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African Countries by a Single Clue

All of these clues describe an African Country. Can you name all of them?
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  • Quiz by WolfCam - Dec 31, 2017
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The island of Zanzibar is part of this country
The most recent country to gain independence
The largest country in Africa by area
Ethiopia became landlocked when this country gain independence in 1991
You'll find the Cape of Good Hope here
The last country alphabetically
This country claims Western Sahara
Where the White and Blue Nile meet
The majority of the Kalahari desert is located in this country
The only place where lemurs live in the wild
This country is mainly composed of two islands in the Gulf of Guinea
Formerly known as Zaire
This country's film industry is known as "Nollywood"
The only Spanish speaking country in Africa
The Statue of Liberty was originally proposed to this country
It is surrounded on all sides by another country
Timbuktu is located in this country
This used to be a major Portuguese territory on the Indian Ocean
Shares its name with a shallow lake that was once the 4th largest in Africa
Has the highest birth rate in the world
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level 70
Jan 1, 2018
Nice quiz - I like the mixture of easy and tricky :)
level 39
Apr 10, 2018
Found it easier than expected
level 66
Jan 8, 2018
The Statue of Liberty clue is a gross oversimplification. Bartholdi the sculptor had an entirely different artistic symbolism in mind, a different structural plan, and a different model for his statue of "Progress" that he planned for the Suez Canal. To claim that THAT was the Statue of Liberty would be like claiming that Jimmy Carter and Anwar Sadat were the same man because they each had two eyes, a nose, and a mouth. As Bartholdi himself said, "They are similar only in their most superficial traits."
level 65
Feb 9, 2018
Not so gross: Lady Liberty’s creator, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, envisioned the Suez Canal as the ideal venue for his mammoth harbor structure.“He was inspired by the Sphinx and the pyramids and the idea you could create something massive that could almost be eternal,” The original drawing of his Liberty Statue has a lady holding a torch aloft in her left hand.Elizabeth Mitchell, who brings Bartholdi’s quest to life in her book Liberty’s Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty....... here it is
level 58
Apr 10, 2018
The current one isn't exactly fitting for its location though.
level 35
Apr 10, 2018
please, explain why..... is not the biggest city in the world's most free country a fitting location?
level 56
Apr 10, 2018
America's the world's most free nation? Are you kidding?
level 49
Jun 21, 2018
Americans are told that by the politicians ruling them so they believe it. Even though they don't trust what politicians say on domestic matters, they somehow believe their us versus them hair trigger responses in the complexity of world politics.
level 65
Feb 9, 2018
Here is a picture of Bartholdi's idea for the Egyptian Liberty Statue ...here it is
level 64
Apr 10, 2018
"when this country gain independence"
level 38
Apr 10, 2018
I see that typo everywhere in this website.
level 40
Apr 10, 2018
Can you change the clue "It is surrounded on all sides by another country" to be more specific. It sounds like you are just asking for a landlocked country, of which there are many in Africa. I suggest changing "another" to "one other." Thanks!
level 62
Apr 11, 2018
Swaziland, like Lesotho, is surrounded on all sides by another country ( South Africa).
level 17
Apr 11, 2018
Swaziland is surrounded by two (South Africa + Mozambique).
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