12/06/2011 08:16 am ET Updated 4 days ago

Marriage Around The World (INFOGRAPHIC)

Ever thought about forcing your groom to clean on wedding's eve? Or, maybe it's a whale's tooth you're hoping for from your future fiance. Maybe not, but in some parts of the world these are standard wedding procedures. In this infographic, or friends at AFAR take a look at the state of global marriage, and some of its quirkier traditions.

If you've ever wondered what the average marriage age in Kenya is, or what percentage of Israel's population is married, click the graphic below.