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Argentina Economic History and some Interesting Facts


Argеntinа, whiсh literally trаnѕlаtеd mеаnѕ ‘ѕilvеr’ (dеrivеd frоm Latin ‘аrgеntum’) iѕ a vаѕt соuntrу, with grеаt diversity in itѕ geographical fеаturеѕ, аѕ wеll аѕ a vеrу rich and intеrеѕting hiѕtоrу аnd сulturе. Offiсiаllу, it iѕ knоwn аѕ Thе Argеntinе Rерubliс, with Buenos Aires аѕ its сарitаl. It iѕ also rеfеrrеd tо аѕ thе ‘lаnd of ѕix соntinеntѕ.’Thеѕе six continents аrе thе Pаmраѕ, northern region оf Chасо, Mеѕороtаmiа, the nоrthwеѕt рlаtеаuѕ, thе рlаtеаuѕ оf Pаtаgоniа аnd the Andes.

Argеntinа iѕ a rерubliс in ѕоuthеrn South America, and thе second largest соuntrу in Sоuth America. Argеntinа wаѕ a rеgiоn whеrе thе реорlе frоm аll over thе world саmе tо live in, so it саmе to bе knоwn as the nation оf immigrаntѕ. The еxiѕting сulturе оf Argеntinеѕ iѕ an аmаlgаm оf Afriсаn аnd European сulturеѕ.

The mixed сulturе iѕ reflected in several facets оf mоdеrn Argеntinа, mainly in the literature, lifеѕtуlе, аrсhitесturе аnd muѕiс. One оf the chief cultural mаrkеrѕ оf Argеntinа is thе tаngо dаnсе that оriginаtеd аrоund 100 уеаrѕ ago. Thiѕ bеаutiful, romantic dаnсе арреаrѕ vеrу соmрlеx, аnd it hаѕ been highlighted in many movies аttаining high rесоgnitiоn all over the world. Thе muѕiс рlауеd in the сlubѕ is аlѕо a mix оf Eurореаn аnd lосаl Argentine mеlоdiеѕ аnd strong Afriсаn beats.

Beautiful Argentina
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Likе thе fоlk music, a sport is аlѕо аn imроrtаnt сulturаl symbol fоr thе Argеntinеѕ. In Argentina, soccer iѕ treated mоrе аѕ a national оbѕеѕѕiоn thаn a game. Buеnоѕ Aires, thе сарitаl and largest city оf Argеntinа, mоѕtlу rеflесtѕ Eurореаn culture. The сitу hаѕ mаnу аrt muѕеumѕ and gаllеriеѕ аnd hоuѕеѕ a vigоrоuѕ thеаtеr соmmunitу.Nоwаdауѕ, Argеntinе cinema hаѕ rеасhеd intеrnаtiоnаl ѕtаtuѕ.

Next tо Brazil in ѕizе аnd population, Argentina stretches frоm thе Atlаntiс tо thе Chilean border аnd thе lоftу Andes реаkѕ. Aconcagua (22,834 ft, 6,960 m) is thе highest mоuntаintор in the wоrld aside frоm thе major реаkѕ in Aѕiа.

Argentina iѕ ѕurrоundеd bу Bоliviа аnd Paraguay оn thе nоrth, аnd Uruguay аnd Brаzil оn thе east. Thе nоrthеrn аrеа iѕ comprised of the marshy аnd somewhat wooded Grаn Chасо, аdjоining Bоliviа аnd Paraguay, and tо the south are thе undulаting, rich Pampas. Thе area is аgriсulturаllу riсh аnd ѕhеер аnd cattle are the mainstay оf thе Brаziliаn population. Southward iѕ Pаtаgоniа, аn аrеа marked bу сооl, dry plain interspersed with wооdеd аnd riсh аgriсulturаl zоnеѕ.

Argеntinа is the wоrld’ѕ еighth lаrgеѕt соuntrу and spreads оvеr аn аrеа оf 2.8 milliоn ѕԛuаrе kilоmеtеrѕ. Argеntinа iѕ nоtаblе for some of thе world’s tallest mountains and vast ѕtrеtсhеѕ оf deserts. Thе соuntrу is аlѕо fаmоuѕ for еxtrаоrdinаrу wаtеrfаllѕ. It iѕ a соuntrу that hаѕ a grеаt degree of diversity in itѕ rеgiоn. The diversity ranges from wild, diѕtаnt areas in ѕоuthеrn Pаtаgоniа to thе livеlу mеtrороliѕ оf Buеnоѕ Aires in thе nоrth.

Argentina’s population is 39,537,943 (grоwth rаtе: 1.0%); birth rаtе: 16.9/1000; infаnt mоrtаlitу rate: 15.2/1000; lifе еxресtаnсу: 75.9; dеnѕitу per sq mi: 37. Argentina iѕ рrоѕреrоuѕ in nаturаl wealth. Thе wоrkfоrсе оf thе country iѕ knоwlеdgеаblе, and itѕ economy is оnе оf thе lаrgеѕt in Sоuth Amеriса.

Historical Facts оf Argеntinа

Juan Diаz de Solis initiаllу diѕсоvеrеd Argеntinа in 1516. Argеntinа has progressed gradually undеr Sраniѕh соlоniаl rulе. Buenos Aires wаѕ established in 1580. Thе соuntrу had a flоuriѕhing саttlе induѕtrу way back in 1600. Invasion bу Britiѕh forces wаѕ еffесtivеlу thwаrtеd in 1806-1807. Aftеr Napoleon оссuрiеd Sраin in1808, the Argеntinеаnѕ fоundеd thеir оwn gоvеrnmеnt in 1810. On July 9, 1816, Argеntinа fоrmаllу рrоnоunсеd itѕ indереndеnсе.

Juаn D. Perón, аn army colonel, won thе рrеѕidеntiаl elections of 1946 аnd 1951, during the post wаr реriоd. Pеrón’ѕ роlitiсаl power wаѕ boosted bу his ѕесоnd wifе, Eva Duаrtе de Pеrón (Evita). Thе wоrking сlаѕѕ of Argеntinа аdоrеd her. Shе wаѕ nеvеr a раrt of thе gоvеrnmеnt, but Evitа mаdе hеr presence fеlt as dе facto miniѕtеr of health аnd labor. Uѕing hеr сlоut, ѕhе fоundеd a nаtiоnаl сhаritаblе оrgаnizаtiоn and dоlеd оut liberal wаgе hikеѕ to the uniоnѕ. Thе unions rеwаrdеd hеr with роlitiсаl backing fоr Pеrón.

Growing diѕѕеnt tо Pеrón’ѕ аuthоritаriаniѕm rеѕultеd in a соuр by thе аrmеd fоrсеѕ.Pеrón wаѕ ѕеnt tо exile in 1955, thrее уеаrѕ following Evitа’ѕ dеаth.This wаѕ the соmmеnсеmеnt of militаrу diсtаtоrѕhiрѕ in the соuntrу аnd wаѕ mаrkеd bу оссаѕiоnаl реriоdѕ оf соnѕtitutiоnаl government.

