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Country
In the Laccadive Sea
Maldives
World's most populous country
China
"Land of the Thunder Dragon"
Bhutan
Capital is Libreville
Gabon
Formerly known as "Pleasant Island"
Nauru
Second largest city is Kandahar
Afghanistan
Disputed Turkish and Greek island
Cyprus
Made up of Jutland Peninsula and some smaller islands
Denmark
Most widely spoken language here is Krio
Sierra Leone
Home to the Salar de Uyuni salt flat
Bolivia
Highest point is Mt. Ararat and biggest lake is Lake Van
Turkey
Second most densely populated country
Singapore
The Casa de Narino is the home of the president here
Colombia
The capital is on the island of Efate
Vanuatu
The main mountain ranges are the Bakhuys and the Van Asch Van Wijck
Suriname
Vaclav Havel was their first president
Czech Republic
Home to the Orinoco River Delta
Venezuela
Mount Liamuiga is the highest peak
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Motto is: "Each Endeavouring, All Achieving"
Antigua and Barbuda
Formerly called "Republic of Upper Volta"
Burkina Faso
Smallest African country bordering the Mediterranean
Tunisia
Perdana Putra is the house of the Prime Minister
Malaysia
May also be known as Myanmar
Burma
Starts with 'U', ends with 'stan'
Uzbekistan
Gained independence from South Africa on March 21, 1990
Namibia
Country's ancient name is "Kambuja"
Cambodia
The southern part of this country became independent in 2011
Sudan
Home to the ancient city of Timbuktu
Mali
Only borders Mozambique and South Africa
Swaziland
Ha Long Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site here
Vietnam
It's capital is on the island of New Providence
Bahamas
Home to the island of Socotra
Yemen
Most populous African country
Nigeria
Its capital is on the northeastern shore of Lake Tangyanika
Burundi
Least populous African country
Seychelles
This country owns Easter Island
Chile
Borders UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen
Oman
Also called Timor-Leste
East Timor
Kosovo separated from this country
Serbia
"Teardrop of India"
Sri Lanka
Famous for its fjords
Norway
First visited in 1773, became known as "Friendly Islands"
Tonga
Connected to Saudi Arabia by the King Fahd Causeway
Bahrain
Makes up eastern half of island of Hispaniola
Dominican Republic
Capital is Kigali
Rwanda
Named after Saint Lucy of Syracuse
Saint Lucia
Largest city is Sofia
Bulgaria
Home to the vast Siberia region
Russia
Gerlachovský štít is the highest mountain here
Slovakia
Home to cities such as Ajaccio, Marseille and Lyon
France
Where calypso music originated
Trinidad and Tobago
Capital city was previously known as Lourenço Marques
Mozambique
This country takes its name from the Buganda Kingdom
Uganda
Casablanca is the largest city
Morocco
English speaking Central American country
Belize
Capital is Funafuti
Tuvalu
Borders only Senegal and the Atlantic Ocean
Gambia
Nicknamed "The Warm Heart of Africa"
Malawi
Independence gained on August 15th, 1960
Republic of the Congo
Largest country on the Arabian Peninsula
Saudi Arabia
Capital is Tirana
Albania
Leopold Sedar Senghor was their first president
Senegal
Capital is Porto-Novo, but seat of government is located at Cotonou
Benin
Regions of this country are Savanes, Kara, Centrale, Plateaux, and Maritime
Togo
Home to Lake Volta
Ghana
Small Asian country home to 8 of the 10 highest mountains
Nepal
Home to the vast Karakum Desert
Turkmenistan
First president was Ahmadou Ahidjo
Cameroon
Home to Faleolo International Airport
Samoa
The revolution of 2011 overthrew Muammar Gaddafi
Libya
Most sparsely populated countries
Mongolia
People here are called Dutch
Netherlands
Small country home to Monte Carlo
Monaco
Home of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
Egypt
Home of the evil Vlad the Impaler
Romania
Doubly-landlocked European country
Liechtenstein
Home of cities such as Karachi and Islamabad
Pakistan
Capital is Kingstown
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Name in English means "rich coast"
Costa Rica
Cetinje is the former Royal Capital City
Montenegro
Owner of the Galapagos Islands
Ecuador
Currency is the Kwanza
Angola
Luis Severino de Almeida Cabral was the first president here
Guinea-Bissau
Home to ancient city states such as Athens and Sparta
Greece
Home to cities such as Jerusalem, Haifa, Tel Aviv
Israel
Pedro Pires was the prime minister from 1975-1991
Cape Verde
Island nation lying directly east of Papua New Guinea
Solomon Islands
Capital and largest city is Ljubljana
Slovenia
Most sparsely populated EU country
Finland
The currency is the Riyal
Qatar
Directly north of the United States
Canada
Largest country entirely within Europe
Ukraine
Also called "Aotearoa"
New Zealand
Largest country in Africa
Algeria
Southernmost of the Baltic States
Lithuania
Makes up the majority of the Iberian Peninsula
Spain
Micro-nation between France and Spain
Andorra
Home to kangaroos, dingos, and koalas, as well as the Great Barrier Reef
Australia
4-largest island, located directly east of Mozambique
