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Afghanistan

The World's largest producer of opium. Capital: Kabul

<p>The World&apos;s largest producer of opium. Capital: Kabul</p>
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Albania

The country's national airport named after Mother Teresa. Capital: Tirana

<p>The country&apos;s national airport named after Mother Teresa. Capital: Tirana</p>
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Algeria

80%-90% of the land is Sahara desert. Capital: Algiers

<p>80%-90% of the land is Sahara desert. Capital: Algiers</p>
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Angola

The home for the giant sable antelope. Capital: Luanda

<p>The home for the giant sable antelope. Capital: Luanda</p>
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Argentina

One of the main drawing attractions is "wine tourism." Capital: Buenos Aires

<p>One of the main drawing attractions is &quot;wine tourism.&quot; Capital: Buenos Aires</p>
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Australia

The only nation to govern the entire continent. Capital: Canberra

<p>The only nation to govern the entire continent. Capital: Canberra</p>
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Austria

This country used the very first postcards in the world. Capital: Vienna

<p>This country used the very first postcards in the world. Capital: Vienna</p>
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Azerbaijan

The first country with a majority of Muslims to perform operas and plays. Capital: Baku

<p>The first country with a majority of Muslims to perform operas and plays. Capital: Baku</p>
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Bahrain

A very important financial center of the Arab world. Capital: Manama

<p>A very important financial center of the Arab world. Capital: Manama</p>
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Bangladesh

There are more than 50 million cell phones in use in this country. Capital: Dhaka

<p>There are more than 50 million cell phones in use in this country. Capital: Dhaka</p>
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Belarus

Restrict freedom of speech, press, and religion. Capital: Minsk

<p>Restrict freedom of speech, press, and religion. Capital: Minsk</p>
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Belgium

Has the nickname "Cockfighting arena of Europe." Capital: Brussels

<p>Has the nickname &quot;Cockfighting arena of Europe.&quot; Capital: Brussels</p>
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Belize

The birthplace of chewing gum and Punta rock. Capital: Belmopan

<p>The birthplace of chewing gum and Punta rock. Capital: Belmopan</p>
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Bolivia

This country holds the record as one of the wettest countries in the world. Capital: La Paz

<p>This country holds the record as one of the wettest countries in the world. Capital: La Paz</p>
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Bosnia and Herzegovina

The nickname "Heart Shaped Land" comes from the country's heart shape. Capital: Sarajevo

<p>The nickname &quot;Heart Shaped Land&quot; comes from the country&apos;s heart shape. Capital: Sarajevo</p>
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Botswana

This country has the richest diamond mine by value in the world. Capital: Gaborone

<p>This country has the richest diamond mine by value in the world. Capital: Gaborone</p>
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Brazil

Has the world's biggest rain-forest, the Amazon forest. Capital: Sao Paulo

<p>Has the world&apos;s biggest rain-forest, the Amazon forest. Capital: Sao Paulo</p>
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Bulgaria

Inventions of the first electronics, car air bag and digital watch are from this country. Capital: Sofia

<p>Inventions of the first electronics, car air bag and digital watch are from this country. Capital: Sofia</p>
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Cambodia

A colony of France for 90 years, 1863 to 1953. Capital: Phnom Penh

<p>A colony of France for 90 years, 1863 to 1953. Capital: Phnom Penh</p>
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Cameroon

One of the wettest lands on earth with an annual rainfall of about 1028 cm. Capital: Douala

<p>One of the wettest lands on earth with an annual rainfall of about 1028 cm. Capital: Douala</p>
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Canada

Has the world's longest coastline which stretched approximately 244,000 kms. Capital: Ottawa

<p>Has the world&apos;s longest coastline which stretched approximately 244,000 kms. Capital: Ottawa</p>
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Chile

Home of Lake Chungara, one of the world's highest lakes above sea level. Capital: Santiago

<p>Home of Lake Chungara, one of the world&apos;s highest lakes above sea level. Capital: Santiago</p>
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China

This country used fingerprinting in 700 A.D. Capital: Beijing

<p>This country used fingerprinting in 700 A.D. Capital: Beijing</p>
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Colombia

The Only S. America country that has access to both the Pacific and Caribbean ocean. Capital: Bogota

<p>The Only S. America country that has access to both the Pacific and Caribbean ocean. Capital: Bogota</p>
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Congo (Democratic Republic)

The official language is French and is the 3rd largest country on the African continent. Capital: Kinshasa

<p>The official language is French and is the 3rd largest country on the African continent. Capital: Kinshasa</p>
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Costa Rica

