Can You Identify The Real Country Among The Fakes?

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Stella Alexander

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Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? Today she's traveling the world! While she might be saying that she's going to Westeros, is that even a country? What about Djibouti or Swaziland? Of all the real countries in the world, can you identify them among the fake?

Around the world, you'll find seven continents, six on which people permanently live on. Removing Antarctica from the list, we're left with Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America. Within these continents, you'll find the 195 countries that make up the world. Do you know all of them?

If you pay attention to international news, you'd know that countries like the United States, Mexico, Russia, and China are no-brainers when it comes to whether they're real or not. But what about the other countries?

Is Andorra a real country? What about Ochar? If you said you were flying to Nagral, would you end up in Asia or the middle of a black hole? Could you decide whether Frei Blurg or Serbia is a European country?

If you're ready to put your world knowledge to the test, look no further! Forget about the France, Spain, and India. With all the other countries around the world, could you identify the real among the fakes?

Will you be piloting this quiz towards a perfect score? Let's find out!

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Which of these countries is real?

Papua New Guinea is an island nation in Oceania, and shares its border with Indonesia. Its capital is Port Moresby. Papua New Guinea has a population of more than 8 million people.

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Which of these countries is real?

Cabo Verde or Cape Verde is an island nation located off the western coast of Africa in the Atlantic Ocean. The country has a population of more than 530,000 and its capital is Praia. The natives of Cabo Verde speak Portuguese and the country's own Creole dialect.

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Kingstown is the capital of which country?

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is an island country located in the southeastern Caribbean Sea near the shores of South America. The country's capital is Kingstown and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has a population of just over 100,000. The official language is English.

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Which of these countries is real?

Jordan is an Asian country found near Asia's border with Africa. The country has a population of more than 10 million residents and its capital is Amman. Arabic is the official language of the country.

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You'd hear Spanish, French, and Portuguese in which country?

Equatorial Guinea is a small island on the western coast of Africa. Its capital is Malabo and it has a population of over 1.2 million. Spanish is the national language while the natives also speak over five different languages.

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Doha, Al Ryyan, and Al Wakrah are major cities in this country.

Qatar is an Asian country located on the Arabian Peninsula. Qatar's capital is Doha and the country has a population of more than 2.6 million people. Its official language is Arabic.

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Spanish is the official language of which of these countries?

Honduras is in Central America as part of the North American continent. The country has a population of more than 9 million residents and its capital is Tegucigalpa. The official language is Spanish.

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One of these shares a border with Uganda and Tanzania. Which is it?

Rwanda is a central-African country. Its capital is Kigali and the small country has a large population of more than 11.2 million residents. The county has a few official languages which include Kinyarwanda and English.

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Which of these countries will you find in Asia?

Yemen is an Asian country that can be found on the Arabian Peninsula. A bordering country of Saudi Arabia and Oman, the official language of Yemen is Arabic. Its capital is Sana'a and the country has a population of more than 27.5 million.

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Paramaribo, Lelydorp, and Brokopondo are major cities in this country.

Suriname is an small country located in northern South America. Its capital is Paramaribo and the country has a population of more than 550,000 people. It is the only South American country whose official language is Dutch.

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Saint George's is the capital of which country?

Grenada is a small island nation located in the southeastern Caribbean Sea just off the shores of South America. The country's capital is St. George's and the island has a population of more than 100,000.

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One of these shares all of its borders with the Pacific Ocean. Which one is it?

Vanuatu is a small island nation located in the Pacific Ocean as part of Oceania. The country has a population of more than 250,000 and its capital is Port Vila. The natives of Vanuatu speak Bislama, English, and French.

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Which of these countries will you find in Asia?

Oman is a Middle eEastern country on the Arabian Peninsula. It has a population of more than 4.4 million residents and its capital is Muscat. The country's official language is Arabic.

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Lusaka, Chipata, and Kafue are major cities in this country.

Zambia is a country in southern Africa. The country has a population of more than 16.5 million residents and its capital is Lusaka. English is its official language.