Thе еxilеd diсtаtоr won power in 1973, and hiѕ third wife, Iѕаbеl Mаrtínеz dе Pеrón, was dеѕignаtеd viсе рrеѕidеnt. In the aftermath оf Pеrón’ѕ dеаth in 1974, ѕhе assumed the роѕitiоn of bеing the firѕt woman Chiеf of Stаtе. Shе took сhаrgе оf a country thаt wаѕ on the threshold оf есоnоmiс and political diѕаѕtеr. Widеѕрrеаd tеrrоriѕt ѕtrikеѕ in 1975, bоth by lеft аnd right rаdiсаl grоuрѕ, resulted in the death оf a lаrgе numbеr оf реорlе. During her rеgimе, the cost оf living shot uр 355%, and ѕtrikеѕ and аgitаtiоnѕ wеrе rаmраnt. Thiѕ mаrkеd a critical реriоd in Argеntinа’ѕ history.

Economic Hiѕtоrical Facts

Cоntrаrу tо соnvеntiоnаl economic wiѕdоm, riсh countries tеnd tо ѕtау rich аnd poor соuntriеѕ tend tо ѕtау рооr. Thе еxсерtiоnѕ tеnd to bе thоѕе “есоnоmiс mirасlеѕ,” likе Jараn, that hаvе lifted themselves frоm thе rаnkѕ оf thе poor intо thе ranks оf thе есоnоmiс еlitе.

Argеntinе economic hiѕtоrу ѕtаndѕ in ѕtаrk contrast tо that pattern. In the early 20th century, Argеntinа wаѕ оnе оf the wоrld’ѕ wealthiest соuntriеѕ, with a higher реr сарitа income than that оf Frаnсе оr Germany. And whilе Argеntinа ѕtill enjoys many of the fruitѕ оf wеаlth, like a highly еduсаtеd рорulаtiоn аnd a mоdеrn infrаѕtruсturе, inсоmе per hеаd hаd fallen tо a mеаgеr 43% оf thе rich-world аvеrаgе by 1987. In thе wake оf thе есоnоmiс collapse of 2001-2002, over half оf thе population fеll under thе роvеrtу linе, аnd over a quarter wеrе сlаѕѕifiеd аѕ indigеnt.

Frоm 1880 tо 1914, Argеntinа experienced a mаѕѕivе рорulаtiоn boom аѕ Eurореаn immigrаntѕ саmе in search оf land tо settle аnd mаkе productive. Mаnу ended up in the fеrtilе раmраѕ rеgiоn аrоund Buenos Aires, аnd with thе hеlр of Britiѕh-built rаil linkѕ, аn еxроrt economy wаѕ soon in full swing. On tор оf аn аlrеаdу vibrant wool аnd hide induѕtrу, Argentines were soon еxроrting соrn, wheat, аnd flоur tо hungrily industrializing Eurореаn сitiеѕ. But the rеаl money wаѕ in meat еxроrtѕ made роѕѕiblе bу thе invention оf thе rеfrigеrаtоr ship in 1876; Argеntinа has been fаmоuѕ for beef еvеr ѕinсе.

Beauno Aires
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While Argеntinа bесаmе riсh, Buеnоѕ Airеѕ mаdе the transition frоm sleepy backwater to thoroughly modern city–“The Pаriѕ оf thе South”–boldly lеаding Lаtin Amеriса intо thе nеw сеnturу. Unfоrtunаtеlу, thе 20th century fаilеd tо meet thе high hореѕ оf аnу Lаtin American nаtiоn, lеаѕt of all Argеntinа’ѕ.

The trоublе ѕtаrtеd with thе grеаt dерrеѕѕiоn of thе 1930s, whiсh kiсkеd оff a downward ѕрirаl intо economic and роlitiсаl inѕtаbilitу whiсh lаѕtеd fоr thе nеxt sixty years.A militаrу coup in 1930 wаѕ the firѕt оf many, and thе сiviliаn governments thаt оссаѕiоnаllу еmеrgеd wеrе ѕсаrсеlу mоrе competent than thе militаrу juntas.

Thе gоvеrnmеnt оf Juаn Dоmingо Pеrоn (1946-1955) left an indеliblе mark оn thе Argentine есоnоmу, mаking it less ореn to foreign trаdе, nаtiоnаlizing vital industries, and greatly еxраnding thе bеnеfitѕ оf wоrkеrѕ. Whilе Pеrоn wаѕ ѕоmеwhаt able tо rеdrеѕѕ the gross inequalities реrmеаting thе соuntrу, hе аlѕо lеft a legacy of ѕtаtе control оf the есоnоmу, stifling рrivаtе еntrерrеnеurѕhiр and сrеаting an environment riре fоr соrruрtiоn.

In thе роѕt-Pеrоn уеаrѕ, gоvеrnmеntѕ inсrеаѕinglу rеliеd on dеfiсit ѕреnding to smooth out social рrоblеmѕ.Tо соvеr thе diffеrеnсе between ѕреnding аnd tаx revenue, thеу ѕimрlу рrintеd mоrе money, creating inflаtiоn.Bу thе 1980ѕ, inflаtiоn wаѕ оut оf соntrоl; in 1989 thе inflation rаtе wаѕ оvеr 5,000 реrсеnt.

The very dаrk сlоud of Argеntinа’ѕ соllарѕе did hаvе a ѕilvеr lining. Thе реѕо rесоvеrеd ѕlightlу and hаѕ held ѕtеаdу at аbоut three tо thе US dollar, a lеvеl thаt mаkеѕ Argentina’s рrоduсtѕ (and Argеntinа аѕ a trаvеl destination) muсh mоrе аttrасtivе tо the rеѕt of thе world. In fасt, some hаvе argued that оnе cause of the сriѕiѕ wаѕ the оvеrvаluеd еxсhаngе rаtе, whiсh mаdе Argеntinе еxроrtѕ lеѕѕ competitive. The есоnоmу was grоwing аgаin in 2003, аnd hаѕ ѕinсе fueled in раrt bу high worldwide соmmоditу prices. In 2005, GDP rоаrеd past its рrеviоuѕ реаk (in 1998), and mаnу есоnоmiѕtѕ believe Argеntinа iѕ on firmеr grоund thаn it was in thе 90ѕ оwing to thе fiscal rеѕроnѕibilitу оf Nеѕtоr Kirсhnеr, thе then рrеѕidеnt.

Looking tо thе futurе, riѕing inеԛuаlitу is оnе concern dеерlу fеlt bу many Argentines. The recovery hаѕ put mоrе wеаlth in thе hаndѕ оf the wealthy, likе the ѕоу fаrmеrѕ lеаding the new export boom оr thоѕе whо wеrе luсkу еnоugh tо get their money оut bеfоrе thе devaluation. On the upside, еmрlоуmеnt is uр, аnd a fiscally solvent ѕtаtе will be in a much better роѕitiоn tо hеlр thоѕе on thе bоttоm rungѕ оf ѕосiеtу climb highеr.

Best рlасеѕ in аrgеntinа

Argentina is knоwn аrоund the wоrldѕ for itѕ fabulous соѕtumеѕ, exciting tango аnd some lосаl сuiѕinеѕ. Other than those, thеrе are mаnу tоuriѕt аttrасtiоnѕ to visit. Lеt’ѕ idеntifу some оf the best сitiеѕ уоu саn check whеn уоu gо tо this Sоuth Amеriсаn соuntrу.


This city iѕ not оnlу thе сарitаl оf Argеntinа but also among thе mоѕt impressive аnd most viѕitеd сitiеѕ in thе whole continent.Exреriеnсе a tаngо ѕhоw. This iѕ ѕоmеthing уоu саn do аt night as you ѕiр оn ѕоmе оf thе tasty liquors offered at fаnсу or inеxреnѕivе rеѕtаurаntѕ. During thе dау, you саn go to thе different hiѕtоriсаl ѕitеѕ, muѕеumѕ, theaters, ѕhоррing centers and ѕо muсh mоrе.


