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Countries With More than 200 Million People

Name all the countries of the world that have a population of at least 200 million people.
Date = Approximate date when the population was first attained
As of 2 November 2022. More info here.
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Last updated: November 3, 2022
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First submittedOctober 19, 2016
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Date
Population
Country
1720
1434 mil
China
1820
1420 mil
India
1968
342 mil
United States
1995
276 mil
Indonesia
2011
237 mil
Pakistan
2018
220 mil
Nigeria
2012
215 mil
Brazil
31 Comments
+7
Level ∞
Nov 3, 2022
No new countries are projected to join this list until 2045.
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Level 87
Jun 6, 2019
If Pakistan and Bangladesh had not been separated in the '70s, Pakistan would be number 3 on this list.
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Level 78
Jun 6, 2019
Yeah but by that logic, if Pakistan, and Bangladesh did not seperate from India, India would be number 1 on the list
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Level 89
Jun 7, 2019
With Burma and Ceylon the old stretch of British India would be just under 2 billion.
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Level 82
Jun 7, 2019
And Pangea would be #1 if it had not separated 175 million years ago.
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Level 33
Jun 7, 2019
And if that asteroid didn't hit the earth there would have been no humans which wiped out the dinosaurs

GAME OVER BOYS

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Level 63
Jun 18, 2019
I didn't know humans were responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs. The more you don't know.
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Level 82
Jul 21, 2019
Mostly due to being overworked in prehistoric stone quarries.
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Level 75
Jul 21, 2019
Or running their legs off driving the family around.
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Level 49
Jul 1, 2022
But if Earth never existed, aliens win! GAME OVER
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Level 40
Nov 25, 2022
But what if the Big Bang never actually happened? What if nothing you are looking at is even real? What if you're not real?
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Level 55
Feb 24, 2023
But if the earth was flat and an asteroid hit it, we would all fall off?
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Level 69
Feb 24, 2023
But if humans were able to stop the asteroid, dinosaurs wouldn't have gone extinct!

GAME OVER BOYS

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Level 94
Jun 7, 2019
If the British Empire was still going, that would be top of the list...

I am aware this suggestion is different to the above options as they are countries next to each other that separated as opposed to the Empire being spread around the world, I just wanted to add an 'if' myself!

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Level 70
Jun 7, 2019
Pakistan and Bangladesh aren't next to each other.
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Level 72
Jun 19, 2021
If you need to explain or justify your joke, then maybe you just shouldn't share it.
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Level 86
Jun 8, 2019
Also, if the United States annexed Canada, Mexico, Central America, all the Caribbean Islands, and the entirety of South America, they would be . . . #3 on this list.
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Level 67
Jul 21, 2019
Yeah, compared to Asia, the western hemisphere doesn't really have very many people.
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Level 49
Jun 14, 2020
the real questions is what is that picture of
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Level 91
Sep 1, 2020
That's a terra cotta figure from Nok, Nigeria.
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Level 43
Aug 11, 2021
I don’t know but I remember it from the History of Nigeria quiz I took.
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Level 28
Feb 16, 2021
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Level 40
Apr 24, 2021
5 points for that?
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Level 67
Jun 13, 2021
36 seconds
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Level 57
Jul 19, 2021
hard quiz if I do say so myself.
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Level 47
Dec 22, 2021
17 seconds
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Level 50
Jan 7, 2023
i did this in 10 seconds
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Level 67
Feb 24, 2023
9 seconds
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Level 29
Feb 27, 2023
US should be allowed for United States. That's just standard
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Level 53
Mar 29, 2023
no its not