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Southernmost Countries A-Z

For each letter of the alphabet, name the southernmost country that starts with that letter.
Sovereign countries only
Using standard JetPunk country names. Ones that might be confusing marked in red
Based on the country's southernmost point, not including external territories
Quiz by exotic
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Last updated: June 18, 2019
First submittedFebruary 25, 2014
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Letter
Country
A
Argentina
B
Brazil
C
Chile
D
D. R. Congo
E
Eswatini
F
Fiji
G
Gabon
H
Honduras
Letter
Country
I
Indonesia
J
Jamaica
K
Kiribati
L
Lesotho
M
Mozambique
N
New Zealand
O
Oman
P
Paraguay
Letter
Country
Q
Qatar
R
Rep. of the Congo
S
South Africa
T
Tonga
U
Uruguay
V
Vanuatu
Y
Yemen
Z
Zimbabwe
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level 72
Mar 25, 2014
Great, great quiz.
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level 68
Jan 25, 2017
Double Congo - classic quiz
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level 69
Sep 2, 2018
Had D and R left at 00:30. Quite the surprise when I typed in Congo.
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level 70
Apr 10, 2014
Cool quiz idea!
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level 59
Feb 16, 2015
how is Mozambique further south than Madagascar
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level 76
Dec 1, 2015
Hard to tell unless looking at a detailed map. Madagascar goes to ~26 degrees south; Mozambique goes to ~27 degrees south.
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level 59
Jun 8, 2016
The capital, Maputo, is farther south than the tip of Madagascar. I was confused too.
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level 21
Sep 18, 2016
Madagascar's southernmost point is Cape Vohimena at 23°26'21"S, while Mozambique's southernmost point is the coastal border with South Africa near Zitundo, located at 26°52'S. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_southernmost_point
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level 73
Oct 17, 2019
By being closer to the South Pole, that's how.
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level 55
Apr 25, 2015
I expected Australia to be the furthest south for A and that threw me off from figuring out Argentina. lol
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level 82
Sep 18, 2016
So the flag was not a clue at all?
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level 66
Jun 15, 2015
grrrr I always forgot about those bloody Congo's...
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level 76
Dec 4, 2015
All that time I was trying Swaziland, and it never occurred to me to put South Africa... *facepalm*
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level 14
Dec 20, 2015
Man I dont think of both Congos when D and R come up...
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level 69
Jan 11, 2016
Me too. I mentally list both of them under "C", in the same way that i wouldn't put the "Republic of India" or the "Kingdom of Cambodja" under "R" or "K".
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level 38
Oct 16, 2019
This argument comes up a lot on Jetpunk, because there are 2 'Congo's, we use Democratic Republic of the Congo and Republic of the Congo do discern them, you're right about not using Kingdom of Cambodia, but there aren't 2 Cambodias.
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level 40
Jun 11, 2016
what the honduras???
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level 58
Sep 19, 2016
Is that a new way to say "What the hell??"?
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level 71
Sep 18, 2016
please accept roc for republic of congo. i tried it!!!
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level 69
Sep 18, 2016
ROC is Taiwan. :-p
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level 52
Oct 23, 2016
ROC is also the Republic of the Congo.
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level 38
Oct 16, 2019
yes ,but it is commonly used for taiwan to discern between two chinas, I agree that it should be used more commonly seeing as it now goes by Taiwan rather than ROC and there isn't some other name for the two congos.
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level 62
Sep 18, 2016
Fun quiz!
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level 43
Sep 20, 2016
Didn't even bother to type in Congo because Chile was such an obvious answer for C and it left me completely confused when I got down to just D and R. I'm pretty sure I tried Rwanda at least 10 times.
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level 47
Oct 18, 2016
Me too. Had to look at map after taking quiz to be certain that Rwanda was wrong.
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level 52
Dec 23, 2016
That is exactly what I did
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level 63
Dec 23, 2016
the uk owns the falkland islands, it should be there instead of uruguay. but if you only consider the mainland for all of the countries then you should make that clear :C
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level 38
Oct 16, 2019
No you shouldn't, just because it's a territory of something doesn't mean it will count on this qui site, I can understand if you're new, but you're level 62 already and should realize at this point that territories don't count
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level 73
Oct 17, 2019
He may have been Level 1 if he's Level 62 "already" 3 years after he wrote it. I was Level Nothing 2 years ago.
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level 67
Aug 5, 2018
I think this quiz should be updated thanks to eSwatini changing its name!
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level 36
May 9, 2019
I agree. Eswatini is definitely further south than East Timor
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level ∞
Jun 18, 2019
Updated
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level 32
Oct 16, 2019
I hate you swazi- AHEM - eSwatini
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level 73
Oct 17, 2019
eSwatini looks like the online version of Swaziland, like email or e-store.
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level 41
Sep 19, 2019
Eswatini Should be Highlighted in red because some people and most people called 'Eswatini' Swaziland
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level 61
Oct 16, 2019
Agreed. Still adjusting to that change.
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level 38
Oct 16, 2019
eSwatini has been an official name change, like Burma to Myanmar, though I agree people still call it Swaziland so it would make sense to highlight it.
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level 63
Oct 16, 2019
Finally a countries A-Z quiz that doesn't have Zambia as an answer
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level 61
Oct 16, 2019
Never would have thought Paraguay is more southern than Papua New Guinea...interesting.
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level 57
Oct 16, 2019
I tried Swaziland but totally forgot about 'Eswatini'...
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level 45
Oct 16, 2019
I feel like Eswatini should be marked in red considering most people still think of it as Swaziland.
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level 48
Oct 18, 2019
Agreed. Technically the name may have changed but it's common name is still Swaziland.
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level 33
Oct 26, 2019
how did i miss chile...