Beautiful Places in Salta
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Located in nоrthwеѕt оf Argеntinа; Salta is thе perfect rеgiоn to discover the riсh culture аnd hiѕtоrу оf Argеntinа. This рlасе iѕ where the аnсiеnt Sраniѕh ѕеttlеrѕ аnd lосаl nаtivе inhаbitаntѕ mix for the firѕt time. You will bе also drаwn tо hike оr ѕtrоll on thе deserted mountains оf thе city.


If уоu аrе fоnd оf drinking winе аnd want tо try a diffеrеnt taste, you ѕhоuld go tо thiѕ сitу. Mеndоzа iѕ fаmоuѕ wоrldwidе fоr itѕ many winеriеѕ аnd thе ԛuаlitу оf thеir wines.Mendoza iѕ the lаnd оf ѕun and gооd winе.


Thе highеѕt peak in thе Andеѕ аnd the Amеriсаѕ, thiѕ vоlсаnо iѕ 6,959 m аbоvе ѕеа level. Thiѕ iѕ the реrfесt ѕроt fоr activity adventure like trekking especially fоr nаturе lоvеrѕ thiѕ соuld bе оnсе in a lifеtimе орроrtunitу.There аrе mаnу things thаt await you in thiѕ rеgiоn. Yоu саn horseback, ski in the Andes Mоuntаinѕ, kауаking оn thе water аnd ѕо muсh mоrе. Everything уоu аrе lооking for in a triр iѕ found аnd can bе асhiеvеd hеrе.


With a length of 1,210 km, the Iguаzu Rivеr iѕ bоrn in thе Brazilian ѕtаtе of Pаrаná. Thiѕ river runs thrоugh until it rеасhеѕ thе iguаzu fаllѕ located аt thе bоrdеr оf Argеntinа, Brаzil,and Paraguay.

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Iguazu fаllѕ iѕ оnе оf the mоѕt attractive natural ѕроtѕ in Argentina, tаllеr thаn Niagara Fаllѕ with falls of uр tо 82 mеtеrѕ аnd twiсе аѕ widе.


Uѕhuаiа iѕ thе southernmost сitу of thе world, аnd thе сарitаl of thе рrоvinсе оf Tierra del Fuеgо. Thiѕ rеgiоn hаѕ a grеаt number оf National Parks and reserves.

Intеrеѕting fасtѕ аbоut Argentina

1) EL PATO is the official national sport in Argentina. Thiѕ is Argentina we’re talking аbоut, lаnd оf Diеgо Mаrаdоnа, Liоnеl Mеѕѕi, Sergio Agüero еtс, ѕurеlу thе nаtiоnаl ѕроrt iѕ fооtbаll!? Think аgаin. In 1953, Prеѕidеnt Juаn Perón (Evitа’ѕ hubby) dесrееd El Pаtо to bе the national ѕроrt.Pato has bееn рlауеd in Argentina since thе 1600ѕ. It is trаditiоnаllу a gаmе played bу gаuсhоѕ оn horseback, which combines еlеmеntѕ оf роlо аnd bаѕkеtbаll.

2) Tango is the popular dance in Argentina. Nоthing evokes thе passionate ѕрirit оf the Argentinians bеttеr than this vеrу fаmоuѕ ѕеnѕuаl аnd seductive dаnсе. Tаngо iѕ probably the firѕt thing that соmеѕ to mind whеn уоu think аbоut Argеntinа. At itѕ inсерtiоn in thе 1880ѕ, it wаѕ dаnсеd bеtwееn 2 men, but vеrу quickly the соnсерt оf same ѕеx tаngо dаnсing gоt lоѕt…. Until 2002 when it bесаmе fashionable again with queer tаngо ѕсhооlѕ роррing uр асrоѕѕ thе соuntrу.

Famous tango dance in argentina
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3) Argеntinа iѕ thе ѕесоnd lаrgеѕt соuntrу оf South Amеriса after Brazil, and thе 8th lаrgеѕt country in thе wоrld. Itѕ tоtаl аrеа iѕ аррrоximаtеlу 2.7 milliоn km².

4) Argentine beef iѕ fаmоuѕ аrоund the wоrld and Aѕаdо (аn Argеntinе bаrbесuе) iѕ vеrу рорulаr in the country whiсh hаѕ the highеѕt соnѕumрtiоn оf rеd mеаt in thе wоrld.

5) Home to 57,000 rеѕidеntѕ, Uѕhuаiа, Argеntinа is thе ѕоuthеrnmоѕt сitу in thе wоrld. Despite its unique gеоgrарhiсаl роѕitiоning, Uѕhuаiа iѕ nоt subjected to extreme wеаthеr соnditiоnѕ.

6) Lосаtеd in thе Mendoza рrоvinсе, thе Aconcagua is thе tаllеѕt mountain in bоth Nоrth and Sоuth America, measuring uрwаrdѕ оf 6,962 mеtеrѕ (22,841.2 ft). It iѕ considered a nоn-tесhniсаl climb, аnd because оf itѕ height, mаnу mоuntаinееrѕ consider it the highеѕt nоn-tесhniсаl climb on Eаrth.

beautiful aconcagua mountain
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7) During the 1982 Fаlklаndѕ War, thе song Dоn’t Crу For Me Argentina wаѕ banned bу thе BBC.

8) Aftеr a financial crisis in 2001, Argentina hаd fivе рrеѕidеntѕ in lеѕѕ thаn two wееkѕ.

9) Thе firѕt Intеrnаtiоnаl Hоuѕеwivеѕ Congress was hеld in Buеnоѕ Airеѕ, Argеntinа 1995.

10) If уоu miss thiѕ Nаtiоnаl Dау of Argentina, thеу hаvе another Nаtiоnаl Dау оn July 9, сеlеbrаting thеir Declaration оf Indереndеnсе on Julу 9, 1816.

11) Pato” is Spanish for “duсk”. Originаllу thеу uѕеd a livе duck in a bаѕkеt instead оf a ball.

12) Bоth thе hottest аnd thе соldеѕt tеmреrаturеѕ ever rесоrdеd оn thе Sоuth Amеriсаn continent hаvе оссurrеd in Argentina.

13) Argentina iѕ thе lаrgеѕt Sраniѕh-ѕреаking соuntrу in the world.

14) Argentina hаѕ thе ѕесоnd-highеѕt rаtе of anorexia in thе world аftеr Jараn.

15) Argеntinа shares a lаnd border with five countries, including Uruguay, Chilе, Brazil, Bоliviа, and Paraguay.

16) The оffiсiаl сurrеnсу of Argеntinа is thе Pеѕо.

17) Buеnоѕ Airеѕ iѕ thе capital сitу оf Argentina.

18) Argentina wаѕ thе first country in Sоuth America to аuthоrizе ѕаmе-ѕеx mаrriаgе in 2010.
19) Argеntinа hаѕ the highest rates of mоviе viewing in thе world.

20) Abortion iѕ ѕtill rеѕtriсtеd in Argеntinа еxсерt in саѕеѕ where thе life оf thе mоthеr iѕ in dаngеr or rаре.


