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    The Greek National anthem has 158 verses!
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    Japan's capital Tokyo means "Eastern Capital".
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    North Korea holds elections every 5 years - and there's only 1 name on the ballot.
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    Next to Warsaw, Chicago has the largest Polish population in the world.
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    In 1956, 80% of all U.S. households had a refrigerator, but only 8% of British households had one!
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    Iceland has the most Internet users per capita of any country in the world with over 86 percent of people using the Web, compared with only 69 percent of Americans.
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    St. Paul, Minnesota was originally called 'Pigs Eye'.
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    There is a county in California called Yolo.
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    Singapore has the world’s highest percentage of millionaires, with one out of every six households having at least $1,000,000 US dollars in disposable wealth.
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    Denmark has twice as many pigs as there are people.
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    The Canary Islands were not named after a bird called the canary. They were named after a breed of dogs!
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    On October 28, 2013, wind power provided 100% of Denmark's power. At 2:00am, it was producing 122% of the country's energy needs.
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    In Tunisia, you can book an overnight stay in Luke Skywalker’s boyhood home for only $10.
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    The flag of the Philippines is flown with the red stripe up in times of war and blue stripe up in times of peace.
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    There's a small town called Dinosaur, Colorado (USA). Some of its street names include Brontosaurus Blvd, Brontosaurus Bypass, Stegosaurus Freeway, and Tyrannosaurus Trail.

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