Important Facts & Useful Information About World Map and Atlas
It is very important for students to have good general knowledge about world map. For this purpose you should study the earth map very carefully. Here on this page we shall share some useful information about world map and atlas. These information are for students of all classes. By reading this post you may start taking interest in world geography too. These general knowledge based facts will also help you in job and admission tests of various kinds.
1-Israel is in Middle East and it is the one and only Jewish state of the world.
2-Amazon river is the largest river by volume. It flows through the Peru, Colombia and Brazil.
3-The Pyramid of Khufu is the largest Egyptian pyramid. It is situated at Giza near Cairo. This the only wonder of the ancient world which exist still.
4-Asia is the largest continent of Pakistan by area and population. There are 48 countries in this region.
5-Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe and Australia are seven continents of the world.
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6-Russia is the largest country of the world by area and it is situated both in Asia and Europe. Russia was called USSR before 1991.
7-Bermuda Triangle is situated in North Atlantic ocean and it is also known as devil’s triangle and Hurricane Alley. It is famous for disappearing of ships and planes in mysterious circumstances.
8-There is no country in Antarctica. South pole is also situated in it. Its is also the coldest, driest, and windiest continent of the world. Its area is about 5,500,000 sq mile. About 1200 people live in the research stations of Antarctica.
9-Kazakhstan is a central Asian country which was the part of USSR before 1991. It is the largest Muslim country by area. Nur-Sultan is the capital of this country and it was called Astana before 2019.
10-Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Southern (Antarctic) and Arctic are the five Oceans of the world.
11-Canada is the second largest country of the world by area and Ottawa is its capital.
12-People’s Republic of China (PRC) is most populous country of the world and it has border with 14 countries. Beijing is its capital.
13-Greenland is the part of Denmark and it is the largest island of the world by area.
14-Largest hot desert of the World Sahara is in the countries of Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Western Sahara, Sudan and Tunisia. Its area is about 9.2 million km².
15-India is the second largest country of the world by population and 7th largest country by area. It is also the largest democracy of the world.
16-Saudi Arabia, Oman, Yemen, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar are situated in the largest peninsula of the world i.e Arabian Peninsula.
17-The Tibetan plateau is the largest and highest plateau of the world which is situated in China and India. It is also called roof of the world.
18-The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest ocean of the world.
19-Indonesia is the largest Muslim country of the world and Jakarta is its capital.
20-Kashmir, Cyprus, Taiwan, Kuril Islands, Israel, Antarctica and South China sea are most disputed areas of the world. Do read our following GK based post too;
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