One of the countries with no standing army, but a limited military force. Capital: San Jose

<p>One of the countries with no standing army, but a limited military force. Capital: San Jose</p>
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Croatia

"Iskrice" was the very 1st hydropower plant in the world. Capital: Zagreb

<p>&quot;Iskrice&quot; was the very 1st hydropower plant in the world. Capital: Zagreb</p>
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Cuba

Produces the world's finest cigars. Capital: Havana

<p>Produces the world&apos;s finest cigars. Capital: Havana</p>
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Cyprus

The North region controlled by Turkish separatists. Capital: Nicosia

<p>The North region controlled by Turkish separatists. Capital: Nicosia</p>
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Czech Republic

Famous for its crystal fine art. Capital: Prague

<p>Famous for its crystal fine art. Capital: Prague</p>
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Denmark

It is the home of Lego. Capital: Copenhagen

<p>It is the home of Lego. Capital: Copenhagen</p>
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Dominican Republic

The 2nd largest nation in the Caribbean. Capital: Santo Domingo

<p>The 2nd largest nation in the Caribbean. Capital: Santo Domingo</p>
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Ecuador

The 1st nation in 2008 to declare that nature has constitutional rights. Capital: Quito

<p>The 1st nation in 2008 to declare that nature has constitutional rights. Capital: Quito</p>
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Egypt

Invented the 365 days calendar.

<p>Invented the 365 days calendar.</p>
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El Salvador

The only country in Central America without an Atlantic coastline. Capital: San Salvador

<p>The only country in Central America without an Atlantic coastline. Capital: San Salvador</p>
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Estonia

The 1st country in the world to use online political voting. Capital: Tallinn

<p>The 1st country in the world to use online political voting. Capital: Tallinn</p>
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Ethiopia

The only African country that has its very own unique script. Capital: Addis Ababa

<p>The only African country that has its very own unique script. Capital: Addis Ababa</p>
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Finland

Mobile company Nokia founded here. Capital: Helsinki

<p>Mobile company Nokia founded here. Capital: Helsinki</p>
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France

Gave the Statue of Liberty as the gift to the U.S. in 1886. Capital: Paris

<p>Gave the Statue of Liberty as the gift to the U.S. in 1886. Capital: Paris</p>
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Gabon

The capital, Libreville, was founded by freed slaves in 1849. Capital: Libreville

<p>The capital, Libreville, was founded by freed slaves in 1849. Capital: Libreville</p>
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Georgia

Considered a transcontinental country, partially in E. Europe and Southwest Asia. Capital: Tbilisi

<p>Considered a transcontinental country, partially in E. Europe and Southwest Asia. Capital: Tbilisi</p>
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Germany

In World War II, their sub was sunk by a broken toilet. Capital: Berlin

<p>In World War II, their sub was sunk by a broken toilet. Capital: Berlin</p>
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Ghana

Gold and cocoa are considered a mainstay of the economy. Capital: Accra

<p>Gold and cocoa are considered a mainstay of the economy. Capital: Accra</p>
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Greece

Received the largest bailout ever assembled in 2010. Capital: Athens

<p>Received the largest bailout ever assembled in 2010. Capital: Athens</p>
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Guatemala

Invented the 1st chocolate bar during Mayan Times. Capital: Guatemala City

<p>Invented the 1st chocolate bar during Mayan Times. Capital: Guatemala City</p>
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Honduras

Has the World's highest murder rate. Capital: Tegucigalpa

<p>Has the World&apos;s highest murder rate. Capital: Tegucigalpa</p>
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Hungary

Inventions of the Ballpoint pen, holography, and Rubik's cube are from this country. Capital: Budapest

<p>Inventions of the Ballpoint pen, holography, and Rubik&apos;s cube are from this country. Capital: Budapest</p>
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Iceland

Only 1% of the country is covered by trees. Capital: Reykjavik

<p>Only 1% of the country is covered by trees. Capital: Reykjavik</p>
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India

Invented the chess game. Capital: New Delhi

<p>Invented the chess game. Capital: New Delhi</p>
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Indonesia

It is the largest archipelago in the world. Capital: Jakarta

<p>It is the largest archipelago in the world. Capital: Jakarta</p>
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Iran

Persian cat breed, which is one of the world's oldest breeds, originated from this country. Capital: Tehran

<p>Persian cat breed, which is one of the world&apos;s oldest breeds, originated from this country. Capital: Tehran</p>
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Iraq

Wrote the popular story, Alibaba and Forty Thieves, around 1,000 years ago. Capital: Baghdad

