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Country Facts: In China, it's illegal to use a wordplay or a pun in advertising or on television.


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Country Fact: Centenarians are the fastest-growing demographic in the UK.


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Facts about Country: 60,000 plastic bags are being used in the U.S. every 5 seconds.


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Fact about Country: U.S. former presidents John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson died within hours of each other, on the 4th of July in 1826.


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Country Information: Japan has more than 50,000 people who are over 100 years old.


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Information about Country: There's a beer brewed from bananas in Africa.


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Country Facts: Gerald Ford was the only to have served as both U.S. President and Vice President without being elected to either position.


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Country Fact: There's a museum in Russia that hires cats to protect its artworks against rodents.


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Facts about Country: 71% of people in China measure success by the things they own, making it the world's most materialistic country.


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Fact about Country: New Zealand was undiscovered and completely devoid of human beings no more than 800 years ago.


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Country Information: It's illegal to die in Falciano del Massico, a town in Italy, because the cemetery is full.


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Information about Country: The band Abba wore ridiculous outfits to avoid Sweden's taxes, which allowed deductions for clothing if it wasn't meant to be used every day.


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Country Facts: 1 in 4 adults in Swaziland, Africa, are infected with HIV.


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Country Fact: The world's biggest family lives together in India: a man with 39 wives and 94 children.


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Facts about Country: Argentina's retired soccer player Diego Maradona has his own religion made by his fans.


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Fact about Country: Norway introduced Salmon Sushi to the Japanese in the 80s.


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Country Information: Africa is home to the world's largest living land animal , the African elephant , and the tallest, the Giraffe.


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Information about Country: The Bororo people of Brazil are one of the few groups of people where all have the same blood type: 'O'.


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Country Facts: The oldest plant ever to be regenerated has been grown in Russia from 32,000-year-old seeds.


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Country Fact: Italian serial killer Leonarda Cianciulli was famous for turning victims into tea cakes and serving them to guests.


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Facts about Country: Pope Francis was the first public personality in Argentina to sign a petition for justice in the 1994 AMIA terrorist attack.


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Fact about Country: There's a Golf Club on the border of Sweden and Finland: half the holes are in one country and half in the other.


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Country Information: The first president of Zimbabwe, Africa, was President Banana.


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Information about Country: Antarctica was once as warm as modern-day California.


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Country Facts: The UK spent US$15.8 billion in a health service computer system that failed and was shutdown in 2013.


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Country Fact: King John I of France was proclaimed king five months before he was born. He only lived for five days.


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Facts about Country: College textbooks prices in the U.S. have risen faster than health care, housing, and inflation.


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Fact about Country: The monarch of Norway's title is 'Norway's King' rather than 'King of Norway', signifying that he belongs to the country and not vice versa.


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Country Information: The only country to protest against the German annexation of Austria of 1938, right before WWII, was Mexico.


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Information about Country: Nearly 6,000 people per year get hurt or die in the UK after tripping over their trousers or falling down stairs while pulling them up.


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Country Facts: The average U.S. worker stays at each of its jobs for 4.4 years.


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Country Fact: 80% of the land in Nevada is owned by the U.S. government.


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Facts about Country: Japan's birth rate is so low that adult diapers are sold more than baby diapers.


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Fact about Country: Galileo's middle finger is on display at a museum in Florence, Italy.


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Country Information: The lost Egyptian city of Heracleion was found after 1200 years under the sea.


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Information about Country: Wealthy Russians hire fake ambulances to beat Moscow's traffic.


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