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Most Densely Populated Countries with Exceptions

What are the most densely populated countries over 30,000 square kilometers?
  • Density in people / square kilometer according to Wikipedia
  • Hint: 30,000 square km is about the same size as Armenia, Lesotho, or the state of Maine
  • Quiz by Quizzer6794 - Oct 21, 2016
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Just missed: Guatemala and China. Also, Rwanda and Burundi would have appeared on the list but are slightly too small.
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Oct 21, 2016
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That surprised me, I thought Rwanda and Burundi would've been big enough.
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Oct 21, 2016
(67)
According to Wikipedia Maine is about 90K. Looks like Maryland might be a better comparison. Hawaii is close but maybe harder to visualise because it is so remote
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Nov 18, 2016
(43)
I assume El Salvador, Israel, Haiti and Lebanon would have made it onto the list as well, were they not too small. Even Belgium just barely makes the cut, being 30,528 square kilometers in size...
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Mar 16, 2017
(68)
The biggest challenge was trying to visualize how big 30,000 km2 is. Maybe give some sort of indication how big that is in the instructions?
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Oct 21, 2016
(71)
I tend to have the same problem - and it's not km^2 versus mi^2 - it's just hard for many people to visualize land areas that large. BTW, per Wikipedia, Lesotho is just above the 30k mark, and Armenia is just below.
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Oct 21, 2016
(66)
in the notes you could write down the name of the biggest country that is less than 30,000 km2
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Oct 21, 2016
(69)
I'm encouraged that the mile users are grown up enough to admit this has nothing to do with units. Would expect different comments if the exception was made in sq mi instead of sq km.
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Mar 16, 2017
Added a hint!
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Oct 21, 2016
(72)
Belgium : 30528 km².
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Nov 7, 2016
(61)
And? Belgium is on the list.
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Mar 16, 2017
(69)
Maybe he's offering up an example of a country just above the target size.
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Mar 16, 2017
(50)
Being used to Mercator projections at school doesn't help either...
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Mar 16, 2017
(29)
Please accept "uk" for United Kingdom. It's standard across the other country quizzes.
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Mar 16, 2017
(50)
All images from North Korea we ocidentals see are enormous empty spaces in the cities, I supposed it was sparsely inhabited. Nepal, being so... "mountainous", I was sure it would have low density.
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Mar 16, 2017
(71)
QM, it would be nice if you accepted "the DR" for the Dominican Republic, and it would also lessen the number of freebies for Dominica on certain quizzes.
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Mar 16, 2017
(33)
This quiz is a great idea: it really made me think deeply because you have to consider the size as well as the population.
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Mar 16, 2017
(58)
Thanks! and yes, that is accurate :)
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Apr 25, 2017
(52)
Really surprised Nepal was on here and Haiti was not, or maybe Haiti is too small will have to check
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Mar 16, 2017
(52)
Yep Haiti is 27,750 square kilometers, still surprised Nepal was on there.
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Mar 16, 2017
(54)
I was shocked by Haiti's absence too. It must be just a tad too small. It's certainly dense enough.
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Mar 16, 2017
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This quiz got me to lv. 33! I love this site, I have used it for maybe a month. Also, this is my first comment
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Mar 16, 2017
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Had no idea Nepal, Switzerland and North Korea were that densely populated
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Mar 16, 2017
(55)
How did I get Dominican Republic but not Japan???!
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Mar 17, 2017
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Missed DR, NK and Uganda. North Korea never shows up for anything! They've found their niche
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Apr 25, 2017
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