Every Country Shape

Below are the country shapes for the 196 countries of the world. Try and name all of them.
Answer must correspond to the yellow box
Quiz by relessness
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Last updated: February 17, 2019
First submittedMay 2, 2016
Times taken148,071
Average score37.8%
Rating4.99
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+12
Level 75
May 2, 2016
122, I was hoping to get more... will take me a while to learn all - thanks a lot, I was looking forward to this quiz!
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Level 68
May 2, 2016
gg to you, I got 30! That was much harder than I anticipated!
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Level 27
Aug 27, 2016
Yeah and I only got 170 on my first try - a bad score :(
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Level 59
Nov 11, 2017
And here we have the bragger who gets a brilliant score but calls it horrible to seem humble.
+27
Level 35
Mar 28, 2018
Yeah - like me. 100% first time. (And I'm seven years old etc)
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Level 48
Jan 10, 2019
192
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Level 59
Jun 1, 2019
193. Dang it. Missed Andorra, Tonga, and Dominica. Had 20 secs left when I gave up.
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Level 16
Jun 16, 2019
I'm 11 and I only missed Tonga! I thought it would be much harder, though
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Level 50
Feb 27, 2020
Hedgehog1044 I just try to remember that Andorra looks like Venezuela's child.
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Level 63
Mar 25, 2020
100 exact.
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Level 54
May 27, 2020
Lol I got 100% first try no looking at anything
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Level 25
Aug 26, 2020
195/196 I'm a year and a half old and this this is my first attempt. This score has not only disgraced me but also my family friends and associates who expect the best from me every time which is why I've come to the comment section of an online quiz website to inform everyone here that I'm better than them while simultaneously hinting that I'm humble and ashamed of my score.
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Level 38
Oct 7, 2020
5:16 remaining, 196 all and yet 12
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Level 41
Feb 19, 2021
man i only got 184 so bad
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Level 56
Jul 10, 2021
164 first try.
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Level 32
Jan 26, 2022
I got all in first try!
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Level 58
Mar 7, 2022
I got 194/196 on my first try. Missed Honduras and Barbados
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Level 29
May 2, 2022
and i got 8 minutes and 20 seconds left
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Level 64
Aug 10, 2016
To help with learning them, I've created this quiz - Every Country Shape (with a map). Let's compare the stats and see if the quiz really helps. :)
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Level 48
Dec 5, 2018
@Consevatopia, you are 7 years old and you have a quiz on political ideologies... I don't think so.
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Level 39
Apr 20, 2019
@AStreamerBTW It's very clearly a joke
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Level 48
Dec 5, 2018
This is AMAZING
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Level 48
Dec 5, 2018
Greatest quiz ever made, 192/196 correct.
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Level 39
May 2, 2022
happy 6 year later birthday
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Level 39
Jun 25, 2022
I got 180
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Level 59
May 3, 2016
186 on the first try. I've been waiting for this quiz for years!
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Level 65
May 3, 2016
Then why on earth did you not make it?
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Level 41
May 27, 2016
Maybe (like me) Sulps didn't know how To put Images into a quiz.
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Level 65
Jun 6, 2016
True. And there are copyright issues if you steal someone else's photos. The truth is, it requires a basic knowledge of HTML, which I'd wager many on this site don't know it/ don't know it's on Jetpunk.
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Level 72
Jul 29, 2016
Maybe (like me) Sulps was lazy and couldn't be bothered.
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Level 59
Jul 31, 2016
Matthew and silvestra both are right. I got them all on my second try. Hooray!
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Level 54
May 27, 2020
same
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Level 64
May 3, 2016
You've done it, relessness! :) Epic job!
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Level 75
May 4, 2016
...can we have a version with a world map? so we can see what we haven't guessed yet!
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Level 47
May 5, 2016
um, but surely the map would really help with guessing which country the shape is... like the map would give away most of the answers.
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Level 75
May 7, 2016
it'd be much easier but it'd be good for learning - and once you've mastered the map version you can attempt the mapless one
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Level 65
Jun 10, 2016
There is a world map version. It's called Countries of the wprld
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Level 59
Jun 1, 2019
maybe an empty world map? though, I got 193, and a map wouldn't really help for Andorra, Tonga, or Dominica.
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Level 67
Mar 25, 2020
I don't see the problem if you use an empty map (and it didnt even occur to me that he could have meant a filled in map which just highlights. And am surprised that is what you assumed )
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Level 75
May 5, 2016
186... almost there! missed Lesotho, South Sudan and Suriname
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Level 75
May 7, 2016
made it! but I wonder how much just shuffling them around would make it harder for me, having them always in the same order certainly helped me. thanks again for a great quiz!
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Level 46
May 15, 2019
I only got Lesotho by looking at the shape of the hole in South Africa on my first try. Based on that, I am kind of surprised the percent correct is only 8% as of 5/15/19.
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Level 87
May 11, 2016
This quiz is just crazy, great work!

