ODDITIES YOU DID NOT KNOW
is the longest village name in the world , Located on the island of Anglesey in Wales , Europe.
Taumatawhakatangihangak oauauotamateaturipukaka pikimaungahoronukupokaiwhe nua kitanatahu
is the longest name of a hill , which is in New Zealand.
it is a maori phrase which translates to “ place where Tamatea, the man with the big knees, who slid,climbed and swallowed mountains, known as land - eater, played his flute to his loved one ”
‘Å’ ( sweden / norway
is the shortest place name. It is located in both Sweden and Norway.
In Scandinavian languages, ‘Å’ means “ river ”.
Hell’s Gate in Uzbekistan
While geologists were drilling for gas, 35 years ago, outside the small town of Darvaz, Uzbekistan, the drilling equipment unexpectedly hit a pocket and the entire thing caved in.
The gas which the geologists were searching for began to permeate the ground. The geologists lit the gas on fire to prevent potential harm to anyone in that area. Amazingly, this area has been burning ever since.