduras is bordered to the west by Guatemala and El Salvador, and to the southeast by Nicaragua. Its southern coast lies along the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and its northern coast by the Gulf of Honduras, an inlet of the Caribbean Sea. Honduras was home to several important Mesoamerican cultures, including the Maya, known for its hieroglyphic writing system, art, architecture, mathematics, calendar, and astronomical system. Honduras was invaded by the

Hong Kong

Hong Kong is an autonomous territory in southeastern China. It is a vibrant urban center, a major port and global financial hub, and a very popular tourist destination. Formerly a colony of the British Empire, with the exception of the Second World War, Hong Kong remained under British control until 1997, when it was returned to China (effectively ending the British empire, as Hong Kong was the last major British colony). It is now a special administrative region that maintains a separate politi

Hong Kong

Hong Kong consists of the island of Hong Kong (32 sq mi / 83.5 sq km), Stonecutters' Islands, Kowloon Peninsula, and the New Territories on the adjoining mainland. Hong Kong is an island. Hong Kong was ceded to Britain in 1841. Stonecutters' Island and Kowloon were annexed by 1860, as well as those in the New Territories, which are mostly agricultural land were acquired from China from 1898 to last for 99 years. On July 1st, 1997, Hong Kong was returned to China. This vibrant [...]

Hungary

As a result of its captivating folklore and architecture, Hungary continues to be quite popular. It also has a lot of hot springs. Despite this, the country has numerous hidden gems that are only known to a select few visitors. Here are facts you didn't know about Hungary, from world-class wine to ski resorts just outside of the city. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. To the north, it has a border [...]

Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country with an intriguing history and spectacular natural attractions that bring many tourists to the island. Volcanically active, much of the land is covered by sand and lava fields, mountain and glaciers. Iceland is a country that has learned how to take advantage of its natural resources while also protecting them, and its geothermal hot springs are hugely popular with residents and tourists alike. Although it has many visitors, Iceland remains the most sparsely po

India

India is a country located in South Asia that is known as the seventh largest country in the world. It is also the second most populated country in the world, and is home to over 1.2 billion people. Bordering its southern border is the Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. The country also shares its borders with Pakistan, China, Bhutan, Burma, Bangladesh and Nepal. The Indian flag is comprised of four colors. Orange, white and green stripes encompass the flag, and there is a smal

Indonesia

Indonesia is a country located in Southeast Asia. Some of its territories lie in Oceania. The official name of the country is the Republic of Indonesia. The country has a population of over 263 million, making it one of the world’s most populous countries. In terms of area, the country is 735,358 square miles and is the 14th largest country in the world. The country has a unitary presidential constitution republic government with a president and a vice president. The official language is Indones

Iran

Iran is a country located in Western Asia. The official name of the country is the Islamic Public of Iran. The country has a population that exceeds 79 million, and it is the 18th largest country by population. In terms of area, it is 636,372 square miles and is the 17th largest country by area. The country is an Islamic Republic and has a Supreme Leader, President, and Vice President. The official religion of the country is Islam. The official language is Persian. The capital city is Tehran, an

Iraq

Iraq is a nation in Western Asia with the official name Republic of Iraq. It has a total land area of 438,317 square kilometers (square miles). Iraq's capital and the most populous city is Baghdad. Its official languages are Arabic and Kurdish. Iraqi dinars are the official currency (I.Q.D.). Iraq has always been a war-torn country despite its oil wealth. Find out more about the country which has endured tyranny, conflict, and upheaval for many years. Let's dig deeper. Find out more about Iraqi history, [...]

Ireland

Ireland is a beautiful green country located in northwest Europe. It is an island that is separated from Great Britain by the Irish Sea. The island is considered the 20th largest island in the world, and encompasses 84,421 kilometers squared of land. It is home to 6.4 million people, and the capital city of Dublin has a population of 1.273 million people. The island has a hilly geography with numerous plains and rivers cutting through the land. Its currency is the Euro. The country’s official la

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Italy

Italy is located in Southern Europe between France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. The country is located in the Mediterranean Sea and also governs numerous islands throughout the Mediterranean Sea. Italy and all of its islands are home to 59 million people. Its capital city, Rome, is home to 2.7 million people. Italy’s official language is Italian, and it does not have an official religion. However, Christianity is practiced by 91.6% of Italy’s people and Catholicism is the primary religion

Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire)

Ivory Coast is a nation on Africa's West Coast. It possesses a thriving cultural tradition, creative skill, and fluency in French, among other things. The Ivory Coast, officially known as the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, is the destination for travelers with varying travel interests. Historically referred to as the ``tooth coast`` due to its strong participation in the trade route, the Coast offers a variety of recreational and relaxing activities. Individuals seeking to experience the coastal air and escape the hectic atmosphere of a metropolitan [...]

Jamaica

Jamaica is an island that is located in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Since gaining their independence from the United Kingdom in 1962, the country has grown to a population of 2.8 million people, while its capital city of Kingston is home to approximately 1 million of the country’s inhabitants. The official language of Jamaica is English, due to the fact that the United Kingdom ruled over the country for many centuries. However, the country also recognizes

Japan

Japan is an island country that is located in East Asia. The country is technically an archipelago, and is comprised of more than 6800 islands. The four largest islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Shikoku and Kyusha and they make up approximately 97% of Japan’s land area. The country is home to over 126 million people, making it the tenth largest country in the world in terms of population. Its capital city is Tokyo, and is has a growing population of 30 million people. The country does not have an of

Jordan

Jordan is a tiny Middle Eastern country. It has a rich cultural heritage and stunning natural scenery. Petra, the ``lost`` city, and the enigmatic Wadi Rum desert are just a few examples of the region's well-known sites and destinations. Here are a few interesting facts about Jordan that you may not have known. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 More than 100,000 archaeological, religious, and tourism sites may be found in Jordan. Some examples are Petra, the Dead Sea, Wadi [...]

Kazakhstan

A landlocked country, Kazakhstan is bordered by the Caspian Sea to its west, Russia to its north, and China to its south. It is in Central Asia. You won't find this country on the bucket lists of many tourists since it's not a conventional tourist destination by any means. One of the gorgeous nations you'll ever see, with a diverse range of landscapes including vast canyons, stunning mountain peaks, clear mountain lakes, endless deserts, and ancient ruins. You're interested in learning more about Kazakhstan. Look [...]

Kenya

Kenya is a country that is located in East Africa. The country is home to 43.5 million people, while its capital city of Nairobi is home to 3.1 million people. Nairobi is also the largest city in the country. Kenya has a hot climate due to its location. It lies directly on the equator, and is surrounded by Uganda to the south, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia to the north. The country’s official languages are Swahili and English. It does not have an official religion, though; Christianity is hi

Kiribati

Kiribati is an island republic in the central Pacific Ocean formally known as the Republic of Kiribati. It is a small country with a dwindling population that is being threatened by climate change. Find out more about the people, the environment, the culture, the historical events surrounding Kiribati's independence, and much more with these 50 interesting facts about Kiribati. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 Kiribati was formerly used as a testing ground for nuclear weapons. 2 The administration is [...]