I got 56 on my first attempt, not that good with shapes.

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Level 16
Mar 16, 2022
I got 196/196. It took me 9min and 49 seconds!
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Level 87
May 11, 2016
Also, I'm curious, wich are the seven countries missing?
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Level 47
May 11, 2016
Thanks! Gald you enjoyed it! The countries I left out were Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu
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Level 75
May 11, 2016
Maybe mention that in the top? I kept guessing some of these for the islands. Also, I was really looking for the Galapagos Islands to guide me to Ecuador. Consider including them?
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Level 65
May 11, 2016
Also, congratulations on feature!
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Level 75
May 11, 2016
Nauru's just one island so you could probably throw that one in, and Tonga and Vanuatu would both show unique footprints, as long as you leave out the most far-flung islands.
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Level 47
May 12, 2016
Yeah I might try and add some of them later, but I know that Micronesia and Kiribati definitely are too wide. But I haven't got much time at the moment, so unfortunately you'll have to wait :(
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Level 75
Jul 5, 2016
I know it's just my ocd...but Nauru is a different color than all of the others.
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Level 82
May 11, 2016
Excellent job! This quiz was long needed :)
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Level 73
May 12, 2016
Great Job. Epic. Just wondering (and fishing for clues to get a better score!), is there any particular order? It certainly seems like most of the easier ones are nearer the start, but have you grouped them in any way?
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Level 47
May 12, 2016
Great question! I actually made the order based on the 'compactness/roundess' of the country. Basically the coastline plus border length divided by how long they should be if the country was a perfect circle. I then took out the more obvious answers and put them first and mixed up the small islands ones, like Maldives, Cape Verde, Bahamas etc.
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Level 47
May 12, 2016
But if you do want to get a better score, I have made 5 smaller versions for the individual continents...

Europe,

Asia,

Africa,

North America

and

South America.

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Level 73
May 13, 2016
Phhh! That sounds a lot more complicated than i was expecting! And not much aid to me getting a better score either! But I will definitely check out the continental ones. Thanks.
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Level 77
Jul 30, 2016
Thank you for the smaller quizzes. I did terrible on this one, but I'll try to learn them in smaller groups then come back. Great quizzes!
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Level 63
May 12, 2016
Finally it got featured! Congrats.
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Level 75
May 18, 2016
100% :) Nice and easy :)
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Level 65
May 23, 2016
Also: All US State Shapes I actually made it before Relessness made this one :)
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Level 88
May 23, 2016
Armenia is a woman's profile, Serbia is godzilla, and Cote d'Ivoire is a fat man's profile. And yes I'm crazy.
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Level 81
Jul 4, 2016
Yes, Armenia is really pretty. Finland is actually a woman as well, although with a skirt on and from the front. Denmark is an old man in profile and there's some snot dripping from his nose (or Jutland at least is). Need to learn the others still.
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Level 81
Jul 4, 2016
And Chad is a profile of an old dude. Btw I got Serbia cause I remembered your Godzilla comment!
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Level 44
Jul 29, 2016
Serbia looks awful without Kosovo, but very beautiful with Kosovo.
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Level 54
Aug 29, 2021
I feel the opposite, probably since I've been on JetPunk for a while.
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Level 61
Oct 26, 2017
Thought I was the only one to see images...

