Every country is known for something. Some countries are known for things they can be proud of; while others are known for things that, well, they'd probably rather not be associated with.

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One trio aimed to demonstrate this with world map that shows what every major country in the world does best. Rafaan Anvari, William Samari and Ray Yamartino of DogHouseDiaries created the map a few years ago using data collected from various sources. Because many countries are leaders in multiple categories, some places were assigned unconventional (but still accurate) descriptions.

According to the map, Canada is a world leader in "maple syrup and asteroid impacts", which seems to be relatively accurate and not as embarrassing. Other countries like Australia don't have it as good - it was described as a nation of "deadly animals, shark attacks and melanoma."

Whether you find it funny or not, one thing's for sure - you'll definitely learn something new about the world from the map.

You can view it below:


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Here's a full list of descriptions:

  • Afghanistan - opium
  • Algeria - middle paleolithic flake tool techniques
  • Andorra - reading
  • Angola - speaking "Umbundu"
  • Antarctica - emperor penguins
  • Argentina - exporting soccer players
  • Australia - deadly animals, shark attacks and melanoma
  • Austria - mohnflesserl
  • Azerbaijan - software piracy
  • Bangladesh - peacekeeping
  • Belarus - wisents
  • Belgium - relaxing
  • Belize - destroying the ozone
  • Bhutan - farming
  • Bolivia - Brazil nuts
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina - having land mines
  • Botswana - diamonds
  • Brazil - making coffee
  • Bulgaria - living the American Dream
  • Burkina Faso - illiteracy
  • Burundi - unsatisfied
  • Cambodia - long alphabet
  • Cameroon - killer lake
  • Canada - maple syrup and asteroid impacts
  • Central African Republic - expensive internet
  • Chad - not wasting electricity
  • Chile - staying married
  • China - CO2 emissions and renewable energy
  • Colombia - rain
  • Democratic Rep. of Congo - pygmy chimpanzees
  • Rep. of Congo - saving energy
  • Costa Rica - happiness
  • Cote d'Ivoire - malaria
  • Cuba - baseball
  • Czech Republic - beer consumption
  • Denmark - education
  • Ecuador - endangering plants
  • Egypt - Africa Cup of Nations
  • Eritrea - African cycling
  • Estonia - prevalence of women
  • Ethiopia - employing children
  • Finland - drinking coffee
  • France - tourism
  • Gabon - sun-tailed monkeys
  • Gambia - not spending money on military
  • Georgia - khachapuri
  • Germany - almost winning the world cup
  • Greece - olive oil consumption
  • Greenland - personal space
  • Grenada - Olympic medals
  • Honduras - homicide
  • Hong Kong - high IQ
  • Hungary  - canoeing
  • Iceland - penetrating the internet
  • India - movies and low prices
  • Indonesia - volcanoes
  • Iran - brain drain
  • Iraq - not safe for journalists
  • Ireland -quality of life
  • Israel - R&D
  • Italy - UEFA competitions
  • Japan - robots
  • Jordan - large falafel balls
  • Kazakhstan - uranium
  • Kenya - flowers
  • Kuwait - highest valued currency
  • Kyrgyzstan - walnut forests
  • Laos - solar energy
  • Latvia - eco-friendly
  • Lesotho - morality
  • Libya - heat
  • Liechtenstein - teachers
  • Luxembourg - generosity
  • Madagascar - lemurs
  • Malawi - malawisaurus
  • Malaysia - caves
  • Mali - kulicoro firefinches
  • Mexico - getting struck by lightning, cartels and boxing
  • Moldova - alcohol consumption
  • Mongolia - velociraptor bones
  • Morocco - couscous
  • Myanmar - speaking "Burmese"
  • Namibia - wealth inequality
  • Nepal - not killing themselves
  • Netherlands - tall people
  • New Zealand - sheep and rugby
  • Niger - making babies
  • Nigeria - yams
  • North Korea - censorship
  • Norway - democracy
  • Pacific - White Shark Cafe
  • Pakistan - field hockey
  • Palau - swimming with jellyfish
  • Palestine - not having cancer
  • Panama - defenselessness
  • Papua New Guinea - linguistic diversity
  • Paraguay - drinking tea
  • Peru - sandboarding
  • Philippines - social media
  • Poland - kielbasa
  • Portugal - graduating high school
  • Qatar - GDP
  • Romania - download speed
  • Russia - raspberries and nuclear warheads
  • Rwanda - women in parliament
  • Saudi Arabia - oil
  • Serbia - water polo
  • Singapore - science
  • Slovakia - making cars
  • Slovenia - casinos
  • Somalia - pirates
  • South Africa - ostriches
  • South Korea - workaholics
  • South Sudan - inflation
  • Spain - organ donation
  • Sri Lanka - cinnamon
  • Suriname - forests
  • Sweden - atheism
  • Switzerland - employment
  • Tanzania - national parks and wildlife
  • Thailand - rice exports
  • Togo - bad driving
  • Tunisia - gun control
  • Turkey - apricots
  • Turkmenistan - corruption
  • Uganda - young people
  • Ukraine - population control
  • United Arab Emirates - prevalence of men
  • United Kingdom - fascist movements
  • Uruguay - eating beef
  • United States - nobel laureates and getting killed by lawn mowers
  • Uzebekistan - being double land-locked
  • Venezuela - Miss Universe
  • Vietnam - economic growth
  • Yemen - gender gap
  • Zambiai - rhodesian giraffe
  • Zimbabwe - commercial bank prime lending rate
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