Countries that start and end with a consonant

Can you name the countries that start and end in consonants?
The 'y' at the beginning acts like a consonant
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Last updated: December 19, 2014
First submittedDecember 15, 2014
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Country
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Benin
Bhutan
Brazil
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Country
Denmark
Dominican Republic
Finland
Gabon
Honduras
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Lebanon
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Madagascar
Country
Maldives
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Niger
Pakistan
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Senegal
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Seychelles
Solomon Islands
South Sudan
Spain
Sudan
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Turkmenistan
Vietnam
Yemen
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Level 81
Dec 15, 2014
You left out South Sudan.
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Level 61
Dec 16, 2014
Myanmar
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Level 42
Dec 16, 2014
Commonly known as Burma
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Level 64
Jun 25, 2020
But also commonly and officially known as Myanmar, or Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
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Level 33
Dec 17, 2014
what about paraguay?
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Level 42
Dec 17, 2014
The 'y' acts like a vowel in this case
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Level 66
Dec 26, 2014
If the Y acts as a consonant, wouldn't Vatican City count?
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Level 42
Dec 28, 2014
Commonly known just as Vatican
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Level 65
Feb 5, 2016
Vatican City: the 'y' acts like a vowel in this case
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Level 65
Nov 2, 2016
I spent about a minute and a half trying to figure out why "United Kingdom" wouldn't work... I feel real smart now...
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Level 33
Mar 3, 2021
It the Y acts as a vowel then why is Yemen in there.