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The Canary Islands are the most popular sunshine holiday destination with retired Irish citizens.
There are more Facebook users from the U.S. than U.S. citizens that voted in the last election.
2 Million citizens of Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia held hands in 1989, forming a 675 KM (419 MI). human chain to protest against Soviet occupation. It ended up peacefully.
The citizens of Monaco are forbidden to enter the gaming rooms of the city’s casinos. Identity documents are checked at the door to enforce this.
It is illegal for U.S. citizens to eat penguins.
The CIA ran secret mind control experiments on U.S. citizens from the 1950s until 1973.
The country of Liberia, in Africa, was established by U.S. citizens as a colony for former African-American slaves and their free black descendants.
The Soviet Union refused to host the 1980 Paralympics, stating that none of their citizens had disabilities.
The Berlin Wall was torn down by mistakenly-empowered citizens after an East German spokesman misspoke at a press conference and mentioned immediate border crossing privileges for every citizen.
There are more tigers privately owned by U.S. citizens than in the wild worldwide.
Pretty Boy Floyd, a bank robber in the 1920s, would destroy mortgage documents during robberies, which freed many citizens of their debts.
Puerto Rico has more American citizens than 21 U.S. states, but can’t vote in presidential elections.
Otto Frank was given Anne Frank’s diary by Miep Gies, one of the dutch citizens who helped hide the Franks.
Iran sentences its citizens to the death penalty if they decide to change their religion from Islam.
Iran sentences its citizens to the death penalty on cases of corruption.
There 2.5 million of Zero Rupee bank notes in India. They are “paid” in protest by angry citizens to government functionaries who solicit bribes.
Since 1981, Mexico does not extradite to countries that are seeking the death penalty, and has successfully defended 400 of its citizens charged with a capital offence in the U.S.
There’s an experimental township in India founded in 1968 and called Auroville, where citizens are from all over the world and there’s no money or religion.
President Banana, first president of Zimbabwe, passed a law forbidding citizens from making jokes about his name.
Wall Street was named after a 12-foot wall that was built by the 17th-century citizens of New Amsterdam to discourage pirate attacks.