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How many…

…countries are there in the world?

Ans.  Strangely enough there is no firm answer to this question. Depending on the source, there are between 191 to 196 countries in the world.

…languages are there in the world?

Ans.  Wikipedia claims there are 7,300 languages spoken in the world, not taking into account the dialects. An interesting aside is that half the world speaks 13 main languages, and the rest are spoken by the other half of the world

…religions are there in the world?

And.  There are 21 major world religions and roughly 2,400 minor religions.

…how many species of animals are there in the world?

Ans.  Zoologists, scientists who study animal life, have recorded 20,000 species of fish, 6,000 species of reptiles, 9,000 birds, 1,000 amphibians, and 15,000 species of mammals.

…McDonald’s restaurants are there in the world?

Ans.  Till the end of 2012, there were over 33,000 McDos, in 118 countries in the world, of which over 14,000 are in the U.S.

We live in a strange but very interesting world :)!