Countries with 2 or more words - WITH HINTS

Any country which has 2 or more words in English
Countries known by one name such as Syria (Syrian Arab Republic) or Iran (The Islamic Republic of Iran) will not count
Countries with begin with 'the' e.g. The Gambia are excluded
Going by English and United Nations country names
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Quiz by cricketwes
Last updated: March 29, 2016
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First submittedNovember 9, 2015
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Consists of 2 islands in the Caribbean; capital is St. John's
Antigua and Barbuda
Country whose capital is where Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assasinated
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Formerly known as Upper Volta
Burkina Faso
Volcanic archipelago off the coast of west Africa
Cape Verde
Former colony of France before it (and Chad) gained independence in 1960
Central African Republic
Formerly known as Zaire
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Central American country bordered by Panama
Costa Rica
Central European country, formerly twinned up with Slovakia
Czech Republic
Shares an island with Haiti
Dominican Republic
Sometimes referred to as the border between Asia and Oceania
East Timor
Central American country involved in the Football War of 1969
El Salvador
The only country in Africa which speaks Spanish
Equatorial Guinea
Group of 607 islands in the western Pacific Ocean
Federated States of Micronesia
Country on the west coast of Africa home to the Orango Islands National Park with the capital of this country in it's name
Also known as Côte D'ivoire
Ivory Coast
Landlocked country in the Balkans bordered by 4 UN members. Gained independence in 1991
Macedonia (FYROM)
Island country in 'free association' with the USA located in the Pacific Ocean near the equator
Marshall Islands
The Kiwi is their national bird
New Zealand
Communist country whose 'supreme leader' was Kim Il-Sung
North Korea
Shares the island of New Guinea and is the closest country to Australia
Papua New Guinea
Former French colony in central Africa shares part of its name with bordering country
Republic of the Congo
2 island country in the West Indies known as 'The Mother Colony of the West Indies' and the 7th smallest country in the world
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Single island nation in the Caribbean shaped like a mango or avocado
Saint Lucia
A single island with a chain of smaller islands in the Caribbean which gained independence in 1979
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Enclaved by Italy and supposedly is the oldest nation in the world
San Marino
Known as the birthplace of Islam where the annual Hajj pilgrimage is held
Saudi Arabia
2nd smallest country which is part of Africa & the smallest country which speaks Portuguese
Sao Tome and Principe
Country on the west coast of Africa home to the infamous 'Blood Diamond' trade
Sierra Leone
A nation of hundreds of islands in the Pacific Ocean to the east of the island of New Guinea
Solomon Islands
Suffered apartheid from 1948 to 1994
South Africa
Syngman Rhee established this capitalist country in 1953 with backing from the USA
South Korea
Youngest country in the world which gained independence in 2011
South Sudan
Formerly known as Ceylon
Sri Lanka
2 island nation in the Caribbean which is 11km off the South American coast
Trinidad and Tobago
More often known as 3 letters and home to the Burj Khalifa tower
United Arab Emirates
This country's empire once spanned across 25% of the globe
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Founded on July 4th 1776
United States of America
The smallest country in the world
Vatican City
Level 68
Nov 9, 2015
Missing Guinea Bissau.
Level 57
Nov 10, 2015
Thanks! Will add it on ASAP
Level 77
Nov 10, 2015
Nice quiz :) Yes, you need to add Guinea Bissau.
Level 68
Nov 10, 2015
Good quiz but you're missing Guinea Bissau. Also, you should accept 'Republic of Congo'.
Level 57
Nov 10, 2015
Level 67
Nov 11, 2015
And the word is "referred."
Level 52
Nov 18, 2015
I would like this more with no hints.
Level 69
Mar 1, 2016
I don't think Macedonia should be on this. While it's proper name might be that, it is shown on maps and globes all over the world as Macedonia. Also, I learned it as Macedonia in school.
Level 47
Jun 10, 2016
Actually, that is not its "Proper" name. It's official name is republic of Macedonia
Level 48
Jan 13, 2021
Needs to be updated to reflect the change to "North Macedonia"