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Tallest Mountains

Mountain, Location Elev.(m) Elev.(ft)
Everest, Nepal 8,848 29,035
K2, Pakistan 8,611 28,250
Kangchenjunga, Nepal 8,586 28,169
Lhotse, Nepal 8,501 27,920
Makalu I, Nepal 8,460 27,765
Cho Oyu, Nepal 8,201 26,906
Dhaulagiri, Nepal 8,167 26,794
Manaslu I, Nepal 8,163 26,758
Nanga Parbat, Nepal 8,126 26,658
Annapurna I, Nepal 8,091 26,545
    

Longest Rivers

River, Location Length.(km) Length.(mi)
Nile, Africa 6,690 4,150
Amazon, S. America 6,570 4,080
Mississippi-Missouri, USA 6,020 3,740
Yangtze, China 5,980 3,720
Yenisey, Russia 5,870 3,650
Amur, Russia 3,590 5,780
Ob-Irtysh, Russia 3,360 4,880
Plata-Parana, S. America 4,880 3,030
Yellow, China 4,840 3,010
Congo, Zaire 4,630 2,880
    

Largest Lakes

Lake, Location Area.(sq km) Area.(sq mi)
Caspian, Asia 437,708 169,000
Superior, U.S.-Canada 81,014 31,280
Victoria, Tanzania-Uganda 69,484 26,828
Huron, U.S.-Canada 59,595 23,010
Michigan, U.S. 58,015 22,400
Aral, Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan 34,600 13,500
Baikal, Russia 34,187 13,200
Great Bear, Canada 33,151 12,800
Tanganyika, Tanzania-Congo 32,893 12,700
Great Slave Lake 28,935 11,172
    

Country Population

Country Population % of World
China 1,371,480,000 18.9%
India 1,275,550,000 17.6%
United States 321,605,000 4.43%
Indonesia 255,461,700 3.52%
Brazil 204,743,000 2.82%
Pakistan 190,613,000 2.62%
Nigeria 182,202,000 2.51%
Bangladesh 158,841,000 2.19%
Russia 146,550,030 2.02%
Japan 126,865,000 1.75%
    

Most Spoken Languages

Language Population % of World
Mandarin 955,000,000 14.4%
Spanish 405,000,000 6.15%
English 360,000,000 5.43%
Hindi 310,000,000 4.70%
Arabic 295,000,000 4,43%
Portuguese 215,000,000 3.27%
Bengali 205,000,000 3.11%
Russian 155,000,000 2.33%
Japanese 125,000,000 1.90%
Punjabi 102,000,000 1.44%
    

Tallest Buildings

Building, Location Height (m) Height (ft)
Burj Khalifa, Dubai 828 2,717
Shanghai Tower, Shanghai 632 2,073
Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower, Mecca 601 1,971
One World Trade Center, New York City 541.3 1,776
CTF Finance Centre, Guangzhou 530 1,740
Taipei 101, Taipei 509 1,670
Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai 492 1,614
International Commerce Centre, Hong Kong 484 1,588
Petronas Tower 1, Kuala Lumpur 452 1,483
Petronas Tower 2, Kuala Lumpur 452 1,483
    

Largest Cities

City Country Population
Shanghai China 24,150,000
Karachi Pakistan 23,500,000
Beijing China 21,516,000
Tianjin China 14,722,100
Istanbul Turkey 14,377,019
Lagos Nigeria 13,400,000
Tokyo Japan 13,297,629
Guangzhou China 12,700,800
Mumbai India 12,655,220
Moscow Russia 12,197,596

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