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This South American country is home to Kaieteur Falls, the world's largest single-drop waterfall...
This African country boasts the world's largest church...
This African country was the centerpiece for West Africa's first 'black empire', the Ghana Empire...
This is the only Middle-Eastern country without a desert...
This country is one of the only countries not to adopt the metric system, along with Liberia and the US...
The largest KFC on earth is located here...
Freddie Mercury, the front mn of British rock band Queen, was born in this country...
This European country is widely seen as the world's oldest republic...
This country is reportedly the only country to split from Yugoslavia without bloodshed...
This country retains the only monarchy in Polynesia...
The world's largest cattle ranch, larger than Israel, in situated in this country...
In 2004, this country became the first to outlaw the cultivation, harvesting, production and sale of tobacco...
This African country has banned group jogging...
This country is home to about 80% of Africa's gorilla population...
There have been over 30 coup d'etat in this African island nation since 1975...
The name of this country translates in Portuguese to 'bearded ones'
The name of this African country's capital city literally means 'you are welcome here at home with us'...
The Dead sea is situated in this Middle-Eastern country...
Due to its unique ecology, this African country is sometimes known as the 'eight continent'...
The capital of this country is the wettest on earth, with about 3.7 metres of rain a year...
Elephant polo was invented in this Asian country...
This Asian country reportedly has the world's largest stadium...
This Oceanic country owns the location of Spongebob Squarepants' Bikini Bottom...
The capital of this central American country is reportedly the only world capital with a rainforest within its city limits...
Voodoo is recognised as an official religion in this African country...
The flag of this Caribbean country has a nutmeg seed on it...
The world's two largest Buddha statues were located here, before being destroyed...
This European country reportedly has the highest taxes in the world, averaging at 38.3% of a person's income...
This was the first Pacific island nation to gain independence...
This country exports over 3,000 tonnes of frogs legs to France each year...
The burial place of Moses is widely considered to be in this country...
This country was the first to ban underweight models...
Chess is a mandatory part of school curriculum in this country...
This African country has the world's largest elephant population...
This country is the last absolute monarchy in Africa...
In the UAE, expressing sympathy for this nearby country is against the law...
This South American country has provided the most Miss World beauty pageant winners...
This country is home to the oldest desert in the world...
It is claimed that this country lies in all four hemispheres (north, south, east and west)...
Nikola Tesla came from this country...
The flag of this country contains an image of an AK-47...
This country renamed their highest peak Mount Obama in 2009 after Barack Obama...
A lake situated in this country (Nyasa lake) has more fish species than any other lake in the world...
This European country has the highest number of choirs per capita...
According to Winston Churchill, this country is 'the pearl of Africa'...
The largest tropical orchid garden in the world is located in this south-east Asian country...
Its capital is 1,023m above sea level, making it the 'highest capital' in Europe...
It is believed that up to 90% of the cocaine smuggled into the US in the 1980s went through this Caribbean country...
This African country is nicknamed 'the frying pan of the world'...
This Asian country had the world's first female prime minister...
This country was once known as Northern Rhodesia...
This African country lost 25% of its area in 2011...
This is the only country in Africa to have Spanish as an official language...
This North American country is home to the volcano rabbit...
The parliamentary building in this European country's capital is the heaviest building in the world...
This country is the birthplace of chess...
This African country's name literally translates to 'our boat' due to a miscommunication between natives and European pioneers...
The national animal of this country is the Fennec fox, leading to its national football team being nicknamed 'Les Fennecs'...
While Tigrinya is the most commonly spoken, this African country has no official language...
The world's first underwater cabinet meeting took place in this Asian island nation...
There is one goat for every two people on this African archipelago...
The first skyscraper in Europe, the Boerentoren, was built here...
This country is the smallest in the Americas...
This European country was accidentally invaded by the UK in 2002 for 5 minutes...
This country gets $4 million a year from the lease of its national domain name, .tv ...
The official title for the president of this country is 'Sheikh Professor Doctor President'...
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This Caribbean country is the only country in the world to be named after a woman...
