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- The Earth's Land Hemisphere is centered on a location in Nantes.
- Perhaps the most difficult feature of Hungarian is the presence of 18 grammatical cases.
- The Karakum Desert's most famous sight are the Gates of Hell (pictured); an open pit lake of fire that has been burning for more than 40 years now.
- Cali is one of the most famous or popular places for salsa dance in the world.
- In Banda Aceh, the city hardest hit by the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami there are many landmarks and sights commemorating the events (2nd half of December)
- The C-train, the urban light rail system of Calgary, features a Fare Free Zone (pictured) in the City Centre.
- The peninsula where Freetown is located is home to some of the finest beaches in Africa.
- A really scenic way to travel between Russia and Georgia is a bus ride along the Georgian Military Highway through the Caucasian mountains.
- Fucking is home to Austria's most frequently stolen street sign (pictured).
- More UNESCO world heritage sites are located in Italy than anywhere else in the world.
- Indonesia's tropical forests are the second largest in the world and the country makes up the largest archipelago.
- With a height of 90 ft (27m), Our Lady of the Rockies (pictured) atop the Continental Divide in Butte is the second tallest statue in the United States.
- At The Australian in The Rocks, Sydney you can eat the Australian Coat of Arms.
- Novosibirsk is the final destination of the Sibirjak express train from Berlin, the longest train journey originating in the European Union.
- Koure is a town in Southwestern Niger known for its location near West Africa's last herd of giraffes (pictured).
- The official language of Cape Verde is Portuguese, but the local language is Kriolu kabuverdianu, a Portuguese-based creole language.
- Residents of other neighborhoods in Chicago know Wicker Park by one word: "hipsters."
- The Carmelit funicular (pictured) in Haifa is the only subway in Israel.
- Nicosia is the world's last divided capital.
- A small island named "Zalzala Jazeera" emerged near Gwadar coast after earthquake in 2013.
- In Shanhaiguan, at the Old Dragon's Head (pictured), the Great Wall of China juts out into the sea.
- French Guiana is the only portion of mainland South America still governed by an overseas nation.
- Halberstadt is the venue for the As Slow as Possible organ music piece, which began in 2001 and is scheduled to end in 2640.
- The Trans-Siberian Railway is the name of not one but three rail routes between Moscow and Asia traversing Siberia (train to Vladivostok pictured).
- Pantanal is considered one of the world's largest and most diverse freshwater wetland ecosystems.
- Many famous figures from the American Revolution, including Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Crispus Attucks are buried at Granary Buring Ground in Downtown Boston.
- The dome of the Al Fatheh mosque (pictured) in Manama is currently the world's largest fibreglass dome and is over 60,000 kg in weight.
- Dreamhack in Jönköping takes place twice a year and is the world's largest LAN party.
- Hainan is being heavily promoted as "China's Hawaii".
- Traditional Zambian food revolves around one staple, maize, served in one form, nsima (n'SHEE-ma) - a type of thick porridge, rolled into balls and dipped into a variety of stews known as relishes (pictured).
- In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky you can visit a salmon museum.
- The Sundarbans are the largest littoral mangrove belt in the world.
- Indianapolis is also known as the "Racing Capital of the World" due to the proximity of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the Indy 500 (pictured) and Allstate 400 at the Brickyard.
- Due to its colonial past, Suriname has an ethnically diverse population with a majority of Hindus.
- Oran's beautiful sea shore, constructed under French rule, was inspired by Nice's seafront.
- Plaza de España (pictured) in Seville was the site of the Spanish pavilion from the 1929 Ibero-Americano World's Fair. In more recent years it was used in the filming of the new Star Wars episodes.
- Denmark is dubbed in various surveys and polls throughout the years as the "Happiest country in the world".
- There's a village in Purnia district of Bihar in India named Pakistan.
- Established in 1937, the Wildcat Cafe (pictured) in Yellowknife is not just an eatery but also a tourist attraction.
- The leaning Oldenhove tower in Leeuwarden is a failed 16th century attempt to match the Martini tower in nearby Groningen.
