Former Countries by Territory Map

Name these former countries and empires based on a map of the territory they held.
We also give you the approximate year represented in the map
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Last updated: June 29, 2018
First submittedJune 29, 2018
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117 A.D.
500 B.C.
1989
1279
1800
850
1914
1870 (in blue)
1989
1500
323 B.C.
1989
1789
1200
814
1700
550 B.C.
1683
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Level 82
Jun 29, 2018
Kudos... this ties together so many other quizzes into 1 place to learn so much...
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Level 74
Jun 29, 2018
Awesome quiz.
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Level 69
Jun 29, 2018
Tough tough quiz
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Level 78
Jun 29, 2018
Agree with the above comments, great job
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Level 71
Jun 29, 2018
Every time I see it, I'm reminded of how utterly drunk Prussia looks.
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Level 68
Jun 30, 2018
Well, that was easy.
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Level 72
Jun 30, 2018
Great one!
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Level 48
Jun 30, 2018
Woot! 18/18 first try!
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Level 71
Jul 1, 2018
Great quiz. Would love to see a sequel.
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Level 80
Jul 1, 2018
Very easy, but nice quiz.
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Level 55
Jul 1, 2018
Can Carolingian Empire be accepted?
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Level 69
Oct 25, 2018
Agree.
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Level 55
Oct 26, 2018
Indeed - the Frankish Empire has no meaning - Carolingian; Merovingian (but wrong date) or Empire of Charlemagne
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Level 47
May 14, 2019
I was just about to say this and then I saw this comment, but it's still not fixed so imma just comment it again
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Level 63
Jun 12, 2020
Agreed
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Level 82
Jul 1, 2018
Great learning quiz for schools.
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Level 82
Jul 1, 2018
Nice use of Prussian blue by the way.
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Level 68
Aug 11, 2018
Yes I thought that was clever and a nice hint too!
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Level 42
Jul 1, 2018
I thought this was a great quiz! 18/18 Second Try, the Venetian Republic was a bit tricky, never heard of it before. But I personally think the best learning comes from trial and error. Just curious, isn't the Carthaginian Empire as big as some of these countries (Out of curiosity, no correction intended)? Also, why do the Babylonian and the Assyrian Empires have a "Neo" with a hyphen before the name?
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Level 67
Oct 25, 2018
There was another Babylonian empire before the second one. The first Babylonian empire was conquered by Assyrians.
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Level 42
Jul 1, 2018
Googled "Venetian Republic" and I stupidly just realized the nationality tense: "From Venice."
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Level 47
Jan 23, 2020
I actually wrote Venice and it worked ^^

I knew it was venice holdings but didn't really know how it was called at the time :s

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Level 57
Jul 1, 2018
Fun quiz; a few tweaks might be useful. IMO it should take "Soviet" for USSR; "Charlemagne" and "Carolingian" for Frankish (just as it accepts "Alexander" for Macedonian); and "Mogul" for Mughal. But on the other hand, right now it accepts "caliphate" for "Abassid caliphate," although there were four caliphates over a 1300-year period. (The Abassid was the second and the Ottoman was the fourth.) Since a caliphate is just a territory ruled by a caliph, that's maybe a bit broad -- kinda like saying "empire" or "kingdom" and having it auto-fill the right empire or kingdom :-)
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Level 47
Jan 23, 2020
Well I always get confused with muslim caliphates so I just tried arab (hoping arabic empire or caliphate would get me somewhere, though I didn't expect too much) and it got me abbasid caliphate... I think it's a little too easy that way because as you mentioned there are multiple caliphates and I may have been able to remember abbasid, but it's far from certain...
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Level 72
Jun 11, 2020
I thought that the Abbasid Caliphate was the third, after Rashidun and Umayyad?
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Level 74
Jul 6, 2018
Great quiz. Maybe add Portuguese and British empires?
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Level 71
Aug 27, 2018
Great quiz!
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Level 54
Oct 25, 2018
Damn only missed babiloniya
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Level 67
Oct 25, 2018
Moar!
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Level 79
Oct 25, 2018
No British? No Klingon?
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Level 81
Oct 25, 2018
Unfortunately, the Klingon Empire will still be in existence hundreds of years from now, so it doesn't really fit in a "Former" quiz ;)
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Level 81
Oct 25, 2018
Very enjoyable quiz. Pretty easy if you're like me and waste a lot of time looking at historical maps. I only got stuck for a bit trying to remember the right name for "the one that Charlemagne ruled."
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Level 59
Sep 3, 2020
Not a waste of time.
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Level 60
Oct 25, 2018
Great quiz! Make a second part
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Level 60
Oct 25, 2018
Maybe accept the misspelled "Venician"? :-)
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Level 58
Oct 26, 2018
I thank Paradox games for a few of my 5 points.
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Level 53
Mar 4, 2019
Yeah Carolingian or Charlemagne is better than Frankish...
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Level 70
Jul 2, 2019
Couldn't it be argued that the Frankish empire was also the HRE, as Charlemagne was crowned as Holy Roman Emperor?
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Level 59
Aug 6, 2019
No, because it is wrong.
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Level 47
Jan 23, 2020
Well I suppose that from a muslim perspective France, the HRE and such were all called Frank kingdoms... But still the HRE is more like a state that emerged from the Frankish Empire rather than the frankish empire itself.
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Level 33
May 12, 2020
Accept Venetia and Macedon, please?
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Level 58
Oct 18, 2020
only writing caliphate gives you Abbasid, it's too easy since i got it by guessing ummayad caliphate. but ignoring that it's a fun quiz