<p>Wrote the popular story, Alibaba and Forty Thieves, around 1,000 years ago. Capital: Baghdad</p>
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Ireland

The term "boycott" comes from the Captain James Boycott. Capital: Dublin

<p>The term &quot;boycott&quot; comes from the Captain James Boycott. Capital: Dublin</p>
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Israel

The only liberal democracy in the middle east. Capital: Jerusalem

<p>The only liberal democracy in the middle east. Capital: Jerusalem</p>
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Italy

Enrico Fermi invented the nuclear reactor. Capital: Rome

<p>Enrico Fermi invented the nuclear reactor. Capital: Rome</p>
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Jamaica

Jamaica was the 1st tropical country to enter the Winter Olympics. Capital: Kingston

<p>Jamaica was the 1st tropical country to enter the Winter Olympics. Capital: Kingston</p>
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Japan

There are vending machines that dispense beer. Capital: Tokyo

<p>There are vending machines that dispense beer. Capital: Tokyo</p>
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Jordan

The City of Petra was literally carved into rock 2000 years ago. Capital: Amman

<p>The City of Petra was literally carved into rock 2000 years ago. Capital: Amman</p>
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Kazakhstan

Has the World's 2nd largest uranium reserve. Capital: Astana

<p>Has the World&apos;s 2nd largest uranium reserve. Capital: Astana</p>
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Kenya

The country in which Princess Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth II. Capital: Nairobi

<p>The country in which Princess Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth II. Capital: Nairobi</p>
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Kuwait

The only country in the world with no natural water supply from lakes or reservoirs. Capital: Kuwait City

<p>The only country in the world with no natural water supply from lakes or reservoirs. Capital: Kuwait City</p>
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Kyrgyzstan

Has the world's 2nd largest high-altitude lake and it doesn't freeze. Capital: Bishkek

<p>Has the world&apos;s 2nd largest high-altitude lake and it doesn&apos;t freeze. Capital: Bishkek</p>
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Laos

The only landlocked country in Southeast Asia. Capital: Vientiane

<p>The only landlocked country in Southeast Asia. Capital: Vientiane</p>
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Latvia

It is famous for some of the best Art Nouveau architecture in Europe. Capital: Riga

<p>It is famous for some of the best Art Nouveau architecture in Europe. Capital: Riga</p>
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Lebanon

The world's 1st ever law school was founded in the city of Beirut. Capital: Beirut

<p>The world&apos;s 1st ever law school was founded in the city of Beirut. Capital: Beirut</p>
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Libya

A free education and loans with 0% interest rate for all citizens. Capital: Tripoli

<p>A free education and loans with 0% interest rate for all citizens. Capital: Tripoli</p>
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Liechtenstein

The only German speaking nation that does not share a border with Germany. Capital: Vaduz

<p>The only German speaking nation that does not share a border with Germany. Capital: Vaduz</p>
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Lithuania

They have bottled a "national perfume", called the Scent of Lithuania. Capital: Vilnius

<p>They have bottled a &quot;national perfume&quot;, called the Scent of Lithuania. Capital: Vilnius</p>
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Luxembourg

It is currently the world's only Grand Duchy.

<p>It is currently the world&apos;s only Grand Duchy.</p>
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Malaysia

Hunung Mulu National Park is the World's largest national park. Capital: kuala Lumpur

<p>Hunung Mulu National Park is the World&apos;s largest national park. Capital: kuala Lumpur</p>
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Mali

The country's economic stability fluctuates with agricultural commodity and gold prices. Capital: Banmako

<p>The country&apos;s economic stability fluctuates with agricultural commodity and gold prices. Capital: Banmako</p>
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Mexico

Mexico City is one of the largest cities in the world and has the highest elevation. Capital: Mexico City

<p>Mexico City is one of the largest cities in the world and has the highest elevation. Capital: Mexico City</p>
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Monaco

The 2nd smallest sovereign nation in the world. Capital: Monaco

<p>The 2nd smallest sovereign nation in the world. Capital: Monaco</p>
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Mongolia

Once ruled 22% of Earth's land under the tyranny of Genghis Khan. Capital: Ulaanbaatar

<p>Once ruled 22% of Earth&apos;s land under the tyranny of Genghis Khan. Capital: Ulaanbaatar</p>
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Morocco

Al-Karouine, the World's oldest continuously operational university was established in 859 AD. Capital: Rabat

<p>Al-Karouine, the World&apos;s oldest continuously operational university was established in 859 AD. Capital: Rabat</p>
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Mozambique

The only national flag with a modern weapon on it. Capital: Maputo

<p>The only national flag with a modern weapon on it. Capital: Maputo</p>
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Namibia

