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Countries 1-196 By Date

Name the 196 countries in order from when they became a country.
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_sovereign_states_by_date_of_formation
The date is the country's first acquisition of sovereignty
Last updated: June 01, 2017
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Continent
Year
Country
Asia
3,200 BC
Iran
Africa
3,100 BC
Egypt
Asia
2,879 BC
Vietnam
Asia
2,333 BC
North Korea
Asia
2,070 BC
China
Asia
2,000 BC
India
Asia
1,300 BC
Georgia
Africa
1,070 BC
Sudan
Europe
800 BC
Greece
Asia
377 BC
Sri Lanka
Asia
209 BC
Mongolia
Africa
200 BC
Somalia
Asia
190 BC
Armenia
Africa
50
Ethiopia
Europe
301
San Marino
Asia
400
Japan
Europe
681
Bulgaria
Asia
751
Oman
Europe
756
Vatican City
Europe
768
Serbia
Africa
789
Morocco
Asia
802
Cambodia
Europe
843
France
Asia
849
Myanmar
Europe/Asia
860
Russia
Europe
860
Ukraine
Europe
870
Czech Republic
Europe
872
Nowray
Europe
879
Croatia
Europe
895
Hungary
Europe
930
Iceland
Europe
960
Poland
Europe
980
Denmark
Asia/Europe
1037
Turkey
Europe
1042
Montenegro
Africa
1137
Eritrea
Europe
1139
Portugal
Asia
1140
Maldives
Europe
1171
Ireland
Africa
1230
Mali
Asia
1238
Thailand
Europe
1253
Lithuania
Europe
1278
Andorra
Europe
1291
Switzerland
Europe
1297
Monaco
Asia
1354
Laos
Europe
1377
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Asia
1402
Philippines
Europe
1516
Spain
Europe
Unkown
Sweden
Europe
1581
Netherlands
Asia
1634
Bhutan
Asia
1709
Afghanistan
Europe
1719
Liechtenstein
Asia
1744
Saudi Arabia
Asia
1768
Nepal
North America
1776
United States
Africa
1787
Madagascar
Europe
1800
United Kingdom
North America
1804
Haiti
South America
1810
Argentina
South America
1810
Colombia
North America
1810
Mexico
South America
1810
Chile
South America
1811
Paraguay
South America
1811
Venezuela
Europe
1815
Luxembourg
South America
1815
Uruguay
North America
1821
Dominican Republic
South America
1821
Peru
North America
1821
Costa Rica
North America
1821
El Salvador
North America
1821
Guatemala
North America
1821
Honduras
North America
1821
Nicaragua
North America
1821
Panama
Africa
1822
Lesotho
South America
1822
Ecuador
South America
1822
Brazil
South America
1825
Bolivia
Europe
1830
Belgium
Oceania
1845
Tonga
Africa
1847
Liberia
Europe
1861
Italy
North America
1867
Canada
Europe
1871
Germany
Europe
1878
Romania
Africa
1885
D.R. Congo
Oceania
1901
Australia
North America
1902
Cuba
Oceania
1907
New Zealand
Africa
1910
South Africa
Asia
1911
Taiwan
Europe
1912
Albania
Europe
1917
Finland
Europe
1918
Estonia
Asia
1918
Azerbaijan
Asia
1918
Yemen
Continent
Year
Country
Europe
1918
Austria
Europe
1918
Latvia
Asia
1924
Uzbekistan
Asia
1926
Iraq
Europe
1939
Slovakia
Asia
1943
Lebanon
Asia
1945
Indonesia
Asia
1946
Syria
Asia
1946
Jordan
Asia
1947
Pakistan
Asia
1948
Israel
Asia
1948
South Korea
Africa
1951
Libya
Africa
1956
Tunisia
Africa
1957
Ghana
Asia
1957
Malaysia
Africa
1958
Guinea
Africa
1960
Cameroon
Africa
1960
Togo
Africa
1960
Senegal
Africa
1960
Benin
Africa
1960
Niger
Africa
1960
Burkina-Faso
Africa
1960
Côte d'Ivoire
Africa
1960
Chad
Africa
1960
Central African Republic
Africa
1960
Republic of the Congo
Europe
1960
Cyprus
Africa
1960
Gabon
Africa
1960
Nigeria
Africa
1960
Mauritania
Africa
1961
Sierra Leone
Asia
1961
Kuwait
Africa
1961
Tanzania
Oceania
1962
Samoa
Africa
1962
Burundi
Africa
1962
Rwanda
Africa
1962
Algeria
North America
1962
Jamaica
North America
1962
Trinidad and Tobago
Africa
1962
Rwanda
Asia
1963
Singapore
Africa
1963
Kenya
Africa
1964
Malawi
Europe
1964
Malta
Africa
1964
Zambia
Africa
1965
Gambia
Africa
1965
Zimbabwe
South America
1966
Guyana
Africa
1966
Botswana
North America
1966
Barbados
Oceania
1968
Nauru
Africa
1968
Mauritius
Africa
1968
Swaziland
Africa
1968
Equatorial Guinea
Oceania
1970
Fiji
Asia
1971
Bangladesh
Asia
1971
Qatar
Asia
1971
United Arab Emirates
Asia
1971
Bahrain
North America
1973
Bahamas
Africa
1973
Guinea-Bissau
North America
1974
Grenada
Africa
1975
Mozambique
Africa
1975
Cape Verde
Africa
1975
Comoros
Africa
1975
São Tomé and Príncipe
Oceania
1975
Papua New Guinea
Africa
1975
Angola
South America
1975
Suriname
Asia
1975
Timor-Leste
Africa
1976
Seychelles
Africa
1977
Djibouti
Oceania
1978
Solomon Islands
Oceania
1978
Tuvalu
North America
1978
Dominica
North America
1979
Saint Lucia
Oceania
1979
Kiribati
North America
1979
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Oceania
1980
Vanuatu
North America
1981
Belize
North America
1981
Antigua and Barbuda
North America
1983
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Asia
1984
Brunei
Oceania
1986
Marshall Islands
Oceania
1986
Federal States of Micronesia
Africa
1990
Namibia
Europe
1990
Belarus
Europe
1991
Slovenia
Europe
1991
Moldova
Asia
1991
Kyrgyzstan
Europe
1991
Macedonia
Asia
1991
Tajikistan
Asia
1991
Turkmenistan
Asia
1991
Kazakhstan
Oceania
1994
Palau
Europe
2008
Kosovo
Africa
2011
South Sudan
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level 48
May 30, 2017
There is no such country called the Repoublic of the Congo and Lichtenstein, and you missed a country, Kosovo.
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level 56
Jun 1, 2017
Simply misspelled Republic of the Congo and Liechtenstein. It seems I also did forget to add Kosovo. I will make the changes.
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level 68
Jun 5, 2017
Would be a great quiz, but I would do some double-checking. Lots of repeats, misspellings, and answers that don't work