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45 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT PAKISTAN

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Pakistan is a country in South Asia. It is the 5 th most populous in the world. Pakistan shares land borders with China, India, Afghanistan, and Iran. It also has a maritime border with Oman. There are nearly 97% Muslims in Pakistan. It has the 2 nd largest Muslim population after Indonesia . Indus valley civilization in the Pakistani provinces of Punjab and Sindh is the most extensive among the three earliest civilizations . It was discovered in 1921 in Punjab and 1922 in Sindh province. Mohenjo-Daro in Sindh was included in the UNESCO World Heritage in 1980. ( Source ) Mehrgarh in the Balochistan province of Pakistan is an ancient Neolithic site that emerged even before Harappa. It was a continuously inhabited place from 7000 to 2600 BC. ( Source ) The Indus Basin Irrigation System (IBIS) in Pakistan is the world’s  largest contiguous irrigation system . It runs over 90,000 km of watercourses and irrigates more than 2.5 million acres of land. ( Source ) Kutiah Glacier in Pakistan

60+ Interesting Facts About Norway

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Norway is a country in northern Europe in the western part of the Scandinavian Peninsula. Norway has three uninhabited dependent territories (Svalbard, Bouvet Island, and Jan Mayen) in the Southern Hemisphere. Norway shares land borders with Sweden, Finland, and Russia. All these countries are present on its eastern side. Nearly 67% of Norway is mountainous. Coastlines and fjords are the other main geographical features of the country. Norway has the second-longest coastline in the world and the longest in Europe. The length of this coastline is 103,000 km. ( Source ) There are more than 50,000 islands in Norway. These are the 3 rd highest number of islands in the world after Sweden and Finland. Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord in Norway are the 2 nd  and 3 rd   longest fjords  in the world. Their length is 127 miles and 111 miles respectively. ( Source ) Norway fulfills 45% of its energy requirement through hydropower. It is the highest percentage of utilizing  renewable energy  in