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Updated on Mar 2, 2019. Posted on Aug 17, 2018

This Is The Hardest Geography Quiz You'll Take All Day

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  1. AUSTRIA

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    Austria is landlocked.

    Austria is bordered by eight countries (Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland) and zero bodies of water.

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  2. SINGAPORE

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    Singapore is not landlocked.

    Singapore is in fact the opposite of a landlocked country, as the entire city-state consists of one large island and 62 smaller islets.

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  3. BELGIUM

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    Belgium is not landlocked.

    Belgium has a 40-mile-long coastline on the North Sea.

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  4. MALTA

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    Malta is not landlocked.

    Malta is another island country (or an archipelago, more accurately) that’s made up of three islands. It’s one of the smallest countries in the world.

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  5. ETHIOPIA

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    Ethiopia is landlocked.

    Ethiopia is bordered by six countries: Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, and Sudan.

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  6. ESTONIA

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    Estonia is not landlocked.

    Estonia is a coastal country is Northern Europe with a continental mainland and over 2,000 smaller islands in the Gulf of Riga, the Gulf of Finland, and the Baltic Sea.

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  7. MONGOLIA

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    Mongolia is landlocked.

    Mongolia is sandwiched between two other countries: China and Russia.

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  8. SRI LANKA

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    Sri Lanka is not landlocked.

    Sri Lanka is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of India.

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  9. CZECH REPUBLIC

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    The Czech Republic is landlocked.

    The Czech Republic is bordered by four countries: Austria, Germany, Poland, and Slovakia. Even before 1993, when it was part of Czechoslovakia, it was landlocked.

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  10. MALI

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    Mali is landlocked.

    Mali is bordered by seven countries: Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Senegal, and Mauritania.

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  11. JORDAN

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    Jordan is not landlocked.

    Jordan is almost completely landlocked except for a 16-mile stretch of coast on the Gulf of Aqaba, which connects to the Red Sea.

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  12. GERMANY

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    Germany is not landlocked.

    Germany has almost 1,500 miles of coastline on both the North Sea and the Baltic Sea and a 16,000 person navy called the Deutsche Marine to protect its territorial waters.

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  13. PAKISTAN

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    Pakistan is not landlocked.

    Pakistan has a 650-mile coastline on the Arabian Sea. In fact, its largest city–Karachi–sits on the coast.

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  14. HUNGARY

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    Hungary is landlocked.

    Hungary is bordered by seven countries: Austria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine.

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  15. PARAGUAY

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    Paraguay is landlocked.

    Paraguay is bordered by three countries: Argentina, Brazil, and Bolivia

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  16. HONDURAS

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    Honduras is not landlocked.

    The mainland of Honduras has a coast to the north on the Caribbean Sea, and to the south on the Pacific Ocean, via the Gulf of Fonseca.

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  17. LAOS

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    Laos is landlocked.

    Laos is bordered by five countries: Myanmar, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand.

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  18. MYANMAR

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    Myanmar is not landlocked.

    Myanmar has 1,200 miles of uninterrupted coastline along the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea.

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  19. LESOTHO

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    Lesotho is landlocked.

    Lesotho is actually only landlocked by a single country, as its borders are entirely contained within South Africa.

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  20. MONACO

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    Monaco is not landlocked.

    Monaco is considered a micro state with an area of just .78 square miles, but it’s also got about 2.4 miles of coastline in that little space.

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