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  • Countries that share their border with just one nation

    Countries that share their border with just one nation

      Borders between countries can range from simple to complicated. While some are peaceful, others are not. There are many countries which share their border with a number of other nations, but only a few have just one neighbor. Currently there are 17 nations across the globe which share their land border with just one
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  • Visa Requirements for French Citizens

    Visa Requirements for French Citizens

      Traveling around the world can be a little more convenient if you have a French passport. Currently, the French passport is the fourth most powerful passport in the world, and offers citizens of the country visa-free or visa-on-arrival entry to 173 nations. As France is a part of the European Union, French citizens have
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  • Maximum Speed Limit in the United States

    Maximum Speed Limit in the United States

      Speed limits are enacted by State governments and determine the maximum speed at which vehicles can be driven in a particular area, regions, or states. Capping the limit of speeds has led to safety less road accidents and fatalities. But speed limits can vary based on the type of vehicle, as there are often
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  • Countries that have an Extradition Treaty with the United States

    Countries that have an Extradition Treaty with the United States

      Extradition is the process whereby a person who has committed a crime in his or her home country and then escaped to another country to avoid the law can be sent back to their home country. Extradition takes place between two countries or states and its references can be found even in ancient times.
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  • Countries that have a Cross on their National Flag

    Countries that have a Cross on their National Flag

      The Cross is the most well-known symbol of Christianity and represents the instrument on which Jesus Christ was crucified. The Cross can be seen in many Christian churches, and has been installed at many prominent places, such as the 199-foot cross located in Louisiana’s Bossier City, the Millennium Cross in Skopje, and other. Currently,
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  • Countries where Arabic is an Official, Co-official, and Minority Language

    Countries where Arabic is an Official, Co-official, and Minority Language

      Arabic, which is a Central Semitic language, is a widely spoken languages around the world. It is estimated that currently there are approximately 420 million speakers (including both native and non-native) across the globe, and most of these are confined to the Arab states located in the Middle East and North Africa. The fifth
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  • The Least Expensive Cities in the World

    The Least Expensive Cities in the World

      The Economist Intelligence Unit recently released the cost of living survey which compares the prices of 160 goods and services in 133 nations across the globe. On this basis, it ranks the world’s most expensive and least expensive cities to live in. Of the 133 countries surveyed, four of the least expensive cities are
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  • Visa Requirements for German Citizens Around the World

    Visa Requirements for German Citizens Around the World

      It is really great to be a German citizen, especially if you are a traveler. And why not…a whopping 176 nations across the globe grant free visas, or Visa on arrival access to Germans. All this is thanks to the German passport, which is currently the most powerful in the world. A handful of
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  • Daylight Saving Time Around the World

    Daylight Saving Time Around the World

      Daylight Saving Time, which is popularly referred by its acronym DST, is a practice wherein clocks in some nations are changed during summer months to make better use of the daylight. The practice involves advancing clocks during summer months to extend an hour of daylight. In countries where daylight saving time is followed, clocks
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  • Nations and territories where Spanish is the official or national language

    Nations and territories where Spanish is the official or national language

      Spanish is a romance language and originated in Spain’s Castile region. After Mandarin Chinese, Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world. There are hundreds of millions of native Spanish speakers and it is either the official or the national language in 20 nations. It is also the official language in one
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