China Unicom of China, the world's largest network builder and operator, has built a nationwide Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) mobile phone network, capable of providing services for 1100 million subscribers. China has more than 500 million mobile phone subscribers including GSM and CDMA networks.
There are more than 150 million sheep in Australia, which is a nation of only 20 million people. New Zealand is home to 4 million people and 70 million sheep.
At a stretch of 2, 43, 792 km, Canada has the longest coastline than any other country in the world.
In 1980, Reinhold Messner, an Italian, was the first man to climb Mount Everest alone. He was also the first man ever to scale all the 14 mountains higher than 8,000 m in the Himalayas without the aid of an oxygen cylinder.
The highest consumption of crude oil is in the most advanced industrial countries. The USA uses 18.5 million barrels per day, Japan 5.65 million and China 4.37 million barrels per day.
In the war between Greece and Troy, a city in Turkey, which lasted for 10 years, Greeks tricked their way into Troy, by hiding soldiers inside a huge wooden horse and dragged into the city. It is also known as Trojan Horse.
The London underground train system (Tube train) is the oldest, longest, and the most extensive in the world, with 388 km of track.
Hungary is the largest exporter of Hippopotamus and Taiwan is the largest exporter of mushrooms in the world.
With a population of just 1000 and above for an area of 0.4 sq.km, the state of the Vatican city is the smallest independent country, which is completely surrounded by Rome, the capital of Italy.
Bill Gates with a net worth of over US $ 58 billion is one of the world's richest men and also a No. 1 philanthropist. His first business was Traff-O-Data, a company, which created machines that recorded a number of cars passing a given point on a road, and later founded the Microsoft company. Warren Buffet with a net worth of over US $ 62 billion is ranked # 1 of the world’s richest men’s list in 2008, is a paper delivery boy, turned entrepreneur, turned investor.