Friday, October 11, 2013


ü  Over 4 million cars in Brazil are now running on gasohol instead of petrol. Gasohol is a fuel made from sugar cane.

ü  Monaco is the Highest Density Country of the world, 16,205 people per square k.m. live in Monaco.

ü  Total fertility rate of the world is 2.59 children born/woman. Niger is 7.46 (highest), India is 2.73, US is 2.09 & Hong Kong is 0.95 only (Lowest).

ü  Vatican City is the smallest country by population, 920 people live in Vatican City.

ü  Shanghai, China is the largest city by population (13.3 million) in the world.

ü  Luxembourg is the richest country of the world, the gross national product (GNP) of Luxembourg is $45,360.

ü  Birth Rate of Hong Kong is the lowest (7.29/1000) & Niger is highest (50.73/1000).

ü  The Sarawak Chamber in Malaysia is the largest cave in the world is 2300 feet (701 meters) long, 1300 feet (400 meters) wide, and more than 230 feet (70 meters) high.

ü  Northern Mariana Islands is only the country where death rate (2.29/1000) is lowest in the world.

ü  United Arab Emirates is only the country where death rate 2.11/1000 (deaths/1,000 population) is lowest (2009 est.) in the world.
ü  An African woman's lifetime risk of dying from pregnancy related causes is one in 16, in Asia, its one in 65. In Europe, its one in 1,400.

ü  The tiny island of Sark in the Channel Islands is one of the most peaceful places in Britain-the police force is just one officer.

ü  English is the second most spoken language (Native speakers 512 million) & the first is Chinese Mandarin (more then 1 billion speakers).

ü  69% Americans use Internet & 5.5% Indians only.

ü  Each year, more than 500,000 women (approximate 1 every minute) die from pregnancy related causes. The vast majority of these deaths occur in developing countries.

ü  Jacob and Emily are the most popular baby names in US for boys and girls, respectively.

ü  The first commercial transatlantic telephone call was between New York City and London and occurred on January 7, 1927.

ü  The United Nations University is located in Tokyo.

ü  In Altadena, California, There is banana club and museum dedicated to Bananas with over 17,000 Banana-related artifacts.

ü  Mass production of toothbrushes began in America around 1885. The first American to patent a toothbrush was H. N. Wadsworth, (patent number 18,653,) on Nov. 7, 1857.

ü  The official Sanskrit name for India is Bharat. INDIA has been called Bharat even in Satya yuga (Golden Age).

ü  10.4 million single mothers in US living with children younger than 18, up from 3.4 million in 1970.

ü  Yosemite Falls in California is 2,425 feet (739 meters) the highest waterfall in the United States.

ü  America has 30.30% airports of the world & India has only 0.70%.

ü  The first mass-produced toothbrush was made by William Addis of Clerkenwald, England, around 1780.

ü  Population Growth Rate of United State is 0.91%, India is 1.38% & Germany is -0.02%.

ü  Blue in all its shades is the most popular color in America.

ü  In the American War of Independence, George Washington was put in command of American forces.

ü  Women now account for almost half of all cases of HIV/AIDS. In countries with high prevalence rates, young women are at higher risk of contracting HIV than young men.

ü  65% of women who voted in the 2004 presidential election in United State, compared with 62% of men.

ü  A turkey's furcula better known as a wishbone.

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