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Fact 1: There are 7 continents in the world; 6 of them are habitants. Asia is the largest continent by size and population. Antarctica is the only continent that is unhabitant due to its harsh weather. Continents from largest to smallest by size are: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia
Fact 2: There are 4 oceans in the world: Pacific is the largest, Atlantic is second, Indian is third, and the Arctic is last. The Southern Ocean, or Antarctic, is a fifth ocean decided by the International Hydrographic Organization in 2000. The Southern Ocean is parts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans combined.
Fact 3: The population of the world has exceeded 7 billion in 2011
Fact 4: Largest country by size is Russia, then Canada
Fact 5: The most populous country the world is China, then India.
Fact 6: The Arab nations consist of 22 countries.
Fact 7: The Euro was unified in Europe in 1998.
Fact 8: The largest island in the world is Greenland, located in North America but an administrative division of Denmark since 1979.
Fact 9: There are about 7,100 languages spoken in the world. Around 80% of the languages are spoken by less than 100,000 people. And around 150 languages are spoken by less than 10 people. Normally communities that live in the mountains develop new languages. For example, Papua New Guinea, which lies in the Pacific Ocean, has about 840 separate languages.
Fact 10: The world languages are estimated as follows as of 2018: - Asia around 2,300 languages. - Africa around 2,140 languages. - The Pacific around 1,310 languages. - The Americas around 1,600 languages. - Europe around 290 languages.
Fact 11: Africa has the most countries in the world (54), Europe is second (49), Asia is third (48), North America is fourth (23), Oceania is fifth (14), and South America is last (12).
Fact 12: Asia and Europe both share 5 countries. The 5 countries are either located in both continents or parts of them are in both continents. That means if the 5 countries are included in Asia only, then Europe will have 44 countries. Same thing for Asia, it will have 43 countries if the 5 countries are included in Europe. The 5 countries are: Turkey, Kazakhstan, Russia, Geogria, and Azerbaijan.
Fact 13: The United Nations (UN) has six languages: Arabic, English, Spanish (Castilian), French, Russian, and Chinese (Mandarin).
Fact 14: Average births in the world as of 2018 is around 4.3 births per second, or around 259 a minute. The average deaths in the world as of 2018 is around 1.8 deaths per second, or around 108 per minute.
Fact 15: The largest urban agglomeration as of 2017 is Tokyo, Japan. In the Arab nations, Cairo, Egypt comes first.
Fact 16: There are 21 countries that have more than a time zone (20 countries and 1 dependency). Russia has 11 time zones, the most time zones of the 21 countries.