Which Country am I? (2)

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 most of the country is situated on deltas of large rivers flowing from the Himalayas: the Ganges unites with the Jamuna (main channel of the Brahmaputra) and later joins the Meghna to eventually empty into the Bay of Bengal
 smallest country on the continent of Africa
 archipelago of 17,508 islands (6,000 inhabited); strategic location astride or along major sea lanes from Indian Ocean to Pacific Ocean
 strategic location along southern approaches to Strait of Hormuz
 strategic location on North European Plain and along the entrance to the Baltic Sea
 landlocked; Lake Nyasa, some 580 km long, is the country's most prominent physical feature
 landlocked savanna cut by the three principal rivers of the Black, Red, and White Voltas
 about two-thirds mountains; some 50,000 islands off its much-indented coastline; one of the most rugged and longest coastlines in the world
 four volcanoes, two of them active; one of the volcanoes, Irazu, erupted destructively in 1963-65
 close to vital sea lanes through South China Sea linking Indian and Pacific Oceans; two parts physically separated by Malaysia
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 landlocked; the western and central low-lying desolate portions of the country make up the great Garagum (Kara-Kum) desert, which occupies over 80% of the country; eastern part is plateau
 archipelago is made up of 7,107 islands; favorably located in relation to many of Southeast Asia's main water bodies: the South China Sea, Philippine Sea, Sulu Sea, Celebes Sea, and Luzon Strait
 focal point for Southeast Asian sea routes
 strategically located along the Black Sea; Controls much of the Caucasus Mountains and the routes through them
 world's fourth-largest island
 known as 'The Nature Island of the Caribbean' due to its spectacular, lush, and varied flora and fauna, which are protected by an extensive natural park system; its volcanic peaks are cones of lava craters and include Boiling Lake, the second-largest, thermally active lake in the world
 only South American country with coastlines on both the North Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea
 strategic location at the crossroads of central Europe with many easily traversable Alpine passes and valleys; major river is the Danube; population is concentrated on eastern lowlands because of steep slopes, poor soils, and low temperatures elsewhere
 most of the country is mountainous and thickly forested; the Mekong River forms a large part of the western boundary
 strategic location 500 km from west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site

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