What Are Some Interesting Facts About Different Countries?

What Are Some Interesting Facts About Different Countries?

Interesting facts about different countries include the structure of the United States of America, the land and economy of Kenya, and the landscape of China. Also noteworthy is the religious history and structure of Vatican City.

The United States of America has 50 states, with 48 forming the continental United States and another two separated by either water or another nation (Alaska and Hawaii). The largest state in the United States is Alaska, while the smallest is Rhode Island. The United States borders Canada to the north, Mexico and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Kenya is located in eastern Africa. As of 2016, industries in the nation include oil refining and smaller consumer goods such as furniture and agricultural products. Tea, coffee, corn and wheat are among the major agricultural features of Kenya, and the country exports tea, coffee, fish and petroleum.

Major landforms in China include the Himalayas, and major bodies of water include the Yangtze and Yellow Rivers. The border of Nepal and China is home to Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world.

Vatican City is the smallest nation in the world, and its foundation and government comes from the Roman Catholic Church. The pope is the head of both Vatican City and the worldwide Roman Catholic Church.