Kuwait

In Arabic, Kuwait is known as the State of Kuwait and is in Western Asia. It covers 17,818 square kilometers of land. In Kuwait Metropolis, the capital and largest city, you'll find everything you need. Kuwait has Arabic as its official language. Kuwait's official currency is the dinar (KWD). Saudi Arabia and Iraq are their two land neighbors. Among its neighbors, the country has one of the best records regarding civil freedoms, free speech, and constitutionalism. Let's discover more about Kuwait's history, economics, political system, [...]

Kyrgyzstan

Once the home of a vast Central Asian empire, Kyrgyzstan is steeped in a historic Central Asian military tradition. There are fascinating elements of its past yet to be discovered today, from the untamed mountain steppes to the towns and bazaars for those who visit the country. Before you plan your vacation, learn some fascinating facts about the area All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 Located along the old trade route from China to the Mediterranean, Kyrgyzstan is a mountainous [...]

Laos

Aside from being home to the world's tallest treehouse and Southeast Asia's oldest human fossil, Laos also has one of the region's fastest expanding economies. In addition, there are papayas galore — and some of them are gigantic! Although we had little prior knowledge of Laos before arriving, we rapidly developed a strong affection for this beautiful nation in Southeast Asia. We know you'll enjoy it, too, because it's home to some of the friendliest people in Asia and some stunning scenery .To show our [...]

Latvia

Latvia is a nation in Northern Europe's Baltic area and is formally known as the Republic of Latvia. Latvia has been referred to be one of the Baltic states since its independence. A total of 64,589 square kilometers (km2) make up the landmass. Its capital and largest city are also called Riga. Latvian is the country's national language. Its official currency is the Euro (EUR). Estonia, Russia, Belarus, and Lithuania are its land neighbors. Here are some entertaining and intriguing facts to help us learn [...]

Lebanon

Lebanon is a nation in Western Asia officially known as the Lebanese Republic (Al-Jumhuriyah al-Lubnaniyah). The total land area is 10,400 km2. The city of Beirut, Lebanon's capital and most significant, is situated on the Mediterranean Sea. This country's official language is Arabic. The official currency of Lebanon is the Lebanese pound (abbreviated LBP). In terms of neighbors, it has Israel and Syria as neighbors. These fascinating facts about its history, culture, geography, people, and government can help us learn more. All Culture Demographics Economics [...]

Lesotho

A small country in southern Africa, Lesotho, formally known as the Kingdom of Lesotho, is an exclave. In terms of size, it's 30.355 square kilometers. Maseru, the country’s capital, and largest city is in the northeast. Basutoland was the previous name for Lesotho. The official languages of Lesotho are Sesotho and English. Lesotho loti is the country's official currency (LSL). ZAR, which stands for the South African Rand, is also used with the Lesotho loti currency. Landlocked nations in Africa, including Lesotho, number 16. Let's [...]

Liberia

Liberia is a West African country on the coast. It is bounded to the north by Guinea, east by Ivory Coast, and west by Sierra Leone. It also has a shoreline to the south along the North Atlantic Ocean. Liberia is a fascinating and lively country with a turbulent history that has affected its traditions and culture. The country was founded as a colony for freed slaves from the United States. Despite being Africa's first and oldest republic to declare independence, this military conflict country [...]

Libya

Libya is a primarily Muslim country in northern Africa. Tripoli is the state capital and the major city. Libya has a population of about 7.2 million people. It covers an area of 1,759,540 square kilometers. Tripoli is the country's capital and largest city. The country's official language is Arabic. Libya is Africa's fourth-biggest country, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Sahara Desert to the south. As such, it's indeed almost double the size of Texas in the United States. Libya, the [...]

Liechtenstein

Welcoming you to the Principality of Liechtenstein. After a few beers, it's much more difficult to pronounce. This little nation in the Swiss-Austrian border region was previously a tax refuge for the world's wealthiest criminals and terrorists. There are just 11 municipalities in Liechtenstein, and the population is much smaller. But don't be fooled by its little stature. The country is a financial behemoth in the world. Liechtenstein has won more Olympic medals per capita than any other country in the world despite having only [...]

Lithuania

Lithuania is recognized mostly for being one-third of the Baltic States and producing some of the best basketball players in the world. However, this little country hides a wealth of information. We've compiled a list of intriguing, unusual, and downright bizarre facts about Lithuania. Lithuania has a surprisingly long list of accomplishments for a country so remote in Europe. The lengthy names of their athletes with unending consonant strings and comical accent marks may even be familiar to you from seeing them compete on television. [...]

Luxembourg

The tiny size of Luxembourg doesn't detract from the fact that it's an interesting place to visit. Luxembourg has a lot to offer, including its ancient Luxembourg City, several castles, and stunning natural scenery. Before you travel, why not brush up on your knowledge of the country? Then have a look at these 50 fascinating Luxembourg trivia facts. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is the official name of the nation. 2 In addition to [...]

Macao

Amid China's vast underbelly along the southeastern coastline, Macau covers all 29.2 square. Kilometres (11.4 sq. miles). About 64 km (40 miles) to the west to Hong Kong across the Pearl River Estuary It was Portugal's final colony within Asia until 1999 and then was returned to China. Macau is a unique mix that combines Portuguese and Chinese traditions; Macau makes an interesting day trip or an overnight stay if you wish to escape the hustle in Hong Kong. Macau is regarded as a gambling [...]

Madagascar

Madagascar is an island nation located off of the coast of Africa. Its official name is the Republic of Madagascar. The country is one of the largest islands in the world. It is a popular tourist spot and is well known for its biodiversity. It is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. The history of Madagascar dates all the way back to 2000 BC. Evidence has shown that Madagascar was once part of the mainland before breaking off into the island it is kno

Malawi

Africa's Malawi is a tiny landlocked nation in the region known as the Great Lakes Region. Mozambique shares borders with Zambia to the north, Tanzania to the east, and the north and west with the rest of the country. It's no surprise that this country in southern Africa is a popular tourist destination. It is well-known for the beauty of its Lake and the friendliness of its residents. The wildlife encounters in this park are calmer and more secluded than those seen in Africa's most [...]

Malaysia

As well as the sun, seashores, and gorgeous landscapes, Malaysia has a surprising number of intriguing facts that are almost unknown among the public. Please look at the information below to learn more about Malaysia's fascinating history and culture, which has helped develop the country into what it is today. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 In 1957, the nation formally broke away from the British Empire. 2 Malaysia's estimated 31 million inhabitants are ethnic Malays. Chinese, Indians, and a [...]

Maldives

A nation in Asia's the Indian Ocean, formally known as the Republic of Maldives, is situated in the Arabian Sea. It is known as the Maldives. It covers 298 square kilometers of land. There is just one official language in the country: Maldivian (Dhivehi) (MVR). The gorgeous Maldives is the world's lowest country, a collection of several islands and atolls. The Maldives, a popular vacation spot, is home to historical landmarks, breathtaking natural scenery, and a slew of thrilling activities. Here are facts about the [...]

Mali

There are no seaports or airports in Mali. Therefore, it's a landlocked country. The total land area is 1,240,192 square kilometers. The capital and most populous city of Mali is Bamako. Its official language is French. It uses the West African CFA franc as its official unit of currency (XOF). It borders Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, the Ivory Coast, Guinea, Senegal, and Mauritania. Mali is in the West African nation of Africa. Please find out more about Mali's geographical characteristics, ethnic groupings, and civilizations, along [...]

