FUN FACTS

Fun facts about Nigeria

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the 8th most populous in the world with a population of more than 160 million people.

According to archaeological discoveries, Nigeria has one of the oldest civilizations in the world

The third Mainland Bridge in Lagos is the longest in Africa.

Nigeria is one of the largest producers of petroleum in the world.

Natural Facts

Breathing through your nose, you always inhale more air from one nostril than the other. Additionally, the nostril that gets the most air changes every so often.

 It would take 1,200,000 mosquitoes, each sucking once, to completely drain the average human of blood.

 A full head of human hair is strong enough to support 12 tons of weight – but definitely don’t test this theory at home

The woodpecker’s tongue folds around its brain when it’s at rest.

Crocodiles swallow stones to help them dive deeper.

Blue whales are the largest animals on the planet – and have been throughout history. They are twice the size of the largest dinosaur

In a large airplane, there is enough fuel to drive a car around the world – four times.

Culled from Lifebuzz.com

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