Statistics for Countries by Wikipedia Descriptions #3

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Hint Answer % Correct
Has eight of the world's ten tallest mountainsNepal
93%
Greenland and the Faroe Islands catch approximately 650 whales per yearDenmark
90%
During the second half of the 19th century, the Civil War led to the abolition of slaveryUnited States
89%
In 1469, the crowns of the Christian kingdoms of Castile and Aragon were unitedSpain
84%
Revenue from canal tolls continues to represent a significant portion of its GDPPanama
83%
Has a large number of decorated caves from the upper Palaeolithic era, including one
of the most famous and best preserved, Lascaux
France
82%
Its territory encompasses Amazon rainforest, tropical grassland and
coastlines along both the Caribbean and Pacific
Colombia
80%
The capital is Sucre while the seat of government and financial center is located in La PazBolivia
77%
The Muslim world's second most populous nation-state and its only nuclear power statePakistan
77%
The most visited nation in the Central American regionCosta Rica
75%
River Shannon, which traverses the central lowlands, is the longest riverIreland
73%
A consequence of the collapse of governmental authority was the emergence of piracy
in the unpatrolled Indian Ocean waters
Somalia
73%
Famous for its Mozartkugeln and its coffee traditionAustria
72%
President Bashar al-Assad's family is Alawite and Alawites dominate the governmentSyria
69%
An anti-Western totalitarian theocracy governed by a "Supreme Leader"Iran
67%
On 26 March 2015, Saudi Arabia began airstrikesYemen
66%
The island is famous for its jerk spiceJamaica
60%
As a representative democracy with a constitutional monarch, it is headed by
Grand Duke Henri and is the world's only remaining grand duchy
Luxembourg
60%
Music by prominent composers such as Liszt and BartókHungary
55%
Decriminalized the usage of all common drugs in 2001, the first country in the world to do soPortugal
34%

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