Countries with Most Nobel Prizes by Continent

For each continent, name the countries with the most citizens who have won a Nobel Prize.
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Africa
10
South Africa
4
Egypt
2
Algeria
2
Liberia
1
Six countries
 
 
North America
375
United States
26
Canada
3
Mexico
2
Guatemala
2
St. Lucia
Asia
27
Japan
12
Israel
10
India
6
Taiwan
5
China
 
 
Oceania
12
Australia
3
New Zealand
Europe
129
United Kingdom
108
Germany
69
France
32
Sweden
25
Russia
 
 
South America
5
Argentina
2
Colombia
2
Chile
1
Three countries
 
 
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Level 73
Apr 17, 2019
Nice quiz! That last African country took me a while.
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Level 81
Apr 17, 2019
St. Lucia wasn't my first answer.
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Level 78
Apr 18, 2019
I would have never guessed it either, but I remember seeing it on a "Most Prizes per capita " quiz.
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Level 22
Jun 3, 2019
what does St Lucia have to do with Africa?
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Level 19
Mar 9, 2020
yeah because you looked it up lol
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Level 78
Apr 18, 2019
Was surprised Liberia had two until I realised it was the one prize shared between two Liberians. I guess the source gives you countries with most laureates rather than most prizes.
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Level 58
May 5, 2019
St. Lucia??? How???
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Level 63
May 8, 2019
It's so easy to look things up if you're really interested. I did. There is no doubt about the attribution to St. Lucia. That's all I'm gonna say.
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Level 78
Jun 2, 2019
I looked it up - Sir W. Arthur Lewis won for economics in 1979 - his influence was in economic development and expansion of university education in the Caribbean. Sir Derek Walcott won for literature in 1992. He wrote an epic poem about his travels.
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Level 66
Jun 2, 2019
Just a minor thing, but the headline for North America is cut in two, while all other headlines are only once the continents name.
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Level 44
Jun 2, 2019
Things are right in my editor but still the box is separated in live and in preview so I am not understanding the problem.See QM may fix this.
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Level 66
Jun 2, 2019
Seems to be fixed now :)
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Level 61
Jun 2, 2019
Funny one, can't help being curious though, about why people guess Saint Lucia more than Liberia...
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Level 74
Jun 2, 2019
Africa has more than twice as many countries than North America. So when you start guessing random countries for each continent, you'll get around to St. Lucia more quickly. That would be my guess. (Or, there's an unusually high number of people from St. Lucia on Jetpunk.)
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Level 46
Jun 2, 2019
I don't know how I got St. Lucia and Liberia as the first guesses from the Caribbean and West Africa...
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Level 43
Jun 2, 2019
Colombia 1 nobel prize literature Peru 1 nobel prize literature
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Level 45
Jun 2, 2019
Switzerland has won 26 Nobel Prizes, one more than Russia, I think it should be on the list.
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Level 80
Jun 2, 2019
Why is this tagged as "Quizzes by place > Korea?"
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Level 55
Jun 3, 2019
lol, I have no clue. Neither of the Koreas are mentioned.
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Level 45
Jun 4, 2019
Was thinking of Liberia and Sweden but didn't type them for some reason.
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Level 75
Jun 4, 2019
I got them all except France. *Facepalm
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Level 39
Jun 7, 2019
I randomly guessed Algeria and finished with 12 seconds left haha
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Level 47
Mar 12, 2020
My favourite country is Six countries. I went there on vacation once and everything there was absolutely beautiful. I highly recommend it.
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Level 67
Mar 19, 2020
Damn. I knew UK was awesome, but it has 126 Nobel peace prizes!
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Level 45
Jul 3, 2020
Not all are peace prizes. All types of Nobel prizes.