[Haiti - Clown with hat and Scarf] [Saint Kitts and Nevis - Angled Exclamation Point] [UAE - Schnauzer getting out of a pool of water] [Cameroon - Rabbit] [Liberia - Baby in a Box on angle] [Slovenia - Running Rooster] [Liechtenstein - Eagle Flying] [Sudan - Ox] [Chad - Professor with Graduation Hat]

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Level 59
Jul 26, 2019
Bulgaria looks like Trump bending down with his arms out. The islands of Vanuatu make a v shape. Syria is sliding downhill. Liechtenstein and Ethiopia look like wings. Uganda looks like the face of a dog looking up. Iceland looks like a beetle. Georgia : dinosaur. Cyprus: a ray. Liberia: a goat with wings. Taiwan, Sri Lanka, and St. Lucia: leaves. Saudi Arabia: a pig. South Sudan: a sphinx.
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Level 54
May 27, 2020
Croatia (which where my ancestors came from) looks like a cat when you try to pick it up lol
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Level 59
Jun 24, 2016
Great quiz!
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Level 75
Jul 3, 2016
Great to see the island countries added! You can remove the note about Marshall Islands/Micronesia not being in the list
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Level 75
Jul 8, 2016
Cool to see all 196 there now! Kiribati seems to be a small piece of one of many, many islands that make up that country.
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Level 63
Jul 29, 2016
Great and long-awaited quiz! 158/196... still need to work on those smaller countries.
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Level 57
Jul 29, 2016
104 first time. Tricky.
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Level 67
Jul 29, 2016
Oh my God! At first try I had to quit because I freaked out seeing the time passing by (I almost panicked!). Then I relaxed and got 196/196 with 1:41 left. This is evil and I love that.
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Level 43
Jul 29, 2016
107 wow this is hard !

Awesome job, thanks we've been looking forward to it :)

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Level 63
Jul 29, 2016
142 beats 91.7% of players? Surprised to see that.
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Level 70
Jul 29, 2016
Great idea but on my ipad the page jumps back to the top everytime you enter a correct answer meaning you spend forever scrolling back down. It makes the quiz incredibly frustrating and i gave up after about 20. No fault of the QM, it's either my ipad or the jetpunk site. Annoying though.
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Level ∞
Oct 30, 2016
Finally fixed. Had to write some better scrolling logic.
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Level 67
Jan 11, 2019
Same thing happens when you are on the phone, instead of clicking the next box. You miss and click the picture...once you press okay, you are back at the top again..
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Level 52
Jul 29, 2016
Only missed East Timor. Probably because it's a relatively recent independent country and I kept thinking of a country with three separate islands.
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Level 49
Jul 29, 2016
Great quiz, thank you for this!
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Level 69
Jul 29, 2016
Got 168 the first try.... missed most of the Caribbean islands.
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Level 47
Aug 3, 2016
pictures wouldn't load
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Level 54
Aug 3, 2016
this is insanely hard
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Level 77
Aug 3, 2016
And how many have commemorative clocks?
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Level 58
Aug 4, 2016
I thought the last 2 were just empty images...
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Level 37
Aug 11, 2016
after some practice: 5:48 remaining
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Level 52
Aug 13, 2016
Excellent quiz. This one is definitely one of my favourites.

