Australia was discovered by James Cook

Dublin is situated at the mouth of river Liffey

Mount Everest was named after Sir George Everest

Niagara Falls was discovered by Louis Hennepin

The biggest delta in the world is the Ganges Delta

The biggest desert in the world is the Sahara desert

The biggest island of the world is Greenland

The biggest stadium in the world is the Strahov Stadium, Prague

The capital city that stands on the river Danube is Belgrade

The city which is also known as the City of Canals is Venice

The city which is the biggest centre for manufacture of automobiles in the world is Detroit, USA

The city which was once called the `Forbidden City' was Peking

The coldest place on the earth is Verkoyansk in Siberia

The country also known as "country of Copper" is Zambia

The country called the Land of Rising Sun is Japan

The country in which river Wangchu flows is Myanmar

The country known as the Sugar Bowl of the world is Cuba

The country that accounts for nearly one third of the total teak production of the world is Myanmar

The country which has the greatest population density is Monaco

The country which is the largest producer of manganese in the world is China & South Africa

The country which is the largest producer of rubber in the world is Malaysia

The country which is the largest producer of tin in the world is China

The country which ranks second in terms of land area is Canada

The earlier name of New York city was New Amsterdam

The Eifel tower was built by Alexander Eiffel

The first Governor General of Pakistan is Mohammed Ali Jinnah

The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was Mujibur Rehman

The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of Nepal

The highest mountain in the world is the Everest

The Japanese call their country as Nippon

The largest bell in the world is the Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow

The largest coffee growing country in the world is Brazil

The largest Island in the Mediterranean sea is Sicily

The largest ocean of the world is the Pacific ocean

The length of the English channel is 564 kilometres

The length of the Suez Canal is 162.5 kilometers

The longest highway in the world has a length of About 8000 km

The longest highway in the world is the Trans-Canada

The longest river in the world is the Nile

The lowest point on earth is The coastal area of Dead sea

The name given to the border which separates Pakistan and Afghanistan is Durand line

The national flower of Britain is Rose

The national flower of Italy is Lily

The Red Cross was founded by Jean Henri Durant

The river Jordan flows out into the Dead sea

The river Volga flows out into the Caspian sea

The river which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea is the Amazon River

The volcano Vesuvius is located in Italy

The world's largest diamond producing country is South Africa

The world's oldest known city is Damascus

Posted by Guide Wednesday, April 29, 2009

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