Thursday, August 4, 2011

Interesting Facts about Canada

Image Credit: Maps of the World

Lets Check out of some of the interesting facts about Canada:
Land Mass
Canada is the world's second-largest country (9 970 610 km2), surpassed only by the Russian Federation.
Ottawa, in the province of Ontario.
Provinces and Territories
Canada has 10 provinces and 3 territories, each with its own capital city (in brackets): Alberta (Edmonton); British Columbia (Victoria); Prince Edward Island (Charlottetown); Manitoba (Winnipeg); New Brunswick (Fredericton); Nova Scotia (Halifax); Nunavut (Iqaluit); Ontario (Toronto); Quebec (Quebec City); Saskatchewan (Regina); Newfoundland (St. John's); Northwest Territories (Yellowknife); and Yukon Territory (Whitehorse).

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Few Mind blowing Facts about India

Lets check out Some of the Mind blowing Facts about India:

  • In the next three years, up to 25% of the world's new workers will be Indian
  • 42% of the world's poor live in India
  • India's GDP per capita will quadruple from 2007 to 2020, according to Goldman Sachs
  • Property prices in Mumbai and Delhi have more than doubled in the past 18 months
  • India's tech capital, Bangalore, has increased its office supply by six times since 2006, and now has more Grade-A offices than Singapore

Interesting Facts about Australia

Lets check out some of the interesting facts about Australia:

Australian Landscape:

A wide, brown land 
Australia is the sixth largest country in the world. It's about the same size as the 48 mainland states of the USA and 50 per cent larger than Europe, but has the lowest population density in the world - only two people per square kilometre.
Beach paradise 
Australia’s coastline stretches almost 50,000 kilometres and is linked by over 10,000 beaches, more than any other country in the world. More than 85 per cent of Australians live within 50 kilometres of the coast, making it an integral part of our laid-back lifestyle. 

Friday, July 29, 2011

Fun Facts about the UK

Image Source: Pictures Online

Is everything about the UK always about the ‘stiff upper lip’? Not quite! Here are some of the lighter aspects of the people and the place.

Drinking in an English Bar
1. In England, in pubs or bars, you can have drinks but you are not allowed to get drunk; and in Scotland you are on the wrong side of the law if you are drunk and in possession of a cow.
The “Tube”
2. In London the tube route from Leicester Square to Covenant Garden is the most popular tube route for tourists despite the fact that it is actually quicker to cover this distance on foot!
3. The tube system, despite being the first and the largest underground system in the world, is also the most unreliable and the costliest.

Interesting Facts about USA

Image source: The Point
Check out some of the Interesting Facts about USA:
  • It costs more to buy a new car today in the United States than it cost Christopher Columbus to equip and undertake three voyages to the New World.
  • During the American revolution, inflation was so great that the price of corn rose 10,000%, the price of wheat 14,000%, the price of flour 15,000%, and the price of beef 33,000%.
  • 32% of all land in the US is owned by the federal government.