Malta

Malta is a small, peaceful, and interesting island in the Mediterranean Sea. No surprise, it's one of the most popular vacation spots in Europe: it offers a wealth of culture and history, delicious food, and breathtaking beauty. In the previous two millennia, the Maltese islands have been controlled by virtually all the world's major powers. Or that Malta consists of SEVEN islands rather than just one?</p> <p>To help you plan your trip to Malta, we’ve put up a list of some of the fascinating facts [...]

Marshall Islands

Islands in the Pacific Ocean, Marshall Islands is a nation. It has no land borders because it is an island nation. Wake Island (north), Kiribati (southeast), Nauru (south), and Micronesia (federated states) are all close islands (west). As one of the world's least-visited countries, it's not exactly a hot spot for tourists. The nation still awes visitors, including its white-sand beaches, lush green foliage, azure lagoons, and magnificent coral reefs. Here are the 50 fascinating facts about Marshall Islands. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government [...]

Mauritania

Portuguese explorers found Mauritania, a former French province when they set foot in the country. Even though they came in the 15th century, the French eventually overtook them as the country's rulers. After a series of successful invasions, they established a settlement and declared French West Africa, which they referred to as their colony. After serving as a colony for decades, Mauritania struggled for its freedom like any other country. In 1960, the country became an independent state after a long and arduous struggle. Despite [...]

Mauritius

Beautiful Mauritius is located more than a thousand kilometers from the African continent's southeastern coast in the Indian Ocean. While here, you'll have enough to see and do, including stunning sand beaches, coral reefs, mountain ranges covered in forest, and lovely national parks and gardens. Learn more about Mauritius's history, culture, people, economics, tourism, and more with these 50 facts. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 The Republic of Mauritius includes the islands of Rodrigues, Agalega, St. Brandon, two other [...]

Mexico

Mexico is located in North America, directly south of the United States. Its official name is the United Mexican States. Mexico not only borders the United States, but it also shares borders on the east by Guatemala, Belize and the Gulf of Mexico. Its home to over 113 million people, making it the 11th most populous country in the world, though, it is the 5th largest country in the world by land mass. The capital is Mexico City, and it is home to 8.85 million inhabitants. The country is comprise

Micronesia

Between the Philippines & Hawaii and south of Guam, the United States Territory is the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). Because of its size, isolation, and similarity to the umbrella name Micronesia applied to a slew of islands in the same part of the Pacific; the country has a relatively low profile. Because the country's history and culture aren't widely advertised to tourists, it's nonetheless a fascinating place to visit. There are so many fascinating tidbits to learn about this tiny country! All Culture Demographics [...]

Moldova

Moldova, a landlocked country sandwiched between Romania & Ukraine, declared independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. This means that Moldova is a young country. Still, its history dates back thousands of years, as evidenced by the discovery of 1.2-million-year-old artefacts at some of the country's most important archaeological sites. It's one of Europe's poorest countries, yet it has a rich history, culture, and cuisine. What if you were curious about this tiny country? To get you started, here are a few Moldovan facts. All [...]

Monaco

Monaco is a European sovereign microstate. It is surrounded by France on three sides and has a Mediterranean Sea shoreline on the fourth. Despite its small size, Monaco is a hub for the world's super-rich and is linked with glamour and a luxury lifestyle. Monaco is unquestionably a country in its league. Monaco is one of the most famous and mythological nations in the world. Despite its small size, it has managed to establish a name for itself and become among one of the most [...]

Mongolia

When most people think of Mongolia, they think of Genghis Khan, the famous and feared founder of Mongol Empire. However, there’s a lot more to this remote, landlocked nation than that: from its vast rugged expanses to the northern mountains and southern Gobi Desert, Mongolia is land of contrasts, steeped in history and influenced (not to mention somewhat overshadowed) by its links to bordering countries China and Russia. The majority of Mongolia’s three million population live in the capital cit

Montenegro

Montenegro is a Balkan nation on the Adriatic coast in Southeast Europe. Montenegro's capital is Podgorica, and the Euro is the national currency. Serbia, Kosovo, Albania, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina are neighboring nations. It has drawn attention in particular due to its excellent quality of life, expanding economy, and natural beauty. The tiny Balkan republic of Montenegro was once one of the most sought-after vacation spots in the world. Many people believe this lovely part of the world to be an excellent destination to [...]

Montserrat

I am text block. Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Montserrat is among the most well-known trips for half or full days from Barcelona. It is situated mid-cliff and is accessible via cog railroad or cable car. At the top, tourists can choose to explore the monastery's grounds as well as hike the various trails that wind upwards or over Montserrat Mountain, or ride two funiculars [...]

Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco is a sovereign state in the far north west of Africa. Most of its 1,800 km coastline is on the Atlantic Ocean, with about a quarter on the Mediterranean Sea. It is the 25th largest country in Africa, and the westernmost country of the Maghreb region. Its population is almost 34 million, who mainly live in the coastal cities. These include Rabat, which is Morocco’s capital city, and Casablanca, its largest. Its currency is the Moroccan dirham, and it has a robust economy wh

Mozambique

One of Africa's most fascinating nations, Mozambique, is located on the coast and has a rich history. South Africa, Zimbabwe, Swaziland as well as South Africa are all within a few hundred kilometres of its borders. The Indian Ocean runs along its eastern shore. The nation is still very new, having earned independence from Portugal just in 1975. Mozambique is a beautiful, wildlife-rich nation with pristine beaches, deserted islands, culture and legacy, and fantastic scuba diving opportunities. However, more than 80% of Mozambicans still live [...]

Myanmar

One of the world's most intriguing places has been Myanmar for many years. The nation was formerly known as Burma until 1989 when the governing Military Junta changed the name to 'The Republic of the Union of Myanmar.' Because of the country's harsh military past, numerous nations throughout the globe initially opposed the shift. However, the name Myanmar gradually persisted, though it is still frequently referred to as Burma. Burmese are the people who live there. Even though more people visit the area, there are [...]

Namibia

These natural treasures and breathtaking landscapes are just some of why Namibia is so popular with tourists from across the world. Namibia has various landscapes, from arid plains to dunes to lush wetland to deep winding gorges. Namibia has emerged from its violent colonial history as a hopeful and developing sovereign country with an increasingly bright future. It's no surprise that Namibia is on so many people's bucket lists because of its reputation as ``Africa for beginners.`` All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population [...]

Nepal

Nepal is a country located in South Asia. This landlocked country is officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. Nepal has a federal parliamentary republic government. It was declared a republic in May 2008. With a total area measuring over 56,000 square miles, it is the 95th largest country in the world. The country has a population that exceeds 29 million people. Kathmandu is the country’s capital city, and it has 1,400,000 people living within its city limits. The urban area

Netherlands

The Netherlands is a socially tolerant country in northwestern Europe bordered by Germany and Belgium. Dutch people as a whole, tend not to be fans of flashy behavior. If you are making lots of money, it is felt that much of it should be returned to the system for the greater good of society as a whole. It’s not surprising that this country is also a world leader in regard to environmental issues. With a maritime climate, weather can change depending on what is happening with the ocean. Extremel

New Caledonia

New Caledonia is indeed a true melting pot of cultures and diverse experiences. It was first settled by Kanak people around 3000-years ago. The stunning island was annexed by France around 1853. French culture is a clear influence on the island, but there's a strong Melanesian presence. Different cultures also have moved towards New Caledonia, including groups from Asia (Indonesia, Japan, and Vietnam) as well as other islands (Tahiti, Wallis, and Futuna as well as Reunion Island). All of the communities have left their mark [...]

