15 Unbelievable Facts About Some Countries

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1. Greenland can’t join FIFA to play football because they do not have enough grass growing in their country

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Greenland isn’t green enough to be part of FIFA. Executives claims that the lack of proper grass and the weather conditions of the country make it unsuitable to play and practice football in, and therefore it cannot grant Greenland entry into FIFA.
2. Afghanistan is the world’s largest producer of opium

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Afghanistan produces about 95% of the world’s opium.
3. Russia produces most of the world’s oxygen

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Approximately 25% of the world’s forests that span an area larger than the continental United States, making Russia the largest converter of CO2 into breathable compounds.
4. Scotland’s national animal, the Unicorn

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During the reign of King James III (1466 – 1488), gold coins were introduced that featured a Unicorn, and at the time of King James VI of Scotland’s succeeding of Elizabeth I of England, and the resulting effective union of the two countries, the Scottish Royal Arms featured two unicorns as shield supporters. In a gesture of unity, King James replaced the one on the left with the English lion.
5. Singapore has the highest ratios of millionaires in the world

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Singapore have the second freest economy in the world and are experts at trading. Singapore is the 14th largest exporter and 15th largest importer in the world. And they have the higest trade to GDP ratio of 409.7%. In Singapore, 1 out of every 6 households has $1 million or more in disposable income, the highest ration in the world
6. In Bakersfield, California, anyone having intercourse with Satan must use a condom.

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Yea, Americans
7. It is legal to have sex with an animal in Denmark

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Yes, you read it right. Denmark allows you to have sex with an animal without punishment. Animal brothels legal in Denmark
8. Aokigahara, also known as the Suicide Forest in Japan

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The forest is a popular place for suicides, reportedly the most popular in Japan. Statistics vary, but what is documented is that during the period leading up to 1988, about 100 suicides occurred there every year.
9. The land of no rivers

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For a country as big as Saudi Arabia there has to be at least some sort of flowing water. Well, there isn’t. Most of their fresh water comes from desalination plants or underground reservoirs.
10. Japan has the most oldest population

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33.0% are above age 60, 25.9% are aged 65 or above, 12.5% aged 75 or above, as of September 2014
11. The national food of UK is Chicken Tikka Masala

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Chicken Tikka Massala is now a true British national dish, not only because it is the most popular, but because it is a perfect illustration of the way Britain absorbs and adapts external influences.
12. Nauru has the most overweight population in the world

Isolated in the Pacific, the island of Nauru, world's smallest republic, was once world's richest country because of phosphate resources. Nauru holds currently diabetes and obesity highest levels though weightlifting is the national sport. Following state

With over 95% of its population being overweight, the small island nation of Nauru is by far the fattest country on Earth.
13. Canada has the most educated people in their country 

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50% of its population have been educated at post secondary level. Second is followed by Israel at 45% and Japan at 44%
14. The smallest country in the world – Principality of Sealand

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The Principality of Sealand is an unrecognised self-declared state (or micronation) located on a British-built platform in the North Sea. Population: 22 people. They have their own currency as well
15. Most likely to disappear beneath the waves – Maldives 

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With an average height of around 1.8 meters above sea level, their nation is the lowest on Earth

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