WEDDINGS
02/11/2012 11:47 am ET Updated Feb 11, 2012

Marriage Trivia: How Much Do You Know About Marriage Across The Country?

Since 1996, National Marriage Week, and its stateside counterpart, National Marriage Week USA, has aimed to spread awareness about the value of marriage by rallying together dozens of organizations to provide marriage classes and resources for couples internationally.

But National Marriage Week (this year's runs from February 7 to 14) is not without its critics, who say that the initiative is wrong-headed, and promotes only heterosexual marriage.

Here at HuffPost Weddings, we're interested in kick-starting discussions about marriage, so for us, National Marriage Week serves as a perfect excuse to do just that. To get the conversation going, we've put together a list of the nation's quirkiest, most surprising facts about tying the knot. Click through the slideshow below and let us know in the comments: will you be "celebrating" National Marriage Week?

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