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Countries by Country of Independence in 60 Seconds

Can you name each of these countries based on the country that they gained independence from? TYPE "NONE" TO GET ALL THE COUNTRIES WHICH EITHER FOUNDED THEMSELVES OR GAINED INDEPENDENCE BEFORE 1750!
Source: Each country's individual Wikipedia Page and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_independence_days
Some countries from which other countries gained independence no longer exist.
Civil Wars are not counted.
Quiz by JohnnyYeet
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Last updated: October 21, 2020
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First submittedOctober 9, 2020
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Country to Gain Independence
Former Country to Rule It
Afghanistan
United Kingdom
Albania
Ottoman Empire
Algeria
France
Andorra
(none)
Angola
Portugal
Antigua and Barbuda
United Kingdom
Argentina
Spain
Armenia
Soviet Union
Australia
United Kingdom
Austria
Austria-Hungary / Germany
Azerbaijan
Soviet Union
Bahamas
United Kingdom
Bahrain
United Kingdom
Bangladesh
Pakistan
Barbados
United Kingdom
Belarus
Soviet Union
Belgium
Netherlands
Belize
United Kingdom
Benin
France
Bhutan
(none)
Bolivia
Spain
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
Yugoslavia
Botswana
United Kingdom
Brazil
Portugal
Brunei
United Kingdom
Bulgaria
Ottoman Empire
Burkina Faso
France
Myanmar
United Kingdom
Burundi
Belgium
Cambodia
France
Cameroon
France
Canada
United Kingdom
Cape Verde
Portugal
Central African Republic
France
Chad
France
Chile
Spain
China
(none)
Colombia
Spain
Comoros
France
Costa Rica
Spain
Ivory Coast
France
Croatia
Yugoslavia
Cuba
United States
Cyprus
United Kingdom
Czech Republic
Czechoslovakia
Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Belgium
Denmark
(none)
Djibouti
France
Dominica
United Kingdom
Dominican Republic
Spain
East Timor
Indonesia
Ecuador
Spain
Egypt
United Kingdom
El Salvador
Spain
Equatorial Guinea
Spain
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Estonia
Soviet Union
Ethiopia
(none)
Federated States of
Micronesia
United States
Fiji
United Kingdom
Finland
Russia
France
(none)
Gabon
France
Gambia
United Kingdom
Georgia
Soviet Union
Germany
(none)
Ghana
United Kingdom
Greece
Ottoman Empire
Grenada
United Kingdom
Guatemala
Spain
Guinea
France
Guinea-Bissau
Portugal
Guyana
United Kingdom
Haiti
France
Honduras
Spain
Hungary
Austria-Hungary
Iceland
Denmark
India
United Kingdom
Indonesia
Netherlands
Iran
(none)
Iraq
United Kingdom
Ireland
United Kingdom
Israel
United Kingdom
Italy
(none)
Jamaica
United Kingdom
Japan
(none)
Jordan
United Kingdom
Kazakhstan
Soviet Union
Kenya
United Kingdom
Kiribati
United Kingdom
Kosovo
Serbia
Kuwait
United Kingdom
Kyrgyzstan
Soviet Union
Laos
France
Latvia
Soviet Union
Lebanon
France
Lesotho
United Kingdom
Liberia
United States
Country to Gain Independence
Former Country to Rule It
Libya
Italy
Liechtenstein
(none)
Lithuania
Soviet Union
Luxembourg
Netherlands
North Macedonia
Yugoslavia
Madagascar
France
Malawi
United Kingdom
Malaysia
United Kingdom
Maldives
United Kingdom
Mali
France
Malta
United Kingdom
Marshall Islands
United States
Mauritania
France
Mauritius
United Kingdom
Mexico
Spain
Moldova
Soviet Union
Monaco
(none)
Mongolia
China
Montenegro
Ottoman Empire / Yugoslavia
Morocco
France / Spain
Mozambique
Portugal
Namibia
South Africa
Nauru
United Kingdom / Australia / New Zealand
Nepal
(none)
Netherlands
(none)
New Zealand
United Kingdom
Nicaragua
Spain
Niger
France
Nigeria
United Kingdom
North Korea
Japan
Norway
Denmark / Sweden
Oman
(none)
Pakistan
United Kingdom
Palau
United States
Panama
Colombia
Papua New Guinea
Australia
Paraguay
Spain
Peru
Spain
Philippines
United States / Spain
Poland
Russia / Germany
Portugal
(none)
Qatar
United Kingdom
Republic of the Congo
France
Romania
Ottoman Empire
Russia
(none)
Rwanda
Belgium
Saint Kitts and Nevis
United Kingdom
Saint Lucia
United Kingdom
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
United Kingdom
Samoa
New Zealand
San Marino
(none)
São Tomé and Príncipe
Portugal
Saudi Arabia
(none)
Senegal
France
Serbia
Ottoman Empire / Yugoslavia
Seychelles
United Kingdom
Sierra Leone
United Kingdom
Singapore
Malaysia
Slovakia
Czechoslovakia
Slovenia
Yugoslavia
Solomon Islands
United Kingdom
Somalia
Italy / United Kingdom
South Africa
United Kingdom
South Korea
Japan
South Sudan
Sudan
Spain
(none)
Sri Lanka
United Kingdom
Sudan
United Kingdom / Egypt
Suriname
Netherlands
Eswatini
United Kingdom
Sweden
(none)
Switzerland
(none)
Syria
France
Taiwan
China
Tajikistan
Soviet Union
Tanzania
United Kingdom
Thailand
(none)
Togo
France
Tonga
United Kingdom
Trinidad and Tobago
United Kingdom
Tunisia
France
Turkey
(none)
Turkmenistan
Soviet Union
Tuvalu
United Kingdom
Uganda
United Kingdom
Ukraine
Soviet Union
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(none)
United States
Great Britain
Uruguay
Spain
Uzbekistan
Soviet Union
Vanuatu
United Kingdom / France
Vatican City
Italy
Venezuela
Spain
Vietnam
France
Yemen
United Kingdom
Zambia
United Kingdom
Zimbabwe
United Kingdom
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Level 57
Oct 9, 2020
Please feel free to give me any suggestions! I would like to know how to give some of the answers and make the countries on the map with the answers given gray if anyone knows how.
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Level 55
Oct 17, 2020
very nice!
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Level 57
Oct 20, 2020
Thank you!
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Level 67
Apr 24, 2022
I agree it's a very nice quiz. Though imho you could add some time to try find countries like Singapore or Kosovo. There isnt enough time thinking typing and looking at the map al simultaneously
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Level 76
Nov 8, 2023
lovely quiz idea, but perhaps you should just fill in the "none" countries by default. I know what the caveat at the top says, but it just feels weird having an answer given but not filled in
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Level 52
Nov 8, 2023
Yeah agreed
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Level 66
Nov 8, 2023
I'd add just a little more time--great quiz!
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Level 60
Nov 8, 2023
Would be great with Show Missing Dots.