Is it possible to randomize the order of the countries each time you take the quiz? I have taken it a few times and sometimes I recognize a country simply because I remember its position within the quiz from previous attempts. This can give someone an unfair advantage and order randomization will make it a LOT more challenging. :-)

Thank you

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Level 51
Feb 13, 2018
I second that, please randomize the countries
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Level 61
Jan 21, 2017
100%
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Level 75
Feb 8, 2017
Tried many many times, but finally managed to reach my goal of finishing in less than 5 minutes, with 10:06 remaining. As always, stupidely stumbled on Andorra.
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Level 38
Mar 29, 2017
166/196 on first try. How did I miss Sweden, Tunisia, Togo, Ivory Coast, Guatemala, Georgia, guinea bissau, armenia, honduras, cambodia, and bhutan? lol
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Level 54
May 27, 2020
WAIT WHAT how did you even miss Sweden? thats where Pewdiepie's actual house is
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Level 66
May 7, 2017
Eritrea made this difficult.
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Level 53
May 23, 2017
171... Not good enough!
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Level 66
Jun 4, 2017
I got 174. I needed ONE MORE, and I would have gotten five points.
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Level 54
May 27, 2020
First Time?
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Level 63
Jul 7, 2017
Great quiz! Got them all after 4 tries..
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Level 65
Jul 30, 2017
Great Quiz! Somehow got 193 on my first try :)

Missed Dominica, Honduras, and Vatican City.

On another note, Kiribati's outline doesn't seem quite right. Did you cut off most of the other islands and instead just decide to put Tarawa on there?

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Level 66
Jul 30, 2017
196/196 first try, I got East Timor with 0:22 left :)

By the way, I have just one objection: Kiribati's shape is wrong, rather it should look like Micronesia and Marshall Islands, quite "invisible" indeed.

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Level 83
Aug 22, 2017
That blue one was really hard to identify.
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Level 69
Aug 28, 2017
I only got 81 ;(
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Level 69
Sep 5, 2017
177 now
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Level 53
Oct 26, 2017
196/196 first try, honestly, easier than i thought
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Level 53
Oct 26, 2017
and done with 3:58
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Level 61
Oct 27, 2017
Oh wow that was hard. A lot of them looked extremely familiar but I couldn't quite place them. And Micronesia and Marshall Islands were so small that I thought my laptop screen was dirty.
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Level 33
Nov 30, 2017
dear jesus relessness
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Level 33
Nov 30, 2017
188, 196 normal one. this just goes to show that people really just memorize the names and call it a day, rather than going and learning other stuff like shape.
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Level 67
Dec 10, 2017
196/196 on first try! Awesome Quiz!!
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Level 54
Dec 19, 2017
It took me several times; finally did 'em all with :57 left. Now can do all regularly with a few minutes to spare. Great quiz! Wish you all could mix up the order. Make it more challenging, especially the little ones at the end--I have the order memorized where I don't have to study the shape. And maybe list the ones not guessed yet. With some quizzes if I forget one, either the map isn't lit up or there's a blank space among those listed alphabetically. That said, great quiz!
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Level 59
Jan 10, 2018
In hindsight this seemed entirely possible, based on the fact that I know all 196 countries and their rough shape.
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Level 54
Jan 18, 2018
Slovenia looks like an angry hen
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Level 44
Jul 6, 2018
I see it. Lol
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Level 54
Feb 9, 2018
Is there any way to mix the order of the countries each time you take this quiz? Otherwise, too predictable. Thanks.
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Level 71
Feb 15, 2018
I gonna do this!(Im at 185/196)
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Level 20
Feb 27, 2018
Every country after 3rd try.
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Level 63
Mar 28, 2018
Why does Burundi have the same shape as Bulgaria?
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Level ∞
Mar 29, 2018
Mistake with yesterday's update. Now fixed!
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Level 54
Apr 5, 2018
the changes are good. I especially like that it scrolls down automatically when a row is complete. Maybe mix them up a bit more,but at least you did that a bit towards the end.
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Level 44
Jul 6, 2018
One of the reasons this is difficult for me is a lot of the small countries (Liechtenstein, etc) are blown up to the same size as big countries (USA, etc) and I don't recognize them!
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Level 15
Sep 3, 2018
how did you get those pictures?
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Level 60
Dec 2, 2018
Finally got all of them! That was tough
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Level 60
Jan 8, 2019
2.22 left, made it on my first try.
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Level 56
Jan 10, 2019
5:13 left
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Level 23
Jan 10, 2019
Ukraine is missing Crimea; this should be added since nobody recognizes Russia's annexation except for Russia.
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Level 40
Jan 10, 2019
Easy first try
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Level 87
Jan 10, 2019
This just became one of my favorite quizzes.
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Level 67
Jan 10, 2019
Fun Quiz!