The 2nd least densely populated country in the world. Capital: Windhoek

<p>The 2nd least densely populated country in the world. Capital: Windhoek</p>
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Nepal

Contains 8 out of 10 highest peaks in the world, including Mt. Everest. Capital: Kathmandu

<p>Contains 8 out of 10 highest peaks in the world, including Mt. Everest. Capital: Kathmandu</p>
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Netherlands

More than 25% of the country is below sea level. Capital: Amsterdam

<p>More than 25% of the country is below sea level. Capital: Amsterdam</p>
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New Zealand

The capital, Wellington, is the southernmost capital city on the planet. Capital: Wellington

<p>The capital, Wellington, is the southernmost capital city on the planet. Capital: Wellington</p>
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Nicaragua

The only known freshwater shark lives in this country. Capital: Managua

<p>The only known freshwater shark lives in this country. Capital: Managua</p>
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Niger

One of the hottest nations in the world has the nickname "Frying Pan of the World." Capital: Niamey

<p>One of the hottest nations in the world has the nickname &quot;Frying Pan of the World.&quot; Capital: Niamey</p>
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Nigeria

The most populous country in Africa and the 8th populous in the world. Capital: Abuja

<p>The most populous country in Africa and the 8th populous in the world. Capital: Abuja</p>
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North Korea

There is a ban on internet and cell phones in this country. Capital: Pyongyang

<p>There is a ban on internet and cell phones in this country. Capital: Pyongyang</p>
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Norway

A carpenter invented the cheese slicer and patented it in 1925. Capital: Oslo

<p>A carpenter invented the cheese slicer and patented it in 1925. Capital: Oslo</p>
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Oman

The date palm is considered the most important crop in this country. Capital: Muscat

<p>The date palm is considered the most important crop in this country. Capital: Muscat</p>
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Pakistan

Gwadar port is the largest deep sea port in the world. Capital: Islamabad

<p>Gwadar port is the largest deep sea port in the world. Capital: Islamabad</p>
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Panama

30% of the economy comes from the Canal. Capital: Panama City

<p>30% of the economy comes from the Canal. Capital: Panama City</p>
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Paraguay

The Itaipu dam houses the World's 2nd largest hydroelectric generation plant. Capital: Asuncion

<p>The Itaipu dam houses the World&apos;s 2nd largest hydroelectric generation plant. Capital: Asuncion</p>
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Peru

The country contains the most famous ruins of the Incan Empire. Capital: Lima

<p>The country contains the most famous ruins of the Incan Empire. Capital: Lima</p>
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Philippines

The 8th Wonder of the world - Northern Luzon's Rice Terraces are in this country. Capital: Manila

<p>The 8th Wonder of the world - Northern Luzon&apos;s Rice Terraces are in this country. Capital: Manila</p>
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Poland

Invasion by Germany and Russia in 1939 triggered World War II. Capital: Warsaw

<p>Invasion by Germany and Russia in 1939 triggered World War II. Capital: Warsaw</p>
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Portugal

Built the World's 1st wave-power farm. Capital: Lisbon

<p>Built the World&apos;s 1st wave-power farm. Capital: Lisbon</p>
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Gatar

The World's largest liquefied natural gas supplier. Capital: Doha

<p>The World&apos;s largest liquefied natural gas supplier. Capital: Doha</p>
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Romania

More than half of this country's Jewish population died in WWII. Capital: Bucharest

<p>More than half of this country&apos;s Jewish population died in WWII. Capital: Bucharest</p>
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Russia

This country has the World's largest natural gas reserves. Capital: Moscow

<p>This country has the World&apos;s largest natural gas reserves. Capital: Moscow</p>
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Saudi Arabia

The world's largest producer of desalinated water. Capital: Riyadh

<p>The world&apos;s largest producer of desalinated water. Capital: Riyadh</p>
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Senegal

The Sengambian Stone Circles were on the World Heritage List in 2006. Capital: Dakar

<p>The Sengambian Stone Circles were on the World Heritage List in 2006. Capital: Dakar</p>
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Sierra Leone

The famous "blood diamonds" were minded and sold during the civil war to raise money for weapons. Capital: Freetown

<p>The famous &quot;blood diamonds&quot; were minded and sold during the civil war to raise money for weapons. Capital: Freetown</p>
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Singapore

"The Night Safari" is the 1st Night Zoo in the world. Capital: Singapore

<p>&quot;The Night Safari&quot; is the 1st Night Zoo in the world. Capital: Singapore</p>
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