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...is the westernmost in the Arab League?
...has the longest written Constitution?
...is home to Victoria Falls National Park?
...that defeated Bolivia in the Chaco War?
...is the least populated in South America?
...has the least total area of any landlocked country outside of Europe?
...has the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in the Americas?
...was the first in the Eastern Bloc to elect a non-communist government?
...is the most populated not to have diplomatic relations with the USA?
...has, since 1974, had part of its territory under control of a separate state that is only formally recognized by Turkey?
...was the first to have its voters reject European Union membership?
...has the greatest number of languages spoken?
...has the highest percentage of Christian residents of any Arab League member?
...was the first to be admitted to the Commonwealth of Nations without ever having been a part of the British Empire?
...is home to the $27 million and 160-foot tall African Renaissance Monument?
...does not maintain foreign relations with any permanent members of the UN Security Council?
...is home to the world's fastest diesel ferry?
...had the deadliest tornado on record?
...has the most official languages?
...is the only nation in North America not to border the Atlantic Ocean or Caribbean Sea?
...contains the region of Transylvania?
...has Bambara as its most widely understood language?
...regained autonomy as a result of the Russo-Turkish War, after more than 450 years of Ottoman rule?
...has the only absolute monarchy in Europe?
...has a 2.5-mile wide, 160-mile long demilitarized zone as its northern border?
...was invaded during 'Operation Enduring Freedom?'
...is the most recent to gain independence from the UK?
...has the most saline body of water outside of Antarctica?
...has its capital located on the shore of Lake Tanganyika?
...has the greatest population of Albanians outside of Albania?
...is the only OPEC member located wholly within the southern hemisphere?
...was where the hottest temperature on the Earth's surface was recorded?
...was formerly known as Kampuchea?
...produces Madeira wine?
...is the only non-island nation in North America not to border the Pacific Ocean?
...is named after the desert that is believed to be the world's oldest?
...that contains the location of the ancient city of Carthage?
...is the oldest independent state in Africa?
...is home to the two holiest Muslim sites?
...has the Vysshaya Liga as its top division of professional soccer?
...is the easternmost of the Lesser Antilles?
...was the only Pacific island nation to avoid formal colonization?
...is the larger of the only two to be surrounded by landlocked countries?
...that is home to the world's deepest known cave?
...has a main island that was known by 'Hairouna' to the indigenous population?
...is home to Boiling Lake, the world's second largest hot springs?
...is connected to the continental mainland by the King Fahd Causeway?
...uses the Nikkei 225 as an index for its main stock exchange?
...produces Pilsner Urquell beer?
...is located closest to the intersection of the Equator and the Prime Meridian?
...is the only communist nation in the western hemisphere?
...has its capital located on the island of Guadalcanal?
...is the only one to have red and black as the only two colors on its flag?
...contains the Aïr Mountains?
...is believed to be home to the most Palestinian refugees?
...is the world's leading producer of renewable energy?
...is closest to Antarctica without any Antarctic territorial claims?
...has a flag with five stars representing the Federal Republic of Central America?
...that has about 20% of its land area located below sea level?
...that is believed to contain the location of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon?
...contains the first New World land visited by Christopher Columbus?
...was where the first pterodactyl fossil was discovered?
...has a name derived from a word in its official language meaning 'fortresses built near water?'
...was the setting for the book and movie 'Black Hawk Down?'
...is the only Pacific Ocean nation to consist of only one island?
...has Avianca as its flag carrier airline?
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...had the longest civil war in Latin American history, spanning from 1960-1996?
...now has a population of more than 500,000 but was uninhabited until being settled by Portugal in the 15th Century?
...is the place of origin of Dalmatians?
...is home to the launchpad for the world's first human spaceflight?
...has the largest percentage of its land area protected in parks and reserves?
...is home to Angel Falls, the world's highest waterfall?
...has the least total area of any country the Prime Meridian passes through?
...shares a name with a region of Greece, causing a naming dispute between the countries?
...has won the most Olympic gold medals in men's ice hockey?
...provides the soldiers who serve as Vatican guards?
...has the longest-serving current head of state?
...was where the first season of 'Survivor' was filmed?
...was known as Zaire until 1997?
...had militants that received funding from the U.S. government as part of the Iran-contra affair?
...is the only English-speaking nation in South America?
...is the only former Yugoslav state to border only one other former Yugoslav state?
...is the world's most densely populated?
...is the only one in Africa to be represented by a pavilion at Epcot?
...has a flag with stars that are a geographically-accurate representation of the country's islands?
...was the site of the Chernobyl disaster?
...has hosted the most Olympic Games?
...is the home country of Nobel laureates Arthur Lewis and Derek Walcott, making it the country with the most laureates per capita?
...has a tricolor flag whose colors represent forests, the Equator, and the sea?
...has .cf as its Internet country code top-level domain?
...has residents who are known as Malagasy?
...is where LEGO pieces were created?
...takes its name and borders from the river that passes through its center?
...is the most recent and southernmost member of the Arab League?
...contains the headwaters of both the Senegal and Niger Rivers?
