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Trivia


What trendy and highly unusual hotel must be totally rebuilt every


year? Sweden’s popular Ice Hotel, which has 60 dou- ble rooms, 25 suites and an interior temperature of 20 degrees, starts melting to the ground in May and is rebuilt every winter.


Where in the United States will you find the largest concentration of


million dollar homes? There are almost 3,14,000 million dollar homes in the US, and 41 per cent of these are located in California.


Who is the world’s


largest landowner? The United States government, with holdings of 728.8 million acres of land.


Which country has the highest percentage of


private housing? Mongolia, where 100 per cent of all properties are owner- occupied.


Where is the world’s tallest apartment


block? The 100-storey John Hancock Centre in Chicago, Illinois is 1,127 feet high; floors 44 through 92 are residential.


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