Countries of the Mongol Empire on a Map

Can you name the modern-day countries that were part of the Mongol Empire in 1279?
According to this map and this video
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Last updated: June 7, 2019
First submittedMay 10, 2019
Times taken35,718
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Country
Afghanistan
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Belarus
China
Georgia
Country
India
Iran
Iraq
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Country
Moldova
Mongolia
Myanmar
North Korea
Pakistan
Poland
Country
Romania
Russia
South Korea
Syria
Tajikistan
Country
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Vietnam
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Level 74
Jun 7, 2019
I did not know it was such a short period of time.
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Level 79
Jun 8, 2019
Must've taken some research, nice job
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Level 34
Jun 8, 2019
I almost missed Poland...
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Level 61
Aug 16, 2019
I got Poland because the answers showed up in alphabetical order which narrowed it down a lot.
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Level 58
Apr 15, 2020
Me too!
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Level 75
Jun 8, 2019
for some reason your map shows Crimea as part of Russia
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Level 55
Jun 8, 2019
The original map of the COTW Quiz shows Crimea part of Russia
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Level 58
Jun 9, 2019
It has been part of Russia since 2014.
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Level 35
Jun 21, 2019
They also aknowladge Kosovo as independant country on Jetpunk and it gained its independance the same way Crimea did with referendum. So I guess they are holding to their rules
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Level 79
Jul 6, 2019
Except few people in Russia believe the referendum result
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Level 70
Aug 16, 2019
The Jetpunk rules boil down to "which of the 196 recognized countries is de facto in power in that area". That means Quizmaster doesn't (need to) judge the lawfulness of referendum results, whether in Kosovo, Crimea or wherever. Which is sensible for a quiz site.
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Level 74
Sep 3, 2019
Acknowledge* independent* independence*
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Level 45
May 15, 2020
i support u kosovo
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Level 47
Aug 16, 2019
Yes, because de facto it is part of Russia just like any other part of the country
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Level 23
Nov 3, 2020
Not recognized by the majority of the world as part of Russia. Kosovo had an independent referendum that was actually credible. Crimea had a "referendum" at gunpoint.
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Level 83
Jun 8, 2019
Glad to see 100% got Mongolia.
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Level 50
Apr 20, 2020
Now it's 99%... It's not even the most guessed country! it's 3rd to China and Russia!
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Level 45
Jun 8, 2019
Might be a bit too easy with the map
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Level 73
Jun 14, 2019
I second that
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Level 67
Sep 3, 2019
But it would result to random country-blurting for some otherwise. And see what sticks.. atleast this way it relies on your geography knowledge.
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Level 58
Jun 9, 2019
I am a bit worried about the 1% who didn’t get Mongolia.
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Level 82
Jun 10, 2019
A lot of tiny corners of modern day countries. How very convenient for a 21st century internet quiz.
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Level 56
Jun 20, 2019
Haha, sneaking some Toyota Corrolas in the sources.
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Level 68
Aug 16, 2019
Fascinating quiz. It's just nuts to see how vast their empire was!
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Level 28
Aug 16, 2019
Surprised 100% of people didn't pick Mongolia
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Level 80
Aug 16, 2019
pretty easy with a map and answers listed in alphabetical order. still a fun quiz to see how large of an empire it was.
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Level 65
Aug 18, 2019
I would have finished it a little quicker, if it had not taken me half a minute or more to guess Poland. Nevertheless, a great quiz and another 5 points!
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Level 67
Sep 3, 2019
wow extremely high scores on this one !! all above 80% ! I would have expected atleast some to be below 60. I guess a lot of people just forgot a different country, so that the scores overall remain high,
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Level 71
Feb 14, 2020
Surprised Mongolia is not 100%
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Level 38
Feb 24, 2020
Surprised not 100 percent got Mongolia. After all, it is part of the name.
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Level 43
Mar 14, 2020
Didn't it go all the way over to Hungary???
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Level 56
Mar 18, 2021
According to Wikipedia and what I remember, yes. I wonder if the Hungarian territory looked different in the past or if this might actually be an error in the quiz.
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Level 58
Apr 15, 2020
Why didn't they go further north? I mean, it is a little cold up there, but there should have been practically no defense in that area.
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Level 61
Apr 20, 2020
and no use either
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Level 53
Jun 28, 2020
The Mongols would have conquered Western Europe had they not gone back to Mongolia to elect their new Khan after the untimely death of Ogedei Khan.
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Level 40
Oct 8, 2020
When more people got China and Russia than Mongolia
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Level 56
Feb 22, 2021
The 1 percent that didnt get Mongolia but got Russia: I is Big Brain
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Level 54
Jun 1, 2021
Got everything easily but then got stuck on Romania and had to pause for a second to think lol
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Level 36
Sep 19, 2021
99% got mongolia lmao