Country names questions This is a list of recently added questions about country names. Play country names quiz and see all the questions. Which of these countries is not an absolute monarchy?Bhutan has transitioned from an absolute monarchy to a multi-party democracy. The development of Bhutanese democracy has been marked by the active encouragement and participation of reigning Bhutanese monarchs since the 1950s, beginning with legal reforms such as the abolition of slavery, and culminating in the enactment of Bhutan's Constitution. The first democratic elections in Bhutan began in 2007, and all levels of government had been democratically elected by 2011. These elections included Bhutan's first ever partisan National Assembly election.Created by: Rafehvery hard 37% SwazilandSwaziland17BhutanBhutan28OmanOman18BruneiBrunei11demographics riddles » If you sailed along the line of latitude east from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, which country would you hit first?Namibia. If you sail on a ship exactly from Rio and follow the line of latitude to the east, first of all you would hit the coast of Namibia.Created by: Rafehhard 47% AustraliaAustralia2375AngolaAngola3466NamibiaNamibia8280South AfricaSouth Africa3265Brazil riddles » Which country's capital is Vaduz?Liechtenstein. Vaduz is the capital of Liechtenstein and the seat of the national parliament. The town, located along the Rhine, has about 5,100 inhabitants, most of whom are Roman Catholic. Its cathedral is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Vaduz. Created by: Rafehaverage 65% AndorraAndorra3833EstoniaEstonia1485ArmeniaArmenia2124LiechtensteinLiechtenstein14440countries riddles » Which country's capital is Tegucigalpa?Honduras. Tegucigalpa, commonly referred to as Tegus, is the capital of Honduras and seat of government of the Republic, along with its twin sister Comayagüela. Created by: Rafehhard 48% HondurasHonduras9120BelizeBelize3359Costa RicaCosta Rica2610NicaraguaNicaragua3822Central America riddles » Which country's capital is Nuku'alofa?Tonga. Nukuʻalofa is the capital of the Kingdom of Tonga. It is located on the north coast of the island of Tongatapu, in the southernmost island group of Tonga. Created by: Rafehhard 42% DjiboutiDjibouti2596Bora BoraBora Bora4140TongaTonga6511PitcairnPitcairn1927capitals riddles » Apart from the United States of America, which other country in the world is officially named "United States"?Mexico. The official name of Mexico is United States of Mexico. Several other such countries existed in the past, including United States of Brazil (1937-1967), United States of Colombia (1863-1886) and United States of Indonesia (1949-1950).Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 64% FranceFrance592MexicoMexico14034BrazilBrazil2858PhilippinesPhilippines4334geography of Mexico riddles » Which country is named "Shqipëria" in its own language?Albania. The official name of Albania is "Republika e Shqipërisë". Linguists classify Albanian as an independent branch of the Indo-European language family, with no other extant language.Created by: Sara Amonciovery hard 35% AlbaniaAlbania2647ArmeniaArmenia2070TurkeyTurkey1141GreeceGreece1589Albania riddles » Which country is named "Hayastán" in its own language?Armenia. The Armenian language is an Indo-European language in a branch by itself, sharing its branch with no other extant language. The other extant Indo-European languages in a branch by themselves are Albanian and, in some classifications, Greek. The Armenian is an old language, with a fifth-century Bible translation as its oldest surviving text.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 39% FinlandFinland1198PakistanPakistan3763ArmeniaArmenia3663ParaguayParaguay756languages riddles » Which country is named "Misr" or "Masr" in its language?Egypt. The English name Egypt is derived from the Ancient Greek Aígyptos, but it has nothing in common with the local name of the country (except maybe with the Late Egyptian name of Memphis - Hikuptah). Ancient Egyptians called their land Kemet, meaning "black soil" (as opposed to the desert). Today, Misr is the official name of Egypt, while Masr is the Egyptian-local pronunciation in the Egyptian Arabic.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 47% AlbaniaAlbania2310OmanOman6309EgyptEgypt10197SomaliaSomalia2868Egypt riddles » Which country derives its name from the word "East"?Austria. The native name of Austria, Österreich, means 'Eastern Realm'. Austria was a prefecture of Bavaria created in 976. At the time, the Danube basin of present-day Austria was the easternmost extent of Bavaria, and in fact of all the Germans. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 45% AustraliaAustralia4392UkraineUkraine2632JapanJapan5118AustriaAustria10235Austria riddles » Play country names quiz and see all the questions.