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View Poll Results: Vote for 10 Countries You Know The Least About?
Iceland 9 12.16%
Norway 0 0%
Denmark 0 0%
Sweden 0 0%
Finland 3 4.05%
Northern Ireland 11 14.86%
Ireland 1 1.35%
Scotland 1 1.35%
Wales 14 18.92%
Netherlands 0 0%
Belgium 4 5.41%
Luxembourg 13 17.57%
Portugal 2 2.70%
Estonia 27 36.49%
Latvia 34 45.95%
Lithuania 28 37.84%
Poland 1 1.35%
Czech Republic 2 2.70%
Slovakia 20 27.03%
Switzerland 0 0%
Austria 1 1.35%
Slovenia 26 35.14%
Croatia 5 6.76%
Hungary 3 4.05%
Malta 26 35.14%
Belarus 41 55.41%
Ukraine 4 5.41%
Moldova 53 71.62%
Romania 4 5.41%
Serbia 14 18.92%
Bosnia 25 33.78%
Montenegro 42 56.76%
Albania 33 44.59%
Macedonia 42 56.76%
Bulgaria 16 21.62%
Greece 0 0%
Cyprus 17 22.97%
Georgia 34 45.95%
Armenia 38 51.35%
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Old 11-16-2015, 08:52 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Also, there is a city in Kazakstan that is in both Europe and Asia, depending on which side of the river you are on. Atyrau has six bridges on which you can walk in a few minutes from Europe to Asia and back.
Caspian Sea is completely located in Asia.
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Old 11-19-2015, 09:54 AM
 
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
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This is the British view only.
People outside the UK perceive the UK/Great Britain as one country and do not really recognise 4 separate countries, but distinct and somewhat autonomous regions.
Well, England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland ARE separate countries!

They just happen to come together to form a larger country - the United Kingdom.
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Old 11-19-2015, 10:00 AM
 
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
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Depends for the average Latin Americans England is a country, Scotland, is another and Whales (Pais de Gales) is another one.
I think because in football’s championships they are separated.
It is not 'Whales', it is Wales! Whales are marine mammals!

'Pais de Gales' sounds a lot like the French for Wales, which is Pays de Galles.
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Old 11-19-2015, 10:21 AM
 
Location: Minsk, Belarus
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Well, England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland ARE separate countries!

They just happen to come together to form a larger country - the United Kingdom.
I don't know, for me they are like 4 distinct parts of the same country.
Well, they have separate football leagues and national teams, but that alone doesn't make them countries.
And if the parts of the UK are countries, then Catalonia, for example, also should be?
Or in Russia -- Chechnya, Dagestan, Tatarstan etc. are also countries?
And UK is not even a federal state AFAIK.
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Old 11-19-2015, 12:50 PM
 
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
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To anyone who thinks that England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are NOT countries, please tell me - what do you think they are then?
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Old 11-19-2015, 05:00 PM
 
Location: Finland
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Terrorists and sheep-shaggers.

Provinces. Dominions.
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Old 11-19-2015, 05:27 PM
 
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
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Terrorists and sheep-shaggers.

Provinces. Dominions.
That's not racist at all, is it?!
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Old 11-19-2015, 05:38 PM
 
Location: Finland
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That's not racist at all, is it?!
No, it isn't.
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Old 11-19-2015, 05:54 PM
 
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
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Terrorists and sheep-shaggers.
^ Not derogatory terms for people of Northern Ireland and Wales then??
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Old 11-20-2015, 01:53 AM
 
Location: Finland
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^ Not derogatory terms for people of Northern Ireland and Wales then??
Surely they are.
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