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10 Amazing Scientific “Facts of The World” interesting facts for Class 10 and 12 Part 18

Facts of The World – 18

831. The flag of the Philippines is the only national flag that is flown differently during thymes of peace and of war; the blue portion is flown during peace and the red portion during wartime.

832. On a visit to London , the world – famous Charlie Chaplin received 75,000 letters in just two days.

833. The Petronas Towers are presently the world’s tallest twin towers. They are located in Kuala Lumpur.

834. The Burj-Al-Arab is the world’s tallest hotel. It is located in Dubai.

835. In Gujarat, near the famous Shiva temple of Somnath, there is a pillar on the seashore which is built in such a way that there is no land between the pillar and the South Pole.

836. The Whispering Gallery in the Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur (Karnataka) , is designed in such a way that even the rustle of paper, the lighting of a matchstick of a whisper, is amplified and echoed.

837. The sixth Nizam of Hyderabad, Popularly known as Mahbub Ali Pasha, neverwore the same clothes twice. He had the longest wardrobe in the world- a 240 foot long corridor lined with cupboards on both sides.

838. Like China, India too has its ‘Great Wall’. It runs up and down the Aravali Hills in Rajasthan and has 43 fortresses in it.

839. If you clap at the entrance of the Golconda Fort near Hyderabad, the sound can be heard clearly 400 feet above on the topmost pavilion.

840. Before the introduction of the decimal system in India, a rupee was divided into annas and pies. At that time. 192 pies equaled a rupee.

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