Can You Match These World Flags To Their Countries?

If you think you know geography, then guess again. This global flag quiz is nearly impossible unless you're a true worldly expert.

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The flag of Botswana was adopted in 1966 to replace the Union Jack. It has been the flag of the Republic of Botswana since the country gained independence from the United Kingdom that year.

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The flag of Botswana was adopted in 1966 to replace the Union Jack. It has been the flag of the Republic of Botswana since the country gained independence from the United Kingdom that year.

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Pakistan's green and white crescent star pattern symbolizes the Muslim struggle for independence in British-ruled India. Many Muslims preferred to create a new majority state, and Pakistan was founded. 

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Pakistan's green and white crescent star pattern symbolizes the Muslim struggle for independence in British-ruled India. Many Muslims preferred to create a new majority state, and Pakistan was founded. 

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The symbolic flag of Guinea-Bissau references the bloodshed during a war for Iindependence, the sun, and hope. The flag also incorporates traditional Pan-African colors as well as the Black Star of Africa.

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The symbolic flag of Guinea-Bissau references the bloodshed during a war for Iindependence, the sun, and hope. The flag also incorporates traditional Pan-African colors as well as the Black Star of Africa.

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The Cyprus flag depicts two green olive branches beneath a yellow silhouette of the country. Cyprus was part of the Ottoman Empire for centuries, and originally flew Turkish flags. 

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The Cyprus flag depicts two green olive branches beneath a yellow silhouette of the country. Cyprus was part of the Ottoman Empire for centuries, and originally flew Turkish flags. 

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The flag of Mauritius is also known as The Four Bands. It was adopted after the country gained its independence in 1968.

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The flag of Mauritius is also known as The Four Bands. It was adopted after the country gained its independence in 1968.

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The flag of the Kingdom of Thailand is a tri-colored flag with five stripes. The central blue flag is twice as wide as the other four.

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The flag of the Kingdom of Thailand is a tri-colored flag with five stripes. The central blue flag is twice as wide as the other four.

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The national flag of Uruguay is actually one of three of the country's flags, including the flag of Artigas and the flag of the Treinta y Tres. 

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The national flag of Uruguay is actually one of three of the country's flags, including the flag of Artigas and the flag of the Treinta y Tres. 

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The flag of Palau was adopted when the island separated from the United Nations Trust Territory. Many flags within the Pacific islands use blue as the central color to represent the ocean.

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The flag of Palau was adopted when the island separated from the United Nations Trust Territory. Many flags within the Pacific islands use blue as the central color to represent the ocean.

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The flag of Papua New Guinea was adopted in 1971. It depicts the Southern Cross and a raggiana bird of paradise. The design was picked from a competition in early 1971.

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The flag of Papua New Guinea was adopted in 1971. It depicts the Southern Cross and a raggiana bird of paradise. The design was picked from a competition in early 1971.

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The national flag of Greece, commonly referred to as the "blue and white" or the "sky blue and white," is one of the country's national symbols.

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The national flag of Greece, commonly referred to as the "blue and white" or the "sky blue and white," is one of the country's national symbols.

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The flag of Nepal is a double-pennon, and it the color red, which represents the country's national flower, a rhododendron.

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The flag of Nepal is a double-pennon, and it the color red, which represents the country's national flower, a rhododendron.

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The flag of New Zealand is based on Britain's Union Jack and maritime Blue Ensign. It was designed by Albert Markham and was adopted in 1902.

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The flag of New Zealand is based on Britain's Union Jack and maritime Blue Ensign. It was designed by Albert Markham and was adopted in 1902.

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The flag of the Isle of Man is a triskelion, composed of three armored legs. The legs are known as "ny tree cassyn" in Manx. It is an ancient symbol used by the Mycenaeans and Lycians.

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The flag of the Isle of Man is a triskelion, composed of three armored legs. The legs are known as "ny tree cassyn" in Manx. It is an ancient symbol used by the Mycenaeans and Lycians.

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The flag of Christmas Island depicts the Southern Cross constellation and is split between green and blue triangles, which represent land and sea.

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The flag of Christmas Island depicts the Southern Cross constellation and is split between green and blue triangles, which represent land and sea.

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The flag of Bosnia Herzegovina depicts two blue and yellow triangles, cut in half by a diagonal line of stars. The three points of the triangles represent the Bosniaks, Croats, and Serb populations.

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The flag of Bosnia Herzegovina depicts two blue and yellow triangles, cut in half by a diagonal line of stars. The three points of the triangles represent the Bosniaks, Croats, and Serb populations.

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The flag of Norfolk Island depicts the Norfolk Island pine. It was adopted in 1979 and follows a triband geometric pattern.

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The flag of Norfolk Island depicts the Norfolk Island pine. It was adopted in 1979 and follows a triband geometric pattern.

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The flag of Greenland was designed by Thue Christiansen, and has two horizontal bands of red and white overlaid by a circle design with alternating stripes.

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The flag of Greenland was designed by Thue Christiansen, and has two horizontal bands of red and white overlaid by a circle design with alternating stripes.

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The flag of Kosovo features a blue background with a map of the country and six stars. The stars symbolize Kosovo's major ethnic groups: Albanians, Serbs, Bosniaks, Turks, Romani, and Gorani.

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The flag of Kosovo features a blue background with a map of the country and six stars. The stars symbolize Kosovo's major ethnic groups: Albanians, Serbs, Bosniaks, Turks, Romani, and Gorani.

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Egypt's flag is a tricolor that consists of three horizontal stripes. It dates back to the Egyptian Revolution of 1952. It also bears the national emblem of the Egyptian eagle of Saladin.

