43 fascinating facts you should know

If you are aware that Cuba is also known as the “Sugar Bowl” of the world, I’ve prepared more facts that will probably rub you the wrong way.

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  1. The national flower of Britain is Rose.
  2. The national flower of Italy is Lily.
  3. The national flower of China is Narcissus.
  4. The first president of Egypt was Mohammed Nequib.
  5. The largest ocean in the world is the Pacific Ocean.
  6. The volcano Vesuvius is located in Italy.
  7. Monaco has the highest population density among other countries in the world.
  8. Tsar Kolkol, the world’s largest bell is located at Kremlin, Moscow.
  9. South Africa is the largest producer of diamonds.
  10. James Cook discovered Australia.
  11. Brazil is famous for Samba dance.
  12. Mohammed Ali Jinnah is the first Governor General of Pakistan.
  13. Mohammed is the most common name.
  14. The first industrial revolution took place in England.
  15. New York was formerly known as “New Amsterdam”.
  16. Strahov Stadium in Prague is the world’s largest sports center.
  17. Jean Henri Durant founded the Red Cross.
  18. The Eiffel tower was built by Alexander Eiffel.
  19. The first Republican President of American was Abraham Lincoln.
  20. The famous one-eyed British General was named Nelson.
  21. Sri Lanka was formerly known as “Ceylon”.
  22. Michelango, the famous Italian painter, named his last painting “Last Judgement”.
  23. 5th June is the World Environment Day.
  24. 8th September is the World Literacy Day.
  25. The UNO (United Nations Organization) was founded in 1945.
  26. Trygve Lie is the first Secretary-General of the UNO.
  27. Sun Yat-sen founded the Republic of China.
  28. John F. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald.
  29. Loire is the largest river in France.
  30. Another name for New York is the “City of Skyscrapers.”
  31. Madagascar is popularly known as the the “Island of Cloves.”
  32. Thailand is known as the “Land of White Elephant.”
  33. Korea is known as the “Land of Morning Calm.”
  34. The world’s highest waterfall is the Salto Angel Falls located in Venezuela.
  35. The world’s largest library is the U.S. Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
  36. Another nickname for New York is “Big Apple.”
  37. James King invented the Washing Machine.
  38. Hubert Booth invented the Vacuum Cleaner.
  39. Walter Hunt invented the Safety Pin.
  40. Humphry Davy invented the Light Bulb.
  41. The computer was first with a mouse in 1984.
  42. The most popular dog breed is Retrievers.