This North American country was the first to be named a 'banana republic'...
This Asian country is believed to be the birthplace of both apples and horse-riding...
A tribe in this south African country is nicknamed the 'ostrich people' due to a widespread genetic defect causing individuals to have only two toes on their feet...
This European country had the world's first national printing house...
This country is the 'youngest' in Europe, with 70% of the population being under 35 years old...
This country's name is the only one which can be spelled using only one row on a QWERTY computer keyboard...
This Asian country is world's largest exporter of cashew nuts...
One city in this Asian country makes almost half the world's soccer balls...
This Asian country contains the world's largest statue of a horse...
The remains of the oldest-known pet cat were found on this island nation, dating back over 9,500 years...
According the the Bible, the world's first murder took place on Mount Qasioun, in this middle-eastern country...
There is a statue in this country commemorating the shoe thrown at president George W Bush...
Dogs are banned in the capital of this landlocked Asian country on account of their 'unappealing odour'...
The Queen of Sheba was supposedly from this Arabian country...
This country is the only one outside of Europe to speak Dutch as a majority language...
Beer was not considered an alcoholic beverage in this European country until 2013...
This African country has the world's largest diversity of butterflies...
This is the only country in Europe to still enforce a death penalty...
In this European country, it is illegal to own only one guinea pig; they must come in pairs...
Killing a cat in this country could land you in jail as well as a €10,000 fine...
This southern African country has the world's highest concentration of dinosaur footprints...
This country has the highest rate of beer consumption per capita...
This European country's capital is the only one you can legally fly a hot air balloon over...
This European country has the world's highest castle and chateaux number per capita...
The world's oldest death sentence is thought to come from this African country...
The oldest musical instrument in Europe was found in a cave in this country...
Serge Ibaka, a famous NBA player, was born in this Central African country...
Sticky rice is consumed here more than anywhere else on earth...
This country's capital is the site of the world record for the most women simultaneously breastfeeding...
This country has banned the Harry Potter books as a precaution against witchcraft...
This country hosts the largest number of Japanese residents outside of Japan...
This country has the highest percentage of female members of parliament in the world (56%)...
This Asian country is known as the plastic surgery capital of the world...
This country is the youngest in the world...
This African country's name translates in the Ewe language to 'land where the lagoons lie'...
This country shares its patron saint with England...
This Asian country is home to world's largest walnut forest...
The first spy camera was developed in this European country...
Until 1980, this country and Cabo Verde were a single country...
This country used to be known as British Honduras...
In 1967, this country became the world's first atheist state...
This country's flag is the only national flag to have purple on it...
This country is the largest economy outside the UN...
A national instrument of this country is the gaida, a form of bagpipes...
This country has Europe's highest minimum legal salary...
The current president of this African country has played football (soccer) for A C Milan and Chelsea, among other top-flight teams...
The Limbo was developed in this Caribbean country...
This country has the lowest annual reports of UFO sightings in Europe...
The world's smallest jail is located in this country...
J R R Tolkien was born in this country...
This country is the 'fattest' country in the world, with an average BMI score of between 34 and 35...
This country contains one of the last lowland gorilla populations on earth...
The name of this country's capital means 'place of the winds'...
This African country is the only nation in the world without a central form of government...
The ruins of the ancient city of Carthage are located here...
Reportedly, the greatest density of lions is situated in this country...
Gin was invented in this European country...
This country still employs a flag it had in 1219, making it the oldest national flag still used today...
The world's first shark sanctuary was created in this small Oceanic country...
The largest raised coral atoll and the largest saltwater lagoon in the world are both found in this Oceanic country...
This Eastern European country was called Bessarabia until the mid-1990s...
There is a disease called Kuru which began spreading between members of the Fore tribe in this country as a result of eating human brains...
This country has the most mountains of any Caribbean country...
This country is home to the oldest Anglican church in south-east Asia...
The natives of this Asian country often do not celebrate their birthday, with many older individuals not knowing how old they are...
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The name of this country means 'shrimp' in Portuguese...