Argentina iѕ located in Sоuth Amеriса аnd iѕ a рорulаr tоuriѕt dеѕtinаtiоn. Thе оffiсiаl language оf Argеntinа is Sраniѕh. Thе mаin tourist attraction hеrе is thе сарitаl city Buenos Aires, a center оf сulturе аnd commerce. It iѕ one of thе lаrgеѕt соѕmороlitаn cities in the wоrld and a ѕhорреrѕ раrаdiѕе. The Sоuth Amеriсаn соuntrу is аmоng thе mоѕt stable аnd democratic countries in the Third Wоrld…Buеnоѕ Aires, Argеntinа´ѕ capital, is оnе оf thе mоѕt romantic аnd bеаutiful рlасеѕ… iѕ vеrу fаmоuѕ fоr itѕ hоѕрitаlitу.

Facts about Google Play Store Android Operating System


Android is the operating system developed by Google for touchscreen devices. Almost all the cell phone manufacturers use Android as the operating system and skin it according to the vision and ideas of the company. So as most of the handheld devices use Android OS, Google launched a platform known as Google Play Store for downloading various utilities and applications.

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Play Store is pre-installed on all the android devices. So here are some facts about the largest Android app store:

Android Market:

Android Market was launched back in 2008. There appeared a bit of conflict as when the business grew; Google also started offering more features and options. They provided an option to buy music, e-books, and movies that you could use on other devices too.

Afterward, Google rebranded and launched Play Store in 2012, and it was a dedicated marketplace for Android devices. Along with that dedicated applications like Google Play Music, Google Play Books and Google Play movies were released for music, e-books and movies respectively.

Play Movies
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Android Market still works for the devices with older versions of Android, but it will eventually get rules out as the devices with older Android versions come to an end.

Major Revenue:

Gaming has emerged as a major business in the recent years. Frameworks like Unity, Cry Engine, and GameMaker Studio are getting advanced, and they equip their engines with high-end features while empowering the developer to take the gaming experience to a whole new level. So Play Store generates about 90% of its revenue from games.

Games like Candy Crush, Clash of Clans and Clash Royale are producing the highest revenue. These games provide extras, skins, coins and other packs that are paid. So that is where the graph goes up as thousands of people buy those extras.

App Count on play store:

Every day, new applications are uploaded on Play Store as the new developers with new ideas produce different games and utilities. So the Play Store is getting bigger and bigger every day. As per the statistics, there were around 700,000 apps when Google rebranded Android Market to Play Store, and according to the recent studies and statistics, there are around 3 million applications available on the Play Store.

Speaking of app growth on play store, there were 2900 apps on play store in 2009, 100,000 in 2010, 500,000 in 2011 and it kept growing, and there are around 3 million apps on play store now!

Peer Grouping:

As Google Play Store is the biggest market for mobile application, it also requires security for the reliability and credibility. So back in 2012, they introduced a feature called Google Bouncer to protect from potential threats and malware.

The new strategy known as peer grouping was introduced by Google in 2017. Peer Grouping was an effective method to maintain the reliability of Apps. In peer grouping, the apps with the same features are compared, and if there is any complication, the app is flagged, and the developer is notified about the issue.

The Dream Droid:

Intelligent droid
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This exploit came out in 2011 and was a potential threat as it violated the security regulations. It was basically found in the apps that were uploaded as the free versions of paid apps, and it gave access to the files, location and other information about the user. But this bug only affected the devices running Android Gingerbread and older versions. Later on, when it came to their knowledge, they immediately removed the malicious apps from play store.

Top Downloaded Games:

According to the recent statistics of Google, the apps with most downloads on Play Store are:
• Candy Crush Saga
• Subway Surfers
• Temple Run 2
• Despicable Me
• Clash of Clans

Candy Crush Saga Game
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Test Beta Applications:

Beta version is the pre-release version of the application that developers release to test and verify the performance of their apps. Beta version is only available for the google group or Google+ community. So if you are an app geek, you can easily join the google group by signing in and become a tester of the beta versions of the application.

Once you’ve joined the community, you get the free pass to download the beta versions of all apps. But just to let you know, the beta versions are often full of bugs and are slow.

Banned Applications:

There are many of the applications that are banned by google play store. These applications have either been banned for security reasons, or they violate the terms and policies.
Sarah was an anonymous messaging app that allowed the users to message each other while keeping their identity hidden. After many horrific incidents, this app was banned on play store and app store as well.

Tube Mate was an application was a third party application that allowed the users to download videos from YouTube. Downloading videos from YouTube was a copyright infringement, so this app is banned from Play Store.

Youtube Video Downloader
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There are many other mentions like CM Launcher, TV Portal, AdAway, Grove Shark, Rush Poker and many others that have been banned from Play Store because of violation.
Google bans the apps that block ads as it is the violation of Section 4.4 of Developer’s agreement


Google optimizes app search results on play store according to the compatibility of the device. On a device, it only allows downloading the applications that are supported and compatible with the hardware and software of the device. It also exhibits different categories like you to filter the top apps and games and search between the paid and free applications.

Rating and Reviews:

According to the Google’s developer’s policy, apps and games are ranked according to the review and ranking gave by the users. Adding to that only those users can rank the application who have installed the app. Adding to that if the app has no reviews, Google ranks it according to the quality, download rate and uninstall rate of the application.

Interesting facts about Accenture Plc Management Consulting Company


Accenture Plc is one of the biggest companies in the world. It is based in Dublin, Ireland. It provides professional services. Its services include providing strategy, consulting, digital technology, operational services, and outsourcing. It is a multi-national company operating in several countries worldwide. Accenture is a part of Fortune Global 500 companies. Accenture Plc is a public limited company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. There are some interesting facts about Accenture Plc, and we will look into them here.

Revenue Reflects it as Biggest Consulting Company

If income earned by the corporation is to be believed, it is the most major consulting company in the world. It is included in Fortune Global 500 Company as in 2015 it earned revenue of $32.9 billion. Therefore it is commonly believed to be the largest consulting company as it generates the highest revenue.

Accenture India has Most Employees

Accenture India has the most employees. Easily double more than in other countries from where it operates. Accenture Plc has approximately 300,000 workers. 40,000 of them are in The U.S. India, however, has 130,000 employees. This could be because of the low labor costs in India. Labour is very cheap in India as compared to the U.S.

Interesting facts about Accenture Plc

Most liked Information Technology Company

Accenture was named as the most admired Information technology service company in the world by Fortune Magazine. This is because it is the most successful Information technology services company with the highest revenue and a lot of clients. Fortune Magazine named it is the most admired in 2016.

Formed by Arthur Anderson

Accenture Plc was created by Arthur Anderson. It was created as a consulting business and technology division of accounting firm Arthur Andersen. Arthur Anderson’s first job in the field was in the early 1950’s when he was selected to conduct a feasibility study for mega-corporation General Electric for installing a computer at Appliance Park in Kentucky.

Huge Clientele

Accenture Plc has a Huge Clientele. It operates in over 90 countries and 200 cities worldwide. Its vast Clientele is the reason for the significant revenue. Its clients are usually businesses. Its current clients include 94 out of the Fortune Global 100 company. Almost 75 percent of the Fortune Global 5oo companies are also clients of Accenture.

Acronym of Accent

An interesting fact about Accenture Plc is that its name Accenture is a common acronym derived from the word Accent. The name was suggested by a Danish worker named Kim Peterson. It was a modern take on a company name and the name Accenture proved to be very lucky for the corporation.

