10-ka of the strangest places in the world

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Fucking - a small village in Austria (only 150 inhabitants). This name is already wearing this village in 1070, and apparently nothing indecent was not in it. Now a lot of tourists come here especially to be photographed against the backdrop of the signs. A road services regularly have to spend public money for the installation of new signs to replace stolen.

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Sealand: micronation in the waters of the North Sea
Sealand is located ten kilometers from the coast of Suffolk in England. Sealand populates family and close Paddy Roy Bates. The number of residents is typically less than five people, and the area is suitable for accommodation of 550 sq.m. It is a strange tumor occasionally requires the sovereignty and legitimacy, but does not find support for their ventures no country in the world. However, it is most well-known micronation, which is often referred to in various sociological studies, as an example of application of international law to the territorial disputes.

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Museum penis.
Icelandic Fallologichesky Museum Husavík, Iceland - is a museum fallologii. It today has 154 exhibits, embalmed in formaldehyde, or stored in dried form. The museum has plans to collect a copy of the penis of each species of mammals, first of all - those endangered or rare in Icelandic waters.

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Settlement Erving. Number of residents: 1.
Erving township is located in the county of Coos, New Hampshire. In New Hampshire such towns and villages have the status of a separate unit, part of the county, however close or far apart are not upheld. The 2000 census found that in the settlement of Erving lives only one person. Residents of other regions of England believe that it's just a computer glitch, but today it's official data.

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Lone phone booth.
The national reserve Mojave, is a lone booth phone booth, and with a wave of his possible call. But the last time it called for in 1997, since it is located 15 miles from the nearest motorway, and from what some buildings. And in 1997, did call some enthusiast, spent a few days before that in the campaign with several overnight stays with a view to reach it. On the basis of this story in 2006 for the film "Phone booth in the Mojave».

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The smallest park in the world: 452 in2.
Mill Ends Park in Portland, Oregon - the smallest park in the world, according to the Guinness Book of Records. This small area was formed in 1948. Its purpose changed several times during that time: one day there was a swimming pool for butterflies, then stood mini Ferris wheel, it is now - the world's smallest park.

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Christian chapel decorated with the bones of 40,000 people.
It is a small chapel on the site of the Church of All Saints in the Czech Republic. It as a decoration used skeletons of about 40 000 people.

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The steepest street in the world.
The quiet suburban street Baldwin Street in New Zealand in the southern city of Dunedin - the steepest street in the world. The maximum the slope - 1: 2.86 (20 ° or 38%) is similar to, as if driving every 2, 86 meters horizontally you have to jump 1 meter.

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Welcome to Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch - a village on the island of Anglesey in Wales. This name - the longest known in the world. It was invented in the 1860s for the prestige of the railway station in the village. Translation of this name with the Welsh goes something like this: "The Church of St. Mary, surrounded by white hazel near the rapid whirlpool and the church of St. Tizilio red clay».

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Mountain "Pink Bunny».
In northern Italy in Piedmont in 2005, on one side of the rock mass was laid a giant pink bunny. Members of the Vienna Arts Council agree that it could attract travelers to this place, as to such nonsense no one else has thought.

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