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Tax haven; sixth smallest nation in Europe; official language is Catalan
Has the world's highest capital city (administrative capital); Former Inca Empire territory
Home of the Angkor Wat; successor state of the once powerful Khmer Empire
Former Portuguese colony; gained independence from Indonesia (declared in 1975, recognized in 2002)
It was the first post-colonial independent Black-led nation in the world after a successful slave rebellion. Only predominantly Francophone independent nation in the Americas
Has high rankings for its education system, political freedom, civil rights, press freedom (ranked 1st in 2009); Hugely affected by the great potato famine causing major emigration
World's second-largest economy by nominal GDP; Officially renounced its right to declare war; highest life expectancy of the world
Only enclaved country in Africa; completely surrounded by another one; it is also southernmost landlocked country in the world
Capital city is named after James Monroe, the fifth president of the USA; During spice trade it was called Malaguetta Coast or Pepper Coast
Youngest country in the world (declared independece in 2008)
Fourth-largest island in the world, and is home to 5% of the world's plant and animal species; independent from France in 1960
Home to the once Prosperous city of Timbuktu, an important trading outpost that linked west Africa with Berber, Arab, and Jewish traders
Most sparsely populated independent country in the world; Approximately 30% of the population are nomadic or semi-nomadic; Once the largest contiguous land empire in world history
Country with about 27% of its area and 60% of its population located below sea level; Hosts 'the world's legal capital'.
Commonly accepted to have the oldest borders in the world, established in 1249 (excluding colonial era); during the 15th & 16th centuries, one of the world's major economic powers
Had a prominent role in ancient times with the famous Phoenician city of Carthage; also was known as the bread basket of the Roman Empire
Home to the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 818m (2,684 ft); Formerly know as Trucial States or Trucial Oman

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