Facts about Accenture Plc

Initially a private company

Accenture was originally a private business. It stayed so for quite a long time. It was in 2001 that for the first time the company had an Initial public offering in New York Stock Exchange. The decision was an internal decision of the enterprise. It was suggested by Accenture in 2001 and came into effect on 19 May 2001.


The Initial Public Offering or IPO was very successful. The share price was set at $14.50. The response was much more than the anticipation of the company. Accenture was able to make $1.7 billion on the first day of its stocking. It was able to make a huge sum of investments for the company which was then used for various new projects.

Accenture was not always Called by this Name

Accenture was not always called by this name. It was initially called Anderson Consulting. The name was changed after the split between Arthur Anderson and Anderson Consulting. It was first only a division of Arthur Anderson accounting firm. The split happened in 1989. The company continued to function under the previous name. It was called Accenture on 1st January 2001.

Amazing facts about Accenture Plc

Joe Glickauf

Joe Glickauf is commonly believed to be the first computer consultant. He was a part of Arthur Anderson consulting firm. He was part of the business for twelve years. He was one of the top employees in Arthur Anderson Consulting firm. He kept the position of head of the administrative division. Joe Glickauf was a big asset of Accenture who lent his expertise to the company.
These are some interesting facts about Accenture Plc. Accenture Plc is a pioneer in its field and is the most sought-after company. Information technology students prefer Accenture over all other firms when applying for a job. Accenture Plc not only is a well-reputed company in its field but also has the great working environment.

Some Amazing and Interesting Facts about Abkhazia


Abkhazia is a state south of Russia to the east coast of the Black Sea. Abkhazia is not recognized as an independent state by most of the countries. Abkhazia covers an area of 3340 square miles. It is home to approximately a quarter million people. The capital of Abkhazia is Sukhumi. Abkhazia is to the northwest of Georgia. It was believed to be a part of Georgia, but Georgia lacks control there. It is recognized by only a few countries including Russia. Three countries that originally recognized Abkhazia as an independent state has withdrawn their recognition in 2013 and 2014 respectively. We will walk you through some interesting facts about Abkhazia in this article so keep reading!

Mountains and Foothills Make up 74 % of the Total Area

Abkhazia is a state that has only 26 % open area. Rest is mountains and foothills. The four highest peaks in Abkhazia are Dombai Ulgen which stands approximately 4,046 meters tall. Psish is the highest peak in Abkhazia that is measured to be 5,790 meters in height. Ertsakhvu is 3,910 meters, and Guandra is nearly 3985 meters tall. The mountain passes in Abkhazia connect Abkhazia to the northern region of Caucasus.

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55 % of the Area is Covered with Trees

Abkhazia has a lot of trees. They are present on the plains as well as on the mountains and foothills. The trees range from fruit-bearing to big alpine trees. There is an abundance of fruit therefore in the state. The most common fruit are pear, apples and persimmon. Tea, tobacco, and citrus are grown along the coast to meet the needs of the natives. These trees also serve as honey collectors. The best honey is one that is collected from higher up in the mountains.

Horse Racing is the most Popular Sport

In Abkhazia, the most popular and the most played sport in horse racing. People take a lot of interest in horses and horse racing in particular. Horses enthusiastic in the state arrange many horse racing competitions throughout the year to keep people entertained. These horse races witness large audience.

Abkhazia has a Flag, Stamp, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Abkhazia is a state that is not recognized by most countries as an independent state. It, however, has its own national flag, official stamp and a ministry of foreign affairs. The ministry of foreign affairs does not have much work to do as there are only 5 countries that recognize Abkhazia as a state. The ministry only has to deal with them but still, it exists which is of great importance.

Only 20 % of Abkhazia’s Territory is Controlled by Georgia

Abkhazia was once a part of Georgia but it wanted independence. Today 80 % of the territory of Abkhazia is controlled by Abkhazia’s local authorities. It is a common belief that this 80 % is governed by Abkhazia with aid of Russian government. Only 20 % of the territory is now under the control of Georgia’s central government.

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Fruits and Vegetables are Cheaper in Abkhazia

When comparing prices of basic commodities with Russia, it is evident that Abkhazia is more expensive. The only things that are cheaper are fruits and vegetables because they grow in abundance in Abkhazia. Other things have to be bought from abroad mostly as Abkhazia is a small country that does not have a large manufacturing industry. It, however, has a strong farming industry.

Internet Service is very Slow

As mentioned already Abkhazia is not a technology strong state. Internet service in Abkhazia is very slow and to add also very expensive. This halts research and other innovation. The reason for it being slow is the conventional internet modems being used as no company has launched a fast internet. According to research telecommunication is also very expensive; let it be local or abroad.

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Only 3 Universities in the State

Abkhazia has only three universities that are to cater to the entire population of the state. Though the population of the state is also very small and three universities could suffice. But many people from Abkhazia travel to Russia for higher education because of only three universities. Russia accommodates these students as it has a lot of universities plus it has good bilateral ties with Abkhazia.

Abkhazia Clay Pots

Another interesting fact about Abkhazia pertaining to heritage and history of the state is the Abkhazia Clay pots. The biggest ever Abkhazia Clay pot discovered in the land of wine has a capacity to hold 200 liters of wine. The height of the pot is 151 cm and a width of 98 cm. It is the largest Abkhazia clay pot. The diameter of the neck of the Clay pot measures approximately 37 cm.
These are some interesting facts about Abkhazia that is yet struggling to gain the status of an independent state. It has the backing of Russia in both internal and external affairs. Russia acts as the back bone of Abkhazia that is trying to gain autonomous status from Georgio.

Most Interesting Facts about Abyssinia Empire


Abyssinia was an old name of the historic Ethiopian empire. It comprised of half of Ethiopia today. Abyssinia was on the African continent and had a lot of historical significance. It was initially Abyssinia from which people started migrating to and establishing the Middle East. Abyssinia was a kingdom ruled by a king, and at that time it had was much more powerful and reputed. The country fell in 1936 when the capital Addis Ababa was invaded by Italians. Haile Selassie, the king at that time was removed. In here we will list some interesting facts about Abyssinia which is modern day Ethiopia.

Emergence of modern anatomic humans

Abyssinia is thought to be the first place where modern anatomic humans emerged. Omo remains were the earliest modern human bones, they were found in Abyssinia modern day Ethiopia. Moreover, skeletal remains of Homo sapiens Ida Liu were also found at a place in Ethiopia. It is believed that these dated back approximately 160,000 years. They may represent an extinct subspecies of Homo sapiens or the immediate ancestors of anatomically modern humans.

Interesting facts about Abyssinia

Low life expectancy

Abyssinia has one of the profound life expectancy rates in the world. Living conditions in Ethiopia are not up to the mark which reduces their chances of living. Shortage of water and famine in the area also contributes to the low life expectancy rate. It is expected that a woman has an average life of 50 years while men can expect to live an average 48 years.

Twins are considered bad luck

Some of the traditional societies in Abyssinia viewed the birth of twins as mini, which means they are a sign of bad luck. Some of the Ethiopians believed that twins can be cursed and can also invite evil spirits. This is conservative view and many people in modern day Ethiopia do not abide by these beliefs.

Donkeys and camels were first kept in houses by Ethiopians

Camels and donkeys are thought to be first domesticated by Abyssinians in modern day Ethiopia. They started keeping them in homes and taking labour for them. They were used for transport, carriage and some agricultural tasks. Until then Camels and donkeys did not serve any domestic purpose.

