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

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