The world's tallest statue, located in India, is of politician Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and stands almost 600 feet tall. That's twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta is the largest gathering of hot air balloons in the world, with hundreds of balloons taking flight simultaneously. The European country with the highest number of McDonald's restaurants per capita is Sweden. The capital of Brazil, Brasilia, was built in just under four years, from 1956 to 1960. Rio had been the capital for almost 200 years prior to that. The world's largest swimming pool is in Algarrobo, Chile and measures over 1,000 yards from end to end. That's 10 football fields! The deepest lake in the world, Lake Baikal, is in Russia. It contains 20% of the world's fresh water.