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Country names ending with two consonants.

Sovereign states ending in two letters that are not A E I O U or Y. Does not include UK or Ivory Coast.
Quiz by RogerM
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First submittedJanuary 3, 2017
Last updatedMarch 16, 2018
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Answer
Bangladesh
Denmark
Egypt
Finland
Iceland
Ireland
Luxembourg
Marshall Islands
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Netherlands
New Zealand
Poland
Solomon Islands
Swaziland
Switzerland
Thailand
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level 65
Jan 3, 2017
you forgot luxembourg and germany, hungary and italy shouldnt count as the y is a vowel in this case
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level 70
Jan 3, 2017
vatican ciTY
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level 47
Jan 3, 2017
I'm pretty sure that in the words Germany, Italy and Hungary "y" is a vowel.
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level 78
Jan 3, 2017
Added Vatican City and am not considering y as a vowel.
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level 76
Jan 3, 2017
Luxembourg
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level 78
Jan 3, 2017
Thought I'd included them but have now, thanks.
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level 59
Jan 3, 2017
"Y" can be a vowel, as in Italy, Germany, Hungary and Vatican City.
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level 69
Jan 3, 2017
That is correct.
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level 68
Jan 3, 2017
Y is not a consonant when there is no vowel in the syllable.
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level 74
Jan 3, 2017
If Vatican City counts, then so should Guatemala City, Kuwait City and Panama City.
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level 76
Jan 4, 2017
Where are those countries?
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level 55
Jan 4, 2017
however vatican city is a country and capital the others are just capitals. So vatican city is the only one that should count
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level 53
Jan 23, 2017
Y is not a consonant!!! I missed so many thinking it was obvious..
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level 53
Jan 23, 2017
I mean it can be considered a consonant, but for the purpose of this quiz, i think it would be better to include it as a vowel. Just write it in the notes to be sure
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level 60
Jan 24, 2017
For Ex: Italy, Y Is a Vowel Yemen, Y is a consonant
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level 60
Feb 10, 2018
I came back to this quiz one year later, and it's still great!
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level 78
Mar 16, 2018
Made it easier by including Y as a vowel. (Although it isn't!)
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level 42
Jun 9, 2019
If it makes a Yuh sound then it isn’t. If it makes an Ee sound, like in the name Yvonne, then it is.
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