> Newfoundland has its own time zone, 30 minutes ahead of Eastern Standard Time.
> A province of France (St. Pierre & Miquelon) sits just nine miles off the Newfoundland coast.
> There are no deer on Newfoundland, only moose and caribou.
> Iceberg meltwater is used to make beer and vodka.
> The Labrador retriever and the Newfoundland dog are both named after the province.
> A Viking settlement (1000 AD) was found on the Northern Peninsula at L’Anse aux Meadows.