Taumatawhakatangihan- gakoauauotamateaturi- pukakapikimaungahoro- nukupokaiwhenuakitan- atahu (the world's longest place name) is the name of a hill in this Oceanic country...
The capital of this ladlocked Asian country means 'Monday' in the national language...
The name of this south-east Asian country literally translates to 'East East'...
The paperclip was invented in this country before being patented in Germany...
This is the only Central American country not to have a Caribbean coastline...
This country is the oldest independent state in the Arab world...
This European country is ranked as the least corrupt in the world...
This country has the highest doctor-patient ratio in the world...
In 2012, the police chief of this country claimed that Google was a tool for spying...
Th full title of this country's leader is over 30 words long...
All names used in this country must first be approved by the nation's naming committee...
This country is Africa's most densely populated...
This South American country is the only country to have a two-sided flag (the design is different on either side)...
The national animal of this small African nation is the elk...
This country is known as the 'soft coral capital of the word'...
This African nation is the smallest in the world to never have been a British overseas territory or a former US trusteeship outside of Europe...
During major events such as elections and international sport competitions, this South American country bans alcohol...
You are legally allowed to marry a dead person in this country...
In 2008, this African country was declared to be the least affected by light pollution in the world...
This country's last military engagement (in 1866), none of the 80 soldiers were harmed, and 81 returned, having made a friend during the engagement...
The first printed book was published in this European country in the 1450s...
Greeting 20 million visitors a year, this Asian country's capital is world's most visited city...
Founded in 1498, this country's capital is the oldest continuously-inhabited European settlement in the Americas...
The currency of this Middle-Eastern country is the highest-valued globally...
Reincarnation is illegal in this country without state approval...
The world record for the largest omelette is found in this European country...
In 2005, this country became the first to adopt online voting...
The name of this country derives from the Latin word for 'silver'...
This country was involved in the 'shortest war in history' against Zanzibar, lasting 38 minutes...
This north African country is the world's largest exporter of sardines...
This country's flag is almost identical to that of Romania, the only difference being a slightly lighter shade of blue on the latter...
St Nicholas, aka Father Christmas, was born in this south-east European country in the 3rd century...
This is described as the 'longest' country on earth, at 2,563 miles from north to south...
This country is the only in the world to be a UNESCO world heritage site...
This country is the birthplace of the 'panama hat'...
This country was once called The Gold Coast...
This country is the main exporter of brazil nuts...
This country in Asia is yet to sign a peace treaty with Russia after WWII...
The first railway in North America was built here, just 18 years after the first British railway...
This country is considered to be the most biodiverse on the planet...
There is a tribe in this country that worships Prince Phillip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband...
The oldest restaurant in Europe, dating back to 1275, is found in this country...
The old flag of this country was the only one to be made up of only one colour...
This country contributes most troops to the UN peacekeepers per capita in the world...
This Caribbean country's capital is known as the 'City of Arches'...
The average person can walk the width of this European country in 56 minutes...
The currency has the same name as the national bird of this North American country...
This country is the only-doubly landlocked (bordered only by landlocked countries) country outside Europe...
The world's tallest building is situated in this country...
Since 1952, the US Air Force has carried out operation 'Christmas Drop' in this Oceanic country...
There is an image of machete on this country's national flag...
This African nation is the smallest of the top 10 diamond-producing countries in the world...
This island nation is the smallest in Africa...
This country's capital is home to the deepest metro station in the world, at 105.5 metres down...
The world's only 'dual-volcano' is found in this central American country...
The Marka, the currency of this European country, cannot be bought or exchanged anywhere else in the world...
Christmas was illegal in this country, considered a 'pagan festival', until 1836...
This European exports more raspberries than anywhere else on earth...
The world's oldest zoo, established in 1752, can be found in this European country...
The people of this country do not smile, as smiling is considered a sign of immaturity in its culture...
In 1932, this country became the first to discover petroleum...
This European country is the world's leading producer of sea sponges...
This European country is in the Guinness Book of World Records for hosting the largest gathering of people dressed as storybook characters...
This is country is believed to be where donkeys were first domesticated...

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