9 Incredible Facts That Will Astonish You
The longest place name in the world has 85 letters
Do you remember when I said that you can tell your friend these fun facts? Well, unfortunately, you will probably skip this one because it is impossible to memorize it. So, the longest place name in the world is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu. This place is in New Zealand and is 85 letters long. Imagine that you have to get there, but you have to ask someone for directions… it would be interesting, I guess.
Nevertheless, other long place names are: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch in Wales, Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg in the U.S., Tweebuffelsmeteenskootmorsdoodgeskietfontein in South Africa, and Azpilicuetagaraycosaroyarenberecolarre in Spain.