New Zealand

New Zealand is an island that is located east of Australia in the Pacific Ocean. The country is also located south of New Caledonia, Tonga and Fiji. It is comprised of multiple islands, with the North and South Island being the largest, and the most populated. Some of the smaller islands that are a part of New Zealand aren’t populated by humans. New Zealand’s total population is 4.4 million, while the capital city of Wellington is home to 395,000 people. The country has three official languages

Nicaragua

Nicaragua is located on the Central America isthmus directly between Honduras and Costa Rica. On its west is the Pacific Ocean, while the Caribbean Sea borders the country to the east. Nicaragua has a total area of 50,193 square miles (130,375 square kilometers). The population of Nicaragua is estimated at 6.15 million people as of 2016, while its capital city of Managua is home to 927,087 people. The country’s offici

Niger

Niger is home to the world's tallest mud-brick minaret and its dinosaur, the Nigersaurus. Niger is a treasure trove of natural beauty, from its famed tribal festivals and camel racing to its abundance of animals. Many languages are spoken in Africa, and there is a thriving film industry in the continent's largest economy. Niger is a vast country with a rich cultural heritage. Several different ethnic groups seem to live in harmony in this land. It is the birthplace of the Tuaregs, a group of [...]

Nigeria

Nigeria is a country located in West Africa. The official name of the country is the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The country has a population of 188,462,640 people, making it the 7th most populous country in the world. In terms of area, it is the 32nd largest country at 356,669 square miles. The country is a federal presidential republic with a president and vice president. The capital city is Abuja. However, the largest city is Lagos. The official currency is the Naira. Nigeria’s flag features

Niue

Niue is an autonomous island state that is the free association to New Zealand. The state is located on the west island of islands of the Cook Islands but is administratively distinct from the Cook Islands. Niue is situated about 1,340 miles (2,160 kilometers) north to the northeast of Auckland, New Zealand, and approximately 240 miles (385 km) east of the Vava'u Group of Tonga, located in the southwest of the Pacific Ocean. Niue is often referred to as "the Rock of Polynesia" or "the [...]

Norfolk Island

New Caledonia, Australia, and New Zealand are all in the Pacific Ocean. Norfolk Island is indeed a small island in the middle of the three countries. It is 1,412 kilometers (877 miles) towards the east of Evans Head on the Australian mainland and about 990 kilometers (560 miles) to the west of Lord Howe Island. There are a lot of people living on this Island in Australia. Along with two other islands, it is one of the territories of Australia's exterior. It is home to [...]

North Korea

North Korea is a country in East Asia. It is the 97th largest country in the world, and has land borders with China, the Russian Federation and South Korea. It has an estimated population of nearly 25.4 million, governed from its capital and largest city, Pyongyang. Its currency is the North Korean won, which trades at approximately 0.001 of a US dollar. The country’s official language is Korean. It has no official religion. The national flag is red bordered by thin white and broad blue bands, w

North Macedonia

Macedonia, formerly Yugoslavia, declared independence in 1991 after years of communist rule. It is a beautiful landlocked country with mountains, lakes, national parks, and historic cities with Ottoman and European architecture. With its fascinating history and complicated national spirit, Macedonia is an ideal destination for anyone wishing to break off the beaten path of conventional European vacations and experience something a little more unique. Visit a nation with a long history but still relatively unknown to the rest of the globe. With its mountainous and [...]

Northern Mariana Islands

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) is located north of Guam in the Micronesian Region of the Pacific Ocean. Three of the 15 islands in the country are inhabited: Saipan Rota Tinian. The Northern Islands Municipality is home to the 12 remaining islands. The United States has two commonwealths, Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands. Due to its colonial history and current relationship with America, the CNMI has a diverse culture. Two indigenous groups are also found in the Northern Mariana Islands, [...]

Norway

The Kingdom of Norway is a country in northern Europe. It is the 68th largest country in the world, covering about 385,000 square kilometres of the Scandinavian peninsula. Its population in 2017 was 5.27 million, most of whom live in its cities, including its capital and largest city, Oslo. The Norwegian Krone is its currency, and it has a very stable, prosperous economy. There are two official languages, Norwegian and Sami. The Church of Norway is a Christian denomination and the country’s Stat

Oman

One of the liveliest cultures in the history of humanity, Oman emanates a unique, different, and exotic vibe from the rest. With evidence of human civilization uncovered, which stretches back to numerous centuries, humanity has developed its roots from this particular region for 8,000 years. To add to this, Oman became the oldest Arab state created in the Arabian Peninsula.<br /> When it was a monarchy, Oman was strategically positioned and surrounded by a landscape that worked as a natural barrier against invaders. The only [...]

Pakistan

Pakistan is a country located in South Asia. Its official name is the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The country has a population that exceeds 201 million, making it the 6th most populous in the world. The country is 340,509 square miles, making it the 33rd largest country by area. The country’s capital is Islmabad. Its largest city is Karachi. The official religion of Pakistan is Islam, with over 96% of the population practicing this religion. The official languages are Urdu and English. The cou

Palau

Palau is an Oceanian archipelago consisting of around 340 islands in the western Pacific Ocean. To the northeast are the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam. The Federated States of Micronesia are to the east, to the south are Papua New Guinea and Indonesia, and to the west are the Philippines. The United Nations determined in 1947 that the United States would manage Palau as part of the Pacific Islands Trust Territory. Although the country gained independence in 1994, connections with the United States remain strong. [...]

Palestine

More than five million people live in Palestine, a sovereign state in Western Asia. It is important to note that Palestine's long history and culture are of great relevance. Many people worldwide have a soft spot in their hearts for Palestine, but there are many things about this country that they don't know. For millennia, Palestine has been inhabited by humans, and it is now home to some of the most sacred places in the Abrahamic religious traditions of the world. The Rashidun Caliphate, the [...]

Panama

Panama is a narrow country that links Central and South America. It has borders with Costa Rica to the west and Columbia to the east, while its coasts face the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south. The Panama Canal, an impressive feat of human engineering, cuts through the center of the country, linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to create an essential shipping route. Revenue from the canal continues to represent a significant portion of the country’s GDP, and Panam

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is a tiny nation located on the Indonesian island of New Guinea. If you mention it in most circles, you're likely to conjure up an image of something exotic and strange. Perhaps even frightening, if you're familiar with its dalliances with cannibalism and headhunting. However, this country is more than its caricatures. Continue reading to learn information about Papua New Guinea – a place that we found utterly interesting. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 Papua New [...]

Paraguay

Paraguay is a landlocked country that shares a border with some of the largest countries in South America: Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia. Due to its location, it is sometimes referred to as Corazón de Sudamérica (‘Heart of South America’) and it is the smallest landlocked country in the Americas. Paraguay is mainly composed of large swaths of swampland, subtropical forests and scrubland. The capital city of Asunción lies on the banks of the Paraguay River, and is home to the grand Government Pal

Paraguay

Paraguay is a landlocked country that shares a border with some of the largest countries in South America: Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia. Due to its location, it is sometimes referred to as Corazón de Sudamérica ('Heart of South America') and it is the smallest landlocked country in the Americas. Paraguay is mainly composed of large swaths of swampland, subtropical forests and scrubland. The capital city of Asunción lies on the banks of the Paraguay River, and is home to the grand Government Palace and the [...]

