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The exclave of Cabinda is part of this African state
The nearest Caribbean nation to the US mainland
Smallest country by area in Central Asia
Juan Perón, Leopoldo Galtieri and Carlos Menem are all former leaders
Island powered by geothermic energy
Home of footballer Emmanuel Adebayor
Hit by a devastating cyclone in 2008
A war here in the 1960s and 1970s cost over 2 million lives
Formerly known as Kampuchea
Assailants of the Alamo
Known in its own language as Magyarország
Smallest by area in mainland Africa
This is (was, some of it) Sparta
Hard to spell
The bulk of this Eurasian country is known as Anatolia
One of its citizens was convicted for the Lockerbie bombing
Its flag includes a cedar tree
Sandwiched between Ukraine and Romania
Known as Southern Rhodesia under colonial rule
Formerly known as Ceylon
The only Central American country to border four others
Gained independence from the US in 1986
The head of state here was for a time the world's richest man
St Paul converted on the road to this country's capital
Dominates the interior of the Arabian peninsula
The only African country never colonised by Europeans
Four-letter south east Asian state
Hitler and Napoleon were foolish enough to invade
Borders both Libya and Cameroon
Home of cricket star Vivian Richards
Gamal Abdel Nasser ruled here from the 1950s to 1970
Totally surrounded by South Africa
Cities include Port Harcourt, Calabar and Benin City
Most populous former Soviet state, excluding Russia
Mainland Europe's westernmost
The westernmost Saharan country
Flanders is a constituent part
Home of poet Derek Walcott
Annexed by Iraq in 1991
Namesake of onetime Chicago Bulls #23
Timbuktu is located here
Its capital is Ouagadougou
Flag is a yellow disc on a blue background
President is Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
Borders more countries than any other in Africa
Funded Christopher Columbus
Comprised of 17,508 islands
Bordered by Guinea and Liberia
Tiny Himalayan state
A republic in central Africa (yes, that one)
Island chain located between Madagascar and East Africa
Led by King Mswati III
The Petronas Towers, here, were briefly the world's tallest buildings
Football stars Samuel Eto'o and Roger Milla hail from here
The erstwhile finish of the Paris-Dakar rally
Pyrenean principality
Machu Picchu, lost Incan city, was discovered here
Homeland of Franz Ferdinand assassin
Not Conakry, but...
Scene of 2001 invasion by US and allies
Its capital is the only one beginning with I
Westernmost former Yugoslav state, by land borders
Established by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1819
Belligerent in the Cold War, opposed to the USSR
Formerly known as Dahomey
Most Formula 1 world champions per capita
Tashkent is capital
Known as the Gold Coast in the colonial era
The only country in South America to have hosted Test cricket
Its flag includes three green diamonds
One letter short of a noted NFL quarterback
A man, a plan, a canal...
Formerly known as East Pakistan
Banking, chocolate, cuckoo clocks, neutrality (most stereotypes per capita)
Green Cape, in Portuguese
Owners of the Galapagos Islands
Home of baseball's Albert Pujols
Smallest country to produce a Masters-winning golfer
Linked with Rwanda under colonial rule
Smallest in the world
Spanish for 'the saviour'
The only country whose flag has four horizontal stripes only
Baffin Island is part of this country
Disputed by Greece and Turkey
South-eastern corner of the Arabian peninsula
The capital is named after Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza
Invaded by Russia in 2008
The Federated States of...
Home of track star Kim Collins
Alpine principality
Host of 2009 global climate conference
Caspian Sea state, scene of some action in Bond film 'The World is not Enough'
Had the heaviest king on record
The island of Zanzibar is part of this country
The westernmost Slavic state
Sfax is a major city here
Home country of rugby star Brian Lima
Home of football star Didier Drogba
Minsk is the capital
Nicknamed 'Land of the Long White Cloud'
Formerly part of Ethiopia
Reunified when the wall came down
Locked between Georgia, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Iran
Indian Ocean island archipelago, northeast of Madagascar
Kim Il-Sung is Eternal President, despite being dead
Idi Amin and Milton Obote have ruled here
Holland is a constituent part
Alexander the Great originated here
100m champion Usain Bolt was born here
Ceausescu ruled as a dictator here
Dubai and Sharjah are among its constituent parts
Smallest of the Benelux countries
Saint Thomas, translated, Portuguese islands
Sometimes referred to as Chinese Taipei
Africa's only Spanish-speaking country
Home of cricket star Brian Lara
Gained independence from South Africa in 1990
First of the Baltic states to qualify for a major football tournament
Only European country to border Russia to the west
Birkirkara is the largest city
More languages than any other country
This Saharan country scores lowest of all on the Human Development Index
Formerly known as the Gilbert Islands
Birthplace of Mozart
Contains the port of Aden
Home of the ancient civilisation of Nubia
Prince Albert is head of state in this tiny European nation
Borders the UK
Footballer George Weah ran for president here
Capital is the Queen of Spain
Homeland of Genghis Khan
Omar Bongo was president for 42 years until his death in 2009
Home country of Astana cycling team
Formerly known as Persia
Three other countries contain its name in theirs
Known as Nyasaland under colonial rule
African state famous for its copper industry
Capital is Port Vila
Home of baseball's Rafael Palmeiro
Ruled by the Al-Khalifa family
South American country that borders Central America
Writer Albert Camus was born here
Jewish homeland
Formerly part of Indonesia; independent in 2002
Only country beginning with Q
Administers Hong Kong and Macau
The larger of the two landlocked countries in the Americas
The newest state of all
Largest city is Quezon City
Funafuti is the capital
The Gurkha fighting force originates here
Home of the digeridoo
Borders Costa Rica to the south
Once known as Portuguese East Africa
Former Dutch colony on mainland South America
Kim chi (food) is popular here
Home of Barack Obama's paternal ancestors
Easternmost French-speaking African country
Located between Martinique and Guadeloupe
Cuts down more trees per year than any other country
Long, thin, Andean country
'Rich Coast' in its native language
Co-host with Ukraine of Euro 2012 football championship
The smaller of the two landlocked countries in the Americas
First ever hosts and champions of the football World Cup
Winter Olympic host 1984, before independence
Named after a very wise Biblical king
Vesuvius and Etna could and do erupt here
Once had a King Zog
Where to go if you're pining for the fjords
IKEA furniture is from here
A 2009 coup saw Manuel Zelaya lose power here
World's largest cricket-playing nation
Capital here is Bratislava
Wartorn state on the horn of Africa
Formerly adjoined to Serbia
Hugo Chavez is the socialist leader here
Scene of 2003 invasion by US and allies
Tswana and English are its official languages
Suffered an horrendous earthquake in 2010
The smallest non-European country in area
Scene of the iconic 1943 film starring Ingrid Begman and Humphrey Bogart
Land of the Rising Sun
Soweto is a notable settlement here
Had the largest empire in history
Includes the island of Phuket
Invaded by the US in 1983
A popular tourist destination here is Dubrovnik
A genocide here in 1994 cost a million lives
Large African island, famous for its unique wildlife
Former British territory in Central America
Renault cars are from here
Northernmost Baltic state
The world famous Sandy Lane hotel is found here
Indian Ocean islands including the most common first three letters among countries

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