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Countries Based on First Two Letters #2

In just two minutes, identify these countries of the world, given only the first two letters of their name.
The previous quiz in this series can be found here
Quiz by kiwirage
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Last updated: March 13, 2021
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First submittedMarch 12, 2015
Times taken108,608
Average score83.3%
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First Two Letters
Country
FR
France
OM
Oman
RW
Rwanda
KO
Kosovo
EG
Egypt
AF
Afghanistan
UK
Ukraine
IT
Italy
First Two Letters
Country
AZ
Azerbaijan
SY
Syria
CU
Cuba
KI
Kiribati
DJ
Djibouti
IC
Iceland
YE
Yemen
KA
Kazakhstan
First Two Letters
Country
UZ
Uzbekistan
KU
Kuwait
VE
Venezuela
ZA
Zambia
RU
Russia
SR
Sri Lanka
UG
Uganda
KY
Kyrgyzstan
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Level 79
Sep 21, 2015
Too easy for most geography-nerd Jetpunkers I think. Just another way to list countries. Thanks for the 5 points.
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Level 35
Mar 24, 2017
Agreed 100% first try for me
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Level 24
Apr 11, 2021
HELO AM 21 SECondS LEFT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Level 48
Dec 6, 2021
i always miss Kosovo I forget JP reconizes them sometimes and I was also scanning different parts of the world
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Level 34
Jan 14, 2022
ikr ez
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Level 64
Sep 21, 2015
scambigol's quiz helps!
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Level 75
Nov 25, 2015
No Jetpunk geography quiz would be complete without Kyrgystan :)
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Level 68
Jan 19, 2016
Or Djibouti!
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Level 38
Jan 23, 2016
they have djibouti and kyrgyztan now
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Level 73
Apr 16, 2018
They always did
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Level 52
Jan 19, 2016
Kyrgyzstan, actually... I got your point, though.
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Level 77
Mar 13, 2021
Both @redsplat and @Moon101 spelt Kyrgysztan wrong! 😁
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Level 72
Mar 14, 2021
Ms Pizza the only correct one so far...!
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Level 54
Jun 11, 2021
JackInTheBox also spelt it wrong!
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Level 66
Jul 15, 2021
You spelt it wrong too!
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Level 36
Jul 17, 2021
I feel like we need the robot from House of Robots
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Level 73
Jan 19, 2016
A quiz like this with randomly generated names might be cool. I found it kinda easy though.
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Level 89
Jan 19, 2016
Problem with random generation is it would have to accept all possible answers--e.g. LI would need to accept Liechtenstein, Libya, Liberia, and Lithuania. These were selected because there aren't other countries starting with the same 2 letters.
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Level 76
Jul 21, 2018
Using two capital letters instead of one capital and one lower case made Ki appear as KL on my computer. I wonder if that's why it is the least guessed?
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Level 66
Oct 5, 2019
But if it was kl then it would have appeared as KL it is clear that it is ki, the capital for i is "I" and for l it is "L" those two capitals are quite distinguisable. (but yea the capital of i looks like the lower case l, but since all of them are written in caps I dont think there is any confusion. would be weird to have only one that suddenly drops the caps for the 2nd letter)

More likely because it isnt such a well known country. That doesnt say it all though, my toughest was cuba, only one that took me a few seconds and not instantly recognising (with all the rest I could just continues typing). And the only one I missed last time around ( which I have no recollection of, but hey it is in the stats, so I must have done it before)

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Level 60
Jan 9, 2021
To ander 217 - very well thought!!!
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Level 57
Jan 19, 2016
I missed 4 and got 1 point. And it ain't even morning!
+6
Level 49
Jan 19, 2016
Upon seeing 'UK', I thought for a second: fair enough, United Kingdom is on there..
+2
Level 53
Jan 19, 2016
I got one wrong because I never know how to spell the AZ one. That said, the quiz master still gave me 5 points!
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Level 47
Sep 11, 2021
Quizmaster didn't make this quiz
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Level 65
Jan 23, 2016
Easy
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Level 31
Jan 23, 2016
5th time lucky

24/24 :)

