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Belzoni is the Catfish Capital of the world.

The company that makes Icee Drinks is in Edwards.

Peavey Electronics in Meridian is the world's largest manufacturer of musical amplification equipment.

The first PTA was in Crystal Springs.

Football great Walter Peyton was from Columbia.

The birthplace of Elvis was in Tupelo.

The oldest Holiday Inn is in Clarkesdale.

The King and Queen of the Gypsies are buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Meridian.

The 4-H Club started in Holmes County.

In New Zealand, the Presidential highway links the towns of Gore and Clinton. Gore is also known as the Brown Trout Capital of the World and New Zealand's country music capital.

The forest of Canadian Lake District is so dense that during winter the snow stays on top of the trees and the forest floor stays bare.

In Calama, a town in the Atacama Desert of Chile, it has never rained.

In Papua New Guinea there are villages within five miles of each other which speak different languages.

In the Andes, time is often measured by how long it takes to smoke a cigarette.

In May 1948, Mt. Ruapehu and Mt. Ngauruhoe, both in New Zealand, erupted simultaneously.

Without any greenhouse effect, Earth would be cold and lifeless with an average temperature of 0.4 degrees Fahrenheit.

In 1825 Upper Peru became Bolivia.

Seoul, the South Korean capital, just means "the capital" in the Korean language.

Canada has more lakes than the rest of the world combined.

England is smaller than New England.

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