Mississippi. Magnolia bark extracts have shown interesting activity against bacteria that cause tooth and gum diseases.
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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.