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World Facts
 

Half of the world's chameleon species lives in Madagascar.

Mangos are known throughout the world as the "King of Fruits." The cheetah is the world's fastest land mammal.

The fastest bird in the world is the Peregrine Falcon.

The only country in the world that has a Bill of Rights for Cows is India.

For every human in the world there are one million ants..

Oil tycoon, John D. Rockefeller, was the world's first billionaire.

Monopoly is the best-selling board game in the world.

After chocolate and vanilla, orange is considered the world's most favorite flavor.

The hottest chili in the world is the Tezpur chili pepper.

40 percent of the almonds in the world are used by manufacturers of chocolate.

Rice is the chief food for half the people in the world.

Brazil produces the most oranges in the world.

The largest bird egg in the world today is that of the ostrich.

Grapes are grown around the world more than any other fruit.

The rarest coffee in the world is Kopi Luwak, which is found in Indonesia.

The smallest book in the world is "Chekhov's Chameleon," which measures 0.9 by 0.9 millimeters.

The coconut is the largest seed in the world.

The anaconda, one of the world's largest snakes, gives birth to its young instead of laying eggs.

There are more than 2,500 mushroom varieties grown in the world today.

Argentineans eat more meat than any other nation in the world.
India's movie industry, Bollywood, is the largest in the world producing over eight hundred movies a year.

Finland has the greatest number of islands in the world, 179,584.

Black pepper is the most popular spice in the world.

The Netherlands are the lowest country in the world.

Panama is the only place in the world where one can see the sun rise on the Pacific Ocean and set on the Atlantic.

The population of the entire world in 5000 B.C. was 5 million.

Petroleum accounts for nearly half the world's energy supply.

The only poisonous birds in the world are the three species of Pitohui.

The world is an oblate spheroid, flattened at the poles, and bulging at the equator.

Millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them.

Eighty percent of the world's rose species come from Asia.

The top three cork producing countries in the world are Spain, Portugal, and Algeria.

Forty six percent of the world's water is in the Pacific Ocean.

The largest water eddy in the world is the Sargasso Sea between the Azores and the West Indies.

The world's rarest gem is Painite.

There are more than 50,000 earthquakes throughout the world every year.

The General Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park, California, is the largest tree in the world.

The Great Lakes are the largest group of freshwater lakes in the world.

The tallest mammal in the world is the giraffe.

Belize is the only country in the world with a jaguar preserve.

Twenty thousand plants are listed by the World Health Organization as being used for therapeutic purposes.

The Hope diamond is the biggest blue diamond known in the world.

 

 

 

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