Interesting facts about Australia

The name ‘Australia’ comes from the Latin word ‘australis’, meaning southern. Australia is the world’s 6th largest country by area. The population of Australia is estimated to be about 25 millions in 2019. Due to its large size and isolation from the rest of the world, Australia is sometimes known as the ‘island continent’. Most scholars date … Read more

Interesting facts about Portugal

The official name of Portugal is the Portuguese Republic. Portugal is the westernmost country of the European mainland. Portugal is one of the oldest countries in Europe. Having the same defined borders since 1139, almost 900 years ago. Portugal has a population of over 10.5 million people. Lisbon is the capital and the largest city … Read more

Interesting facts about Bali

Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. Since 1960’s, Bali has been so popular as one of the most interesting tourist destination in the world and probably more popular than the country where it belongs to, Indonesia. Population is about 4.225 million people. The … Read more

Interesting facts about Nepal

Wedged between the high wall of the Himalaya and the steamy jungles of the Indian plains, Nepal is a land of snow peaks and Sherpas, yaks and yetis, monasteries and mantras. Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country located in South Asia. Nepal is the oldest country in South Asia. … Read more

Interesting facts about Morocco

The official name of Morocco is the Kingdom of Morocco. There are about 33 million people living in Morocco. Arabs and Berbers make up majority of the population of Morocco, followed by Jews and others. Morocco has 2 official languages: Arabic and Berber. Berber is a dialect in North Africa that has Afro-asiatic roots. French … Read more

Interesting facts about New Zealand

New Zealand is located in the south-western Pacific Ocean and features two main islands, the North Island and the South Island, as well as other smaller ones. New Zealand was first discovered by Europeans in 1642 when Dutch sailor Abel Tasman arrived. He left New Zealand after several of his crew were killed by Maoris, … Read more

Interesting facts about Madagascar

The official name of Madagascar is the Republic of Madagascar. Madagascar is an island country, off the east coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean. The population of Madagascar is about 23 million people. Most of the population or better to say 52% maintain their indigenous religious beliefs, other 41% are Christian and 7% are … Read more

Interesting facts about Japan

Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian continent and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and the Philippine Sea in the south. Japan consists of a great string of islands in a … Read more

Interesting facts about Norway

The country of Norway is officially known as the Kingdom of Norway. Norway was originally called Nordweg, meaning the “Northern Way.” Oslo is the capital and largest city in Norway. Norway has a population of about 5 million people. Norway’s national symbol is the lion. Norway is the most successful nation in the world at … Read more