Countries by a Single Clue #1

Can you name the country that corresponds to each clue?
Answer must correspond to yellow box!
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Last updated: May 8, 2017
First submittedMay 8, 2017
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Clue
Country
Where mariachi music originated
Mexico
Gave the Statue of Liberty to the U.S.
France
Where Archbishop Desmond Tutu served
South Africa
On Egypt's southern border
Sudan
Has the most land area between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn
Brazil
Has won about 1/3rd of all the Nobel Prizes ever awarded
United States
Largest country that borders Lake Victoria
Tanzania
Formerly the personal property of King Leopold II of Belgium
D.R. Congo
Dalmatia is one of its four historical regions
Croatia
Costa Rica is located on its southern border
Nicaragua
Most of its land area is located on the Anatolian peninsula
Turkey
Country in Oceania with a four-letter name
Fiji
Small country due south of Rwanda
Burundi
Landlocked country that wouldn't be landlocked if Vietnam didn't exist
Laos
Shares its name with a U.S. state
Georgia
Country where Columbus first landed
Bahamas
Its name means "The Savior"
El Salvador
Located in the Pyrenees Mountains
Andorra
Has the most Christians of any Asian country
Philippines
Has more elephants than any other country
Botswana
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Level 88
May 8, 2017
But Togo isn't in Oceania...
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Level 70
Aug 1, 2017
And Oceania isn't in Africa Nigel
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Level 39
Aug 1, 2017
Someone mixed up Tonga and Togo. I used to do that alot myself.
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Level 81
Apr 14, 2019
4-letter country that stretches to 7 in German. Fidschi.
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Level 67
May 26, 2019
Is it really fidschi in german? that is really funny :) (reminds me of veni vidi foetsie, a parody on veni vidi vici, where foetsie means vanished. But it is a special kind of word, cant describe it, maybe like tada, or sort of more childrens language, or like kaput. It is not a word you would come across in official language anyway)
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Level 73
Aug 25, 2020
Sounds like foetsie is futsch in German.
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Level 88
May 8, 2017
Very nice quiz!
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Level 66
May 8, 2017
Isn't being in Oceania and having a four-letter name two clues?
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Level 63
May 9, 2017
What's the second one? There are a quite a few 5-letter countries but I only know one 4-letter country in Oceania.
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Level 52
Aug 9, 2018
What? You might want to read his comment again
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Level 80
May 9, 2017
It's hard to describe Fiji with less than two clues, I guess.
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Level 54
May 9, 2017
Close in name to a mountain in Japan?
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Level 71
Aug 1, 2017
Source of water sold to people who ought to know better? Nah, that takes in too many possibilities.
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Level 70
Aug 1, 2017
Birthplace of golfer Vijay Singh
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Level 48
Aug 1, 2017
Dream destination in The Truman Show.
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Level 67
May 26, 2019
you could regard it as a single clue, since country in oceania doesnt yield a unique answer, there are several possibilities.
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Level 56
May 25, 2017
Oops! Thought it said most elephants of any Asian country. 17/20.
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Level 80
Aug 1, 2017
Had to guess a lot for the elephants but the rest were easy.
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Level 78
Aug 1, 2017
I only got that one correct because a friend went on a camera safari there and all she talked about were the lions and elephants.
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Level 78
Aug 1, 2017
Forgot the object of the quiz and was typing in names of every person I could think of who might have won so many Nobel prizes. Duh.
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Level 66
Aug 2, 2017
Yes! Same here, unfortunately. Because of this, I only finished with 6 seconds to spare - wasted so much time!
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Level 63
Aug 2, 2017
Technically, the country where the Italian Columbus first landed was most likely Spain. They were the underwriter's of his great adventure.
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Level 81
Apr 14, 2019
I was looking for this silliness and here it is.
You forgot that "France and Spain have more land in the Pyrenees than Andorra".
Don't forget "Eswazitiniland is due south of Rwanda at 30.83° East lon!"
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Level 67
May 26, 2019
Eswazitiniland hahaha I love it !!
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Level 26
Nov 8, 2017
darn i put "usa" for the nobel prize one but it wouldn't work
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Level ∞
Nov 8, 2017
Works for me
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Level 30
Mar 10, 2020
You could’ve put ANY clue for my country but you had to put “most Christians than any other Asian country...” Random Filipino: you should’ve put most Christmas-
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Level 40
Aug 27, 2020
Does the Philippines have more Christians than Russia?
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Level 60
Aug 25, 2020
I remembered Botswana has lots of elephants from Geography Now's video on YouTube. Check that channel out. He is doing videos on each country alphabetically. Right now, he is on Seychelles. They are awesome and informative.
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Level 33
Aug 25, 2020
Is Niue not in Oceania?
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Level 60
Aug 25, 2020
It is in Oceania, but it is not a country. Possibly you're thinking of Nauru?
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Level 65
Aug 26, 2020
Many people think of Niue as its own country because it's autonomous. Its citizens are citizens of New Zealand though.
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Level 66
Aug 25, 2020
Nice one
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Level 74
Aug 26, 2020
Surprised no one yet complained about two non-US clues actually being about the US (France and Georgia). ;)
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Level 74
Aug 26, 2020
Also, not sure about the Laos clue. Are you suggesting that if Vietnam didn't exist, then Laos would de facto occupy its land, thus touching the ocean? If so, the clue would also work with Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand, even China. They all prevent Laos from bordering the sea...
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Level 65
Aug 26, 2020
It doesn't matter if other countries could replace the clue. The clue as written is valid: the only landlocked country that would have coast if Vietnam vanished is Laos.