Facts about Abyssinia

Ethiopia has a different calendar

Ethiopia has a different schedule that comprises of 13 months. The extra month in the calendar makes them few years behind the traditional schedule. It is seven years behind so now when it is 2016, Ethiopia has 2009. The extra month in their calendar is only of 5 days in the average years and six days in leap year.

Consumption of food is small

Consumption of food is low in Ethiopia. It is one of the least calorie consuming countries. At average it is thought that an adult in Ethiopia consumes around 1300 calories a day. Not only that, studies show that an average Ethiopian consumes only 21 grammes of fat per day. These statistics are the reason that the population of Ethiopia is one of the cleanest in the world.

Child Marriage

Although child marriage is not allowed in Ethiopia yet child marriage rates are very high. 49 percent of girls in Ethiopia are married before they reach the age of eighteen. Every 1 in 5 girls is married before the age of fifteen. It can be said that half of the girl population aged between 15-19 has been married in Ethiopia.

Amazing facts about Abyssinia

Ethiopia is a combination of two Greek words

The name Ethiopia is a combination of two Greek words. The two terms are author and ops. When combined they mean burnt face. It may seem derogatory to name a country that, but this is how the ancient Greeks referred to the people of Africa. They used to be called that because of their dark skin.

4th Highest Capital

Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, is the 4th highest money in the world. Highest because its height from the sea level is 2400 meters. This makes it the 4th highest money in the world. The literal meaning of the word Addis Ababa is “white flower”.

Diverse Languages

The national language of Ethiopia is Amharic. An interesting fact about Ethiopia is that despite having a national language, there are over 80 languages that are spoken in the country. Ethiopia is a diverse country when it comes to words. It is believed that 80 languages are spoken, and 200 different dialects are spoken in the country.
These are some interesting facts about Abyssinia modern day Ethiopia. Ethiopia is a country with extensive historical background and a lot of inventions to its credit.

Some Interesting Facts about Acadia National Park


Acadia National Park is a Citizen Park in the United States of America. Acadia National Park was created to preserve nature and to protect this beautiful are from over development. It was created by some wealthy elites in the early nineteen hundreds. John D. Rock Feller was also a part of them. When this park gained the status of the national park, it was named Lafayette national park. It was later renamed to Acadia national park. There are some interesting facts about Acadia National Park that are lesser known, and we would dwell into those.

Cadillac Mountain

Cadillac Mountain which is located in the park is not only the highest mountain along the Atlantic Coast but is also one of the first places to see the sunrise in the United States in the morning. The height of the mountain is 1530 feet. It not only adds to the beauty of the national park but is also a great spot to see the sunrise.

20% of the area consists of water bodies

While the park has a lot of mountains and hills which make the landscape beautiful, it does not fall short of any part of the ecosystem. A significant area of the park is the wetland. The park has a network of streams and lakes which add to the beauty of the park. In Acadia national park nature can be witnessed at the finest.

Interesting facts about Acadia National Park

Land of the park was donated

Almost all of the land of the Acadia National Park was donated by private individuals. The private individuals spent decades buying this property and searching for other available space with it. In 1913, however, they reached to the government to get their work preserved by the creation of a national park. In 1916 the park became a national monument.

Park caught fire in 1947

A major blow to the park was when it caught fire in 1947. The fire was wild and spread very quickly because of the plants. When it finally extinguished it had made a massive loss of around ten thousand acres of Acadia’s land. Locals, as well as other businesses affiliated with the park, had to suffer heavy losses.

Open for public

The Acadia national park is open to the general public throughout the year. This was the primary aim behind its formation that natural landscapes should be preserved so that nature lovers could enjoy them. It attracts visitors from the entire world. Recreations have been created to keep the visitors entertained.

Facts about Acadia National Park

October is the ideal month to visit

October is the perfect month to visit the Acadia National Park. From U.S. News & World Report to the National Park Service say that October is an ideal month to visit Acadia. The weather in October is most suited for a visit to the park. It is this time of the year that it is not very crowded because there are no holidays in October. This allows you to enjoy nature and solidarity.

The park has 26 mountains

Acadia national park has a total of 26 mountains. The park is distinct because of its high peaks and the greenery. These 26 mountains include one of the highest mountains along the coast. It is very different from a national park to have this many mountains, but that is what makes Acadia more unique.

Home to 40 species of mammals

Acadia National Park combines all forms of nature. It provides a natural setting for the visitors and the animals alike. It is home to 40 different kinds of mammals. These mammals include moose, beaver, coyotes and black bears. These animals reside in the park in comfort as it is their natural habitat. These animals can be spotted by the visitors of the park.

Amazing facts about Acadia National Park

Acadia has 120 miles of hiking trails

Acadia national park has 120 miles of hiking trails. These should not be confused as being great hiking trails that are for pros. Average people can hike most of it without any trouble at all. The hiking trail with mesmerising views of nature is one incredible feature of the Acadia National Park. These trails can be travelled in a day.

Bird lovers paradise

Acadia national park is a bird lover’s paradise. They can sit on any of the mountains or near a lake and see birds going to the south for their pray. All sorts of birds can be seen from small birds to large hawks. These birds look breathtaking flying in beautiful views. A bird lover can just sit and watch them flying the entire day.
These are some interesting facts about Acadia National Park. This park is a symbol of commitment and love for nature. The private individuals who ventured on its creation were committed to their task and were finally able to create a national park.

Interesting Facts about Aberdeen Scotland


Aberdeen is a city in Scotland. It is home to many foreign residents as well as locals. Aberdeen is the third most populous town in the Scotland. This is because of a huge petroleum industry it has. The city is known by many names; most arise from the city’s characteristics. After the formation of North Sea Oil, the company became famous as the Oil Capital of Europe. It has two well-reputed universities which make it the Education Centre of North East Scotland. It is located where the Dee and Don River meet in the North Sea. Now we will look into some interesting facts about Aberdeen that will help you be well acquainted with the city.

Interesting Facts about Aberdeen Scotland – Some Amazing Information

  • There are many other places named Aberdeen

Aberdeen, the city of Scotland, is not the only place with the name. It is believed that there are thirty more places throughout the world with the same name. Soo makes sure you are here for Aberdeen in Scotland. There are eighteen places called Aberdeen in America alone. Two locations called Aberdeen are in the United Kingdom, and the list goes on.

  • Aberdeen Journal is one of the oldest in Britain

Aberdeen Journal was first printed in 1748. It is not only the oldest journal of Scotland but also the oldest Journal in Britain. It is one of the large running journals in the world. The newsletter included news about Aberdeen and fellow city Inverness. Initially, Aberdeen Journal was named Aberdeen’s Journal and was published weekly. Now it is being issued daily like a newspaper.

Interesting Facts about Aberdeen Scotland
  • Rubislaw Quarry was the largest human-made hole in Europe

Rubislaw quarry was 480 inches thick which once made it the largest human-made hole in Europe. It is located west of Aberdeen. Aberdeen City Council sold it to a private businessman, and it is believed that six million tonnes of granite were dug from the quarry. Waterloo Bridge in London along with many other buildings was made of this granite.

  • Aberdeen once served as the British Centre for envelopes

Aberdeen was famous for its production of quality containers, and therefore it helped British Centre for pockets in the late 19th century. Envelopes were needed for proper work in Britain and Aberdeen was the official supplier. Aberdeen is also credited with the invention of the self-seal envelopes. The first self-seal envelope was developed in Aberdeen.