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Egypt's flag is a tricolor that consists of three horizontal stripes. It dates back to the Egyptian Revolution of 1952. It also bears the national emblem of the Egyptian eagle of Saladin.

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Hong Kong's flag, officially the flag of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, depicts a white stylized five-petal Hong Kong orchid tree.

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Hong Kong's flag, officially the flag of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, depicts a white stylized five-petal Hong Kong orchid tree.

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Fiji's flag depicts a dark blue cross on a light blue field, and includes a Union Jack and the Fijan's coat of arms' shield. It was adopted in October 1970.

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Fiji's flag depicts a dark blue cross on a light blue field, and includes a Union Jack and the Fijan's coat of arms' shield. It was adopted in October 1970.

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The flag of Cuba follows a pattern of five alternating blue and white stripes with an equilateral triangle on the left side. It was designed in 1849 and adopted in 1902.

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The flag of Cuba follows a pattern of five alternating blue and white stripes with an equilateral triangle on the left side. It was designed in 1849 and adopted in 1902.

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The Georgia flag depicts four red bolnurkatskhuri crosses in each corner and one large cross in the center.   

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The Georgia flag depicts four red bolnurkatskhuri crosses in each corner and one large cross in the center.   

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The flag of Vatican City depicts two vertical bands and an image of crossed keys that represent Saint Peter and the Papal Tiara. 

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The flag of Vatican City depicts two vertical bands and an image of crossed keys that represent Saint Peter and the Papal Tiara. 

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The flag of North Macedonia is a stylized yellow sun on a red field with eight extended rays. It was adopted in 1995.

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The flag of North Macedonia is a stylized yellow sun on a red field with eight extended rays. It was adopted in 1995.

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The Russian flag is a simple tricolor flag with three equal horizontal stripes of red, white, and dark blue 

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The Russian flag is a simple tricolor flag with three equal horizontal stripes of red, white, and dark blue 

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The Taiwanese flag is a solid red flag with a blue field and a white sun. The flag was adopted in 1921, and also represents the Republic of China.

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The Taiwanese flag is a solid red flag with a blue field and a white sun. The flag was adopted in 1921, and also represents the Republic of China.

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The flag of Seychelles depicts five different colored lines that start in one corner and diverge into the diagonal corner. It symbolizes the dynamic new country moving into a better future. 

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The flag of Seychelles depicts five different colored lines that start in one corner and diverge into the diagonal corner. It symbolizes the dynamic new country moving into a better future. 

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The flag of Sri Lanka, also called the Lion Flag or Sinha Flag depicts a golden lion holding a sword in its right paw. It symbolizes the last king of Sri Lanka.

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The flag of Sri Lanka, also called the Lion Flag or Sinha Flag depicts a golden lion holding a sword in its right paw. It symbolizes the last king of Sri Lanka.

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The red star and white sphere design were adopted onto the Tunisian flag in 1831. The country is famous for its cosmopolitan capital city, Tunis.

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The red star and white sphere design were adopted onto the Tunisian flag in 1831. The country is famous for its cosmopolitan capital city, Tunis.

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The flag of Burma depicts a field of yellow, green, and red horizontal stripes behind a white five-pointed star. The flag of Myanmar (Burma) was adopted in 2010 to replace the flag that had been in use since 1974.

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The flag of Burma depicts a field of yellow, green, and red horizontal stripes behind a white five-pointed star. The flag of Myanmar (Burma) was adopted in 2010 to replace the flag that had been in use since 1974.

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The flag of Somalia was designed by Mohammed Awale Liban and was adopted in 1954. It is a simple five-pointed white star design overlaid on a light blue background.

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The flag of Somalia was designed by Mohammed Awale Liban and was adopted in 1954. It is a simple five-pointed white star design overlaid on a light blue background.

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The national flag of Colombia symbolizes the country earning its independence from Spain in 1810. It depicts three horizontal bars in red, blue, and yellow.

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The national flag of Colombia symbolizes the country earning its independence from Spain in 1810. It depicts three horizontal bars in red, blue, and yellow.

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The flag of Finland depicts a blue Nordic cross, which represents Christianity. The flag was adopted at the beginning of the 20th century.

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The flag of Finland depicts a blue Nordic cross, which represents Christianity. The flag was adopted at the beginning of the 20th century.

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The flag of Brazil, or "Verde e amarela," depicts a blue disc and a starry sky. The national motto, "Ordem e Progresso," (Order and Progress) is featured in the center.

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The flag of Brazil, or "Verde e amarela," depicts a blue disc and a starry sky. The national motto, "Ordem e Progresso," (Order and Progress) is featured in the center.

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The flag of Ecuador is a horizontal tricolor flag with the National Coat of Arms in the center. It was adopted in 1860.

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The flag of Ecuador is a horizontal tricolor flag with the National Coat of Arms in the center. It was adopted in 1860.

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Following the creation of the Kingdom of Libya, the flag was introduced in 1951. The design features bands of red, black, and green and a white crescent and five-pointed star.

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Following the creation of the Kingdom of Libya, the flag was introduced in 1951. The design features bands of red, black, and green and a white crescent and five-pointed star.

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The European Union flag symbolizes the identity and unity of Europe as a continent. The 12 gold stars and blue background represent solidarity and harmony.

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The European Union flag symbolizes the identity and unity of Europe as a continent. The 12 gold stars and blue background represent solidarity and harmony.

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The flag of Antigua and Barbuda represents a new era for the country. The colors symbolize the blood of slave forefathers and the dynamic people. The sun and sea represent the main tourist attractions.

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The flag of Antigua and Barbuda represents a new era for the country. The colors symbolize the blood of slave forefathers and the dynamic people. The sun and sea represent the main tourist attractions.

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