+1
Level 38
Jan 23, 2016
Before i saw this quiz i knew france would be there
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Level 48
Apr 29, 2022
The flag gave it away...
+1
Level 28
Feb 16, 2016
100% first try!!!! i am focused today!!! I finished with 0:26 left!!! play me quiz about capital by country made by yoyo
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Level 28
Feb 16, 2016
my instead of me. whoops
+1
Level 57
Feb 20, 2016
Missed Egypt! Aarrgghh!!
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Level 71
Jun 2, 2016
50 secs left!
+1
Level 59
Jan 9, 2017
Missed Sri lanka! not good!!
+5
Level 58
Sep 29, 2017
Could NOT think of Kiribati. Can I have 5 points for typing in kingdomofsaudiarabia ? Valid, no? :)
+1
Level 57
Dec 5, 2017
Wish more spelling latitude was given for "Kyrgyzstan."
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Level 47
Sep 11, 2021
There's a lot actually, you could've spelled it "Kirguatemalastan" and you would've gotten it
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Level 84
Jun 4, 2018
KO was hard because my mind got stuck on Korea and just would not leave.
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Level 85
Jul 21, 2018
Maybe you should take 30 seconds off the time allotted.
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Level 66
Apr 25, 2019
Em i typed as fast as i could without thinking (granted, i am on tablet so that is somewhat slower than on laptop) skipped the two i didnt immediately know, but didnt even have time to think about it, cause time was up allready. I guess they allready shaved time of since your comment because i think it is close.
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Level 66
Oct 5, 2019
On laptop this time and got all with 45 sec remaining. So being on laptop or tablet makes a difference of about a minute.. (cause without the last two, again I had two I skipped when going through the list at speed, before returning to them I would be around a minute)
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Level 41
Jul 28, 2018
Why the heck is Kosovo on here? Far as I know, neither is it a sovereign state nor even an autonomous region of Serbia. Same could be said about Catalonia, but I don’t care about it because it ain’t on the quiz.
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Level 55
Sep 14, 2020
Warning: Kosovo debate below
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Level 54
Feb 11, 2021
Yet, about 5 months later, no debate.
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Level 58
Jan 4, 2023
Yet, about 11 months later, no debate.
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Level 61
Jan 9, 2023
As far as you know didn't seem to stretch too far, then.
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Level 58
Jan 15, 2019
Still easy
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Level 37
Feb 15, 2019
Great quiz, though it was a little too easy. I liked that it didn't concentrate on one continent.
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Level 66
Apr 25, 2019
It had many stansps on there but yea for people in this site that is easy, outside of this place it would be wth a country starting with az/uz (i imagine them answering azia hahah) and dj i dont think the average person would get.

admittedly i didnt see cuba and sri lanka immediately

Anybody else try cumbria? Hahah I didntbwhen i couldnt think if anything else

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Level 66
Oct 5, 2019
was I drunk when typing this or something? haha, well like I read before, on tablet so that doesnt help with typing, and it usually means it was either after 1 am or I just woke up. So rather similar to being drunk haha, sleeptyping...
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Level 44
Dec 15, 2019
Jetpunk is one of the only places where everyone knows the countries of Oceania.
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Level 53
Mar 13, 2021
Good point. Four months ago I'd have been clueless
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Level 55
Jun 24, 2020
I only missed Iceland. Why...
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Level 45
Sep 8, 2020
I kept thinking it was komoros and I wasn't enjoying it.
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Level 37
Dec 2, 2020
I first thought "UK" was for United Kingdom
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Level 71
Mar 13, 2021
I did that with "EG"; it made me think of "England"
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Level 36
Jan 3, 2022
and EG is like Egg
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Level 53
Mar 13, 2021
For some reason I keep forgetting that Kuwait exists.
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Level 67
Mar 13, 2021
I always remember there is one K country for each vowel: K(a)zakhstan, K(e)nya, K(i)ribati, K(o)sovo, K(u)wait, and K(y)rgyzstan. That's all the K countries.
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Level 77
Mar 13, 2021
Rumania for RU? ;);D;D
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Level 54
Mar 13, 2021
No.
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Level 71
Mar 17, 2021
Norway ?
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Level 36
Jan 3, 2022
its Russia
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Level 68
Mar 13, 2021
The link given in the description for the "previous quiz" is broken - Result says "There is nothing here." Yes, there is indeed "great sadness." ;)
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Level 63
Mar 13, 2021
Thanks for noticing this. I've submitted a fix.
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Level 25
Mar 13, 2021
Missed Sri Lanks ://
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Level 66
Mar 15, 2021
You know you're a nerd when you guess Kiribati and forget Russia...
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Level 33
May 26, 2021
first try with a full min left, nice quiz but very easy
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Level 59
Jun 11, 2021
Missed Egypt and Cuba, France actually took me a while somehow
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Level 74
Jul 28, 2021
I got stuck on an "egg" sound for EG. Freaking Egypt. DUH lol.
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Level 86
Jan 9, 2023
Same, I couldn't get Egguador out of my head, haha.
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Level 45
Nov 13, 2021
Almost missed RU because I kept reading that as "roo" instead of "ruh"

I was sitting here like "Rumania??? Ruwanda??"

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Level 36
Jan 3, 2022
its Russia, lol, RO is Romania and RW is Rwanda
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Level 36
Jan 3, 2022
phew, done in 15 seconds, i almost forgot Egypt XD
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Level 46
Jan 27, 2022
It is sad that they make, Kosovo" an independent country.
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Level 48
Mar 28, 2022
Its weird with Krygyzstan, because you can either copy-paste it in, or you can type it in as Kirgistan, which makes it a (KI) country :D
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Level 71
Jun 19, 2022
Awesome quizzes!!!!
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Level 34
Sep 22, 2022
Korea republic is also KO
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Level 73
Oct 14, 2022
That literally does not exist. It's South Korea or Republic of Korea.
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Level 62
Nov 19, 2022
Oh, that was sneaky to put the one I never can spell at the very end!!!
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Level 47
Jan 7, 2023
I petition for Curacao to count. It is a country, even though it isn't sovereign
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Level 54
Jan 12, 2023
I think you just answered your own petition on why it doesn't count.
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Level 55
Jan 7, 2023
Although this quiz was ez, I didn't quite get eg.
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Level 45
Jan 10, 2023
Nice but easy, got them all in 40 seconds :)
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Level 16
Jan 11, 2023
bro how did i miss russia💀