What is the largest island in the world?
At 840,000 square miles, Greenland is the largest island in the world. It is three times the size of Texas. By comparison, Iceland is only 39,800 square miles.
Submitted by Tom Condroll, New Jersey
Longest Name of a Place
The longest place-name still in use is Taumatawwhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwe-nuakit natahu, a New Zealand hill.
Submitted by Eric Ben Daweton, New Zealand
City's Full Name
Los Angeles' full name is 'El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reinade los Angeles de Porciuncula' and can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size, L.A.
Submitted by Donna Carlisle, Los Angeles, USA
Capital B Cities
Across the world more capital cities begin with "B" than any other letter:
Berlin, Berne, Bonn, Bucharest, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Baghdad, Bratislava, Brussels, Belgrade, Bogotá, and Belfast, to mention but a few.
Submitted by Ronie Screwwala, Mumbai, India
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