Countries named after rivers

Name the 15 countries of the world that are named after rivers.
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Last updated: October 12, 2021
First submittedJanuary 25, 2018
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Africa
Cameroon
Wouri River (Rio dos Camarões)
D. R. Congo
Congo River
R. Congo
Congo River
Gambia
Gambia River
Niger
Niger River
Nigeria
Niger River
Senegal
Senegal River
Zambia
Zambezi River
Asia
India
Indus River
Indonesia
Indus River
Jordan
Jordan River
North America
Belize
Belize River
Europe
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosna River
Moldova
Moldova River
South America
Argentina
Río de la Plata
Paraguay
Paraguay River
Uruguay
Uruguay River
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Level 55
Jan 26, 2018
nice quiz :)
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Level 65
Jan 26, 2018
great idea!
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Level 41
Jul 11, 2018
Belize?
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Level 72
Apr 11, 2020
Zambia is named after the Zambezi River
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Level 56
Oct 4, 2021
Zambia is named after the Zambezi River.
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Level 76
Oct 12, 2021
Zambia is included now. :)
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Level 83
Nov 18, 2021
Awesome!!!
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Level 69
Apr 20, 2022
Argentina - Río de la Plata. ROFL what's the connection between those two.

Argentina's name is derived from the Latin "argentum" for silver.

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Level 76
Apr 20, 2022
"Plata" means silver in Spanish.