Country Facts

    Country Facts

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    Three Mile Island is only 2 1/2 miles long.
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    Almost half the newspapers in the world are published in the United States and Canada!
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    Organized crime is estimated to account for 10% of the United States' national income.
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    The United States has paved enough roads to circle the Earth over 150 times.
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    Denmark has twice as many pigs as there are people.
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    The United States has the highest minimum drinking age in the world.
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    Singapore has only one train station.
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    203 million dollars is spent on barbed wire each year in the U.S.
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    Washington, D.C. has one lawyer for every 19 residents!
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    Korea's capital Seoul means "Capital".
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    Niger (Africa) has the world's highest fertility rate - 7.1 children per mother.
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    The state of Florida is bigger than England.
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    Afghanistan's capital Kabul means "hump backed".
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    Wyoming was the first state to allow women to vote.
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    Iceland has the most Internet users per capita of any country in the world with over 86 percent of people using the Web, compared with only 69 percent of Americans.
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    More than 30 African nations have more cell phones than land lines.
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    The longest place name in Europe is llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantsiliogogogoch in Wales.
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