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James Clemens is holding its very own Cultural Fair on November 22, 2016. In order to learn more about the various countries and cultures the students of James Clemens represent, here is a quick guide to the many different countries around the world.

  canada        

Canada

  • Located in North America
  • Capital: Ottawa
  • Prime Minister: Justin Trudeau
  • Population: 35.16 million
  • Fun Fact: Canada is the most educated city in the world with a 99% literacy rate and over half of Canadians have college degrees.

brazil

Brazil

  • Located in South America
  • Capital: Brasilia
  • President: Michel Temer
  • Population: 200.4 million
  • Fun Fact: Brazil is the world’s largest producer of coffee.

germany

Germany

  • Located in Europe
  • Capital: Berlin
  • President: Joachim Gauck
  • Population: 80.62 million
  • Fun Fact: Germany has the largest economy in Europe.

egypt

Egypt

  • Located in the Middle East on the Continent of Africa
  • Capital: Cairo
  • President: Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
  • Population: 82.06 million
  • Fun Fact: Cleopatra, the last Pharaoh of Egypt, was actually Greek, not Egyptian.

japan

Japan

  • Located in East Asia
  • Capital: Tokyo
  • Emperor: Akihito
  • Population: 127.3 million
  • Fun Fact: Japan consists of
  • over 6,800 islands.

france

France

  • Located in Europe
  • Capital: Paris
  • President: François Hollande
  • Population: 66.03 million
  • Fun Fact: France is the most visited country in the world

china

China

  • Located in East Asia
  • Capital: Beijing
  • President: Xi Jinping
  • Population: 1.357 billion
  • Fun Fact: Table tennis is China’s national sport.

india

India

  • Located in South Asia
  • Capital: New Delhi
  • President: Pranab Mukherjee
  • Population: 1.252 billion
  • Fun Fact: India is the world’s largest democracy.

australia

Australia

  • Located between the Indian and Pacific Ocean
  • Capital: Canberra
  • Prime Minister: Malcolm Turnbull
  • Population: 23.13 million
  • Fun Fact: In Australia, there are more kangaroos than people.

russia

Russia

  • Located across Europe and Asia
  • Capital: Moscow
  • President: Vladimir Putin
  • Population: 143.5 million
  • Fun Fact: Russia is the largest country in the world.
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