Peru

Peru is located in the western part of South America. Ecuador and Columbia border the country to the north, Brazil borders it to the east and Chile and Bolivia border the country to the south. The west side of the country is completely bordered by the Pacific Ocean. Peru is the 20th largest country in the world, and encompasses 496,225 square miles (1,285,216 square kilometers). The entire country is home to over 30 million people, making it the 40th largest country in the world by population al

Philippines

The Philippines is an island country located in Southeast Asia. Its official name is the Republic of the Philippines. The country is made up of over 7,000 islands. In total the islands make up a total area of 120,000 square miles, making this the 72nd largest country in the world. However, even though it is not that large, with over 100 million people, it is the 13th most populated country in the world. The capital city is Manila. The largest city is Quezon City. The official languages are Filip

Pitcairn Island

Pitcairn Island is located in the South Pacific, about halfway between South America and Australia. It consists of Pitcairn Island and three uninhabited islands, Henderson, Duicie, and Oeno. British mutineers first settled Pitcairn aboard the Bounty, which Capt commanded. William Bligh. It is one of the most remote islands on the planet. In 1838, the British annexed it as a British colony. The settlement was evacuated to Norfolk Island due to overpopulation in 1856. However, 40 people returned soon after. History Pitcairn Island, a remote [...]

Poland

Poland is a country located in Central Europe. The country is the sixth most populous state in the European Union, with a population of over 38 million. The country, in terms of population, is the 34th largest in the world. In terms of area, Poland is 120,726 square miles, making it the 69th largest country by area. Over 94% of people that live in Poland are Polish. The capital of Poland is Warsaw, which is also the country’s biggest city. The country has a unitary parliamentary republic governm

Portugal

Portugal is the oldest state on the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest European nation-states, having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times. In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Portugal established the first global maritime empire, becoming one of the world’s major economic, political and military powers. Today, Portugal is a socially progressive developed country with an advanced economy and high living standards. In addition to the mainland, Port

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is an island country that is located in the northeastern Caribbean Sea. It is directly east of the Dominican Republic, and west of the British and the United States Virgin Islands. The country is comprised of one large island, where most of the inhabitants live, and many smaller islands. The country is home to 3.6 million people, while its capital city of San Juan is home to almost 400,000 people. The primary languages are both Spanish and English. The country is one of few in the wo

Qatar

Qatar, formally known as the State of Qatar, is a nation in Western Asia. It covers an area of 11,586 square kilometers. Doha is the country's capital and biggest city. The official language is Arabic, yet English is widely spoken across the nation. Its official currency is the Riyal (QAR). Its sole land bordering nation is Saudi Arabia. With these 29 intriguing facts about Qatar, you will discover the tranquil Arabian Gulf state of Qatar. Visitors visiting the sovereign nation get a wealth of knowledge [...]

Reunion Island

Reunion Island is an outlying French region and department in the Indian Ocean. It is a unique destination with unsurpassed natural beauty and diversity. Here's a brief overview of Reunion Island's history, from formation through discovery to colonization. Land Reunion is a volcanic island. It consists mainly of rugged mountains that torrential waters have eroded. The west-central region contains three mountain massifs with summits above 9,000 feet (2.740 meters), which includes the Piton des Neiges (height of 10.069 feet [3,069 meters]). Several large basins and [...]

Romania

Romania – Right at its centre we have the region of Transylvania, famous for its Medieval towns and Castles, birthplace of the fictional Vampire, Count Dracula in the Carpathian Mountains. The country’s name derives from the conquest of Transylvania at Dacia by the Romans in the beginning of the second century AD. The Romanian language has evolved from Vulgar Latin. What can we glean from the country’s chequered and rich history? Here are 50 facts that might surprise you in some cases.

Russia

Russia is a massive country that is located in northern Eurasia. The country is so large that it is a part of both the European and Asian continents. Russia shares borders with fourteen different countries including Finland, Estonia, Poland, Norway, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, China, Mongolia and North Korea. It can also be connected to Japan through the Sea of Okhotsk, and to Russia through the Bering Strait. The official language of the country is Russ

Rwanda

Rwanda, often known as the ``Land of a Thousand Hills,`` is busting African travel clichés and re-emerging as a superb location for private and personal travel. Even though You went to Rwanda with the entirely erroneous premise that the country would be comparable to Uganda, my knowledge couldn't be more inaccurate. Rwanda is a tiny African nation whose name is most often connected with the atrocities committed here in 1994. It was among the most devastating episodes in Rwandan history, if not the world. It [...]

Saint Kitts and Nevis

The islands comprising Saint Kitts, Nevis, as well as Anguilla were joined by a federal statute in 1882, and on February 27, 1967, they became an independent state in connection with the United Kingdom. West Indies Federation was founded in 1958 and dissolved in 1962. They remained a member till the end of the organization. St. Kitts–Nevis–Anguilla was admitted to the United Kingdom as an affiliated state in 1967, and Anguilla seceded in 1980. A few years later, on September 19, 1983, the Federation of [...]

Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia is an island in the Caribbean Sea, and although hundreds of people visit there for vacation every year, the typical person doesn't know much about it. It's easy to understand why St. Lucia is one of the Caribbean's most popular islands, with its endless white-sand beaches, Caribbean rhythm, and breathtaking wildlife. But how well do you know the tropical getaway? Here are some intriguing facts about St Lucia that we're sure you've never heard before. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population [...]

Samoa

In the Pacific Ocean, Samoa is a beautiful island nation. The country consists of two large islands & four smaller ones. Unlike any other place on Earth, Samoa's volcanic islands are unique. Here are some fun facts about Samoa. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 Nine volcanic islands make up Samoa, an island country in Oceania. 2 Savai'i and Upolu make up more than 99 percent of the nation's land area, and 95 percent of the people live there. 3 [...]

San Marino

This tiny state of San Marino, formally known as the Republic of San Marino, is located on the Italian Peninsula in the Apennine Mountains, north of Rome on the Italian Peninsula. Its total land area is around 61 square kilometers. Dogana City, the country's largest settlement, is located just outside of San Marino City. San Marino's national currency is the Euro, and both Italian and the language are used across the country. Let's take a closer look at San Marino's history, geography, economics, tourism, and [...]

São Tomé and Principe

São Tomé and Principe is a tiny island republic off the Atlantic coast of Central Africa, in the Gulf of Guinea, west of Gabon. Slave labor was used to cultivate sugar cane and cocoa on the islands in the late 15th century, later replaced by coffee and cocoa production in the 19th century. Although independence was declared in 1975, democratic changes did not begin until the late 1980s, with the first free elections in 1991. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts [...]

