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These countries are going to make your head spin. Read and find out some bizarre facts about these countries.


Bitten by the wanderlust bug? Get your tickets booked before the holiday season runs out. And just so you know where you want to go, we have prepared this list of some of the most bizarre countries in the world you would like to travel to.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world without rivers. Lose you canoes back home while making a trip to this country.

An aerial view taken November 7, 2011 shows the Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, in the holy city of Mecca during the annual Hajj pilgrimage rituals. AFP PHOTO/FAYEZ NURELDINE (Photo credit should read FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

United States of America

As many as 61,000 people fly on planes on a daily basis in the USA. The figure amounts to more than the population of a small city!

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Singapore

Singapore is the only “completely” urbanized country in the world. Try finding a tractor there- You won’t find any because this island nation has no farms.

Singapur Skyline at night, Singapur

Heaven

There is actually a country in Europe called Heaven. And if that’s not amazing enough, the average person in this small European nation consumes as much as 22 pounds of chocolate a year.

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Canada

Okay, this country has got many credits to its name. But, did you Canada has the highest number of lakes in the world? And what if I tell you that a whopping 60% of all the lakes in the world are found in Canada?

Canoes for rent on Canada's beautiful Moraine Lake

Monaco

Do you want to know what the smallest settlement in the world is like? Head off to Monaco if your answer is yes. With a mere population of 38,000 people in total, Monaco is the smallest country in the world- and an area smaller than the Central park in New York.

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Norway

Norway is the greenest country on the planet. The extensive use of hydropower which is a source of inexhaustible energy makes over 99% of the electricity produced in the country green and renewable.

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Russia

Well, Russia isn’t that badass as we have known it to be. Yes, the country has given the world a bridge of some of the most notorious mafia, but did you know that this country also provides the maximum oxygen to the world. The endless, unspoilt forests of Siberia and the great wild landscapes generate a colossal abundance of precious oxygen.

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Papua New Guinea

With over 820 spoken languages, Papua New Guinea is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. And you thought India is the only such country, eh?

MIDDLE SEPIK, PAPUA NEW GUINEA-DECEMBER 2008: Images of the Karawari people of the middle Sepik river, 15 December 2008. The Karawari are the most remote of the floodplains people, with many vllages along the river barely a generation old. The most recent settlements date only from 1996. (Photo by Brent Stirton/Reportage by Getty Images.)

India

Ah, India. Too many things to boast about, but, let me tell you a fact you didn’t know. The country has the highest number of post offices in the world- 150,000 to be precise. What’s more? The country also boasts of the highest number of cows in the world. Do you know how many? A whooping 270,000,000 cows!

B-61, PANIPAT-010401, APRIL 01, 2009: Panipat : A Rajasthani shepherd searches for greener pastures as he herds his cattle, on the outskirts of Panipat on Tuesday. PTI Photo by Kamal Kishore