North America and Africa
Percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28
Percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38
There are no natural lakes in the state of Ohio; every one is manmade.
The smallest island with country status is Pitcairn in Polynesia, at just 1.75 sq. miles/4.53 sq. km
The first city to reach a population of 1 million people was Rome, Italy in 133 B.C.
There is a city called Rome on every continent.
Siberia contains more than 25% of the world’s forests.
The actual smallest sovereign entity in the world is the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (S.M.O.M.). It is located in the city of Rome, Italy; has an area of two tennis courts; and as of 2001 had a population of 80, 20 less people than the Vatican. It is a sovereign entity under international law, just as the Vatican is.