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Longest One-Word Country Names

Guess the countries of the world whose names are a single word at least 11 letters in length.
Quiz by 69ers
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First submittedJuly 29, 2014
Last updatedJuly 30, 2014
Times taken32,869
Rating4.44
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Country
13
Liechtenstein
12
Turkmenistan
11
Afghanistan
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Country
11
Netherlands
11
Philippines
11
Switzerland
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level 72
Jul 29, 2014
If you've nailed the top 6 here, you can also try the Top 20 Longest One Word Countries.
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level 73
Jul 29, 2014
I must have typed a half dozen 10 letter countries. GRRRR!
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level 65
Aug 4, 2014
Same here. Suddenly you realize how many of these there are.
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level 45
Aug 29, 2014
Took the words right out of my mouth lol.
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level 44
Aug 29, 2014
I kinda feel like it's "The Netherlands," officially and in common parlance.
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level 7
Aug 29, 2014
Did you ever see Netherlands on a list of countries that starts with letter 'T', just like how El Salvador is listed on a Countries that start with letter 'E'?
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level 53
Mar 1, 2018
yes but it explicitly said one word countries so... a bit misleading
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level 55
Mar 1, 2018
Do you ever see The Gambia as starting with T despite the fact that it's official name is definitely "The Gambia"
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level 53
Mar 24, 2016
Yeah I thought that. Its official name is (The Kingdom of the) Netherlands. Though obviously its' mostly called The Netherlands, or Holland. I personally would say "the Netherlands", but that might just be because it sounds plural and would sound odd without a the, same for Philippines.
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level 58
Aug 29, 2014
Although it's part of a more-than-one-word name, Herzegovina on its own has eleven letters. But it wouldn't be fair to include it, really.
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level 75
Aug 29, 2014
Czechoslovakia used to top the list with 14.
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level 72
Aug 11, 2016
Now Czechia brings up the rear with 7 :)
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level 59
Oct 29, 2016
Slovakia still has 8.
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level 37
Aug 30, 2014
I'm actually from the Netherlands but it didn't occur to me to try it
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level 54
Aug 30, 2014
From the Netherlands too, and missed it while getting the other five.
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level 22
May 2, 2015
gah! i forgot Switzerland and the Netherlands...and I've been to both!
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level 28
May 20, 2015
Philippines, guessed more times than Netherlands. Does that make sense?
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level 53
Mar 24, 2016
Why wouldn't that make sense haha?
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level 39
Dec 9, 2018
I guessed Philippines but not Netherlands
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level 60
Dec 9, 2015
Kirgyzystan is 11 . Why not here?
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level 58
Jan 28, 2016

a) You misspelled Kyrgyzstan
b)Even so, count the letters again..

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level 46
Nov 1, 2016
Imaginationland is also missing
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level 60
Sep 7, 2016
This was harder than I thought it would be. Ugh, those 9 letter and 10 letter countries that sound like they'd have more letters.
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level 46
Oct 19, 2016
Missed the country of my origin. Great. (Philippines)
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level 64
Oct 29, 2016
Superb quiz!
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level 37
Oct 29, 2016
Shortest country names: Fiji, Togo, Cuba, and then a whole lot with 5 letters.
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level 52
Oct 29, 2016
Chad, Laos, Iraq, Iran, Mali, Oman, Peru, Niue (if you want to count it)
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level 43
Mar 2, 2018
Niue???
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level 58
Oct 29, 2016
I got the 13-letter one so I was satisfied. Not really mad I missed Netherlands.
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level 43
Oct 29, 2016
J'étais pourtant sûr du Madagascar et ben non... :\
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level 38
Oct 30, 2016
Burkinafaso has 11...
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level 63
Oct 31, 2016
Yeah, so do Saudiarabia and Southafrica
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level 35
Nov 2, 2016
How about ThePeoplesRepublicOfNorthKorea for 30, or are you going to read the rules of this quiz.
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level 52
Dec 23, 2016
And Theunitedkingdomofgreatbritainandnorthernireland is missing from the quiz, despite having 48 letters!
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level 35
Feb 25, 2019
Don't forget TheFormerYugoslavREpublicofMacedonia.
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level 60
Nov 1, 2016
I wonder how this quiz would look like in other languages. In a German version Belarus and Greece would probably be on the list: Weißrussland and Griechenland.
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level 49
Mar 2, 2018
I wouldn't be surprised to find a German name for some country coming in around 20 letters.
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level 35
Nov 2, 2016
omg I thought of all the stans and counted their letters but missed Afghanistan. I also missed the Netherlands as I always think of it as Holland
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level 70
Mar 1, 2018
Never thought I'd see a quiz where Turkmenistan is the most guessed answer.
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level 69
Jan 6, 2019
It's THE most guessed single country on The Top 20 Longest.
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level 69
Jan 6, 2019
Mississippi makes so many lists on U.S. state quizzes it's almost an honorary 3rd world country.
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level 69
Jan 6, 2019
Long live Byelorussia!
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level 65
Apr 1, 2019
Ouagadougou is 11 letters
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