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What not? (Posted on 2014-12-01) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Find the single outstanding item in the following list:

Algeria, Ethiopia, India, Venezuela, Somalia, Turkey, Vietnam, Grenada, Cape Verde, Cameroon, China, Morocco, Pakistan, Cuba, Panama, North Korea, Syria, USA, Tunisia, Philippines.

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Solution My solution (spoiler?) | Comment 1 of 4
What immediately struck me was Ethiopia as the only landlocked country, as it has been landlocked since Eritrea was formed along the coast.

Too bad there's not a southern hemisphere country, or I'd have found another valid solution, and there are more than 1 western hemisphere countries, so another avenue of uniqueness is closed.

One could say that North Korea is the only communist country, but then Cuba is also on the list, and I don't know what other, more esoteric, at least to me, criteria might exist.

  Posted by Charlie on 2014-12-01 08:41:05
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