country challenge

simple rules:
try to name as many countries as possible, 1 per post. (no duplicates)

I'll start off with


Mods - feel free to delete this if/whenit flops
Is it Friday already?

Jesus! Talk about "Bang! Zoom! Straight to The Hole!"

Oh, alright then, Andorra :roll:
Spoiler for 10

Abkhazia – Republic of Abkhazia[5]
Afghanistan – Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Akrotiri and Dhekelia – Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia (UK overseas territory)
Åland – Åland Islands (Autonomous province of Finland)
Albania – Republic of Albania
Algeria – People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
American Samoa – Territory of American Samoa (US territory)
Andorra – Principality of Andorra
Angola – Republic of Angola
Anguilla (UK overseas territory)
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina – Argentine Republic[11]
Armenia – Republic of Armenia
Aruba (Self-governing country in the Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Ascension Island (Dependency of the UK overseas territory of Saint Helena)
Australia – Commonwealth of Australia
Austria – Republic of Austria
Azerbaijan – Republic of Azerbaijan[12]

Bahamas, The – Commonwealth of The Bahamas
Bahrain – Kingdom of Bahrain
Bangladesh – People's Republic of Bangladesh
Belarus – Republic of Belarus
Belgium – Kingdom of Belgium
Benin – Republic of Benin
Bermuda (UK overseas territory)
Bhutan – Kingdom of Bhutan
Bolivia – Republic of Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina[13]
Botswana – Republic of Botswana
Brazil – Federative Republic of Brazil
Brunei – Negara Brunei Darussalam
Bulgaria – Republic of Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
For "Burma", see Myanmar
Burundi – Republic of Burundi

Cambodia – Kingdom of Cambodia
Cameroon – Republic of Cameroon
Cape Verde – Republic of Cape Verde
Cayman Islands (UK overseas territory)
Central African Republic[15]
Chad – Republic of Chad
Chile – Republic of Chile
China – People's Republic of China[16]
For "China, Republic of", see Taiwan
Christmas Island – Territory of Christmas Island (Australian overseas territory)
Cocos (Keeling) Islands – Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australian overseas territory)
Colombia – Republic of Colombia
Comoros – Union of the Comoros
Congo – Democratic Republic of the Congo[17]
Congo – Republic of the Congo[18]
Cook Islands (Associated state of New Zealand)
Costa Rica – Republic of Costa Rica
Côte d'Ivoire – Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Croatia – Republic of Croatia
Cuba – Republic of Cuba
Cyprus – Republic of Cyprus[19]
Czech Republic[20]

Denmark – Kingdom of Denmark
For "Dhekelia", see Akrotiri and Dhekelia
Djibouti – Republic of Djibouti
Dominica – Commonwealth of Dominica
Dominican Republic

East Timor – Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
Ecuador – Republic of Ecuador
Egypt – Arab Republic of Egypt
El Salvador – Republic of El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea – Republic of Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea – State of Eritrea
Estonia – Republic of Estonia
Ethiopia – Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Falkland Islands (UK overseas territory)[21]
Faroe Islands (Self-governing country in the Kingdom of Denmark)
Fiji – Republic of the Fiji Islands
Finland – Republic of Finland
France – French Republic
French Polynesia (French overseas collectivity)

Gabon – Gabonese Republic
Gambia, The – Republic of The Gambia
Germany – Federal Republic of Germany
Ghana – Republic of Ghana
Gibraltar (UK overseas territory)
Greece – Hellenic Republic
Greenland (Self-governing country in the Kingdom of Denmark)
Guam – Territory of Guam (US organized territory)
Guatemala – Republic of Guatemala
Guernsey – Bailiwick of Guernsey (British Crown dependency)[23]
Guinea – Republic of Guinea
Guinea-Bissau – Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Guyana – Co-operative Republic of Guyana

Haiti – Republic of Haiti
Honduras – Republic of Honduras
Hong Kong – Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (Area of special sovereignty)[24]
Hungary – Republic of Hungary

Iceland – Republic of Iceland
India – Republic of India
Indonesia – Republic of Indonesia
Iran – Islamic Republic of Iran
Iraq – Republic of Iraq
Ireland - Ireland[25]
Isle of Man (British Crown dependency)
Israel – State of Israel
Italy – Italian Republic
For "Ivory Coast", see Côte d'Ivoire

Jersey – Bailiwick of Jersey (British Crown dependency)
Jordan – Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Kazakhstan – Republic of Kazakhstan
Kenya – Republic of Kenya
Kiribati – Republic of Kiribati
Korea, North – Democratic People's Republic of Korea[26]
Korea, South – Republic of Korea[27]
Kosovo – Republic of Kosovo[3]
Kuwait – State of Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan – Kyrgyz Republic[28]

