Name a Valid Country

Name any country that belongs in each selected category.
Answer must correspond to the yellow box
Quiz by carrow
Last updated: April 19, 2019
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First submittedApril 18, 2019
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Name a country...
that borders Afghanistan
Pakistan, Iran, Turkmenistan ...
whose capital city is on the Mediterranean
Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Lebanon ...
that is doubly landlocked
Liechtenstein, Uzbekistan
that generates more than half its power from nuclear energy
France, Ukraine, Slovakia, Hungary
that was uninhabited until after 1000 AD
New Zealand, Cape Verde, Seychelles
that begins with O
that is entirely surrounded by another country
Lesotho, Vatican City, San Marino
whose capital city is below 35° south
Australia, New Zealand
that is an absolute monarchy
Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Brunei ...
that has hosted the Summer Olympics in the 21st century
Greece, China, UK, Brazil
that claims territory in Antarctica
Australia, New Zealand, UK, France ...
that has a non-rectangular flag
that still officially calls itself a communist state
China, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
whose government was overthrown in the Arab Spring
Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen
in which the US does not have an embassy
North Korea, Iran, Bhutan ...
that has territory in all three major oceans
United Kingdom, France
where divorce is illegal
Vatican City, Philippines
that still has a commercial whaling fleet
Japan, Iceland, Norway
that has 50 or more UNESCO World Heritage sites
China, Italy
that is named after a woman
St Lucia
Level 28
Apr 18, 2019
Good quiz, could have used much more time
Level 52
Apr 18, 2019
Thanks - have chucked another minute on.
Level 37
Aug 17, 2019
Who is allowed to marry in the Vatican (and thus make a discussion about divorce even possible) - The Swiss Guard?
Level 52
Aug 18, 2019
Yep, and it seems like there's some service staff residing there too. Whether they actually ever get married on the premises is a different matter, but I assume it just means they certainly won't sanction a divorce and have no such law for it on the books.
Level 76
Jun 15, 2020
Sao Tome and Principe were also uninhabited until after 1000.
Level 76
Jun 15, 2020
Mauritius as well. Although it was visited by the Arabs before 1000, they did not settle it.
Level 52
Jun 15, 2020
Thanks - updated.
Level 43
Feb 25, 2021
Ireland is named after the Celtic goddess Eire. Maybe add it or clarify that the St Lucia clue refers to a real person?
Level 44
Jun 23, 2021
Should Eswatini not be added as it is completely surrounded by South Africa?
Level 56
Aug 20, 2021
it borders mozambique as well
Level 56
Aug 20, 2021
cuba is still a communist nation, and japan hosted the summer olympics
Level 28
Nov 14, 2021
This quiz should accept nz for new zealand. Otherwise, amazing quiz!
Level 52
Nov 25, 2021
The country that has a *non-rectangular flag* - Nepal is NOT THE ONLY correct answer.

Switzerland's and Vatican city's official flags are SQUARE shaped.

Level 52
Nov 25, 2021
And also Vatican city's.
Level 38
Jan 28, 2022
the USA doesn't have an embassy in monaco or the vatican