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Quiz: How well do you know the shape of countries?

Can you recognise these countries just from their outline? We’ve added the slightest of clues to the trickier ones to help you out.

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1. Can you recognise this landlocked country?

Lesotho

Afghanistan

Armenia

Bhutan

2. What Caribbean country is this?

Cuba

Jamaica

Aruba

Puerto Rico

3. You’ll find gorillas here.

Uganda

Rwanda

Democratic Republic of Congo

Gabon

4. This country was notorious for its socialist policies.

China

Venezuela

Russia

Laos

5. Which ‘stan is this?

Uzbekistan

Turkmenistan

Tajikistan

Kyrgyzstan

6. In a famous Monty Python sketch, a blue parrot pines to return to this country.

Brazil

Colombia

Chile

Norway

7. How well do you know the subcontinent? Is this:

India

Pakistan

Bangladesh

None of the above

8. Which island nation is this?

The Seychelles

Reunion

Mauritius

The Maldives

9. This is considered the rudest-shaped country in the world. Where is it?

Sweden

Chile

Togo

Norway

10. This country is famous for its pagodas. Is it:

Thailand

Laos

Vietnam

Myanmar

11. This country shares the longest land border in the world.

Kazakhstan

Canada

Mexico

Russia

12. The official language of this country is French.

Gabon

France

Belgium

Haiti

13. Which country surrounds this country on three sides?

Senegal

Ethiopia

Ivory Coast

Brazil

14. Which Amazonian nation is this?

Colombia

Brazil

Peru

Bolivia

15. The idea behind this country’s odd panhandle is made useless by Victoria Falls.

Botswana

Zambia

Namibia

Zimbabwe

16. Which central Europe nation is this?

Hungary

Slovakia

Czech Republic

Bulgaria

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