Laos – Lao People's Democratic Republic
Latvia – Republic of Latvia
Lebanon – Republic of Lebanon
Lesotho – Kingdom of Lesotho
Liberia – Republic of Liberia
Libya – Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Liechtenstein – Principality of Liechtenstein
Lithuania – Republic of Lithuania
Luxembourg – Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Macao – Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (Area of special sovereignty)[29]
Macedonia – Republic of Macedonia[30]
Madagascar – Republic of Madagascar
Malawi – Republic of Malawi
Maldives – Republic of Maldives
Mali – Republic of Mali
Malta – Republic of Malta
Marshall Islands – Republic of the Marshall Islands
Mauritania – Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Mauritius – Republic of Mauritius
Mayotte – Departmental Collectivity of Mayotte (French overseas collectivity)
Mexico – United Mexican States
Micronesia – Federated States of Micronesia
Moldova – Republic of Moldova[31]
Monaco – Principality of Monaco
Mongolia - Republic of Mongolia
Montenegro – Republic of Montenegro
Montserrat (UK overseas territory)
Morocco – Kingdom of Morocco[32]
Mozambique – Republic of Mozambique
Myanmar – Union of Myanmar

Nagorno-Karabakh – Nagorno-Karabakh Republic[6]
Namibia – Republic of Namibia
Nauru – Republic of Nauru
Nepal – State of Nepal
Netherlands – Kingdom of the Netherlands[33]
Netherlands Antilles (Self-governing country in the Kingdom of the Netherlands)
New Caledonia – Territory of New Caledonia and Dependencies (French community sui generis)
New Zealand
Nicaragua – Republic of Nicaragua
Niger – Republic of Niger
Nigeria – Federal Republic of Nigeria
Niue (Associated state of New Zealand)
Norfolk Island – Territory of Norfolk Island (Australian overseas territory)
Northern Cyprus – Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus[4]
Northern Mariana Islands – Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (US commonwealth)
For "North Korea", see Korea, North
Norway – Kingdom of Norway

Oman – Sultanate of Oman

Pakistan – Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Palau – Republic of Palau
Palestine – Occupied Palestinian Territories[34]
Panama – Republic of Panama
Papua New Guinea – Independent State of Papua New Guinea
Paraguay – Republic of Paraguay
For "People's Republic of China", see China
Peru – Republic of Peru
Philippines – Republic of the Philippines
Pitcairn Islands – Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno Islands (UK overseas territory)
Poland – Republic of Poland
Portugal – Portuguese Republic
For "Pridnestrovie", see Transnistria
Puerto Rico – Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (US commonwealth)

Qatar – State of Qatar

Russia – Russian Federation
Rwanda – Republic of Rwanda

Saint Barthélemy – Collectivity of Saint Barthélemy (French overseas collectivity)
Saint Helena (UK overseas territory)
Saint Kitts and Nevis – Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Martin – Collectivity of Saint Martin (French overseas collectivity)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon – Territorial Collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (French overseas collectivity)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa – Independent State of Samoa
San Marino – Most Serene Republic of San Marino
São Tomé and Príncipe – Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
Saudi Arabia – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Senegal – Republic of Senegal
Serbia – Republic of Serbia[35]
Seychelles – Republic of Seychelles
Sierra Leone – Republic of Sierra Leone
Singapore – Republic of Singapore
Slovakia – Slovak Republic
Slovenia – Republic of Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somaliland – Republic of Somaliland[8]
South Africa – Republic of South Africa
For "South Korea", see Korea, South
South Ossetia – Republic of South Ossetia[9]
Spain – Kingdom of Spain
Sri Lanka – Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Sudan – Republic of the Sudan
Suriname – Republic of Suriname
Svalbard (Territory of Norway)[37]
Swaziland – Kingdom of Swaziland
Sweden – Kingdom of Sweden
Switzerland – Swiss Confederation
Syria – Syrian Arab Republic

Taiwan – Republic of China [38]
Tajikistan – Republic of Tajikistan
Tanzania – United Republic of Tanzania
Thailand – Kingdom of Thailand
For "Timor-Leste", see East Timor
Togo – Togolese Republic
Tokelau (Overseas territory of New Zealand)
Tonga – Kingdom of Tonga
Transnistria – Transnistrian Moldovan Republic[7]
Trinidad and Tobago – Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Tristan da Cunha (Dependency of the UK overseas territory of Saint Helena)
Tunisia – Tunisian Republic
Turkey – Republic of Turkey
Turks and Caicos Islands (UK overseas territory)

Uganda – Republic of Uganda
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom – United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United States – United States of America
Uruguay – Eastern Republic of Uruguay
Uzbekistan – Republic of Uzbekistan

Vanuatu – Republic of Vanuatu
Vatican City – State of the Vatican City[39]
Venezuela – Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Vietnam – Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Virgin Islands, British – British Virgin Islands (UK overseas territory)
Virgin Islands, United States – United States Virgin Islands (US organized territory)

Wallis and Futuna – Territory of Wallis and Futuna Islands (French overseas collectivity)
Western Sahara[40]

Yemen – Republic of Yemen

For "Zaire", see Democratic Republic of the Congo
Zambia – Republic of Zambia
Zimbabwe – Republic of Zimbabwe

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