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The world's largest living Christmas tree is a grand fir tree in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. This tree, which is 162 feet tall, is located at The Coeur d'Alene, a resort on the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene.


The largest named number in the world is a googolplexian. Because numbers are infinite, and any number can be made larger by simply adding to it, the largest number in the world is defined as the largest number that has a name.


NPR identifies the jackfruit as the largest tree fruit in the world. Jackfruits can weigh up to 100 pounds, and Wikipedia notes that they can grow to 36 inches long and 20 inches in diameter. Four-foot jackfruits have been seen in India.


The ostrich is both the largest and the heaviest bird in the world. Females are 6 feet tall on average, while the male of the species can reach a height of 9 feet. Adult ostriches weigh from 220 to 350 pounds.


The largest cell in the world is an ostrich’s egg. Sometimes weighing over 3 pounds, the ostrich’s egg is composed of a single cell, as all other animal eggs are.


Though Australia is larger than Greenland, Greenland is considered the world's largest island. Australia is considered a continent, so it's technically not an island, geographically-speaking. Australia is the smallest continent in the world, but if it were to be conside...


As of 2012, nine cities have populations estimated in excess of 20 million people. These include Tokyo at 37.1 million; Jakarta, Indonesia, at 26 million; and Seoul, South Korea, at 22.5 million.