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#FlagNo31 - Answer: Costa Rica

Costa Rica Country Flag

#CostaRica Fun Fact: "The sun rises and sets in Costa Rica at the same time every day 365 days a year, due to its close proximity to the equator."

See more at, here.


#FlagNo30 - Answer: Indonesia

#Indonesia Fun Fact: "Indonesia is huge. Composed of 17,508 islands covering approximately 1,919,440 square kilometers, it takes over 12 hours of flying time to get from one end of the country (say, Northern Sumatra) to the other end (West Papua Guinea). Thanks to its geographical span, the country covers three time zones."

See more at, http://indonesiad.com/20-fun-facts-about-indonesia/.


#FlagNo29 - Answer: Russia

Russia

#Russia Fun Fact: "One odd Russian superstition is to avoid whistling indoors. "If you whistle in the house, then all the money will fly out of the window.'"

See more at, http://www.businessinsider.com/russia-facts-crazy-2014-11/#der-the-soviet-union-the-distribution-of-beatles-albums-was-forbidden-by-the-government-so-some-medical-students-would-burn-beatles-songs-onto-old-x-rays-9.


#FlagNo28 - Answer: Jamaica

Jamaica

#Jamaica Fun Fact: "Jamaica was the first tropical country to enter the IOC Winter Olympics. The bobsleigh team's efforts inspired the film ‘Cool Runnings’."

See more at, http://jamaicansmusic.com/news/Culture/Interesting_Facts_About_Jamaica_Most_People_Don_t_Know.


#FlagNo27 - Answer: Philippines

Philippines

#Philippines Fun Fact: "Taal Volcano in Talisay, Batangas, is one of the world’s 17 Decade Volcanoes — volcanoes that need to be looked after given their active state and explosive history. It’s also located in a lake, and has a lake inside it, with an even smaller island in it!"

See, more at, https://www.buzzfeed.com/mattortile/buzzfeedbayanutm_term=.dlyzpbYeE#.oaV2aR6ym.


#FlagNo26 - Answer: Antigua & Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda

#Antigua&Barbuda Fun Fact: "The Darby Sink Cave, caused by dissolution of the limestone, is one of Barbuda’s most intriguing natural features. Although it is often described as a cave, the site is actually a sinkhole more than 100 meters in diameter."

See more at, http://www.factsking.com/countries/antigua-and-barbuda/.


#FlagNo25 - Answer: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

#SriLanka Fun Fact: " Sri Lanka, one of most beautiful islands in the world, was known as Ceylon before 1972. It is also known as 'Pearl of Indian Ocean' and 'teardrop of India' due to its shape. This country has a reference in great Hindu epic 'Ramayana'. It is believed to be the kingdom of Ravana and was known as 'Lanka.'"

See more at, http://www.blogtlog.com/2014/12/top-10-amazing-and-interesting-facts-about-srilanka.html.


#FlagNo24 - Answer: Ecuador

#Ecuador Fun Fact: " The summit of Mount Chimborazo, Ecuador’s highest mountain, is the point on Earth closest to the sun. Due to the mountain’s location along the equatorial bulge, its summit is the farthest point from the Earth’s core. This also means that Ecuador is the closest country to space."

See more at, http://www.atlasandboots.com/interesting-facts-about-ecuador/.


#FlagNo23 - Answer: Liberia

Liberia

#Liberia Fun Fact: "Containing one of the richest ecosystems on the African continent, the Sapo National Park is declared as one of the 261 natural wonders of the world. Home to the world-famous pygmy hippopotamus, this sanctuary has several other animal species and is spread over an area equal to the size of Los Angeles, California."

See more at, http://www.factsking.com/countries/liberia/.


#FlagNo22 - Answer: Australia

Australia

#Australia Fun Fact: "The Australian Alps receive more snowfall than Switzerland."

See more at, https://www.buzzfeed.com/jemimaskelley/factsaboutaustraliautm_term=.euNLw9VjW#.jiyJ7m8Bb.


#FlagNo21 - Answer: Haiti

Haiti

#Haiti Fun Fact: The largest mountaintop fortress in the Western Hemisphere is also in northern Haiti – the Citadel."

See more at, http://thefactfile.org/interesting-facts-haiti/.


#FlagNo20 - Answer: Honduras

Honduras

#Honduras Fun Fact: With the amount of coral reefs that are in the Bay Islands, Honduras is the second country in the world with more coral reef after Australia."

See more at, http://borninhonduras.com/2010/01/interesting-facts-about-honduras.html.


#FlagNo19 - Answer: Nigeria

Nigeria

#Nigeria Fun Fact: "Nigeria has the largest number of butterfly species in the world." Read more: http://whatthafact.com/interesting-facts-about-nigeria/#ixzz4DdoCTpfn"

See more at, https://www.buzzfeed.com/rethinkisrael/facts-about-israel-that-will-surprise-you?utm_term=.yvrjZ3wdp#.jrn9Wnjz2/.


#FlagNo18 - Answer: Israel

Israel

#Israel Fun Fact: "1. There are over 100 sushi restaurants in Tel Aviv, making it the city with the most sushi restaurants per capita after Tokyo and NYC."

