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World Capitals Quiz

There are 196 nations on Earth. Can you name their capital cities?
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Europe
Albania
Andorra
Austria
Belarus
Belgium
Bosnia &
Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Kosovo
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Malta
Moldova
Monaco
Montenegro
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
San Marino
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Vatican City
North America
Antigua &
Barbuda
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Canada
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominica
Dominican
Republic
El Salvador
Grenada
Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent & the
Grenadines
Trinidad &
Tobago
United States
Asia
Afghanistan
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Brunei
Cambodia
China
Cyprus
East Timor
Georgia
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Lebanon
Malaysia
Maldives
Mongolia
Myanmar
Nepal
North Korea
Oman
Pakistan
Philippines
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
South Korea
Sri Lanka
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Turkey
Turkmenistan
United Arab
Emirates
Uzbekistan
Vietnam
Yemen
Oceania
Australia
Fiji
Kiribati
Marshall Islands
Micronesia
(Fed. States)
Nauru
New Zealand
Palau
Papua New
Guinea
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Tonga
Tuvalu
Vanuatu
South America
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
Guyana
Paraguay
Peru
Suriname
Uruguay
Venezuela
Africa
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African
Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo
(Dem. Rep.)
Congo
(Rep. of.)
Cote d'Ivoire
Djibouti
Egypt
Equatorial
Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
São Tomé &
Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Answer Stats
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Capital City
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(25)
When you manage to get Nauru's capital; Yaren, Palau's capital; Ngerulmud, but not Hungary's Budapest, Romania's Bucharest or Singapore's Singapore. At least I got Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte ;)
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Jun 8, 2016
(48)
Fun fact about Palau. The "capital", Ngerulmud, is nothing but the name of a small hill on which they built the Capitol building (actually, the EU built it... There's lots of foreign help/investment in that country). There is no population there, just one building: the government. Literally the population is zero in Ngerulmud. BUT it's not part of Melekeok, the state in which it is found, because it was given to the federal government by the state of Melekeok (so presumably it's no longer the state's). But there's no special status as far as i could find for Ngerulmud, like DC or the Australian Capital Territory have. So you have the strange situation of a stateless capital with no human inhabitants. I went there on a Sunday and the government was closed and I'm pretty sure I was the only human in Ngerulmud at that particular time. I parked in the spot marked "President"... He seems cool and I didn't think he would mind.
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Jul 11, 2016
(46)
Ngerulmud actually has a population of around 300 people.
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Oct 22, 2016
(67)
If jyp actually went to Ngerulmud and discovered nobody was there then I'll believe his "population zero" assessment. I just did a googlemaps search for "Ngerulmud", and its boundary does indeed seem to be just the precincts of the parliament building, sitting in the countryside in the middle of nowhere.
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Jan 11, 2017
(25)
I love those ministates
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Jan 14, 2017
(43)
finished with 8 seconds remaining
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Jun 9, 2016
(67)
Also try the harder version without country prompts.
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Jan 17, 2017
(10)
Should Take District of Columbia for Washington DC
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Jun 9, 2016
(23)
Took 2 weeks but I finally did it!
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Jun 10, 2016
(25)
it took ME two weeks to spell Chișinău
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Jan 14, 2017
(7)
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is considered as the capital of srilanka in this quiz
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Jun 14, 2016
(57)
For another challenge, try the quiz in reverse!
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Jun 14, 2016
(52)
15 minutes and a slow typist like me may get all. 156 is my best :-(
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Jun 23, 2016
(60)
Like some fun with your capital cities, try my Mal's 'World Capitals Anagrams'
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Jun 27, 2016
(7)
Wow, doing horribly at this is pretty humbling after mastering countries of the world
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Jul 2, 2016
(45)
Quizmaster, you should have it 16 minutes like the countries of the World Quiz.
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Jul 7, 2016
(18)
I got everything in Europe, but I absolutely suck at African capitals. Got 97, though, so I could have been worse
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Jul 17, 2016
(21)
Done :D with 2:17 to spare --- took a few hours tho :(
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Jul 17, 2016
(41)
after many many (more than thousand lol) tries i did with 6 secs left!!!!!!
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Jul 20, 2016
(10)
after many tries I have completed within 11 mins 54 seconds really great achievement!!!
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Jul 20, 2016
(46)
Finished this quiz with 4:06 remaining, and 9:45 remaining on the countries of the world quiz 👌
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Jul 28, 2016
(56)
Capitals like Riyadh, Sanaa, Vientiane and others need to be spelled correctly. It may seem like it helps to shorten the names if there's a variable acceptable spelling, but most of us are typing in the proper spellings and it throws off then next entry. If I type "Sanaa" then try to type Muscat, I end up with "amuscat," because it's taking "Sana." Or Riyadh to Baghdad, I get "hbagdad." This doesn't save time, it costs time. I've never seen Riyadh spelled without the H. Ouagadougou doesn't need to be shortened either. It's not even that long a name. Sri Jayawardenapura isn't shortened, so why shorten others for no good reason? Sorry, but Countries of the World, elements and countless other quizzes require correct spellings. This one should as well. If people can't get the quiz because they're not spelling it right, then they should learn to spell it.