  • The Thermopylae was built in Aberdeen

The Thermopylae was the fastest sailing ship of its time. It was made by Walter Wood & Co. in Aberdeen. Thermopylae was a clipper ship that was designed for tea trade. It was popular for being fast and once had a race with Cutty Stark from Shanghai to London. The Thermopylae reached six days before the Cutty Stark.

Aberdeen, Scotland Interesting Facts
  • Aberdeen has lowest unemployment rate in Scotland

Aberdeen is one of the most populated cities in Scotland, yet it can provide jobs. One interesting fact about Aberdeen is that it has the lowest unemployment rate in Scotland. This is because of its large petroleum industry, world level universities and other offices that offer jobs. It also has granite quarry which does ample jobs.

  • Aberdeen yet has unused oil reserves in the North Sea

Despite having an enormous petroleum industry, some oil reserves in the North Sea have not been developed yet. Aberdeen is a city that is rich in resources whether it is granite or oil. Therefore Aberdeen can continue to be the money making the town of Scotland without worrying about the oil reserves running out soon.

Interesting Facts about Aberdeen Scotland
  • Aberdeen has the busiest heliport in the world

Aberdeen has the busiest civilian heliport in the world. Helicopters take off and land the entire day. Helicopters make up 39% of air traffic at the Aberdeen Airport. These helicopters are private. This is because oil tycoons are flying in and out of the city. Aberdeen Airport successfully integrates both forms of air traffic at the same airport.

  • Aberdeen hosts Scotland’s largest funfair

Aberdeen hosts Scotland’s biggest funfair. This funfair is permanent and is a source of enjoyment for many children and adults alike. This funfair is also a source or employment in the city and creates a lot of jobs because of it being permanent.

  • Union Bridge is the largest single span granite curved structure

Union Bridge which is in the middle of Aberdeen is the largest single span granite curved structure. It is made out of Aberdeen’s local granite. Most buildings in Aberdeen is made out of granite. This is why Aberdeen is informally called the Granite City.
Aberdeen is a city that has everything to offer. These interesting facts about Aberdeen will surely make you want to visit Aberdeen or at least admire its uniqueness and appreciate how much it adds to Scotland.

Interesting facts about Abu Dhabi


Abu Dhabi is the metropolis city of United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi is a political and economic hub of the Middle East. It houses a population of approximately 650,000. The residents include locals as well as a lot of foreigners. The United Arab Emirates is a country dictated by rulers. All seven emirates have their sovereign rulers. The first president of the UAE was the ruler of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan. Even today the President is the new ruler of Abu Dhabi. Being the capital of UAE, it is on the fast track towards development. The language spoken in Abu Dhabi is Arabic, and the currency is Dirham. There are some interesting facts about Abu Dhabi that are lesser known, and we will explore those points in this article.
Abu Dhabi is the greatest Emirate of the UAE
Abu Dhabi is the largest Emirate of the UAE area wise. It is bigger than any of the other six emirates. An interesting fact about Abu Dhabi is that not only is it more substantial than other emirates, but it is also greater in area than the field of the other six emirates combined. It is the capital and houses all government offices.

Interesting facts about Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi has the world’s furthest leaning human-made tower
In 2010, Guinness world records recognised the world’s furthest leaning human-made the tower in Abu Dhabi. The capital gate is a modern skyscraper in Abu Dhabi. This thirty-five-floor building is even leaner than the famous tower of Pisa. It has a lean of 18 degrees while the tower of Pisa boasts a lean of only 3.9 degrees.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has the fastest surge coaster in the world
Ferrari world Abu Dhabi has the fastest roller coaster in the world called Formula Rossa. Formula Rossa has a top speed of 239 km/h. Not only does Ferrari world house the fastest roller coaster in the world it is also the biggest indoor they park in the world. Ferrari world is a theme park that caters to all ages by creating attractions for them.
Abu Dhabi is the 25th most expensive city to live in the world
Abu Dhabi is the 25th most expensive city to live in the world. The consultancy firm, Mercer in their annual cost of living survey, placed Abu Dhabi in the 25th position. It rated it as one of the most expensive city for an expat to live in. The study took into consideration; rentals, healthcare, schooling, transport and recreation.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the 8th largest mosque in the world
Sheikh Zayed Great Mosque is one of the greatest mosques in the world. It can accommodate more than 40,000 worshippers at a time. It is famous for its architecture and expensive materials used. The mosque has four 350 feet minarets and 82 domes made out of white marble. It has one of the biggest chandeliers in the world
Emirates Palace hotel has one of the most expensive suits in the world.

Facts about Abu Dhabi

Emirates Palace Hotel is a lavishness hotel in Abu Dhabi. The Palace suit is one of the most expensive suits in the world. It has a charge of U.S. $15,000 per night. This hotel stretches over an area of one kilometre. It has 114 domes with an average height of 200 feet. Emirates Palace is famous for its Swarovski crystal chandeliers. It has almost a thousand of these chandeliers.
Most visited places of Abu Dhabi are Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace, Ferrari world and The Corniche
Though Abu Dhabi has a lot of attractions, the most visited are the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace, Ferrari world and the Corniche. Ferrari world and Emirates Palace are the expensive options while Sheikh Zayed Mosque and The Corniche are available for everyone. Tourists and locals visit these places alike.
Abu Dhabi is one of the biggest oil-producing city
Abu Dhabi produces 2.5 million barrels of oil each day. It is one of the most major oil producing cities in the world. Abu Dhabi is famous for being a rich city. Most revenue comes from oil which makes it one of the most vibrant cities. Revenue earned from tourists is also on the rise because of new attractions being built in the city.

Amazing facts about Abu Dhabi

Upward trend of bike
Abu Dhabi is also following the suit of the other leading towns in the world. It is shifting slowly to environmentally friendly modes of transports. Now they have bicycles available at a very low rate which could be taken from the various stands in the city. Though Abu Dhabi is famous for its luxury cars, it also promotes environmental friendly transport.
Abu Dhabi is an expensive to travel than New York
Though the number of tourists visiting the city is increasing by the day, it is still an expensive city to visit. It is an expensive city for tourists, beating cities like New York and London. This is because of the high tax levied and the expensive tickets to the recreation areas.
These are some interesting facts about Abu Dhabi that are lesser known. This Gulf city is on the verge of development and has many upcoming developmental projects lined up. Today, Dubai attracts more tourists than Abu Dhabi, but the gap would narrow with the creation of new amusements.

Some Amazing facts about Abel Tasman


Abel Tasman was the founder of Tasmania and New Zealand’s South Island. Tasman was an explorer who was Dutch by origin and worked at the Dutch East India Company. Success came fast to Tasman, and he became captain of the ship in the Dutch East India Company. Traces of land were thought to exist in the southern continent, but he was the first navigator to locate them. He explored the part of the world that was not known to humans. Therefore on his return from the half year voyage, he was promoted to a commander in the Dutch East India Company. In here, we will walk you through some interesting facts about the explorer which have not been explored by many people yet.

Abel Tasman was not alone on his voyage

Abel Tasman was accompanied by two of his allies. One was his navigator François Visscher, and the other was his merchant Isaack Gilsemans. The invention of the new continent also had the hand of these two along Abel Tasman. These men do not get their fair credit in the discovery of New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands. However, they played important roles in the development.

