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Facts About Mexican Independence Day

Facts About Mexican Independence Day

November 11, 2018

The Mexican War of Independence began at dawn on September 16, 1810, when Father Miguel Hidalgo gave the call “Grito de Dolores” and ended on September 27, 1821 (11 years later). During these years, happened countless anecdotes, stories, and legends. Read on to unravel the Mexican independence day facts, history, celebrations, parade and food, the […]

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Facts About Mount Vesuvius

Top 10 Facts About Mount Vesuvius

November 3, 2018

Mount Vesuvius is an active volcano located 9 kilometers east of modern Naples. It is known for its massive eruption in 79 A.D. when people didn’t even know what a volcano is. When it erupted in 79, it destroyed and buried under it the ancient city of Pompeii. Mount Vesuvius is the only active volcano […]

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Facts About Jenolan Caves

Facts About Jenolan Caves

November 2, 2018

Jenolan Caves are one of a kind caves located 175 kilometers west of Sydney, Australia. They are recognized as the world’s oldest open cave system. They are a part of the famous Blue Mountain Area. The caves have been a tourist destination for over 100 years. On today’s date, they attract about 250,000 visitors per […]

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Geographical Facts About Nepal

Geographical Facts About Nepal

November 2, 2018

Nepal is a favorite tourist destination with majestic Himalayan mountains, the essence of Buddhism, and serene, yet spellbinding sceneries. Check out these amazing geographical facts about Nepal. Numbers and data SURFACE: 147,200 square kilometers. POPULATION: 28.109.000 inhabitants (IMF 2014 estimates) CAPITAL: Kathmandu, with 10.8 million inhabitants. Nepal is a small country. It measures 800 kilometers […]

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Facts About Mars - the Roman God

Interesting Facts About Mars – the Roman God

October 30, 2018

Mars is the god of war as per the Roman mythology. He was an agricultural guardian. He was among the most prominent Roman gods, second only to Jupiter. Did you know that the term “Martial Arts” is derived from “Mars”? The god of war, Mars was identified as strong, clever, masculine, moody and vain. He […]

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Geographical Facts About Kenya

October 29, 2018

Kenya, located in East Africa is a small country with an area of just 580,000 square kilometers. It is landlocked from the west and borders the Indian Ocean on its east. Kenya is home to Lake Victoria, the second largest freshwater lake in the world. The country is located on the equator, which means it […]

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Facts about Waitomo Caves

Fun Facts About Waitomo Caves

October 29, 2018

Waitomo Caves are a popular tourist destination in New Zealand. Waitomo Caves System includes Waitomo Glow Worm Cave, Ruakuri Cave and the Aranui Cave. The visitors to the Glow Worm Caves get to delight their eyes with a boat ride in a glow worm illuminated cave. What makes these caves a spectacular sight are glow […]

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Facts About Baobab Trees

Facts About Baobab Trees

October 25, 2018

The Baobab tree, commonly known as “the tree planted upside down” and “monkey bread tree”, is a tropical tree belonging to the family of Bombacoideae, a plant sub-family whose almost all the trees grow in the tropical regions. Their characteristic is very large fruits, such as the Durian fruit. The Baobab tree grows spontaneously in […]

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Facts About The Tigris River

Facts About The Tigris River

October 23, 2018

The Tigris River is located on the western side of Asia. The word “Tigris” is derived from a Persian word “Tigera”, which means fast. It is one of the major and major rivers that cross five countries: Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Iraq. Find out more facts and information about the Tigris river. Tigris originates from […]

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Facts About Horus - The Egyptian God

Facts About Horus, The Egyptian God

October 22, 2018

Horus was a powerful ancient god in Egyptian mythology. He was worshipped in Egypt from the pre-historic era (3100 BCE) to at least Greco-Roman era (8th century BCE). Horus is represented as a man with a falcon’s head and was regarded as the god of the sky. Check out these facts about Horus – the Egyptian […]

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