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

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