Friday, September 14, 2012

They Say


95% of the people in Nauru  are  over weight

 Guam makes asphalt out of ground coral and oil

The Falklands have a population of 3000
and approximately 350 sheep per person.

Niger has 49% of its population under 15 years of age

Saudi Arabia has no rivers. Most of its water is from
underground reservoirs or desalination plants.

Canada has 3 million lakes

Siberia - Russia, produces the most oxygen
It has 25% of the worlds forest

 Egypt is the oldest sovereign state, the first dynasty
formed in 3100 BC

Mongolia has 4 people per square mi.

Hong Kong has 340,000 people per sq mi

Ukraine is a disappearing nation.
It's expected to lose 30% of its population by the year 2050

Papua New Guinea has 850 languages spoken there.

Libya is mostly desert and can go for decades without one drop of rain water.

Afghanistan produces 95% of the worlds opium.

Surinam forest covers 95% of the country.

Maldives may disappear if sea levels continue to rise.
They are only 1.8 meters above sea level.
Haiti is almost treeless

Somalia is the least peaceful nation.


Gattina said...

Interesting ! you learn every day !

Diana said...

Vert interesting facts! It's always a good feeling leaning new and interesting facts.
Love Di ♥

A Free Spirit Butterfly said...

Wow! I feel so well informed in just those few moment. I'm going to Haiti in November.

Love you lots, my sweet friend!
Have an awesome weekend.

A Lady's Life said...

Thanks Gattina

A Lady's Life said...

Diana - always things to remember and learn

A Lady's Life said...

Thanks butterfly
May your spirit always fly and smile

....Petty Witter said...

Interesting facts and figures, thanks for sharing them.

A Lady's Life said...

Welcome Petty