100 interesting facts of the world that you will be surprised to know

  1. In Saudi Arabia, there isn’t a single river.
  2. India is home to the world’s biggest family. There are 39 women and 94 children for one husband.
  3. To honour his wife, a guy planted 7,000 trees to form a guitar-shaped forest.
  4. Women earn $18 trillion globally, but spend $28 trillion.
  5. Adolf Hitler aspired to be a priest since he was a youngster.
  6. If someone kills a horse in Florida, the United States of America, he might face the death penalty.
  7. China is such a country in the globe, having 16 countries on its borders.
  8. Denmark is such a country that their flag, which dates from the 13th century, is the oldest.
  9. Afghanistan is the world’s greatest opium producer, producing 95 percent of the world’s opium.
  10. Since 1945, all British tanks have been equipped with a tea maker.
  11. Saddam Hussein was the author of “Zabiba and the King,” a love tale.
  12. There is a restaurant in Taiwan that serves cuisine from tiny toilets.
  13. Customers spend more time in Las Vegas casinos because there are no clocks.
  14. Every day, 20 banks across the world are robbed. In which Rs 1,72,100 is the average amount taken.
  15. Hundreds of millions of crabs come ashore to boost the population of Christmas Island.
  16. Charles Darwin devoured nearly every animal he came across.
  17. At the age of 19, Sir Isaac Newton vowed to burn his parents alive.
  18. Automobiles occupy around a quarter of the land in Los Angeles.
  19. Dogs can understand around 250 words and gestures.
  20. Coca-color Cola’s will be green if no colouring is applied.
  21. A falling coconut is more likely to kill a human than a shark attack. Now it’s up to you to avoid the falling coconut.
  22. Every day, the words published on Twitter could fill a book with 10 million pages.
  23. The world’s biggest jellyfish is 160 feet in length.
  24. The ribs of a human person move around five million times each year due to breathing.
  25. One person in every two billion on the planet will be 116 years old or older.
  26. In the evening, a person becomes 1% smaller than in the morning.
  27. There are so many videos on YouTube that watching them all would take more than 1,000 years.
  28. You’ll be amused to learn that Charles Osborne experienced hiccups for 69 years.
  29. Guests in Tibet are honoured by displaying their tongue.
  30. The “Guinness Book of Records” has the title of most stolen book from public libraries.
  31. Africa’s population is expected to reach 2.3 billion people by 2050.
  32. The only planet that hasn’t been named after a god is Earth.
  33. It will come as a surprise to no one that a pig was publicly hung in France in 1386 for the murder of a child.
  34. There are two-thirds of the world’s population who have never seen snow.
  35. In the United States, there are more unoccupied homes than homeless individuals.
  36. The average American consumes 600 cans of soda each year.
  37. When you try to stop a sneeze, you risk breaking a blood vessel in your head or neck, which might result in death.
  38. When a snake is born with two heads, it fights for food with the other.
  39. In his lifetime, the average person walks the equivalent of three times around the world.
  40. A jellyfish is made up of 95% water.
  41. The whole world population could fit in an apple if the empty space of atoms that make up every individual on Earth could be beaten.
  42. The wealth of the world’s three wealthiest families exceeds the combined wealth of forty-eight impoverished countries.
  43. The world’s longest traffic congestion lasted more than ten days, with automobiles travelling barely 0.6 miles each day.
  44. More than 200 such corpses may be found on Mount Everest, which act as checkpoints for climbers.
  45. Until 2011, Russia did not consider beer to be an alcoholic beverage. It used to be classed as a soft drink in that country.
  46. When a male lion grows arrogant, he murders his pups.
  47. The Eiffel Tower is a must-see attraction for anybody visiting Paris. During the day, anyone may take photographs of the tower and sell them. However, you might be shocked to learn that photographing the tower at night is forbidden. This is because the artist who designed the building’s nighttime light show owns the rights to it. As a result, French law protects this image.
  48. The weight of the Earth is approximately 13,170,000,000,000,000,000,000 pounds
  49. On your skin, there are more Lifeforms than there are humans in the planet.
  50. The biggest pumpkin in the world is the size of a sports car. Mathias Villemijens, a Belgian native, set the Guinness record for producing the largest pumpkin in 2016. It was 129.6 pounds heavier than the Alfa Romeo 4C sports vehicle, weighing 2,624.6 pounds.
  51. Every Dutch police car has a teddy bear, which may surprise you.
  52. The Sun can hold about one million Earths. This is due to the Sun’s radius being 100 times that of the Earth.
  53. For 200 years, the letter Z was absent from the English alphabet. The Roman censor Appius Claudius Caecus deleted Z from the alphabet around 300 BCE due to its little use. Z returned to the end of the alphabet after 200 years.
  54. Gennaro Pelliccia works for the Costa Coffee Company in England as a professional coffee tester. This professional coffee tester has his tongue insured for £10 million, which may surprise you.
  55. You might be shocked to learn that a brewery in Canada makes beer with water from 20,000-year-old icebergs.
  56. In English, the term “ough” has ten distinct pronunciations.
  57. Penguins used to be six feet long, which may surprise you.
  58. The Kumimanu bicegi penguins, which are now extinct, were 6 feet long and weighed more than 200 pounds, according to a 2017 research published in Nature Communications.
