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Only two countries in the world are not allowed to sell Coca-Cola officially: North Korea and Cuba.
1 in 3 Children Under the Age of 5 Do Not Officially Exist.
The First World War officially ended on October 3, 2010.
Morocco was the first country to officially recognize the independence of the U.S.
In 2014, Germany officially abolished college tuition fees, even for international students.
2014 was officially the hottest year on record.
Myanmar officially bans the colors red and yellow from movies, for no clear reason.
Twitter bought Vine for US$30 million several months before it was even officially released.
More than half of the U.S. is now abnormally dry or officially in a drought.
Rihanna has officially sold more digital singles than any other artist ever.
The tower where Big Ben is located is officially known as “Elizabeth Tower.” It was completed in 1859.
The U.S. officially adopted the metric system in 1975 when President Gerald Ford signed the Metric Conversion Act.
During Spanish colonial rule, Texas was officially known as the New Kingdom of the Philippines Province of the Texas.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most populated officially Francophone country, not France.
In 2008, Guatemala became the first country to officially recognise femicide, the murder of a woman because of her gender, as a crime.
Saudi Arabia officially classifies atheism as terrorism.
During WW1, the Ottoman Empire slaughtered over 1.5 million Armenians. It gave origin to the word “Genocide”, although it is not officially recognized as such by most countries.
Measles was officially eliminated in the Americas, the first region in the world to do it.
Officially, no Americans were supposed to be involved in the failed Bay of Pigs Invasion, but two U.S. B-26B bombers were shot down and four Americans were killed.
Japan officially recognizes Bitcoin as a method of payment but not as currency.