|March national days|
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 March (Dan nezavisnosti; Proclamation of independence from Yugoslavia in 1992)
Trivia: Sarajevo hosted the first Winter Olympics in a communist country in 1984.
Trivia: Wales is said to contain more castles per square mile than any other country in the world.
Morocco 2 March (Independence from France 1956)
Trivia: The national drink is mint tea, and the national dish is couscous.
Bulgaria 3 March (Liberation Day, autonomy within Ottoman Empire 1878)
Trivia: Bulgaria's national instrument is the bagpipes – the gaida. See more facts....
Trivia: Cornwall has about half a million people, 75,000 cows and as many as five million tourists a year.
Ghana 6 March (Independence Day, from the United Kingdom 1957)
Trivia: Hissing is a normal way to get someone's attention.
Mauritius 12 March (National Day, independence from the United Kingdom 1968, republic 1992)
Trivia: The seven different coloured sands of Chamarel are a unique natural wonder, only discovered in the 1960s. More...
Hungary 15 March (revolution of 1848, for constitutional demands)
Trivia: As of 2007, 13 Hungarians had received a Nobel prize, i.e. more than Japan, China, India, Australia or Spain
Trivia: Dublin boasts one pub for every 100 head of population.
Northern Ireland 17 March (St. Patrick's Day)
Trivia: The Titanic was built in Northern Ireland.
Aruba (Netherlands) 18 March (Flag Day: autonomy within the Netherlands in 1948)
Trivia: Aruba has 80 separate nationalities due to the turbulent past and you can see the influence of each one. More...
Iran 20 March (The beginning of the new Iranian year Nowruz)
Trivia: Nearly half of Iran has an arid desert climate. It receives less than 4 inches of precipitation each year.
Tunisia 20 March (Declaration of independence from France 1956)
Trivia: The Tunisian oasis at Kebili has been found to be containing evidence of Stone Age settlements.
Kurdistan 21 March (Nawroz, Kurdish New Year celebrated on the spring equinox)
Trivia: Two long rivers, the Tigris and the Euphrates, have their sources in Kurdistan, which is also watered by two huge lakes—Van in Turkey and Urmia in Iran.
Namibia 21 March (Independence Day, from South African mandate 1990)
Trivia: The world’s largest single meteorite, weighing 66 tons, was discovered by a farmer near Grootfontein in Namibia.
Greece 25 March (Declaration of independence from Ottoman Empire 1821)
Trivia: According to the latest Australian census, Melbourne has the largest Greek population outside Greece with over 150,000 people being of Greek origin.
Veneto 25 March (Festa del Popolo Veneto - Day of Venetian People - celebrating the mythical day of the origin of Venice)
Trivia: Venice has 118 islands, 416 bridges, 177 canals, 127 campi (squares) as well as 170 bell towers and around 7000 chimneys.
Bangladesh 26 March (Independence Day, declaration of independence from Pakistan in 1971)
United States Virgin Islands (US) 31 March (Transfer Day, transfer of the islands from Denmark to the United States 1917)
Trivia: This is the only location in the United States where you drive on the left side of the road. Although the islands are considered part of the U.S., there are still a few rules and customs that date back to the days of European rule! More....
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