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is an Arab country located in Western Asia. The country makes up most of the Arabian Peninsula. With an area of 830,000 square miles, this country is the fifth largest in Asia, and the second largest Arab country, falling second only to Algeria. The country has a population estimated to be 33 million, making it the 40th largest country in the world based on population. Saudi Arabia’s primary ethnic group is Arab, and the main religion is Sunni Islam. The government is a Unitary Isla

Scotland

Scotland is a country in the United Kingdom, in Northwest Europe. Covering an area of 77,933 square kilometres, its mainland is part of the island of Great Britain, and it has 290 other islands. It has a population of about 5.4 million, most of whom live in its cities. Its capital is Edinburgh, but its largest city is Glasgow. Scotland’s currency is the Pound Sterling in common with the rest of the UK, and its economy is very varied throughout the country. Its official language is English, and C

Senegal

Located in West Africa, Senegal is a country known as the Republic of Senegal. It covers an area of 196,722 square miles. The capital and largest city are Dakar. Senegal's national language is French. The country is recognized for its vivid, colorful, and opulent lifestyles. ' Using these 39 interesting facts about Senegal, we may learn more about the country's past and present history, culture, customs, people, economics, tourism, and more. Senegal is the place to go if you want to meet the country's 16.7 [...]

Serbia

Serbia, formally the Republic of Serbia, is a sovereign state in the Balkans. It occupies an area of 77,474 square kilometers. Belgrade is the capital of the nation. Serbian is the official language, and the Serbian Dinar is the national currency (RSD). Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Croatia, Albania, Kosovo, and Bosnia and Herzegovina are ten neighboring nations. Notably, a Serbian nationalist assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife of Austria in Sarajevo in 1914, sparking World War I.</p> <p>Everyone knows that Serbia is an [...]

Seychelles

If you're looking for a piece of earthly heaven, don't neglect Seychelles. This magnificent island chain is one of the tiniest countries on the planet. The islands are home to an abundance of marine life, stunning beaches, and lush tropical flora. With a population of little under 100,000, Seychelles' charms extend beyond its stunning terrain. Additionally, these islands are home to some of the world's most endangered animal and plant species. The archipelago is divided into two distinct island groups: the rocky Mahé group and [...]

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a western African country. The country is named for Portuguese navigator Pedro de Sintra, the first European to see and chart Freetown port in the 15th century. Serra Lyon (``Lion Mountains``), the original Portuguese name, refers to the range of hills that surrounds the bay. Freetown, the capital, is home to one of the world's most excellent natural harbors. Sierra Leone is also a mining center, even though most of the population is engaged in subsistence agriculture. Its territory is rich in [...]

Singapore

Singapore is both an island country and sovereign city-state, located in Southeast Asia. The entire country contains one main island in addition to 62 small islands. Nearby countries are Malaysia, Indonesia, and Brunei. Singapore has an estimated population of 5,607,300 (as of 2016). Singapore’s currency is the Singaporean dollar. Being a global transport, commerce, and finance hub, it is no surprise it is the third-largest foreign exchange market. The official languages of Singapore are English

Slovakia

Slovakia is in Europe, yet most people are familiar with popular tourist destinations that do not always include Slovakia. However, after learning more about this nation, you will most likely alter your mind, and it will most likely be on your bucket list as well! One thing you should be aware of is that this country is rich in history and historical sites. There is made up of several castles and palaces, and you will never find a destination as abundant as this one, and [...]

Slovenia

Located in southern Central Europe, the Republic of Slovenia is a sovereign state. It covers an area of approximately 20,273 square kilometers. The capital and largest city is Ljubljana. Slovene is the country's official language. It uses the Euro as its currency. Even though it's a small country, it has a lot to offer tourists about natural beauty and tourist attractions. Slovenia is located where the Alps and the Mediterranean meet the Pannonian Plain and the Karst. It covers an area of 20,273 square miles. [...]

Solomon Islands

In the South Pacific Ocean, the Solomon Islands are a group of islands that give divers a wide range of options. White beaches and stunning vistas make it one of the world's most unusual holiday destinations. However, these aren't the only attractions the islands provide to keep tourists entertained. Even before World War II, these islands were a world-famous tourist destination because in large part to their secluded inhabitants and their unique customs and traditions, which are reflected in their brilliant blue seas and their [...]

Somalia

Because of its location at the tip of Africa's Horn, Somalia is notorious for its extreme poverty, bloody civil wars, territorial strife, and shaky leadership. Somalia is a country with unique places, distinct cultures, and fascinating geographical facts. The capital and largest city are Mogadishu. The official languages of Somalia are Somali and Arabic. As of this writing, its official currency is the Somali shilling (SOS). One of Africa's poorest countries, Somalia has been plagued by civil war, territorial disputes, and unstable leadership. Even yet, [...]

South Africa

South Africa is a country that is located in the southernmost part of Africa. The official name for the country is the Republic of South Africa. South Africa has a population of 54,956,900 people, making it the 25th most populous country in the world. The country stretches across 471,445 square miles, making it the 24th largest in the world. South Africa is unique in that it has eleven official languages. Because it is a secular state, there is no official religion, and citizens are free to wors

South Korea

South Korea is a country that is located in East Asia. The official name for the country is the Republic of Korea. A population of over 51 million makes this the 27th largest country in the world based on population. The country has a total area of 38,690 square miles. The country has a unitary presidential constitutional republic government with a president and a prime minister. Seoul is the country’s capital, and it is also the most populous city in the country. Over half of South Koreans do n

South Sudan

Located in East-Central Africa, South Sudan is a landlocked country. South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo border it on the north, while the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo share their eastern and southern borders. Central Africa is home to South Sudan. After a long period of clan warfare, it split away from Sudan and established an independent state. The ten southernmost states of Sudan comprise South Sudan.<br /> Christianity and Islam are the two [...]

Spain

Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is located on the Iberian Peninsula and is part of Southwestern Europe. Spain is a sovereign state and is almost completely surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea. To its northeast are France, Andorra and the Bay of Biscay, while to is northwest is Portugal. Spain also has many territories throughout the world. Spanish territories include the Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands, the cities Ceuta and Melilla in North Africa, Alhuecemas, Velez de la Gomera, Al

Sri Lanka

The island nation of Sri Lanka is one of Asia's most scenic destinations and a must-see for every travel enthusiast. If you're looking for a vacation that, has it all, this country has you covered. Sri Lanka provides something for everyone, whether you want to laze on the beach, go on an elephant safari, or go mountaineering. Sri Lanka is a hidden treasure in the Indian Ocean, lying just southeast of India. The island nation has more to offer than just ancient ruins, gorgeous beaches, [...]

St Vincent and The Grenadines

In the southern Caribbean, the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, or simply Saint Vincent, comprises a large island, St. Vincent, plus several smaller islands. There are 32 tiny islands and cays (low-lying coral or rock banks) in the southern Grenadines and the island of St. Vincent. Grenada encompasses the southern Grenadines as part of its territory. Volcanic and hilly, St. Vincent and the Grenadines has one active volcano (name). The islands are surrounded by dense vegetation. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History [...]

Sudan

The Republic of Sudan is also known as the Sudan and North Sudan (South Sudan gained independence in 2011 and is its own country). With 46% of people under the poverty line, there is a lot of hardship in this country. There have been many conflicts in the Sudan, over the years, that have left many people dead due to war, famine, and disease. Women have very few rights in this country. Human rights groups have spoken out against atrocities against people of other faiths or beliefs. There are some

Suriname

Located in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean, the Republic of Suriname is a South American republic. 163,820 square kilometers is its total area. Paramaribo City is the capital and largest city in the country. The official language is Dutch. Suriname's official currency is the SRD. This South American nation is located on the northeastern coast of the continent. A mixing pot of ethnicities, tropical rainforests and Dutch colonial buildings characterize the region. Suriname's most fascinating facts include crooked authorities, a massive jungle, and a variety of [...]

