Largest Country in the World Throughout History

Can you name these countries that were once largest in the world?
Based on personal research from this website
Quiz by WolfCam
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Last updated: June 5, 2018
First submittedJune 4, 2018
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1946-Present
Russia
1890-1946
British Empire
1598-1890
Russia
1545-1598
Spain
1510-1545
Mongol
1491-1510
China
1438-1491
Mongol
1407-1438
China
1396-1407
Timurid
1370-1396
Golden Horde
1368-1370
Mongol
1271-1368
China
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1207-1271
Mongol
1095-1207
China
1073-1095
Seljuq
875-1073
China
683-875
Arab Caliphate
630-683
Persia
601-630
Gokturks
395-601
Persia
274-395
Rome
259-274
Persia
102-259
Rome
51-102
China
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19-51
Xiongnu
107 B.C- 9 A.D
China
199-107 B.C
Xiongnu
213-199 B.C
China
280-213 B.C
Maurya
331-280 B.C
Macedonian Empire
590-331 B.C
Persia
608-590 B.C
Babylon
745-608 B.C
Assyria
1556-745 B.C
China
2500-1556 B.C
Indus River
3000-2500 B.C
Egypt
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Level 61
Jun 4, 2018
I thought the USSR was a country during 1946-1991?
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Level 64
Jun 4, 2018
That's counted as Russia. It's like how I don't count the different Chinese dynasties separately.
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Level 62
Jun 4, 2018
Very cool quiz! Nice that there was plenty of time to think and not having to just type frantically everything that comes to mind. One thing I was wondering though was the Caliphate thing, could Umayyad Caliphate work for it?
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Level 64
Jun 4, 2018
Thanks! Umayyad Caliphate should work!
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Level 72
Jun 5, 2018
Great quiz, as always! Where did you get the data?
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Level 64
Jun 5, 2018
Thanks! It's based on my research from this website. So there are probably some mistakes.
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Level 72
Jun 5, 2018
That really is an awesome site. How did you compare the sizes accurately with the mercator projection messing everything up?
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Level 64
Jun 5, 2018
I had to make some estimates based on my knowledge of the Mercator projection.
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Level 73
Jun 5, 2018
Nice quiz. Can you accept also Seljuk as an alternative spelling?
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Level 64
Jun 5, 2018
Thanks, Seljuk is accepted now.