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    Venezuela has the largest proven oil reserves in the world, totaling 297 billion barrels, surpassing that of the previous long-term world leader, Saudi Arabia. Venezuela Facts

    The name Belarus means "White Russia". Belarus Facts

    Brussels is the headquarters of the European Union (EU) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Belgium Facts

    On 30 November 1975, Dahomey was renamed to Benin. The name was taken from the body of water on which the country lies (Bight of Benin) Benin Facts

    Lake Titicaca, on the border of Peru and Bolivia, is the highest commercially navigable lake in the world Bolivia Facts

    Botswana has the highest African elephant population in the world Botswana Facts

    Brazil is the world's largest producer, exporter and consumer of coffee. Brazil Facts

    Bulgaria brought the world the Cyrillic alphabet. It was invented by two monks, Saints Cyril and Methodius, born in the 9th century. The two brothers were Christian missionaries who used their alphabet in efforts to improve literacy among the Slavic pagans in the First Bulgarian Empire. Bulgaria Facts

    Republic of Upper Volta was renamed "Burkina Faso" on 4 August 1984 by then-President Thomas Sankara Burkina Faso Facts

    Burundi was ranked as the world’s least happy nation in the 2016 World Happiness Report. Burundi Facts

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