Towers, canyons, and walls, oh my! When you think about the world, it might be hard to imagine all it has to offer. With nearly 200 countries, they're all filled with beautiful landmarks and distinct cultures. From the arctic areas of Canada down to the island countries of Oceania, can you name the country from a well-known fact?
Let's travel outside of your country and think about the world. While it is composed of seven continents, six of them are habitable. Within these six, you'd find over 7 billion people and 197 countries. A lot goes into making these countries distinct. The world is teeming with tourist attractions such as the Eiffel Tower and the Great Wall. National landmarks like the Grand Canyon and Angel Falls are must-sees for world travelers. While these landmarks provide great sites within the country, it is the people who help shape the culture and customs associated with some of your favorite places.
Just by living, one country's population has made it the most populous country in the world with over 1.37 billion people. The citizens of another country in Europe are credited with the creation of pasta and gelato. All 197 countries in the world have something that makes them distinct, and it's up to you to identify them! From the largest country to the most populous, can you name the country from a well-known fact? Let's find out!
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