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50 Facts about the FIFA World Cup 50 Facts about the FIFA World Cup
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50 Facts about the Planets 50 Facts about the Planets
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Wild Factz

The Gallery

  • Brandenburg Gate
    Brandenburg Gate

    Berlin, Germany

  • Hollywood Sign
    Hollywood Sign

    Los Angeles, California, USA

  • Al-Aqsa Mosque
    Al-Aqsa Mosque

    Jerusalem, Israel

  • Carnac Stones
    Carnac Stones

    Carnac, France

  • Golden Gate Bridge
    Golden Gate Bridge

    San Francisco, California, USA

  • North Cape
    North Cape

    Magerøya, Norway

  • Mount Everest
    Mount Everest

    Tibet, China & Sagarmatha, Nepal

  • Capitol Hill
    Capitol Hill

    Washington, DC, USA

  • Pompeii
    Pompeii

    Pompei, Italy

  • Harmandir Sahib
    Harmandir Sahib

    Amritsar, Punjab, India

On This Day!

  • 25th July

    1797 - Horatio Nelson loses more than 300 men and his right arm during the failed conquest attempt of Tenerife (Spain).

    1853 - Joaquin Murrieta, the famous Californio bandit known as "Robin Hood of El Dorado", is killed.

    1894 - The First Sino-Japanese War begins when the Japanese fire upon a Chinese warship.

    1920 - Telecommunications: The first transatlantic two-way radio broadcast takes place.

    1978 - Louise Brown, the world's first "test tube baby" is born.

    2010 - WikiLeaks publishes classified documents about the War in Afghanistan, one of the largest leaks in U.S. military history.

     

     

GeoFactz

  • Finland Finland
    • Finland is the most sparsely inhabited state in the European Union, with merely 16 inhabitants per km².
    • Its capital and largest city is Helsinki, with over 600,000 inhabitants living here.
    • Suomi (also Finnish) is the language spoken by the Finnish people. It belongs to the Uralic family of languages making it related to Estonian and Hungarian.
    • Päijänne Water Tunnel, the longest tunnel in Europe can be found here. It is 120km long and is also the 2nd longest in the world.
    • The state of Finland only became independent in 1918 from Russia. Over the centuries, it shifted between Russian and Swedish rule.
    • Finland holds two world records, the most lakes at just over 187,000 (larger than 500 m²) and also most islands at just over 179,000. Finland is sometimes called "the land of a thousand lakes" due to its numerous lakes. The picture above is an archipelago from the city of Turku.