Sweden

Sweden is located in Northern Europe and is part of Scandinavia. It is bordered by Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark via a land bridge. The country is the third largest country in the European Union by area, but only is home to 9.5 million people, making its population density very low. The country’s capital is Stockholm, and it is home to approximately 871,990 people. The country’s official language is Swedish. The country does not have an official religion, however over 7 million

Switzerland

Switzerland is a beautiful country that is located in Western Europe. Switzerland borders Germany to the north, Italy to the south, France to the east and Liechtenstein and Austria to the east. The country is completely landlocked, and encompasses an area of 15,940 square miles (41,285 square kilometers). The country’s population is approximately 8 million people, and its capital city of Bern is home to 125,000 people. The country has four main languages, including German, French, Italian, and R

Syria

Located in Western Asia, Syria is known as the Syrian Arab Republic. It covers an area of approximately 185,180 square kilometers. The capital and largest city of Syria is Damascus. It has an official language of Arabic. The Syrian pound is the country's official currency (SYP). Mountains, deserts, and lush plains all around here. We'll learn more about Syria's history, culture, civil war, and current challenges using the following facts. Syria was a member of the Ottoman Empire for 400 years before it became a [...]

Taiwan

Taipei is an island that floats throughout the South China Sea, which is about 100 miles off the shoreline of mainland China. Eastern Asia has had many exciting things happen to it over the years. It has been a place to hide, a mystic land, and perhaps a place where people could make money. Today, Taiwan has to deal with the fact that it hasn't been fully recognized by other countries. However, it has a strong economy and is now a working capitalist democracy. History During the [...]

Tajikistan

Tajikistan is a landlocked mountainous nation in Central Asia. It is bounded to the north and west by Uzbekistan, to the north by Kyrgyzstan, to the east by China, and to the south by Afghanistan. Because of its breathtaking scenery, the country is gaining popularity, particularly among mountaineers and hikers. But, before you grab your stuff, learn a little about this nation. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 Tajikistan's official name is the Republic of Tajikistan. 2 It is bounded [...]

Tanzania

Located just south of the equator, Tanzania is an East African country that became a sovereign state in 1964. It includes the three spice islands of Zanzibar, Mafia, and Pemba. Three of Africa’s great lakes lie partially in Tanzania. In Tanzania, the poverty level is extremely high. 67.9 percent of the population lives below the poverty line. Tanzania is a country with religious freedom as quite a few world religions have been a part of the country’s history. While there are over 100 languages s

Thailand

Thailand is a country that is located in Southeast Asia. The country’s official name is the Kingdom of Thailand, and it used to be called Siam. The capital city of Thailand is Bangkok, and it is also the largest city in the country. The country has a population of 67,959,000, making it the 20th most populous country in the world. The country has a total area of 198,120 square miles and is the 50th largest country in the world based on area. The country is a constutitional monarchy and has

The Democratic Republic Of Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo is frequently abbreviated as DRC, DR Congo, and occasionally Congo (Kinshasa) in Central Africa to differentiate it from the Republic of the Congo, commonly abbreviated as Congo (Brazzaville). With a surface area comparable to West Europe, the DRC is Sub-Saharan Africa's largest country (SSA). The Democratic Republic of the Congo is blessed with extraordinary natural resources, comprising minerals such as copper and cobalt, hydroelectric potential, sizable arable land, incredible biodiversity, and the world's second-largest rainforest.</p> <p>The Democratic Republic of the [...]

Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is among the world's newest nations, having earned independence after many years of conflict and suffering. The Lesser Sunda Islands, the Indonesian archipelago that lies between the South China Sea as well as the Indian Ocean, is home to the nation of Lesotho. If you're searching for a tropical adventure location that's off the beaten path, East Timor is the place to go. Here are 50interesting facts about the nation!<br /> All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 The people [...]

Togo

Togo, a country in West Africa, is a fascinating destination with its customs and civilizations. Despite having a challenging political environment for almost half of the twentieth century, they have surmounted these challenges and now enjoy a stable state. Here are some of the country's most fascinating facts which you must be aware of before visiting Togo! All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 Between the 16th and 8th centuries, Togo and its neighboring territories were known as "the slave coast" [...]

Tokelau

Tokelau is in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean, between Hawaii and New Zealand. Three coral atolls make up the 10km 2 areas. About centuries ago, Polynesian people started living there. It wasn't until 1889 that Tokelau became a British protectorate. Most humans on Earth do not recognize the name of this tiny country. As time goes on, their life doesn't change. It doesn't get better or worse. Time has stopped here, and everyone in this small state is happy. History As per Tokelau's [...]

Tonga

In the Kingdom of Tonga or Fakatui o, Tonga is the official name. In the southwest Pacific Ocean, Tonga (also known as the Friendly Islands) is a sovereign state. A group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, Oceania, contains the archipelago of Tonga. South of Western Samoa, it is located approximately two-thirds of the way between Hawaii and New Zealand and situated at Nukualofa, which is the capital of the Kingdom of Tongo. Nukualofa is indeed the economic center of Tongatapu, located on the [...]

Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago can appeal to even the most discriminating palates. Everyone who arrives, from nature lovers to partygoers to foodies to those who just want to sit back and enjoy, will discover something new. Trinidad and Tobago are not your typical Caribbean vacation location. This fantastic twin-island location offers an outstanding combination of natural beauties and a distinct cultural legacy, visiting the islands a memorable experience. It is one of the wealthiest and most developed nations in the area. Trinidad and Tobago have numerous [...]

Tunisia

What does Tunisia have to offer? The diversity of Tunisia's landscapes contributes to its allure. There are many unique things to discover about this beautiful country. With its tourist attractions, beautiful beaches, and the Sahara Desert, this most northern country is an exceptional location for anyone seeking information. We'll share some fascinating and entertaining facts about Tunisia with you in this post. Let's get started! Tunisia is a North African country whose population is overwhelmingly composed of Arabic speakers. Algeria, Libya, and the Mediterranean Sea [...]

Turkey

A place as delightful as it’s national sweet—the Turkish Delight. Where grandiose mosques bolster over culturally-rich cities and hawks roam the vastly diverse rural landscape from West to East—known as a natural bridge between Europe & Asia where early humans migrated through and empires used to invade & conquer. Turkey to me is more like a handshake between continents. For millennia, goods and culture have been passed between the Roman-influenced routes of Europe where all roads lead to Rome and the infamous silk road of [...]

Turkmenistan

Where post-Soviet hangovers collide with the peculiarities of one of the world's most despotic leaders, Ashgabat's glittering white marble capital, Silk Road history, traditional nomadic lifestyle, and the shimmering white marble of Ashgabat make it the least recognized and least visited Central Asian country. You never know what you'll find in Turkmenistan, which is both exotic and baffling. Everywhere you turn, there's a surprise in store. Turkmenistan is an exciting location, and these nine facts about the country will help you realize why it's worth [...]

Turks And Caicos Islands

In the Atlantic Ocean, the Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory called the Turks and Caicos Islands. They belong to the Caribbean region. There are even more than 40 tiny cays as well as islands or even eight islands that also are inhabited. They are split into two groups: the Turk Islands in the east are Grand Turk & Salt Cay, and also the Caicos Islands in the west are South Caicos, North Caicos, Middle Caicos, Pine Cay, Providenciales, and Parrot Cay. [...]

