Country names that contain other country names

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Last updated: June 7, 2013
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First submittedDecember 28, 2012
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•All of the answers contain the names of other independent countries. No hidden abbreviations (e.g. UK not found in Ukraine, CAR not found in Madagascar). Letters must be consecutive.
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Equatorial Guinea
Papua New Guinea
Democratic Republic of the Congo
South Sudan
Dominican Republic
Level 65
Jan 8, 2013
Officially UK is called United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, can't that go the same as Republic of Ireland?
Level 42
Jun 6, 2013
I got Papua New Guinea wrong because i always type New Guinea. Can you allow that?
Level 34
Jun 7, 2013
Level 52
Dec 29, 2013
Great quiz. Can you accept DR Congo?
Level 59
Mar 20, 2014
Great Quiz! Very Clever

Somalia & Romania got me, I even stared at them a bit afterwards!

Level 69
Apr 10, 2014
Hats off to anyone who got Somalia and Romania, very clever.
Level 44
Jun 25, 2015
Very creative quiz! It really got me thinking
Level 47
Oct 9, 2015
I put "Democratic Republic of Congo" and it didn't accept it! :/
Level 76
Jan 11, 2016
Level 24
Apr 3, 2017
Can you allow DRC
Level 65
May 18, 2021
can you accept congo for the democratic one please
Level 60
Aug 10, 2021
Please turn on 'Auto', DR and DRC both didn't work.
Level 42
Nov 24, 2021
I got everything but south Sudan! ;-;
Level 89
Apr 18, 2022
Democratic Republic of the Congo is sneaky. Everyone shorthands Congo to get both answers on a quiz, but the DRC actually contains all 4 words of the Republic of the Congo.