10 Surprising Facts about Queen Elizabeth - as part of the news and politics series by GeoBeats.
Here are 10 uncommon facts about Queen Elizabeth II.
Number 10 - During World War II, the Royal Queen was a mechanic and driver of a military vehicle.
Number 9 - Besides being the Head of State of United Kingdom, she's the Queen of many other countries including Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Belize.
Number 8 - She has responded to over 3 and a half million letters.
Number 7 - She has been to 116 countries during her reign. Her visits have spanned from smaller places like Cocos Islands, population 600 to the largest countries like China.
Number 6 - She has had 129 portraits done during the last six decades.
Number 5 - Scottish country dancing is one of her hobbies.
Number 4 - Her net worth is estimated to be $500 million.
Number 3 - The Queen and her sister were home tutored.
Number 2 - She does not require an interpreter when visiting France as she speaks French fluently.
Number 1- Her office, Buckingham Palace even has its own post code.