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Spain – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

Spain – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Constitutional Monarchy Capital: Madrid Location: In south-western Europe, occupying a major part of the Iberian Peninsula; borders with Portugal, France, Andorra and Gibraltar Area: 504,782 sq km National composition: The Spaniards are divided by language. The main language is Castillian. Other languages are Catalan, Galician and Basque Religion: Roman Catholic Official language: Spanish (Castilian) Currency: Peseta = …

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USA breaks world record: Largest Daiquiri

USA breaks world record: Largest Daiquiri

Cleveland, Ohio, USA – November 16, 2016 – Using 80 bottles of Appleton Estate rum, simple syrup, lime juice and ice, Cleveland’s Porco Lounge & Tiki Room (owner Stefan Was) tasked four mixologists and a team of barbacks to man four 1.5 gallon Vitamixes until the giant Tiki mug was filled; in the end the giant drink weighed-in at 95 …

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USA Guinness World Record: Most sandwiches made in 1 hour

USA Guinness World Record: Most sandwiches made in 1 hour

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA – September 26, 2016 – Temple University sent tens of thousands of sandwiches to Philadelphia-area food banks; the school has set the world record for the most sandwiches made in one hour, as hundreds of volunteers put together 49,100 sandwiches at the Liacouras Center. The school has set the world record for the most peanut butter and …

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South Africa Guinness World Records: Most sandwiches made in one hour

South Africa Guinness World Records: Most sandwiches made in one hour

Bloemfontein, South Africa – August 1, 2016 – Pupils from St Andrews school in Bloemfontein broke the Guinness World Record for sandwich making; armed with 1500kg of peanut butter and 100 kilograms of jam, the students clobbered together 29 000 sarmies in just one hour, thus setting the new world record for the Most sandwiches made in one hour.All Posts …

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USA Guinness World Records: Most sandwiches made in one hour

USA Guinness World Records: Most sandwiches made in one hour

Dallas, Texas, USA – June 28, 2016 – During a special Which Wich Spreading Party at Winsight’s FARE Conference – held at the Gaylord Texan Resort, near Dallas—more than 750 attendees broke the Guinness World Records record of most sandwiches made in one hour; the official count of 39,303 PB&J sandwiches bested the previous world record of 37,558 achieved by …

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Greatest height to control a football: John Farnworth breaks Guinness World Records record

Greatest height to control a football: John Farnworth breaks Guinness World Records record

Widnes, UK – March 31, 2016 – A football freestyler has broken a world record held by Lionel Messi for Greatest height to control a football by controlling a football from 32 metres (104ft); John Farnworth set the record in Widnes, near Liverpool after being inspired to take on the challenge set by the Barcelona legend. Photo: John Farnworth, a …

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Oldest mother: Anatolia Vertadella broke record

Oldest mother: Anatolia Vertadella broke record

Napoli, Italy – March 23, 2016 – Anatolia Vertadella, a 101-year-old Italian woman, has given birth to a 9-pound baby after a controversial ovary transplant widely criticized by medical professionals because of her advanced age, thus setting the new world record for being the Oldest mother. Photo: Anatolia Vertadella, a 101-year-old Italian woman, has given birth to a 9-pound baby …

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World Famous Landmarks Quiz

World Famous Landmarks Quiz

The World Famous Landmarks Quiz tests how much you know about some of the world’s most famous destinations. See what you know in the famous landmarks quiz.

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Where in Spain you will find a fantastic, unfinished Holy Family?

The fantastic wrought-iron spires of the Cathedral of Holy Family are among the most famous sights in Barcelona. The great Catalan architect Antonio Gaudi designed it in 1852-1926. The work began on the cathedral in 1882 but it is still unfinished today.

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Xavi

Xavi — Xavi Hernandez, who has pulled the strings in the centre of the field for Barcelona for a decade, was voted the best player at UEFA EURO 2008, with few disagreeing. Aside from his undoubted creative genius, the visionary Catalan is a phenomenally hard-worker who never shirks his defensive responsibilities. Able to occupy any central-midfield role, Xavi’s reading of …

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