Countries Facts

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The world's longest and deepest rail tunnel is the Gotthard tunnel and the rail track is 57 km/ 35 miles long.

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The deepest lake of Switzerland is the Lago Maggiore in the southern part of Switzerland.

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The glacier is about 23 km/ 14 miles but shrinking every year. See here a 3D model of the shrinking Aletsch glacier.

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The Swiss Aletsch Glacier is the longest glacier in Europe.

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Switzerland has the highest mountains in Europe. 48 of the mountains are over 4,000 meters/ 13,120 feet high.

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The largest lake is called Lake Paravani.

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The longest river is the Mtkvari River with 1 364 km/ 847 miles.

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Shkhara is the highest mountain peak of Georgia with 5 193 m/ 17 040 ft in height.

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The Dubai Creek is best explored on a dhow cruise or on a traditional abra, the traditional commuter taxi.

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Burj al-Arab is known for its architecture as the building does resemble a huge sail.

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