• San Marino, a small independent nation within Italy, founded in 301 CE, is considered the world’s oldest republic.
  • Kazakhstan is the largest landlocked country in the world is at 2,724,900 square kilometres.
  • France is divided into more than 90 administrative units known as 'departments'.
  • Also known as the corpse flower, Amorphophallus titanum or titan arum releases an extremely foul odour comparable to that of rotten flesh, which can be smelled 0.8 kilometres away.
  • Saudi Arabia is the world's largest country without a river.
  • The Amazon, which spans nine South American countries and covers between 6.24 and 6.56 million sq.kms is the world’s largest tropical rainforest.