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Taipei is the capital of which country?

Taiwan is an island nation found in Asia off the coast of China. Lying in the Pacific Ocean, Taiwan has a population of more than 23.5 million residents. Its capital is Taipei.

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One of these shares a border with Brazil, Suriname, and Venezuela. Which one is it?

Guyana is a country found in northern South America. It has a population of more than 770,000 and its capital is Georgetown. Guyana is the only South American country whose official language is English.

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Which of these countries will you find in Asia?

Armenia is a small country near the ambiguous region of Eurasia. The country has a population of just under 3 million residents and its capital is Yerevan.

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Estonian is the official language of which country?

Estonia is a small eastern European country that lies near the continent's border with Asia. The country has more than 1.3 million residents and its capital is Tallinn.

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Which of these countries is real?

Dominica is a small island nation located in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. Although it is part of North America, it lies closer to mainland South America. The island has a population of fewer than 75,000 residents and its capital is Roseau.

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Windhoek, Rundu, and Walvis Bay are major cities in this country.

Namibia is a south African country that shares its west coast with the Atlantic Ocean. It has a population of more than 2.6 million residents and its capital is Windhoek.

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Porto-Novo is the capital of which country?

Benin is a small country in the western part of Africa. It has a population of more than 10.8 million residents and its capital is Porto-Novo. French is the official language of the country.

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One of these shares a border with Ukraine and Romania. Which one is it?

Moldova is a small country found in eastern Europe. It has a population of just under 3 million people and its capital is Chisinau. The natives of the country speak Romanian and Ukrainian.

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Which of these countries will you find in Oceania?

The Marshall Islands are a small island nation found in Oceania, to the northeast of Australia. The population is just over 50,000 residents and the capital is Majuro.

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Azerbaijani is the official language of which country?

Azerbaijan is another country that lies near the ambiguous border of Eurasia. It has a population of more than 9.8 million people and its capital is Baku.

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Which of these countries is real?

Uganda is an eastern African country. Even with a relatively small area compared to Africa's other countries, Uganda has a population of more than 41 million residents. Its capital is Kampala.

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Ngerulmud, Koror, and Ulimang are major cities in this country.

Palau is an island nation located in the Pacific Ocean between China and Australia. The country has a population of just over 20,000 people and its capital is Ngerulmud.

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Yamoussoukro is the capital of which country?

Cote d'Ivoire is a country in the western part of Africa. While this is its official French name, you might often hear it referred to as the Ivory Coast. The country has a population of more than 23.7 million people. It has two capital cities: Yamoussoukro and Abidjan.

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One of these shares a border with Serbia, Montenegro, and Albania. Which one is it?

Kosovo is a small European country found in the southeastern region of the continent. The country has a population of just under 2 million people and its capital is Pristina.

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Which of these countries will you find in Oceania?

Tuvalu is a small Oceanic country in the Pacific Ocean. It has a small population of just over 10,000 residents and its capital is Funafuti.

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You'd hear the natives of this country speaking Arabic and French.

Djibouti is a small African country located on the eastern border of the continent. It has a population of just under 1 million people and its natives speak Arabic and French. Djibouti is also one of the few countries whose capital city is named after the country.

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Which of these countries is real?

Fiji is an island nation in the Oceanic continent. It lies in the Pacific Ocean and has a population of just under 900,000. The capital is Suva.

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Kuala Belait, and Seria are major cities in this country.

Brunei is a very small country located in southeast Asia. It has a population of a little more than 400,000 residents and its capital is Bandar Seri Begawan.

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Victoria is the capital of which country?

Seychelles is a small island nation located off of Africa's eastern coast. It has a population of more than 90,000 and its capital is Victoria.

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One of these shares a border with Austria and Switzerland. Which one is it?

Liechtenstein is a small central European country. It has a population of fewer than 40,000 residents. Its capital is Vaduz and the official language is German.

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Which of these countries will you find in Asia?

Kyrgyzstan is a small country located in central Asia. The country has a population of more than 6 million residents and its capital is Bishkek.

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