Maine. Maine also is known for cranberries.
Three. Ft. Richardson, Ft. Wainwright and Ft. Greely were all established in Alaska during the 20th century.
Beijing. Shanghai is the biggest while the capital city, Beijing, runs second.
Greece. Corfu is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea.
Sydney, Australia. The oldest portion of the underground train network in Sydney, Australia is "City Circle" whose first stations opened in 1926.
March 2, 1836. On March 2, 1836, Texas declared its independence, but it wasn't until April 21 that Sam Houston defeated Santa Anna, assuring freedom.
Brazil. The most eastern point of South America is Ponta do Seixas, Brazil, in Paraiba.
Gulf Of Aqaba. The Gulf of Aqaba contains some of the world's best underwater scenery.
Albania. When Mother Theresa died in 1997, her last words were "Jesus, I love you".
Irish. The Chicago River is dyed green each St. Patrick's Day.
10. The four original provinces of Canada were Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
Perth. Perth is the capital of Australia's largest state, West Australia.
Cardiff, Dublin, Belfast, Edinburgh. The capital city of Cardiff, Wales is called "Caerdydd" in Welsh.
English. Sugar is the largest source of foreign trade for Fiji.
Te Puke. The kiwifruit is named after the national bird of New Zealand, the kiwi.
Cairo, Egypt. Cairo, Egypt was the largest city in Africa in 2000, with a metro population of about 18 million.
Ethiopia. The Queen of Sheba mentioned in the Bible is thought to have ruled an area in present-day Ethiopia.
Spain. Spain was the world's leading producer of olive oil in 2007.
Orange. The Orange River flows through South Africa.
Galapagos Islands. The shores of the Galapagos Islands contain black lava rock.