Facts about Countries

Found in the northwest of Hunan Province in China, these staggering limestone pinnacles are covered in lush greenery and often shrouded in mist. A cable car goes as far as Huangshi village and from here there are plenty of trails to take in the breathtaking views of ‘Tianzi’ ; unsurprisingly the inspiration for the floating mountains in the blockbuster movie Avatar.

Tianzi-China-Inspiration for Avatar Floating Mountains

Pink Lake called Lake Hillier is a salt lake in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia. It lies about 3 kilometres west of Esperance and is bounded to the East by the South Coast Highway.

This remarkable lake was discovered in 1802 on the largest of the islands in Western Australia’s Recherche Archipelago. The lake keeps its deep pink colour year-round, which some scientists say it’s down to high salinity combined with the presence of a salt-loving algae species known as Dunaliella salina and pink bacteria known as halobacteria.

Pink Lake
Pink Lake-Hillier
Pink Lake of Western Australia

In Greece, if anyone wants to get married, the law requires those to publish their wedding notice in a newspaper (written in Greek) or on the City Hall notice board.


According to a 2017 report that featured the happiness score averaged over the years 2014-2016, Norway is the overall happiest country in the world. Also known for the Green Lights called the Northern Lights in the Sky. The Northern Lights are actually 100 KMs above in the Sky. It is intensive and thats the reason why it is so clearly visible as inspite being so far above in the sky. It activity is controllled by Sun and its location is dependent on the Magnetic Field of Earth.

Northern Lights of Norway

There are 195 countries in the world today.
This total comprises 193 countries that are member states of the United Nations and 2 countries that are non-member observer states: the Holy See and the State of Palestine.

Not included in the above are :

Taiwan – the United Nations considers it represented by the People’s Republic of China

The Cook Islands and Niue, both states in free association with New Zealand which are members of several UN specialized agencies and have been recognized “full treaty-making capacity”, but are neither member states nor non-member observer states.

Andorra, Djibouti, Guatemala, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Mexico, Monaco, Panama, San Marino, Singapore, and Vatican City are the Counties that have Capital with same name as that of the Country

Indonesia is the world’s largest Island Country with 17508 Islands officially listed with the Indonesian Coordianting Ministry of Maritime and Internal Affairs with 7000 uninhabited.

Indonesia by Getty Images

India gave Sweet Tooth to the World. India was the first country to chemically refine Sugar Cane 2500 years ago.  Sugar Cane is used to make Sugar.

India gave Sweet Tooth to the World. India was the first country to chemically refine Sugar Cane 2500 years ago.  Sugar Cane is used to make Sugar. While India is the second to China in terms of Population, it has the maximum percentage of Young Population compared to any country in the World. India’s Young Age Population below 35 years is 65% of the total Population of the country which highest anywhere in the Globe. 50% of India’s population is below 25 years of age that makes the country youngest in the world and is the power of the country. This is also the reason for the immensely fast growing Education Industry of India both Online and Offline.

Chess was invented in India and the Champion of World Chess Competition is also a proud India named Vishwanathan Ananad. He became the World Champion at the age of 18 in 1988 and have won multiple championships thereafter. Looking at the Geography and population, India has the maximum number of Post Offices in the world.

Indian Railways is the biggest Railways in the World working under a single management with 115000 Kms spread Rail Network and is one of the biggest employer of the over 1.2 million plus employees. The Howrah Junction in Kolkata is the biggest Railway junction in India with almost 1000 trains stopping on daily basis.

Indian Map by Maps of India
Indian Map by Maps of India

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