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The ruins of the ancient cities of Ctesiphon and Susa are located in this country.
A precursor of this country was the first successful secular democratic republic in the Turkic and Muslim worlds.
The ruins of Gonur Depe, Jeitun and Merv are located in this country.
The principality of Muang Phuan was located within what is now this country.
This country became independent on 20th May 2002.
The dominant Phoenician cities were located in what is now this country.
The founder of this country fought the Ottoman Empire in March 1893, after Ottoman officials had imprisoned sixteen of the area's tribal leaders.
The capital of the Dilmun civilisation was located in what is now this country.
In ancient times, this country was controlled by twelve city-kingdoms.
The Johor and Pahang Sultanates were located in what is now this country.
The ancient sites of Mehrgarh and Taxila can both be found in this country.
This country won a war fought in 1973, which began on a holy day.
A precursor of this country built the largest temple complex in the world, in terms of land area.
This country's capital was one of the capitals of the Durrani Empire.
One of the precursors of this country collapsed shortly after being invaded by the Konbaung dynasty, who had to withdraw a few months after the invasion when their capital was threatened by the Chinese.
The Austronesian peoples are thought to have originated from what is now this country.
This country was preceded by what were known as the Trucial States, a group of tribal confederations whose leaders had signed truces with the United Kingdom.
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A battle occurred near to this country's capital on the 17th to the 19th October 1950.
The ancestors of the people of this country established a khaganate that existed between the 9th and 10th centuries, centred on the upper Yenisei River.
The ancient city-states of Ebla, Mari and Ugarit were located within what is now this country.