Madagascar
33 atolls and 1 raised coral island called Banaba make up the country
Kiribati
Has been called East Bengal and East Pakistan in the past
Bangladesh
Formerly known as British Guiana
Guyana
Bangkok is here
Thailand
Divided into 16 states, such as Angaur, Koror, Aimeliik, Ngchesar, and Ngaremlengui
Palau
Shaped like a boot
Italy
Makes up majority of the Horn of Africa
Somalia
Lionel Messi is from this country
Argentina
West half of the island of Hispaniola
Haiti
Largest Caribbean island nation
Cuba
Communist and very isolated country ruled by Kim Jong-un
North Korea
Most populous EU country
Germany
Have a unique alphabet created by Mesrop Mashtots
Armenia
Between Colombia and Costa Rica
Panama
Their capital is named after US president James Monroe
Liberia
Two disputed regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia are here
Georgia
The highest peak here is Mont Idoukal-n-Taghes
Niger
Capital is located on island Viti Levu
Fiji
Country that colonized Brazil
Portugal
Smallest country in the Horn of Africa
Djibouti
An informal colloquial term for someone from here is Pinolero
Nicaragua
Name translates to "The Savior"
El Salvador
Where Alexander the Great was from
Macedonia
Some cities here are Banja Luka, Zenica and Mostar
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Name comes from Arabic word qamar, meaning "moon"
Comoros
Tegucigalpa is the capital
Honduras
Celtic Tiger is a name given to a time of economic prosperity for this country from 1995-2000
Ireland
Smallest of the Benelux countries
Luxembourg
Island formerly known as Santiago when under Spanish rule
Jamaica
2 of the 3 islands are Comino and Gozo
Malta
Largest city is Weno
Micronesia
Capital is Seoul
South Korea
Motto is: Travail, Justice, Solidarite
Guinea
Largest city is Dogana
San Marino
Anthem is: L'Abidjanaise
Cote d'Ivoire
Very similar flag style to Romania
Chad
Spanish speaking African country
Equatorial Guinea
Failaka Island is owned by this country
Kuwait
Nelson Mandela was from here
South Africa
Flag holds a 40-ray sun that represents 40 tribes that were united against the Mongols by the epic hero, Manas
Kyrgyzstan
Most recently formed country
South Sudan
Sometimes abbreviated to C.A.R.
Central African Republic
Recently formed country that broke away from Serbia
Kosovo
Home to cities such as Lodz, Gdansk and Krakow
Poland
Often called "Land of the Rising Sun"
Japan
Eastern half of the island of New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
Formerly known as Bechuanaland
Botswana
People from here are called Marshallese
Marshall Islands
Mixco is the second largest city
Guatemala
Minsk is the capital
Belarus
Most populous landlocked country in the world
Ethiopia
Transnistria is a disputed region of here
Moldova
Smaller of the 2 landlocked South American countries
Paraguay
Sovereign nation within Rome
Vatican City
Archipelago off the coast of Gabon
Sao Tome and Principe
Largest landlocked country
Kazakhstan
Volcanic island national in north Atlantic
Iceland
Vientiane is the capital
Laos
Name can be translate to "the bearded ones"
Barbados
Name was derived from the Zambezi River
Zambia
People from here are called Emirati, Emirian or Emiri
United Arab Emirates
Home to the largest thermal water cave system
Hungary
First city here was Colonia del Sacramento
Uruguay
Located entirely within South Africa
Lesotho
Amman is the capital
Jordan
Kikuyu is the largest ethnic group here
Kenya
Made up of Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales
United Kingdom
Capital is Bandar Seri Begawan
Brunei
Second most populous country
India
Country between Canada and Mexico
United States
Borders Sudan, Ethiopia and Djibouti
Eritrea
Capital is Riga
Latvia
Nazca Lines are located here
Peru
The man who invented dynamite and Nobel Peace Prizes is from here
Sweden
Second largest country in Africa
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Has a cedar tree on its flag
Lebanon
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz led a military coup here and has been president since 2009
Mauritania
Home of two major peninsulas: Baja California and Yucatan
Mexico
Where Adolf Hitler was born
Austria
Largest city is Harare
Zimbabwe
World's fourth most populous country
Indonesia
Home to the ancient city of Mesopotamia
Iraq
Geneva and Zurich are city here
Switzerland
Island country off of China
Taiwan
Home to the ancient city of Sarazm
Tajikistan
Also known as Persia
Iran
It's capital is the oldest continuously inhabited country in the world
Syria
Owns the Zanzibar archipelago
Tanzania
Highest point is Morne Diablotins
Dominica
Northernmost Baltic state
Estonia
Island nation home to the now extinct Dodo bird
Mauritius
Country that host's the EU's headquarters
Belgium
Owns exclave of Nakhchivan
Azerbaijan
Consists of 7,107 islands
Philippines
Also known as the "Island of Spice"
Grenada
Largest South American country
Brazil
Tomislav was the first king here, in the year 925 CE
Croatia
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