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Learn some fun & interesting fun facts about the countries of the world. What do you really know about Australia, Sweden, Israel, Argentina, and more countries worldwide? Read more the uncover things you didn't know.

Uncover interesting bits of information about 10 special countries that you didn't know. Fun facts are a great way to educate yourself and learn new things in a fun and engaging way.

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Finland's history is quite long, with lots of fascinating events. But over the centuries, Finland has gained its independence only after World War II. Finland's population is approximately 5.6 million, and it is located in Northern Europe or, more precisely, between Norway, Sweden, and Russia. Helsinki is the capital city of Finland.
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The Democratic Republic of the Congo, usually called Congo, is a Central African country. It is one of the largest countries in Africa that shares a border with eight countries. It was formerly known as Zaire. Its capital is Kinshasa, and its population is over 90 million people. Did you know there is another African country called Congo? It's the "Republic of the Congo", the smaller country to the northwest, and its capital is Brazzaville.
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Botswana is a landlocked country in the south-central part of Africa. It's a diamond-rich country located in Southern, formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland. It became the Republic of Botswana in 1966. Its capital city is Gaborone, and it has a population of over 2.3 million people.
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The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It gained its independence after World War I. It is neighbored by Germany, Poland, Slovakia, and Austria. The Czech Republic is split into 14 regions with the capital city of Prague. Its population is approximately 10.8 million people.
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Israel is the only country in the world with a Jewish majority. It was founded in 1948 and today has a population of 8 million people, 5 million of which are Jews. Israel is one of history's oldest countries, known for its diverse culture, languages, and beaches. In fact, some archaeological evidence suggests that the history of the Jewish people there dates as far back as 1250 B.C.E., which is more than 2500 years ago.
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Singapore is a Southeast Asia island city. It is one of the most developed countries in Asia. It became independent in 1965. It has a tropical climate and one of the world's busiest ports. Singapore is unique for its multi-ethnic and multicultural society with unique traditions, culture, and languages diversity. Its capital is Singapore city, and it has a population of over 5.6 million people.
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The name "Argentina" comes from Argentum, which means silver in Latin - this was because when Spanish explorers discovered it, they thought they had found silver mines but instead were actually finding large deposits of gold! It is the second-most populous country in Latin America after Brazil. The capital city of Argentina is Buenos Aires, and the country's population is over 45.5 million people.
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Mauritius, officially the Republic of Mauritius, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean southeast to the coast of the African continent. The history of Mauritius began when the islands became inhabited by humans 2000 years ago. Its first inhabitants were of Malayo-Polynesian origins. Its capital city is Port Louis, and it has a population of over 1.3 million people.
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Australia is the only country that has a whole continent to itself. Its population is over 25.7 million people. One interesting fact about Australia is that it has over 20% of all mammals in the world! This includes kangaroos, koalas, wallabies, wombats, and platypuses. Another fun fact about Australia is that its capital city Canberra was named after an Aboriginal word meaning "meeting place."
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Sweden is a Scandinavian country with a population of 9.6 million. It is one of the largest countries in Europe. Stockholm is the capital and largest city. The history of what is currently known as Sweden started around 8,000 BC when the Viking tribes emigrated to Scandinavia."The Swedish language belongs to a small group called Scandinavian languages which includes Norwegian and Danish." "Norway shares an extensive border with Sweden.

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