Toilet Facts – 90 Surprising Facts About Toilets

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Facts About Toilet for Kids

Babylonia was the first ancient civilization to have raised toilets.

The first World Summit on Toilets was held in 2001 in Singapore.

The first flushing water closet in the history was used by King Minos of Crete, over 2800 years ago.

Gayetty’s Medicated Paper is the first company in US to produce toilet paper.

Toilet paper in a roll was introduced to the market in 1883.

One third of the schools around the world lack access to sanitation and safe water.

80% of the diseases in the developing countries are due to poor sanitation and water.

The world’s largest toilet is in Ishihara, Japan.

The world’s most extreme toilet is in Siberia at the edge of a cliff, 8,500 feet or 2,600 m above sea level.

In Japan, 75% of homes have hi-tech toilet and the latest models eliminate the need for TP, check your blood pressure, play running water sounds, keep you warm, increase privacy and open and close automatically so you don’t have to touch anything.