68 Awesome Country Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-22 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

68 Awesome country facts

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1. Iceland has no army and is also recognized as the worlds most peaceful country.
2. There is more real lemon juice in Lemon Pledge furniture polish than in Country Time Lemonade.
3. Snoop Dogg once tried to rent the entire country of Liechtenstein for a music video.
4. Canadians eat more donuts per capita than any other country.
5. Despite the focus on immigration the other way, Mexico has more American residents than any other country except the United States.
6. The Pirate Bay tried buying their own island in hopes of making their own country with no copyright laws.
7. Portland is home to more strip clubs per capita than anywhere else in the country.
8. Japan is the safest country in the world.
9. The United States uses more LGBT friendly emoji—including the rainbow—than any other country.
10. If New York City were its own country and the NYPD was its army, it would be the twentieth best funded army in the world.
11. Norway gets 98 99% of its electricity from hydroelectric power, more than any other country.
12. Due to their time zones, Kiribati is the first country to ring in the New Year, while Honolulu, Hawaii in the U.S. is among the last.
13. A survey found that 94% of people in Thailand are religious, making it the most religious country in the world — China is the least with 7%.
14. Iran has one of the largest rates of "brain drain" in the world. Up to 180, 000 specialists and academic elite leave the country every year.
15. Liechtenstein, the world’s sixth smallest country, is the largest exporter of false teeth.
16. The most beer drinking country in the world is the Czech Republic with a per capita beer consumption of almost 40 gallons a year.
17. Canada didn’t become an independent country until 1982.
18. In 2007 The Pirate Bay attempted to buy their own country, Sealand, to attempt to gain immunity from various copyright acts.
19. The British will spend an average of £162 on a great weekend, more than residents of any other European country.
20. Taylor Swift used Myspace to develop her fanbase, which was unheard of in country music at the time.
21. In Bhutan, marijuana plants were historically used as pig food—until the country got television in 1999 and learned cannabis was a drug.
22. China has 4 megacities of over 10 million people, the most of any country.
23. Americans buy 11 billion paper clips a year, which is about 35 clips for every person in the country.
24. Every bridge & tunnel in Switzerland has built in explosives so the entire country can be turned into a mountain fortress in time of war.
25. The British send more traditional greeting cards per capita than any other country in the world.
26. North Korea is the only country that has been caught cheating at the International Mathematical Olympiad—twice.
27. Iran is the only country in the world where it is legal to sell your kidneys — the government regulates the market.
28. New Zealand is the only country that contains every type of climate in the world
29. The UK is the first country in the world to allow the creation of babies from the DNA of three people.
30. Johnny Depp is older than the country of Zambia.
31. In 2012, Singapore, a country of over 5 million people, experienced 80 days in which no robberies or thefts were reported.
32. South Sudan is the newest country on Earth.
33. Brazil An amazing and beautiful country with vast culture. beautiful beaches with gorgeous Brazilians women.
34. Canada is the most educated country in the world, followed by Israel and Japan.
35. Taiwan has become the first country to offer free Wi Fi to all tourists through over 4, 000 hotspots all over the island.
36. There are more Swedish ISIS jihadists per capita than any other Western country.
37. Russia has more nuclear weapons than any other country.
38. The U.S. spends more money per person on healthcare than any other country, yet its life expectancy is below average.
39. The happiest and least stressed state in the country is Hawaii.
40. The US spends more on healthcare as percentage of GDP than any other country in the world.
41. If Texas were a country, its GNP would be the fifth largest of any country in the world.
42. 3 million more people live in California than in the entire country of Canada.
43. Canada is the most educated country in the world.
44. It is now 2015 in every country of the world Happy New Year to all : )
45. In 2003, Canada became the first country in the world to offer medical marijuana to pain suffering patients.
46. Norway is ranked the number third country in the world for overall well being.
47. Sweden drinks more coffee than any other country in the world.
48. If you kill a Panda in the country of China, you will be punished by death.
49. The U.S. is no longer the fattest country in the world Mexico is.
50. The average age of a world country is 158 years old.
51. After WWII, the U.S. offered to buy the country of Greenland from Denmark for $100, 000, 000, but Denmark refused to sell.
52. Finland was the first country in the world to make high speed Internet access a legal right.
53. The Japanese passenger who survived the titanic crash was marked as a coward by his country for not dying with the other passengers.
54. The jewelry store Tiffany & Co. was founded before Italy was a country.
55. 99% of people in the country of Estonia have blue eyes.
56. Liechtenstein, the world's 6th smallest country, is the world's largest exporter of false teeth.
57. Diego Maradona played in four World Cup tournaments for his country, Argentina.
58. The country of Brazil is named after the brazil nut.
59. There is more real lemon juice in Lemon Pledge furniture polish than in Country Time Lemonade.
60. Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country.
61. New York's Central Park is nearly twice the size of the entire country of Monaco.
62. City dwellers have longer, thicker, denser nose hairs than country folks do.
63. If Wal Mart was classified as a country, it would be the 24th most productive country in the world.
64. In what country will you find the most Universities? India.
65. India used to be the richest country in the world until the British invasion in the early 17th Century.
66. Mexico has more American residents than any other country except the United States.
67. The average city dog lives three years longer than the average country dog.
68. There is more real lemon juice in Lemon Pledge furniture polish than in Country Time Lemonade.
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