Countries by a Single Clue #6

Can you name the country that corresponds to each clue?
Answer must correspond to yellow box!
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Last updated: March 27, 2020
First submittedMay 14, 2017
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Second largest country in the world by surface area
Shares the summit of Mount Everest with China
Most populous of the "stan" countries
Known as "Éire" in its native language
Named after the river in which Jesus was baptized
Most recent country to become a full member of the UN, in 2011
South Sudan
First European country to trade directly with India
Its flag is a field of blue with a yellow cross
Most populous of the former Yugoslav republics
Has the most coastline of any Mediterranean country
Once home to the Shining Path and Túpac Amaru guerillas
Known as the "Hermit Kingdom" due to lack of foreign relations
North Korea
Island chain whose inhabitants started a "cargo cult" based on U.S. supply drops in WWII
Its capital city, Bratislava, is just 62 kilometers from Vienna
Its capital is named for U.S. President James Monroe
Official languages are Spanish and Guaraní
Dictator Robert Mugabe retired in 2017 at the age of 93
Most of its land lies in the Carpathian Basin
Its most populous city is Guayaquil
Has two y's and a z in its name
Level 73
May 14, 2017
Hah, I live in Carpathian Basin, but I never know about that name. In Serbia we call it just Pannonian Basin.
Level 74
May 14, 2017
I'd only heard of Carpathia thanks to Bram Stoker...
Level 73
May 15, 2017
Vampire is actually a Serbian word. Be aware :F
Level 73
Mar 12, 2019
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, 'vampire' comes from Hungarian 'vampir'
Level 81
May 28, 2017
I know Carpathia from Ghostbusters 2
Level 82
Oct 11, 2017
got everything except the one about Tupac gorillas. I always assumed most great apes were Biggie Smalls fans.
Level 54
Oct 11, 2017
Good one, though I'm sure someone somewhere will not get the joke and whine about it
Level 85
Oct 11, 2017
The question about the cargo cults could include just about every island chain in the quadrilateral formed by Indochina, Australia, Chile and California. Maybe a rewording or replacement would be in order?
Level 72
Dec 10, 2020
In advanced countries, we worship approaching Amazon trucks instead.
Level 59
Oct 11, 2017
The second largest country by land area is China. The second largest country by total area is Canada.
Level 82
Oct 11, 2017
Technically he's correct.
Level ∞
Mar 27, 2020
This has been corrected. Canada just has so many dang lakes.
Level 66
Oct 11, 2017
While not disputing the title "Hermit Kingdom", it is a bit stupid. Kim Jong Un, like his father and grandfather, is revered as a god by "his" people, but not a king.
Level 84
Dec 6, 2018
originally the term was hermit nation and applied to korea as a whole up to around 1905 as it kept itself separate. a hermit kingdom is a generic term for any such country now, and north korea is the most obvious example but as you say not actually a kingdom.
Level 78
Oct 12, 2017
If you liked this quiz try my "Countries by a Single Word" quiz.
Level 82
Oct 26, 2018
Derp. Misread question as "Most recent country to become a full member of the EU" . . .
Level 53
May 22, 2020
O MY GOD i got the tu of vanuatu as time ran out o that was soooooooooo stressful