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Jul 29, 2016
(67)
Could not agree more. Annoys the hell out of me when the last letter of the preceding answer ends up getting tacked onto the answer I'm trying to type. Also the inconsistencies annoy me - Guatemala gives you Guatemala City, but Mexico doesn't give you Mexico City, Kuwait doesn't give you Kuwait City, Panama doesn't give you Panama City. Needs to be one rule for all. Then of course there's Bandar Seri Begawan which will award you the answer for just 'Bandar', which is the Malay word for 'Port'. It's equivalent to getting the capitals of Mexico, Guatemala and Panama by simply typing 'Ciudad'.
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Oct 18, 2016
(67)
I agree as well. It's quite annoying;. On Jetpunk you almost have to learn how to spell it wrong (eg "Sana") otherwise you get penalised for spelling it correctly.
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Jan 17, 2017
(36)
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte IS shortened. Just type 'kotte'.
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Jan 15, 2017
(40)
FINISHED WITH 2 MINUTES LEFT, AND I "PECK" TO TYPE!
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Jul 30, 2016
(9)
6:07 remaining, finally!
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Aug 3, 2016
(28)
Finally, 100%!!! With all of one second to spare, and I had to pause and look up Tanzania because I keep spelling it Dodome :) And Micronesia because I have to do all those South Pacific islands in order or I can't remember them. But, close enough! This quiz is hard!
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Aug 8, 2016
(55)
(I'm sure this has already been mentioned but....) Could there be some consistency on when you do/do not have to type the word city. E.g. for Guatemala City you do not, for Kuwait and Panama you do. Also, Kingston and Kingstown are different enough not to fill two answers in when you guess one.
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Aug 9, 2016
(8)
This quiz is my Everest. I'm determined to get 100% by the end of the year. Next year will be 'Flags of the World'. :-)
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Aug 9, 2016
(25)
Isn't the capital of Netherlands The Hague?
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Aug 13, 2016
(18)
both are
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Jan 8, 2017
(13)
No
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Aug 14, 2016
(13)
Plz allow sjk for sri jayawardenapura kotte
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Aug 17, 2016
(37)
Try kotte.
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Sep 29, 2016
(30)
I though the capital of Vietnam was Saigon.
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Aug 18, 2016
(7)
Should accept "Brunei Town" for Brunei
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Aug 20, 2016
(6)
why? It already accepts "Bandar" which is shorter than "Brunei Town"
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Sep 8, 2016
(4)
83/196!!! And on my first time!!!
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Aug 22, 2016
(17)
188/196.
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Aug 27, 2016
(3)
i only finished 143 i will try to best.now i memory balance countries and capitals
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Aug 29, 2016
(40)
One of my favorites! I always complete on my laptop, with a few seconds to spare. I never complete when I use my phone. The keys are more difficult to touch. Good luck everyone.
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Aug 30, 2016
(11)
Oceania is really hard and requires a true memorization effort as I've never heard of most of those cities. The former Yugoslavia is tricky too, I find. I played a ton of times and finally finished them all with 2:34 remaining. But it took loads of tries.
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Aug 31, 2016
(36)
If you're going to shorten the name of a capital city shorten Yamoussoukro, not Riyadh.
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Sep 4, 2016
(6)
Sri Lanka should have two acceptable answers. Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, as one, and Colombo as the other. They're both capitals.
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Sep 8, 2016
(1)
ActuallySri Jayawardenapura Kotte is the only capitol, Colombo is just the conomic hub. It's a commen misconseption that it is also a capitol. :)
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Oct 6, 2016
(55)
if i ever learn to spell ngerlemud or whatever it is.
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Sep 9, 2016
(13)
I NEED MORE TIME
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Sep 10, 2016
(3)
Since when have Georgia and Cyprus been in Asia?
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Sep 20, 2016
(34)
Always...
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Sep 28, 2016
(8)
Finished with 8:03 remaining! Yay!
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Sep 22, 2016
(9)
Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, all those countries plus the Caribbean islands are not part of North America. We are Central America, there's a difference. Please fix it
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Sep 24, 2016
(37)
The quiz is organized by continents. Central America is part of the continent of North America.
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Sep 29, 2016
(27)
How did you make this quiz with all the separate headers?
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Oct 1, 2016
(4)
Got 153 for the first attempt...
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Oct 2, 2016
(22)
121/196
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Oct 3, 2016
(29)
hi mum
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Oct 5, 2016
(45)
Best comment yet!
