50 Fascinating Facts About The World

With around 200 countries and more than 7.5 billion people, something strange is happening every day and this world is full of strange facts, there are some interesting records and some fun things are included today that we are going to tell you in this article, which are known by the name of all fascinating facts.

For instance, like the Nile River is one of the longest river in this world whereas Yangtze River is one of the most busiest commercial river.

There are some facts that are difficult to believe but they are absolutely true. Know such interesting things that will increase tremendously in your general knowledge. Read on to learn some interesting facts about the longest, smallest, largest and highest etc.

S.No. Fact Name Action
1 World’s largest continent Asia (more than 40+ countries) Read More
2 World’s smallest continent Australia (about 31 million population) Read More
3 World’s largest ocean Pacific Ocean (covers 63 million square miles) Read More
4 World’s smallest Ocean Arctic Ocean (also known as coldest ocean) Read More
5 World’s deepest Ocean Pacific Ocean (the deepest part is called the Challenger Deep) Read More
6 World’s biggest sea Australasian Mediterranean Sea (connects the Indian and Pacific Oceans) Read More
7 World’s largest Gulf Gulf of Mexico (coastline of about 5,000 kilometers) Read More
8 World’s largest island Greenland (3 times the size of Texas and now is a part of Denmark) Read More
9 World’s longest river Nile River (about 4,132 miles) Read More
10 World’s largest drainage river Amazon River (also 2nd longest river) Read More
11 World’s largest tributary Madeira River (estimated 1,450 km (900 mi) in length) Read More
12 World’s busiest commercial river Yangtze River (longest river in Asia) Read More
13 World’s largest canal Grand Canal, China (also called the artificial river in the world) Read More
14 World’s busiest canal Germany’s Kiel Canal (about 98-kilometre-long (61 mi)) Read More
15 World’s largest river island Majuli, India (situated right at the heart of Assam) Read More
16 World’s largest country Russia (total area of about 17 million square kilometers) Read More
17 Smallest country in the world Vatican City (just 0.2 square miles, 44 hectares) Read More
18 Longest borderline country in the world Canada – United States (almost 8,900 kilometers) Read More
19 Highest borderline country in the world China (13 countries) (around 22,147 km (13,762 mi)) Read More
20 World’s largest desert Antarctica (about 14,000,000 sq km) Read More
21 Asia’s largest desert Gobi (also 6th largest desert in the world) Read More
22 World’s highest mountain peak Mount Everest (around 29,032 ft (8848 m)) Read More
23 World’s longest mountain range Andes, South America (the range is 7,000 km long, 200 to 700 km wide and has an average height of about 4,000 m) Read More
24 World’s highest plateau Tibetan Plateau (also known in China as the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau or the Qing–Zang Plateau or as the Himalayan Plateau in India) Read More
25 World’s busiest airport Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (covers 4,700 acres of land and has 5 parallel runways.) Read More
26 World’s busiest container port Shanghai, China (operated by Shanghai International Port Company Ltd.) Read More
27 World’s largest dam Tarbela Dam (located in Pakistan) Read More
28 Tallest dam in the world Jinping-I Dam (located in China) Read More
29 World’s longest road bridge Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge (located in China) Read More
30 World’s highest volcano Ojos del Salado (around 22,615 Feet) Read More
31 Highest Employed Company in the World Walmart (with 2,200,000 employees) Read More
32 Largest cricket ground in the world Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad (around capacity of 114,600) Read More
33 World’s largest library Library of Congress London (more than 170 million items) Read More
34 World’s largest art museum Louvre Museum, Paris (over an area of 72,735 square meters) Read More
35 World’s largest office building The Octagon, Egypt (over a total area of 22,000 acres) Read More
36 World’s driest place Atacama Desert, Chile (average rainfall is about 15 mm per year) Read More
37 World’s highest waterfall Angel Falls, Venezuela (with a height of 979 metres) Read More
38 World’s widest waterfall Khone Phapheng Falls (approx 35,376 feet (10,783 m) wide) Read More
39 World’s largest saltwater lake Caspian Sea (lies between Europe and Asia) Read More
40 The world’s largest freshwater lake Lake Michigan – Huron (by surface area, at 117,400 sq km) Read More
41 World’s deepest lake Lake Baikal (located in southern Siberia, Russia) Read More
42 World’s longest epic Mahabharata (great Indian epic compiled around 8th century BC) Read More
43 World’s Largest Bird Common ostrich (with average total length of 210 cm) Read More
44 World’s Smallest Bird Bee hummingbird (the breeding season is March–June) Read More
45 World’s largest mammal Antarctic blue whale (weighing up to 400,000 pounds and reaching up to 98 feet in length) Read More
46 World’s largest hindu temple Angkor Wat (measuring 162.6 hectares) Read More
47 World’s tallest statue Statue of Unity (designed by Indian sculptor Ram V. Sutar) Read More
48 World’s tallest building Burj Khalifa (located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates) Read More
49 World’s tallest clock tower Abraj Al Bait (with height of 1,972 ft) Read More
50 World’s largest mosque Masjid al-Haram (with a capacity of 4,000,000) Read More


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