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Ridiculous But Truly Fun Facts About the Number Eleven

Fun Facts About the Number Eleven
A fact that all of us would agree to, is that we all have some kind of relationship with numbers. It might be a superstition or a coincidence that attracts us to certain numbers and repel some. One such number is the number 11. Number eleven has many interesting facts associated with it. It is associated with symbolism, spirituality, and also with numerology.
Maya Pillai
Last Updated: Apr 9, 2018
In Numerology
In numerology, number eleven is considered the master number. The reason is this number carries a vibrational frequency of balance. Number eleven signifies invention, refinement, fulfillment, vision, and congruence in a person. In astrology, the number eleven is considered a magical number that strikes a balance of emotion, thoughts, and spirits.

Number Eleven Pyramids :
1111 x 1111 = 1234321
111 x 111 = 12321
11 x 11 = 121
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~ A total solar eclipse was observed throughout Europe on 11 August 1999 at 11:11 am.

~ The winter solstice of the last day of the Mayan calendar is at 11:11 am on 21 December 2012.

~ 21 December 2012 = 21/12/2012 = 2+1+1+2+2+0+1+2 = 11.
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~ The sunspot cycle or the solar cycle lasts for 11 years. The next solar cycle starts in 2012.

~ September 11 is the 254th day of a year: 2+5+4 = 11.

~ The World Trade Center resembled the number eleven.
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~ The plane that hit the World Trade Center first was Flight 11.

~ The total number of crew on Flight 11 was eleven.

~ New York is the eleventh state of the US Constitution.
Siberian Tiger walking in the snow (Panthera tigris altaica)
~ The NASA spacecraft that carried the first man on Moon was Apollo 11. The mission was a success.

~ In many popular sports around the world, such as American football, cricket, field hockey, and soccer, there are eleven players in each team.

~ In England, the decoration of the Easter cakes sometimes has eleven flowers or almond paste to represent the eleven good apostles of Jesus Christ. The treacherous Judas is excluded.
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~ Do you know that a rocket should travel at over eleven kilometers per second to escape the gravity of the Earth?

~ The deepest point of one of the oceans of world is around 11km - at the Mariana Trench.

~ Jupiter takes 11.86 Earth years for one revolution around the Sun.
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~ Aquarius is the eleventh sun sign of the zodiac system.

~ The most Oscar Awards for any movie is eleven. This feat was achieved by Ben-Hur (1959), Titanic (1997) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003).

~ The eleventh house in astrology is the segment that rules one's friendship, hopes, social relations, and desires.

~ An earthquake of magnitude 9.0 struck Japan on March 11, 2011, becoming the most powerful earthquake to hit Japan.
~ An amusing fact about this number and concerned only with the year 2011 is a small trick that can be applied even today; the summation of the last two digits of your birth year and your age as off 2011, gives a result of number 11 in the last two digits. For instance, if you turned 22 in the year 2011, and your birth year is 1989, then, 89+22=111.

~ Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian leader, stepped down in February 11, 2011.
As you must have now realized, the number eleven has many interesting aspects to it. Its uncanny relation to every field right from numerology to cosmology, history to entertainment, religion to politics; and resemblance to natural and man-made disasters, fascinates the common man even today.