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Dec 26, 2016
(51)
Why not accept Colombo as capital of Sri Lanka ? At least according to CIA's (world factbook) website it is a capital
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Oct 16, 2016
(37)
Why is the time shorter than the world country quiz? It's like taking me 20 min to complete it
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Oct 17, 2016
(27)
154/196
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Oct 17, 2016
(11)
Got all of them with 2:25 to spare! I guess almost a year of studying helps a lot!! ^_^
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Oct 20, 2016
(7)
im surprised that there are more ppl who knew the unbelievable long name of the capital of sri lanka than like in comparison the more easy writable word majuro or yaren
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Oct 21, 2016
(48)
"Kotte" is acceptable for Sri Lanka's capital.
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Oct 24, 2016
(12)
100% 1:29 remaining!! :))
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Oct 29, 2016
(1)
Shouldn't the capital of Tanzania be Dar es Salaam
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Nov 8, 2016
(59)
Maybe 20 years ago.
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Nov 30, 2016
(61)
Yay! Typing "City" has finally been eliminated!
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Nov 9, 2016
(4)
How the heck are you people typing so fast?? I know all the capitals but I can only get up to about 130 before I run out of time :(((
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Nov 9, 2016
(25)
I have same problem with time running out - just playing untimed now (well done knowing them all! - I've not cracked some of the Oceanian capitals and a few Carribean ones but getting there
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Nov 13, 2016
(4)
Yeah, Oceania was the hardest for me, especially since some of them changed around after I memorized the previous ones :/ All I need to do now is learn to type a lot faster! ;D Good luck to you!
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Nov 14, 2016
(21)
Why Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch isn't accepted for capital of UK?
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Nov 12, 2016
(43)
So either this is wrong or Google (Maps) is, but the latter says Colombo is the capital of Sri Lanka... ? I'm so confused xD
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Nov 15, 2016
(59)
It's an ongoing debate on this site. Take a few more quizzes and you'll see a lot of discussion in the comment sections.
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Nov 30, 2016
(2)
I can name all of them in fact i've done it 3 times
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Nov 17, 2016
(70)
Wow, really need to get better at this. Countries? No problem. Capitals, not so much. Still, 73 two years ago. 118 today. Africa, the 'Stans, and the Caribbean are bringing me down. Time to study and practice!
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Nov 18, 2016
(45)
133 today. Have learned quite a few, still quite a few to go...
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Dec 15, 2016
(1)
Hey! I got 53 and this is my first time!
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Nov 21, 2016
(40)
The time is stupid..............it shouldn't be a typing contest............I know them all but couldn't type them quickly enough!
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Dec 5, 2016
(2)
just finished with 12 secs left.. I think i created a high score. Anyone is there to beat me
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Dec 5, 2016
(1)
176 but knew all of them...seriously increase the time by 2 mins!!!!
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Dec 6, 2016
(2)
I have completed this 9 min 53 secs. Anyone is there to beat me.
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Dec 6, 2016
(60)
Into Capitals, then try 'Mal's Capital Rivers' ....... see if you know your Rivers.
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Dec 10, 2016
(59)
Always nice to see this one featured again.
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Dec 15, 2016
(61)
Great quiz but need more time. I was typing flat-out and could only do 120 with most of Africa and some of the Caribbean to go.
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Dec 15, 2016
(19)
1st try - 153 2nd try - 167 Slowly improving!
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Dec 16, 2016
(57)
Finally got them all. It's been an emotional ride.
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Dec 20, 2016
(4)
I think I did good with 57 since at my school in nz, we don't learn a bit about geography.
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Dec 20, 2016
(33)
Beat this with 2:14 left, zo 9:46. New high score?
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Dec 24, 2016
(33)
Why isn't Lobamba accepted as one of the capitals of Swaziland? Please fix this.
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Dec 24, 2016
(2)
naming myself after the one country's capital I couldn't guess. :(
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Dec 25, 2016
(16)
I am from India and it's unbelievable that I got a whopping full score (196/196) with just 13 seconds remaining!!!!!!!!! I thank God for this effort!!!!
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Dec 29, 2016
(45)
Finally annihilated this. It's 5 A.M here and I only had Maseru left. I have no idea how my mind served me that out of nowhere man omfg I'm hyped.
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Jan 1, 2017
(61)
7.00 minutes left.
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Jan 3, 2017
(11)
How the heck do 50% get bolivia
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Jan 5, 2017
(18)
The capital of Monaco is Monte Carlo Colombo should be accepted for sri lanka
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Jan 8, 2017
(61)
7'06''
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Jan 10, 2017
(25)
I got 83
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Jan 14, 2017
(16)
how did only 13% get funafuti????
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Jan 15, 2017
(36)
I can't believe I missed Libreville. Anyway, I got an 11-year old-high---181!
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Jan 15, 2017
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i thought the capital of kosovo is belgrade???
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Jan 15, 2017
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