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This country is world famous for its natural wonders and wide open spaces, its beaches, deserts, 'the bush', and 'the Outback'.
This is a country in Southeast Asia, located partly on a peninsula of the Asian mainland and partly on the northern third of the island of Borneo.
This (Urdu: پاکستان) is a a large country (1.5 times the size of France) in South Asia.
This is by size, the largest country in its continent, second in the world overall (behind only Russia).
There is an island in north-western Europe which has been divided politically since 1920. Most of the island is made up of this country.
This country is situated on the western side of its continent, facing the South Pacific Ocean and straddling part of the Andes mountain range that runs the length of the continent.
This is a Caribbean country that occupies the western one-third of the island of Hispaniola.
This is a former Soviet republic in the Caucasus and variously considered part of Europe or Asia. The country lies on the Caspian Sea.
Tourist travel to this country is only possible through a guided tour. If you are not prepared to accept severe limitations on movements, behaviour and free speech, do not visit.
This country of proud nomadic traditions, once part of the USSR, has the most liberal tourist visa policy in Central Asia and an unusually progressive post-Soviet government.
With both busy, densely-populated cities, and uninhabited, naturally scenic areas, this country's history of mass immigration since the 1600's makes it a 'melting pot' of cultures.
This is the continent's most populous nation. It is the largest oil producer and third largest economy in the continent.
This country has an ancient culture that has had a significant influence on the arts, language, philosophy, politics, and sports of western society.
This is a small island nation off the Atlantic coast of Central Africa, located in the Gulf of Guinea, straddling the Equator.
This is an extremely diverse country, with vast differences in geography, culture and ethnicity, and prides itself on being the largest democracy.
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This country is a small but - thanks to natural gas and petroleum resources - very rich country located in Southeast Asia.
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all have historical ties to the region. This country thus contains a vibrant modern history and culture.
This country is strategically located on the isthmus that forms the land bridge connecting two continents. It controls one of the most important shipping routes in the world.
Travel to this country is strongly not advised due to severe political crisis, which has essentially become a civil war. Since January 2011, thousands have been injured or killed.
Once known as the Breadbasket of Africa, since 2000 this country has undergone an economic collapse. The rule of law has gradually broken down, despite recent signs of improvement.
This country is the third largest island in the sea that surrounds it. Although the island is geographically in Asia it is politically a European country and is a member of the EU.
This country has one of the longest coastlines, and it takes decades to experience every island. Since Spanish colonial times, it has been the continent's largest Catholic country.
This European country has about 188,000 lakes (10% of the country) & a similar number of islands. Today, the country's language and culture set it apart from the rest of the area.
This country, the 'Friendly Islands', is an archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean.
This populous country is the oldest independent country in Africa and the second-oldest official Christian nation in the world after Armenia.
With over 16 million people in an area about twice the size of New Jersey, this densely populated country was once a great naval power, now boasting a wealth of cultural heritage.
This is a very friendly country, ideal for first time travellers to Africa. Rich in gold, the country's name means 'Warrior King.'
This island is offically known as and governed by the 中華民國 (Zhōnghuá Mínguó) or ROC. Shaped like a sweet potato, this small country is home to over 23 million people.
This country (Dhivehi: ދިވެހިރާއްޖެ Dhivehi Raajje) is an archipelago of 1192 coral islands (200 inhabited and 80 with with tourist resorts) in the Indian Ocean.
This area is roughly 385,000 kilometers away. It has roughly 38,000,000 square kilometers of surface area, and is not believed to harbor any life.*

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