Saturday, March 5, 2016

DID YOU KNOW???

Interesting facts about Middle East & South Asia countries


The United Arab Emirates is home to about 150 nationalities; as a result, diversity is both the workplace and the community is the norm. There is a healthy balance between Western influence and Eastern tradition.

The population of Bangladesh is 149 million. Bangladesh achieved a Happy Planet Index Score of 56.3 and ranks #11 of 184 countries analyzed - See more at: http://www.happyplanetindex.org/countries/bangladesh/#sthash.wyTjuUhO.dpuf
Oman is one of the oldest human-inhabited places on Earth. Humans have lived in what is now known as Oman for at least 106,000 years and the city of Dereaze is at least 9,000 years old.
Qatar is the biggest exporter of natural gas in the world, has the fastest growing economy in the world and has the highest per capita income than any country in the world.

India is the world's second-largest English speaking country. India is second only to the USA when it comes to speaking English with around 125 million people speaking the language, which is only 10% of the India population.

Sri Lanka is the largest exporter of tea in the world.

In Saudi Arabia, the average age is 18 years old. 75% of its population is younger than 35 years old.

Most Ancient Egyptian pyramids were built as tombs for pharaohs (rulers of Ancient Egypt) and their families. To date, over 130 pyramids have been discovered in Egypt.

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