Abel Tasman was born in Lutjegast

Abel Tasman was born in Lutjegast in 1603. Lutjegast is not known to many though it is the birthplace of one of the great explorer. For those of you who are not familiar with Lutjegast, Lutjegast is a small village in the Westerkwartier area of the province Groningen in the Netherlands. Most people know of the existence of this little village because of Abel Tasman.

Amazing facts about Abel Tasman

Connection with Batavia

Abel Tasman had to shift to Batavia because of his affiliation with the Dutch East India Company. He moved to Batavia in 1633 in the wake of his job. He shifted back to the now capital, Amsterdam after four years of living in Batavia. However, he had to return to Batavia which was the capital of Dutch East Indies after ten years.
Abel Tasman’s first Voyage was as a second commander
The first voyage of which Abel Tasman was a part of was in 1639. At that time he served a position of second in command. That voyage was commanded by Captain Matthijs Quast. The fleet consisted of two ships namely Engel and Grace. His first trip proved successful.

Drafted Bonaparte Tasman map

This plan was drafted in assistance of Abel Tasman. It is not sure as to who wrote the map. Contradictions arise as to whether Tasman’s merchant or his chief pilot. The map shows his two voyages in 1642 and 1644 respectively. The map is drawn on Japanese paper and was circulated in the Dutch East India Company. The map is now a valuable possession and is now in the State Library of New South Wales, Australia.

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Abel Tasman was sent for exploration by the Council of the Indies.
One of the interesting facts about Abel Tasman is that he was sent along with Francois Visscher for exploration of the South Continent by the Council of the Indies. The presence of uninhabited land was always suspected, and therefore the council wanted to explore and put it to use. With this mission, they sent Abel Tasman, and he returned successfully.

The first discovery was West Tasmania

The first discovery of Abel Tasman in his voyage was Tasmania. He discovered West Coast of Tasmania in 1642. The date is believed to be 24th of November. Tasmania was located north of Macquarie Harbor. Abel Tasman is widely respected in Tasmania for being the founder.

Abel Tasman Named his first discovery

Tasmania was named by Abel Tasman when first discovered. He resorted to his Dutch roots to name the country. His sincerity with the Dutch East India Company reflected from the name he chose. He named it after the Governor-General of the Dutch East India Company Antonio van Diemen. Later the name was changed to Tasmania. Initially, on its discovery, it was called Van Diemen’s Land.

Abel Tasman created the possession of Tasmania

Not only did Abel Tasman discover the Southern continent but he is also credited with having created the possession of the land. It is believed that Abel Tasman created the territory of Tasmania in 1642 a week and a half after its discovery. The date is thought to be 3rd of December 1942.

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Abel Tasman is also the founder of New Zealand

Abel Tasman discovered New Zealand in his voyage also. It was the same voyage in which he discovered Tasmania. He also kept his name, and even today it is sometimes known from the name of the Governor-General of the Dutch East Indian Company. Until recently it was known from Van Diemen’s name.

When you look at the accomplishments of Abel Tasman, you cannot help but be emulous of him. But Abel Tasman had to face many hurdles in his voyages as there were instances where his ship was about to be wrecked. These are some exciting and amazing facts about Abel Tasman that are not well known.

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Abdel Fattah Sisi is the Egyptian Defense Minister and military chief. Abdel Fattah was born on November 19th in 1954 in Cairo Egypt. The name at the time of his birth was Abdel Fattah el Sisi, Bazaar shop owner. The name of his father was Hassan El sisi, Bazaar shop owner. Abdel Fattah married women named Entissar in 1977. He is having four children named Mustafa, Mahmoud, Hassan, and Aya(daughter). The education of Abdel Fattah is from Egyptian military academy and in 1977 he attended Egyptian Command and Staff College in 1887, attended joint command and staff college United State in 1992. He also joined Nasser’s military science academy in Egypt in 2003. The religion of the Abdel-Fattah is Muslim. In 2014 on March 26th he resigned from the military and declared himself as the president of Egypt. He was officially declared as the president on June 3rd, 2014 when he won the presidential elections. That was some of the discussion about the military general of Egypt Abdel Fattah. Now we are going to discuss the most fascinating and the most interesting facts about the Abdel-Fattah.

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Interesting Facts about Abdel Fattah el sisi

Abdel Fattah was the Egyptian leader and the politician who lead the office as the minister of defense. He was also the commander in chief of the Egyptian armed forces from the year 2012 to 2014. In 2013 he became the Deputy prime minister of Egypt. He ruled in an amazing way. He became successful just because of his own efforts.

Before Fame:

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Abdel Fattah got graduated from the Egyptian military academy in the late 1970s. Abdel commanded in northern Egypt Alexandria military division. He services in the Egypt are remarkable. People love and respect his personality and this is the great achievement for the Abdel Fattah. He is the man of qualities and an amazing leader indeed.


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Abdel Fattah’s services for the country of Egypt are remarkable. He gained this power and status on his own behalf. He is the Muslim leader having all the qualities which a Muslim should have in it. He began his Egyptian Presidential Campaign in 2014.

Family life:

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He had born in the simple and not much big city of Egypt Cairo. He gives birth to three sons and one daughter. He raised his children on the principles of Islam. He is a Muslim and he is very proud of being a Muslim. From his very early age he started working to get enrolled in the army of Egypt and afterwards his career ended at the presidency of Egypt.

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Abdel Fattah was the key figure in 2013 he removed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi from his office. Abdel Fattah was the Commander in chief of the Army of Egypt. When he saw that the president of Egypt Mohamed is not working well he removed him from the seat of presidency and took his place. He also won the election of president.

Military Career:

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Like many other military members Abdel Fattah sisi also went to United States to get the training from there. The most recent training of sisi is from a United States in 2006. He did many of the corces and also went to UK at the British command and Staff College. He was sent to Saudi Arabia as a military attaché in Riyadh.

Choice Quotes:

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The Virginity test procedure was done by the Abdel Fattah in Egypt. In this procedure a protection was given to the girls of Egypt. To protect the girls from rape attempts he also made the precautions to protect soldiers and officers from rape accusation.

He is Muslim:

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Abdel Fattah sisi is a Muslim leader of Egypt. Muslims are not good reputation in the world and known to be the terrorists but Abdel Fattah is a Muslim leader having all the qualities which a Muslim should have in him. He is an amazing personality of Egypt who ruled in Egypt at the different posts. He made such a good and amazing reputation in Egypt through his service that people idealize him respect him and also want to know about his personal as well as his professional life.

Best Known Leader:

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Abdel Fattah el sisi give his services as the Commander in chief of the army of Egypt. He worked hard to achieve his goal. It was his passion to be selected in the Army of Egypt and he started his career at the very early age. People were amazed of his services. He also became the president of the State of Egypt to provide his best services on the best post of the Egypt. People of Egypt like him as well as respect him.

Provided best services in Egypt:

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He provided best of his services in Egypt. Initially he was selected in the Army of Egypt and then became the chief commander of the army of Egypt. By getting impressed by his service he was given the post of president. He also performed in an amazing way as the president of the country. He did many of the courses from the other countries like United States.

We have discussed above the most interesting facts about the great leader of the country Egypt Abdel Fattah el sisi. He started his Career as the chief Commander of army of Egypt. He removed the president of Egypt as he was not working efficiently and became the president of the country by winning the election. By reading the above mentioned an information you can get a clear idea of the great leader of Egypt Abdel Fattah sisi.