The world’s number ones

Do you know which is the world’s wealthiest city? How about the country with the longest life expectancy? Or the most caffeinated country in the world?

Never fear if you can’t afford to travel the world. Find out 25 of the world’s number one places and what they’re famous for from the comfort of your couch instead!

The world’s hottest place: Death Valley National Park, USA

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The world’s coldest place: East Antarctic Plateau, Antarctica

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The world’s most populated city: Shanghai, China

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The world’s least populated city: Vatican City

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The world’s wealthiest city: Tokyo, Japan

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The world’s poorest city: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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The wettest place on earth: Mawsynram, India

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The driest place on earth: The Atacama Desert, South America

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The most expensive city to live in: Singapore, Republic of Singapore

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The least expensive city to live in: Mumbai, India

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The world’s oldest city: Damascus, Syria

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The youngest country in the world: South Sudan, Africa

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The world’s most visited city: London, England

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The world’s most dangerous city: San Pedro Sula, Honduras

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The world’s most energy efficient city: Reykjavik, Iceland

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The most emotional country in the world: Philippines

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The least emotional country in the world: Singapore

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Country with the lowest average IQ: Equatorial Guinea

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Country with the highest average IQ: Hong Kong

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Least stressed-out country in the world: Norway

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Most stressed-out country in the world: Nigeria

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Country with the longest life expectancy: Monaco

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Country with the shortest life expectancy: Sierra Leone

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The most caffeinated country in the world: Sweden

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The most bicycle-friendly city in the world: Groningen, Netherlands

How many of these did you know? Were you surprised by any of these world number ones?


Written by SJ

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