Although Mauritius is confusing

I thought it was only one island?

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Level 67
Jan 11, 2019
It would be nice if you could see the influence of the order. So the answers in order with percentages. Or maybe the nr of their order included in the answers. (Only when you dont decide to randomize the countries which I think is a fair suggestion)
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Level 33
Jan 11, 2019
Really fun quiz! I got 136 on my first try. As hard as you would expect, some countries are so hard to distinguish! Now I´ll start my journey to 196 in isolation...
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Level 34
Jan 11, 2019
170 on first try, damn. First geography quiz in a while to really give me a run for my money. Thanks, this is really fun
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Level 43
Jan 27, 2019
Wow

So much

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Level 40
Feb 13, 2019
Is there a specific reason Alaska and Hawaii are not included in Usa's shape?
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Level 50
Jan 7, 2021
Because it's difficult to cram them in, I would assume.
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Level 58
Apr 19, 2019
Really liked this one. Challenging!
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Level 65
May 9, 2019
6:11 left. I always tend to forget that Palau is the one similar looking to Saint Vincent & the Grenadines. Took me like 20 seconds to remember.
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Level 59
Jul 8, 2019
I finally got them all! I actually studied for this though.
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Level 51
Sep 6, 2019
missed 34
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Level 72
Oct 25, 2019
You know what would be awesome, the same shape quiz, but with satellite images ... so we could get some hints from vegetation, topography, etc.
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Level 42
Oct 26, 2019
160/196
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Level 72
Nov 17, 2019
Some countries look so similar, like Rwanda and Burkina Faso, El Salvador and Yemen, Palau and St Vincent.
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Level 48
Jan 8, 2020
i hate you maldives >:(
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Level 54
May 27, 2020
Bruh you just offended 515,696 Maldivian people how dare you >:(
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Level 54
Feb 8, 2020
How about mixing up the order of where the countries appear each time we take the quiz? I can't imagine doing some of the Pacific islands this way, but.....I'm up for a challenge!
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Level 27
Mar 23, 2020
well this was very fun but hard, it took me a long time to recognize those maps
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Level 67
Mar 25, 2020
Kuwait is Darth Vader and UAE is a centaur, I know there is a great storyline in there somewhere! :D
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Level 69
May 1, 2020
195... those small island groups are really challenging to identify. I only missed Mauritius because I had no idea it was made of more than one island.
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Level 43
May 18, 2020
I was doing good and only struggled on honduras, ecuador, sao tome, grenada, and bolivia, until I failed on djibouti
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Level 67
Jun 3, 2020
195. I lost eswatini...
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Level 48
Jul 7, 2020
100% with 8:22 left :)
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Level 49
Aug 1, 2020
all the Countries i got wrong was Island/Micro Nations
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Level 57
Aug 10, 2020
2 correct first try i am 106 years old
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Level 44
Oct 14, 2020
80 out of 196 :) I'm 13 but I'm proud of myself
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Level 44
Oct 14, 2020
also, SHEESH TheRealGrantma, very impressive!
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Level 50
Nov 3, 2020
Got them all, but not before being hung up on Mauritius. Never knew it was multiple islands. I could identify the other islands easily, but Mauritius was tricky!
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Level 29
Nov 10, 2020
173/196, 88 percent.

great..

reply if you got more than me..