...had the story of its bobsled team dramatized in the movie 'Cool Runnings?'
...is the smallest in the Americas in both size and population?
...is the only one whose flag is not a rectangle?
...produces Aldaris beer?
...is the only one not bordering Russia where Russian is an official language statewide?
...has the most distant point from the center of the Earth?
...was formed in 1990 when its formerly separated northern and southern halves united?
...was the first to elect a female head of government?
...is the least populated country that has officially acknowledged its possession of nuclear weapons?
...has both Arabic and English as official languages?
...has the most total area of any country on the Mediterranean Sea?
...is the southernmost of the Lesser Antilles?
...was formerly known as Nyasaland?
...contains most of the Tatra Mountains?
...does not allow its citizens to visit Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, or Yemen without special permission?
...has the smallest area and borders at least two other countries?
...lost most of it's men's national soccer team in a 1993 plane crash?
...had its best known site under joint U.S. control until 1999?
...was home to the dodo before its extinction?
...is the least populated OPEC member?
...has about 70% of its land area covered by the Karakum Desert?
...that contains the land at the southern end of the world's longest overland animal migration?
...contains the land claimed by the breakaway country of Transnistria?
...Kosovo has declared independence from?
...is named after a man who led multiple Latin American countries to independence?
...is the first to see dawn of each new day?
...that was known as New Hebrides until independence?
...was the first former Soviet Socialist Republic to declare independence from the USSR?
...has the world's tallest building?
...is the only one to have elected a female-majority legislature?
...has the lowest high point above sea level, at 7 ft. 7 inches?
...renamed its largest city in 1976 to honor its first president and leader of its independence movement?
...has its national bird, the grey crowned crane, on its flag?
...has the most populated metropolitan area in Africa?
...served as the test site for 67 U.S. nuclear weapons tests between 1946 and 1958?
...is home to the only volcano on mainland Europe to have erupted within the last 100 years?
...has a name meaning 'Land of the Pure' in its national language?
ClueCountry
...was the first that the United Nations graduated from 'least developed' to 'developing' status?
...was the only one to have gained its independence from New Zealand?
...is the northernmost nation through which the Prime Meridian passes?
...is the only one besides Italy to have Italian as its sole official language?
...is the most populated nation with no standing army?
...is the world's least densely populated?
...has an exclave of Nakhchivan?
...has the highest mountain outside of Asia?
...has the most FIFA World Cup appearances without a championship?
...has the least populated national capital?
...gained its independence from Ethiopia in 1993?
...is the only non-European country to be completely surrounded by one other country?
...is the most populated country in Africa?
...uses the somoni as its unit of currency?
...has Krio as the most widespread language?
...sentenced an American teenager to caning for vandalism in 1994?
...is home to the driest location on Earth?
...has won the most Summer Olympics medals without ever having won gold?
...is planning to move its capital to Ramciel by 2015?
...is the smaller of the two that are the only two in the world to have their capital cities located across a river from one another?
...has a flag whose design represents the Pacific Ocean and the country's four island groups?
...is the smallest through which the Equator passes?
...is the only one in South America to have only two colors in its flag?
...that contains the location of the ancient city of Troy?
...received its current name after independence to decrease confusion with a neighboring country?
...is home to the headquarters of both the European Union and NATO?
...has the highest proportion of Roman Catholic residents in Asia?
...is referred to as 'Hellas' in its native language?
...is the smallest current European Union member?
...has the northernmost metropolitan area of more than one million people?
...has the greatest life expectancy at birth?
...was the first in Africa to reach the FIFA World Cup quarterfinals?
...has the southernmost capital?
...has the largest number of Roman Catholics?
...is named after France's King Louis XV's Minister of Finance?
...has a legislature called 'Oireachtas?'
...has a quarter of Jerusalem's Old City named after it?
...was formely known as Upper Volta?
...is the location of the titular 2006 'Casino Royale' in the 2006 film?
...has the shortest coastline?
...was the first to be invaded by Nazi Germany?
...had coups d'etat in both 1999 and 2001?
...was the first Eastern Bloc nation to begin to dismantle its border fence with western Europe?
...is where Nobel Prizes are awarded?
...has a church that has been under construction since 1882?
...hosted the first Winter Olympic Games?
...was founded and colonized by freed American slaves?
...has 70% of its population residing on the island of Viti Levu?
...has the most total area of any landlocked country in Africa?
...has the largest number of Muslims?
...has the largest desert that is located within only one country?
...was invaded by U.S. troops in 1983?
...is the smallest original European Union member?
...is located closest to the USA without actually bordering it?
...is home to the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world?
...has a name meaning 'ancient and bearded?'
...has had a runner win either the men's or women's Boston Marathon every year since 1991?
...that was formerly known as Dahomey?
...has the northernmost capital?
...had a constitutional monarchy after gaining independence from France in 1954 until being overthrown by communists in 1975?
...has a capital city whose construction began on previously undeveloped land in 2002?
...lost its status as a UN Security Council permanent member in 1971?
...has its capital located on the island of Bioko?
...is closest to the Arctic Circle without having any territory inside it?

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