- The native language of Curaçao is Papiamentu, which is a richly unique mixture of Spanish, Portuguese, English, Dutch, African and other languages.
- Mount Hood (pictured) usually forms the backdrop for the Portland skyline in postcards and photographs of the city.
- Seychelles is one of the few countries not requiring a visa of anyone, regardless of nationality.
- At an altitude of 1023m Andorra La Vella is the only European capital to be located over 1 km above the sea level, and consequentially Europe's highest located capital.
- Rizal park's most famous landmark is the Rizal Monument (pictured), a stone obelisk with bronze statuary erected near the site of Philippine national hero José Rizal's execution in 1896.
- Melekeok is is the smallest national capital in the world by population.
- The Equator crosses the football stadium of Macapá.
- The town of Sveti Stefan (pictured) stands on the cliff of a rocky island with roofs red like rubies.
- Benjamin Franklin house in London’s Covent Garden is the only remaining home of Benjamin Franklin in the world.
- Legend claims every year a mermaid living in the laguna of Huacachina takes one man.
- Twice each year, for a few days, a mysterious land bridge (pictured) appears between the island of Jindo and the islet of Mo-Do.
- One of Saint Lucia's attractions is a drive in volcano.
- In Norrland in northern Sweden, fermented herring, named surströmming, is an extremely stinky, but popular, delicacy.
- Lake Toba (pictured) on Sumatra is the largest volcanic lake in the world - it’s larger than Singapore.
- At Kachikally Crocodile Pool in Gambia you can pat crocodiles.
- Buffalo’s Ellicott Square Building was home to the world’s first purpose-built permanent motion-picture theater.
- A cruise on the canals (pictured) is a good way to view the highlights of Ghent.
- There are many big things to see in Australia.
- At the Wadden Sea Centre near Ribe you can build your own dike.
- White Sands National Monument contains the world’s largest gypsum sand dune (pictured) field.
- Pakistan has its own Islamic Lunar Calendar, normally one day behind the Islamic Calendar of Saudi Arabia and Dubai.
- Divers are still looking for the lead coffin the privateer Francis Drake was buried in somewhere in the Portobelo bay.
- The Love river (pictured) flows through Kaohsiung.
- Uruguay is sometimes called the Switzerland of South America.
- Kiruna, Sweden's only city north of the Arctic Circle, is currently relocating to prevent undermining of the city's mine.
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- The small principality of Andorra is probably the only country in the world ruled by two princes: the Bishop of Urgell and the President of France. (red-link article needs to be created and de-outlined)
- All the houses in Piódão, Portugal have their doors painted in blue because that's the only ink the village shop had. (de-outline, fact does not appear in the article)
- Devon Island, in Nunavut, Canada, is the largest uninhabited island in the world although it does have a cemetery...the world's northernmost. (de-outline?)
- The world's largest pool is located at San Alfonso del Mar, Algarrobo. (de-outline)
- The anchor of Christopher Columbus' ship, the Santa Maria, is on display at the Musée du Panthéon National Haïtien in Port-au-Prince. (must verify the anchor and museum were not destroyed in the earthquake—museum is half buried and so it was only moderately damaged per French Wikipedia) , should wait until it reopens before displaying)
- The town of Kristinestad, Finland has a road called Kattpiskargränden, which means Cat Spanker Alley. (de-outline)
- Hebron in Northern Kentucky is home to the Creation Museum, which teaches the Book of Genesis as literal truth. (de-outline)
- The name of the Japanese town of Shiojiri means "Salt Butt". (de-outline)
- Mt. Angel recently built the largest glockenspiel in the United States. Also hosts a Bavarian-style "Oktoberfest" complete with traditional German bands every September (de-outline, wait for September)
- A street in Lancaster, California was modified for a Honda commercial so that all cars driving over it at 55 miles per hour would hear the William Tell Overture due to grooves cut in the road. (de-outline)
- Taï National Park, in Cote d'Ivoire, contains the largest tropical rainforest in West Africa. (fact does not appear in any of the mentioned articles, and the Tai article itself is hardly even a stub)
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