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Level 59
Dec 2, 2020
I got more than you.
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Level 49
Nov 15, 2020
finally all! idk how many times i took this quiz!
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Level 65
Nov 22, 2020
Great quiz! Much harder than I thought it would be.
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Level 67
Dec 3, 2020
196 in the first attempt :-) Last one to find was Honduras
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Level 20
Dec 26, 2020
152 first time I'm actually much better at finding country shapes than I thought ahahha
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Level 57
Jan 7, 2021
135 not bad
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Level 28
Jan 18, 2021
Welp, I completely bombed that. Only got 48, much harder than I expected! Guess I have a lot of studying to do lol
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Level 38
Feb 1, 2021
Got 98
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Level 76
Feb 20, 2021
5th attempt – FINALLY got all!!
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Level 54
Mar 30, 2021
Wow how i got only 164 out of 196! What a shame!
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Level 39
Apr 25, 2021
193/196. Missed Tonga, Saint Lucia and Palau.
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Level 46
May 28, 2021
This was awesome... thanks for this quiz!

Since I often confused similar shapes, I tried to sort the arrangement a little bit:

https://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/1364561/similar-country-shapes

This way you can find (and remember) the little details that distinguish one from the other more easily. I hope you'll like it.

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Level 40
Jun 9, 2021
I am surprised more people didn't get Lesotho saying you could puzzle piece it using South Africa.
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Level 49
Jun 16, 2021
cyprus' shape is wrong... even if you recognize northern cyprus as part of cyprus, the british overseas territory of akrotiri and dhekelia ist still on there
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Level 57
Jun 17, 2021
Only missed Ecuador, Djibouti, Eswatini, Uruguay, Lesotho, and Andorra
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Level 16
Jul 22, 2021
148/196 is not bad for a first try. There were some countries that I should have got but just couldn't remember like South Africa, El Salvador and Tajikistan
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Level 54
Aug 29, 2021
You can try a more diverse quiz here:

https://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/1306568/geographical-shapes

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Level 41
Sep 1, 2021
no
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Level 56
Oct 9, 2021
I got 174, I mostly missed island nations and some small african countries
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Level 35
Oct 15, 2021
You should change the shape of Mauritius to just the main island (the big one seen in the bottom left). When people talk about Mauritius they always refer to the main island, the other islands are more like territories part of the country (kinda like the USA with Hawaii/Alaska or the UK with all its pacific and Atlantic territories, everyone referes to the British Islands when speaking of the UK). I live in Mauritius and I struggled to find it lmaoooo
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Level 33
Dec 5, 2021
Malta and Liechtenstein have white backgrounds when using Dark Mode for some reason.
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Level 44
Dec 9, 2021
i LOVE this quiz. i finally got it in one shot without pauses or any skipping.... next level for me would be if you could shuffle it, or make another version that is in a different order every time. THANKS MUCH!!!!
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Level 86
Jan 7, 2022
Took me 15 tries but I finally did it. Great quiz - thanks!
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Level 54
Jan 22, 2022
121. Did decent
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Level 56
Jan 26, 2022
194. Missed St Vincent and Uruguay
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Level 40
Feb 9, 2022
190... so close
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Level 57
Feb 10, 2022
Got them all with 9:06 left!
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Level 49
Mar 6, 2022
Part of what helps me is it's always in the same order. Maybe use random order to make it tougher and/or list the countries once guessed correctly to make it easier.
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Level 67
Mar 25, 2022
Someone definitely needs to create a randomized version of this quiz to increase the difficulty level (and make sure people actually know the shape, and not just the order).
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Level 34
Apr 14, 2022
Got 100% First try, I had 5:01 remaining. (Please don't give any hate comments)
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Level 19
May 11, 2022
Got 194 missed Kiribati and Barbados
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Level 37
May 26, 2022
Dang... 195/196... Uruguay escaped me :(
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Level 50
May 27, 2022
Whenever I get to Burundi, i hear the words, "Burundi looks quite like a heart, Qatar looks like a bean"
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Level 69
Jun 20, 2022
I thought Crimea was considered Ukrainian on Jetpunk?!