Countries that Start with R

There are four countries whose official JetPunk names start with the letter R. Can you name them all?
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Last updated: May 12, 2020
First submittedJuly 17, 2012
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Republic of the Congo
Romania
Russia
Rwanda
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Level 80
Jul 19, 2012
There are a lot more countries that start with "R" if you're including "Republic of..." such as the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, etc.
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Level 44
Jul 27, 2013
The Congo's are a special case though, since the "Republic of the Congo" is recognized as a separate entity from the "Democratic Republic of the Congo."
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Level 41
Jan 2, 2016
Then it should be considered "Congo, Republic of" unless all the other Republics are included in the "R" countries. Kinda silly otherwise.
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Level 76
Dec 7, 2016
"America, United States of" I've been using this flawed logic to try and get the USA at the top of alphabetic pull down lists online for years.
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Level 71
May 13, 2020
I've been trying to get the country renamed as (The) Aardvark Republic of Aamerica
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Level 72
May 16, 2020
The Aardvark Republic of Aamerica fits in a multitude of ways
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Level 55
Jul 22, 2020
Ok. So for the milionth and definitely not the last time. Countries have official "long" names, (eg. Commonwealth of Australia) and official "short" names (eg. Australia). We commonly use the short versions, because it is easier and faster. But some countries don't have the short version of the official name, so we have to use the long version. Both Congos are an example of this, F. S. Of Micronesia is another and probaboy others, I can't remember right now.
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Level 53
Aug 2, 2020
Use the name on the countries of the world quiz
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Level 56
Aug 1, 2020
Also "Republic of the _____" made me think the answer would start with R but it started with C.
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Level 37
Aug 1, 2020
Same here.
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Level 35
Mar 27, 2014
too easy, 1:53 left, cant type fast
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Level 55
Mar 8, 2015
1:55.
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Level 63
Aug 5, 2016
1:58
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Level 28
Feb 9, 2017
same
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Level 44
May 20, 2014
That whole "Republic of" clue threw me off completely *FacePalm*
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Level 27
Jan 24, 2015
How did only 77% get russia
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Level 50
Aug 1, 2020
Uhh.... insert Yakov Smirnov joke here.
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Level 43
Feb 24, 2015
I always forget the big obvious one. In this case, Russia
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Level 25
Jun 19, 2016
This came up on our inter-schools quiz a while back. We were stumped at Russia...
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Level 41
Dec 18, 2016
Wow more people get Rwanda than Russia
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Level 37
Nov 26, 2017
They're still thinking USSR?
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Level 45
May 22, 2020
!!!
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Level 56
Aug 1, 2020
I got Rwanda before Russia cause the "Republic of" clue sent me directly to the congo and the proximity of Rwanda made me think of it first.
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Level 30
Apr 20, 2017
1:43 remaining.
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Level 15
Jun 22, 2017
1:35
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Level 22
Dec 25, 2018
i love how more people got Rwanda than Russia
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Level 26
Jun 11, 2020
For me, I always remember smaller countries first. This could be because I had to work on memorizing Rwanda but didn't have to memorize Russia. Since I already knew Russia, maybe my mind doesn't associate it with the letter R.
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Level 58
Oct 18, 2019
why republic of congo here
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Level 67
Nov 3, 2019
I think you a word there.
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Level 62
Nov 20, 2019
Funny I remembered Rwanda first and Russia last while it's only a week I came back home from Moscow! :)
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Level 70
May 12, 2020
I think you should slice 30 seconds off these 3 quizzes (H, J, R). What do others think?
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Level 74
May 13, 2020
I think you should stop trying to make the test harder for the rest of the class, ya goody two shoes.
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Level 70
May 14, 2020
I'm with you 'Macho'
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Level 71
May 17, 2020
Too much time. I completed it with 2:02 left.
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Level 19
May 21, 2020
Give us less time. I had 2min left.
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Level 45
May 22, 2020
OK Congo was a cheap trick even after hearing it mentioned in comments I didn't think it would actually count but then again what else could it be
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Level 21
Jun 1, 2020
I did it in 12 secs
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Level 60
Aug 1, 2020
Hmm that republic one threw me off I got in the last few seconds. I was expecting it to start with an r? You wouldn’t include china on a list of countries that start with a p for example. I wouldn’t count ‘republic’ as exactly being the start of a country’s name
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Level 48
Aug 1, 2020
I'm surprised that Rwanda is the most guessed one.
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Level 49
Aug 1, 2020
yeah thought it would be Rusland
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Level 50
Aug 1, 2020
Easiest 5 points yet.
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Level 22
Aug 1, 2020
i'm a 13 year old girl and I did it in 12 seconds:)
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Level 37
Aug 3, 2020
Republic of the Congo...very misleading.
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Level 43
Aug 12, 2020
Got them is 6 seconds and I'm on phone, wow. (Answers: Congo, Russia, Rwanda, Romania)
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Level 32
Aug 17, 2020
Should make the time 10 seconds
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Level 29
Nov 14, 2020
9 seconds
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Level 32
Nov 17, 2020
hahah forgets russia for an entire minute

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Level 20
Jan 16, 2021
so easy