See more at, https://www.buzzfeed.com/rethinkisrael/facts-about-israel-that-will-surprise-you?utm_term=.yvrjZ3wdp#.jrn9Wnjz2/.


#FlagNo17 - Answer: Sierra Leone

#SierraLeone Fun Fact: "It is not unusual for a child growing up to learn four different languages—that of their parent’s ethnic group, a neighboring group, Krio, and English."

See more at, http://www.factsking.com/countries/sierra-leone


#FlagNo16 - Answer: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

#BurkinaFaso Fun Fact: "Known in colonial times as Upper Volta, Burkina Faso means ‘Land of the Honourable People.’ Burkinabes are known as among the most honest folk in Africa."

See more at, http://www.globaldashboard.org/2010/03/14/ten-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-burkina-faso/.


#FlagNo15 - Answer: Morocco

Morocco

#Morocco Fun Fact: "Morocco is the largest processor and exporter of sardines in the world."

See more at: http://facts.randomhistory.com/morocco-facts.html.


#FlagNo14 - Answer: Dominican Republic

#DominicanRepublic Fun Fact: "The Dominican Republic is the oldest country of the Americas, the first place reached by Christopher Columbus in 1492."

See more at: https://www.amstardmc.com/pages/dominican_republic_interesting_facts.html.


#FlagNo13 - Answer: Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago

#TrinidadandTobagol Fun Fact: "The Trinidad Moruga “Scorpion” Pepper has officially been ranked as the world’s hottest pepper by the Guinness Book of Records."

See more at, http://atlantablackstar.com/2014/10/16/14-amazing-facts-know-trinidad-tobago/.


#FlagNo12 - Answer: Senegal

Senegal

#Senegal Fun Fact: "Wrestling is the traditional and national sport of Senegal."

See more at, http://www.10-facts-about.com/Senegal/id/879.


#FlagNo11 - Answer: Albania

#Albania Fun Fact: "Nodding your head in Albania is a disagreement while shaking the head means "yes", so it can get pretty confusing for tourists!"

See more at, https://www.explore.co.uk/news-and-features/cultural-discovery/item/1512-10-things-you-didn-t-know-about-albania


#FlagNo10 - Answer: Afghanistan

Afghanistan Fun Fact: "Afghanistan's national game is called Buzkashi, or in other words, goat-grabbing. It's a sport where the players in two teams try to catch a goat while riding on a horse. It has been played for centuries and it even got sponsors for it nowadays."

See more at, http://www.10-facts-about.com/Afghanistan/id/68/.


#FlagNo9 - Answer: Cameroon

Cameroon

Cameroon Fun Fact: "Cameroon is one of the wettest lands on the earth with annual rainfall of about 1028 cm."

See more at, http://www.10-facts-about.com/cameroon/id/84.


#FlagNo8 - Answer: Georgia

Georgia

Georgia Fun Fact: "Georgia is considered to preserve one of the earliest evidences of human habitation. Archaeological excavation have found skulls of pre-historic human being that date back to 1.7 million years ago."

See more at, http://www.interestingfunfacts.com/amazing-information-about-georgia.html


#FlagNo7 - Answer: South Korea

South Korea

South Korea Fun Fact: "In 2012, a prison in the South Korean city of Pohang became home to the world’s first robotic prison guards. The country also uses robots to guard the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea and as teachers."

See more at: http://facts.randomhistory.com/south-korea-facts.html.


#FlagNo6 - Answer: Togo

Togo Fun Fact: Despite how small the country is, "Phosphate is produced on high level. You can say that it is the world’s 4th largest country in production of phosphate."

See, http://www.globetravelblog.com/travel-to-togo-information-interesting-facts/.


#FlagNo 5 - Answer: Ireland

Ireland


#FlagNo4 - Answer: Guinea

Guinea

Guinea Fun Fact: The Fouta Djalon Plateau in the west is also famous for its waterfalls and is known to provide some of the best hiking spots.

See more at: http://lifestyle.iloveindia.com/lounge/facts-about-the-republic-of-guinea-10460.html#sthash.JX6CmrnH.dpuf.


#FlagNo3 - Answer: Bangladesh

Bangladesh Fun Fact:: Bangladesh is home to the Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest in the world. The word Sunderban is Bangla for ‘beautiful forest’. It’s home to the last remaining population of endangered Royal Bengal tigers, of which there are only 400 left.

See, http://bangladeshfun.facts.co/bangladeshfunfactsforkids/bangladeshfunfacts.php


#FlagNo2 - Answer: Greece

Greece

#Greece Fun Fact: Greece has more than 2,000 islands, of which approximately 170 are populated. Greece’s largest island is Crete (3,189 sq. miles) (8,260 sq. km.).

Heinrichs, Ann. 2002. Greece: Enchantment of the World. New York, NY: Scholastic Inc.


#FlagNo1 - Answer: Guyana

Guyana Country Flag - Where our clients are from

Fun Fact About Guyana: About 70 percent of the total area of Guyana is covered with rain forests, reportedly it has the largest rain forests in the world.

For more fun facts visit: http://atlantablackstar.com/2014/10/23/20-amazing-facts-you-did-not-know-about-guyana/4/