Tuvalu

Tuvalu is one of the world's tiniest nations. It is a nation in Polynesia officially known as the Ellice Islands. It has become one of the least visited nations in the world, with a population of just 11,192 people. Tuvalu is the world's fourth-smallest nation, bigger than Monaco, Vatican City, and Nauru. Here is a compilation of some fascinating and remarkable Tuvalu facts that will astound you! All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 Tuvalu means "eight standing together" and refers [...]

Uganda

Uganda is a country that is located in East Africa. The landlocked country is bordered by five countries. The official name of the country is the Republic of Uganda. The country has a population of almost 38 million, ranking it as the 35th largest country in the world in terms of population. With an area of over 93,000 square miles, it is the 81st largest country in the world by area. The capital city is Kampala, and it is also the largest city in Uganda. It has a dominant-part semi-presidential

Ukraine

Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It is the 46th largest country in the world, and the largest completely in Europe. It has land borders with seven other countries and sits on the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov to the south. It has a population of 42.5 million spread over a land mass of 603,628 square kilometres, making it quite sparsely populated by area. Much of its population live in its large towns and cities, including Kiev, its capital and largest city. Ukraine’s economy is based on i

United Arab Emirates

The UAE is located in the Middle East made up of seven emirates. Each emirate has its ruler, and there is a federal government in Abu Dhabi that oversees things. The UAE is a very diverse country with people from all over the world living there. While it's well known for its luxury hotels and resorts, there is so much more to this fascinating country than meets the eye! The United Arab Emirates is a country that has completely transformed over the past 40 years. [...]

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is located on the continent of Europe, and includes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The country is a sovereign state whose capital is London. All of the United Kingdom has a population of 63.1 million people, while London is home to 8.1 million people. Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) is fully surrounded by water, with the Atlantic Ocean on its west, the North Sea on its north, the English Channel to the south and the Irish Sea to the west. The Irish

United States

The USA is a country located in North America. Its official name is the United States of America, or it also known as simply the United States. The country has a population of over 325 million, making it the third most populous in the world. In terms of area, it is over 3 million square miles and is the third largest by area. While there is no official language, over 70% of people in the USA practice some form of Christianity. The country has a federal presidential constitutional republic govern

Uruguay

Uruguay is a small country in South America, having 3.4 million people. It's also one of the most stable democracies in Latin America due to its strong rule of law and respect for human rights. Travelers often overlook it, but it's worth checking out. From the stunning nature to the delicious food, soccer, to salsa dancing, Uruguay has plenty of attractions for those who want to explore outside their comfort zone without going too far from home. In this blog post, you'll find 50 fascinating [...]

US Virgin Islands

The US Virgin Islands are an insular territory in the Caribbean. A group of islands is called an archipelago, and these islands are part of it. Those islands are called the Leeward Islands. They are near the Lesser Antilles, which are called the Leeward Islands. The United States Virgin Islands are made up of the significant islands of St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas, as well as Water Island, a tiny but historically significant island. To put it another way: The land area of [...]

Uzbekistan

If the name of Uzbekistan doesn't ring a bell, you're not alone. There's a lot to learn about Uzbekistan, which is often overlooked on the world stage. There is a lot to learn about Uzbekistan, and it's a rich and fascinating culture. From the origins of the name to its history, cuisine, and much more. This little-known country in Central Asia is one of the most fascinating in the world, and it's filled with interesting facts that are worth knowing. Uzbekistan is well worth exploring, [...]

Vanuatu

Vanuatu is an island nation with a population of about 266,000 people. It is located in the South Pacific Ocean and is considered one of the sixty member states that make up the Commonwealth of Nations. If you're looking for an exciting place to travel, Vanuatu should be at the top of your list. This small Pacific Island nation is home to a rich culture and diverse landscape, as well as some fascinating facts. Here are 50 of the most interesting ones All Culture Demographics [...]

Vatican City

Vatican City is an independent city-state surrounded by Rome and is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. It is home to the Pope, who is the ex officio Head of State. Vatican City is known for its spectacular art and iconic architecture, which includes ancient Roman sculptures such as ‘Laocoön and His Sons’, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel, with its famous ceiling painted by Michelangelo. Vatican City is the smallest state in the world by both area and population, with an ar

Venezuela

Venezuela is located in northern South America on the coast. It is the 33rd largest country in the world with a total area of 353,841 square miles (916,445 square kilometers). The population of Venezuela is 28.9 million, while its capital city of Caracas is home to 1.9 million people. The country’s official language is Spanish. It does not have an official religion, however like most other South American nations; the majority of the country follows the Roman Catholic religion. Venezuela’s flag i

Vietnam

Vietnam is a country located in Southeast China. Its official name is the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The country has a population of 92,700,000, which makes it the 14th largest country in the world by population. In terms of area, the country is 128,455 square miles and is the 65th largest country in the world by area. The capital of Vietnam is Hanoi. The largest city in the country is Ho Chi Minh City. The official and national language is Vietnamese. Over 86% of people who live in Vietnam

Wallis And Futuna

At the start of the 19th century, French missionaries moved to the two island groups between Fiji and Samoa. In the 1880s, a protectorate was set up. People from France are in charge of the area. There is a 20-member territorial assembly, a deputy and a senator in the French national parliament, and a high official from France. The three Polynesian monarchs also have a role in determining the country's internal policies. It was changed from a territory to an Overseas Territory in 1961 after [...]

Western Sahara

It used to be a Spanish colony, but Morocco took it over in 1975. For a long time now, Morocco and also its indigenous Saharawi people have had a long-running territorial dispute. The Polisario Front is in charge of that fight. After a long insurgency, the UN-brokered a truce in 1991. The commitment of an independence referendum hasn't come true yet, though. A buffer zone, or "berm," surrounded by landmines and fortifications, runs the length of the disputed region, separating the Moroccan-administered western section from [...]

Yemen

Yemen, a sovereign state on the Arabian Peninsula, is home to a variety of cultural and historical gems that are worth exploring. It was the origin of ancient sophisticated civilizations that flourished there. Despite the fact that the country is now dealing with a number of economic, political, and social challenges, it was once considered to be one of the wealthiest Arab countries. Here are some interesting facts about the country that serves as a reminder of the country's former glory: All Culture Demographics Economics [...]

Zambia

Zambia is a huge, bold, and awe-inspiring place. National parks cover one-third of the country. The Victoria Falls (on the Zimbabwean border) and the rest of the wild beauty of Africa may be found here. From the world's largest falling water curtain to near-blind mice that can feel magnetic fields, these are some of the fascinating facts about Zambia. In this post, we've compiled a list of some of the fascinating facts about Zambia. All Culture Demographics Economics Geography Government History Population Fascinating Facts 1 [...]

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, formally known as the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country situated in the southern part of the continent of Africa. The Zambezi and Limpopo rivers converge here. It has a total area of 390,757 square miles. Harare is the country's capital and largest city. The US dollar is the country's official currency. Once known as Rhodesia, Zimbabwe is now known as the Republic of Zimbabwe. Cecil John Rhodes, whose corporation handled the region in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, gave its [...]