Canada has more lakes than the rest of the world combined.

Brazil is a land with a lot of big creatures – it is home to the world’s largest snake (the anaconda, measuring up to 35 feet in length), largest spider, largest rodent (the capybara, a sort of guinea pig the size of a police dog), and the world’s largest ant.

Barbados, in the eastern West Indies, is one of the world’s most densely populated countries.

As of December 31, 1991, the USSR no longer existed as a single country.

It became fifteen independent countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus (Byelorussia), Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.