  59. At any given time, the world receives around 2,000 thunderbolts (lightning thunder).
  60. The global adult literacy rate is at 86 percent.
  61. Facebook users than the populations of the United States, China, and Brazil combined.
  62. All ants on the planet are almost the same weight as all humans.
  63. You might be shocked to learn that the seas contain over 200,000 distinct species of viruses.
  64. New Zealand is the only country in the world where people outnumber pets.
  65. With a population of 37 million people, Tokyo is the world’s most populous metropolis.
  66. Every second, around two individuals die.
  67. Is a website that keeps real-time statistics on the world’s population. According to this website, the global population is expected to reach 7.7 billion people in 2019.
  68. More people speak Mandarin Chinese than any other language.
  69. Between the years 1162 and 1227, Genghis Khan fathered a large number of offspring. Scientists estimate that 1 in every 200 people (16 million) is a direct descendant.
  70. Sign language is recognised as an official language in 41 countries across the world.
  71. Cockroaches existed on Earth 120 million years before dinosaurs.
  72. There are 43 such countries in the world today, each with its own royal dynasty. The royal family of the United Kingdom is one of the most well-known in the world. However, there are currently around 28 royal families ruling 43 nations, including Japan, Spain, Swaziland, Bhutan, Thailand, Monaco, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Liechtenstein.
  73. According to Natural Resources Canada, the forest covers roughly 9% of the world’s land area.
  74. Snakes can aid with earthquake prediction. Let us inform you that they may feel the earthquake up to five days before the next one from 75 miles (121 kilometres) away.
  75. The fact that over half of the world’s population saw both the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups will astound you. Football is by far the most popular sport in the planet. That’s why, in both 2010 and 2014, over half of the world’s population (3.2 billion people) tuned in to watch who would win the FIFA World Cup.
  76. Sweden is said to be the only country in the world with more islands than any other.
  77. South Sudan is the world’s newest country. South Sudan, in North Africa, won independence from Sudan in 2011, making it the world’s youngest country.
  78. You might be shocked to learn that more than half of the world’s population is under 30 years old.
  79. People aged 60 and up account for only 12.3% of the global population.
  80. Around the world, there are more than 24 time zones.
  81. Africa and Asia are home to 90 percent of the world’s rural population. India boasts the world’s biggest population of people living in rural regions. Outside of the city, there are around 893 million inhabitants.
  82. The 1933 Double Eagle was a gold coin with a face value of $20 that never saw circulation. Let us inform you that this coin was sold for more than $7 million dollars as the world’s most valuable coin.
  83. Let us remind you that the 2018 Winter Olympics drew a record-breaking 92 countries. 88 countries competed in the Winter Games earlier this year.
  84. According to the Population Reference Bureau, the current population represents 7% of the total number of individuals who have ever lived on the planet.
  85. Muhammad is often regarded as the most common name in the planet. According to the Independent, the name Muhammad is given to an estimated 150 million men and boys across the world.
  86. The flag of Nicaragua features a rainbow in the centre with a purple ribbon, whereas the flag of Dominica features the Cicero parrot, a purple-winged bird. As a result, it is the only country in the world to have purple in its national flag.
  87. -144 degrees Fahrenheit was by far the lowest temperature recorded. Explain that this temperature was measured in Antarctica between 2004 and 2016 during study. Human lungs begin to haemorrhage when exposed to this temperature, which can result in death.
  88. It should be noted that the earth’s ozone layer has suffered significant damage as a result of increased pollution. The ozone layer shields the earth from the sun’s damaging UV radiation. Experts on climate change, on the other hand, think that a full recovery will occur within 50 years after the UN report’s release in 2018.
  89. Japan, according to the US Geological Survey, is the world’s most earthquake-prone country.
  90. Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukapikapikungorukupokaiaienuakitanatahu is the world’s longest place name, with 81 characters. It is located in New Zealand.
  91. You might be shocked to learn that four babies are born every second throughout the world. As a result, there are around 250 births each minute, 15,000 per hour, and 360,000 per day. According to the Ecology Global Network, over 131.4 million infants are born every year on the planet.
  92. The Paris Climate Agreement was signed by the greatest number of countries in one day. Let us remind you that on Earth Day 2016, 174 world leaders signed the Paris Agreement at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, which was the highest number of nations ever.
  93. Let us inform you that the world’s quietest room is found inside Microsoft’s headquarters in Washington state.
  94. There are just three countries that do not utilise the metric system in the globe. Let us remind you that the metric system is used to measure length and mass in over 200 nations across the world. The metric system is not used in Liberia, Myanmar, or the United States.
  95. Santa Cruz Island, located in the San Bernardo Archipelago off the coast of Colombia, is the world’s most densely populated island. But the most astonishing fact is that tiny island is just the size of two football fields.
  96. Indonesia is one of the places where the world’s tiniest people, known as dwarfs, dwell. The typical adult is around 5 feet, 1.8 inches tall. The Netherlands has the world’s tallest population, with an average adult height of 6 feet.
  97. Coca-Cola is only not available in North Korea and Cuba.
  98. The world’s population is more than 7.5 billion people, which may seem large, but consider that if every human being stood shoulder to shoulder, the whole world’s population could fit within Los Angeles.
  99. Breath of the World’s Fastest Chili Dragon Chili peppers are so potent that they can even kill you.
  100. France is a beautiful nation with more inhabitants than any other country in the world, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization. In 2017, 86.9 million people visited this European country.