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Countries by Wikipedia Descriptions #2

Can you name these countries by excerpts from their Wikipedia descriptions?
Answer must correspond to the yellow box
Some text slightly edited
Quiz by WolfCam
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Last updated: February 4, 2019
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First submittedJanuary 18, 2019
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Emerged as one of the world's earliest civilizations, in the fertile basin of the Yellow River
China
It is the largest wholly European country
Ukraine
A long and narrow coastal Southern Cone country on the west side of the Andes Mountains
Chile
The island was the only known home of the dodo
Mauritius
An island country in the Indian Ocean, approximately 400 kilometres
off the coast of East Africa
Madagascar
A group of rebel military officers led by Muammar Gaddafi launched a
coup d'état against King Idris
Libya
Lies on the equator and overlies the East African Rift
Kenya
They built churches in every city and replaced some of the Inca temples with churches,
such as the Coricancha in the city of Cusco
Peru
In 2014, it was noted about 30% of the population was made up of millionaires
Monaco
Bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and Macedonia to the west,
Greece and Turkey to the south
Bulgaria
More than six million citizens, including 90% of the country's Jews, perished in the war
Poland
Before Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution, it was one of the most advanced and
successful countries in Latin America
Cuba
Has witnessed numerous military campaigns, including those by Alexander the Great, Mauryas,
Muslim Arabs, Mongols, British, Soviets, and most recently by a US-led coalition
Afghanistan
The most populous Spanish-speaking state in the world
Mexico
Its population is 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million are citizens and 7.8 million are expatriates
United Arab
Emirates
Founded in 1819 as a trading post of the British East India Company
Singapore
The renaming remains a contested issue. Many political and ethnic opposition groups
and countries continue to use "Burma"
Myanmar
Claims that the Western Sahara is part of its territory
Morocco
The country now depends on expensive food imports, mainly from South Africa and Portugal
Angola
The empire's centre of power was Angkor
Cambodia
20 Comments
+12
Level 82
Feb 4, 2019
The Myanmar question is a bit broken as long as one can just type "Burma" from the question
+4
Level ∞
Feb 4, 2019
Fixed
+5
Level 63
Feb 4, 2019
Don't all the requirements of the "A member state of the United Nations, OPEC, African Union, the Community of

Portuguese Language Countries" also fit Equatorial Guinea?

+1
Level ∞
Feb 4, 2019
Yes. Changed the clue.
+1
Level 73
Feb 10, 2019
Ugh. Dodo.
+11
Level 90
Apr 2, 2019
It took me way too long to figure out the answer to "An island country in the Indian Ocean..." I think that's a sign of way too much Jetpunk.
+1
Level 67
Jul 11, 2019
I like these Wiki description quizzes, not just because they are the easiest set I've come across
+1
Level 62
Aug 31, 2019
Mexico is a state?
+5
Level 49
Nov 21, 2019
All countries are technically state's it how you view the term state. It can be a condition, the states of The USA or State as in a Nation-State :P
+3
Level 62
Sep 7, 2019
Yet never been colonised. Thug level- Afghanistan
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Level 36
Oct 20, 2021
I think you mean "run by Thugs" Afghanistan.
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Level 54
May 2, 2021
Can you plz accept Burma for Myanmar
+10
Level 59
Oct 19, 2021
But it's literally in the hint. It used to be accepted but it was fixed as stated in the top comment.
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Level 36
Oct 20, 2021
"This country used to be called Burma, many people still do."

"Can you accept Burma as an answer?"

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Level 82
Oct 19, 2021
You may need to check the Wiki page for it, but now that the US has officially pulled out of Afghanistan, that clue may need to have it's wording changed
+2
Level ∞
Mar 17, 2023
Updated
+1
Level 77
Oct 20, 2021
It's when I answer 100% on my first try on a quiz like this that I realize I'm pretty good at this.
+22
Level 69
Jul 4, 2023
Regarding Cuba, I would've chosen a different line since this one is highly contested as before the revolution Cuba was lead by an absolutely brutal dictatorship. You should read up on the horrors of Fulgencio Batista.
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Level 48
Oct 24, 2023
It is a quote from wikipedia and a helpful one regarding Castro revolution. But I was also shocked, that wording like this can survive on Wikipedia page
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Level 70
Oct 24, 2023
I just got to the article and the word "succesful" doesn't appear even once. The clue is actually paraphrasing and very biased. I think it should be changed