Country Names that Can Be Split into Two Words

Name the countries whose names can be divided into two non-proper English words.
A country named "Fortune" would count (split into "for" and "tune"). A country named "Zerotania" would not count, because even though you can get "zero" and "tan," you're still left with "ia" at the end.
Not counting words that are proper nouns, abbreviations, dialectic, slang, unusual alternate spellings, or extemely obscure and/or technical.
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Last updated: December 29, 2018
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Letters
Parts of Speech
Country
7
Interjection + Noun
Bahrain
8
Noun + Plural Noun
Barbados
5
Noun + Article
China
4
Noun + Article
Cuba
7
Noun + Noun
Denmark
16
Adjective + Noun
Equatorial Guinea
7
Noun + Noun
Finland
5
Verb + Preposition
Gabon
7
Noun + Adjective
Germany
7
Noun + Noun
Iceland
4
Pronoun + Verb (past)
Iran
7
Noun + Noun
Ireland
10
Noun + Noun
Ivory Coast
Letters
Parts of Speech
Country
6
Noun + Preposition
Latvia
5
Noun + Article
Malta
7
Noun + Plural Noun
Moldova
11
Adjective + Plural Noun
Netherlands
6
Conjunction + Noun
Norway
4
Interjection + Noun
Oman
5
Noun + Preposition
Spain
5
Noun + Article
Sudan
4
Preposition + Verb
Togo
5
Noun + Article
Tonga
13
Adjective + Noun
United Kingdom
12
Adjective + Plural Noun
United States
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Level 20
Dec 29, 2018
China? And maybe Marshall Islands? Fun quiz idea :)
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Level 82
Dec 29, 2018
Thanks! I originally had Marshall Islands on the list, but "marshall" (meaning the military rank or the verb, not the name) is typically only spelled with one L. You're right about China, though--can't believe I missed that one! When I was going through the list of countries I was like "Well, chi could be the Greek letter, but na isn't a word." Derp!
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Level 70
Dec 30, 2018
Sud and Lat seem like words your caveat would exclude.
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Level 82
Dec 30, 2018
If you're objecting to "lat" as an abbreviation, I was actually thinking of the former currency of Latvia. You could argue that's obscure, I guess, but "guinea" is also a former currency, though probably a more well-known one.

As for "sud," I see that the dictionary does mark it as "informal," which would seem to suggest that it's slang. I guess it's been in use for so long that I don't think of it as a slang word. Or maybe it's just because I don't associate it with use by young people.

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Level 70
Dec 31, 2018
I did not think of the currency. It's short for latissimus dorsi muscle, usually in the plural.
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Level 82
Dec 31, 2018
The muscle was certainly the first thing that came to mind for me as well, but I googled a bit and found out it could also refer to the currency.
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Level 82
Dec 30, 2018
I did go back and forth for a while on whether or not to include Latvia on the quiz. If more people object I'll probably remove it.

Or if there get to be too many complaints, I might just remove the caveat entirely and say, "This is not intended to be an exhaustive list."

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Level 70
Dec 30, 2018
How about dominican republic?
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Level 82
Dec 30, 2018
"Dominican" is a proper noun.