Thursday, August 05, 2021

Try these

Which countries are these?

1.  Is considered to have begun in 963, when count Siegfried acquired a rocky promontory and its Roman-era fortifications known as Lucilinburhuc, "little castle", it began to rule the Holy Roman Empire, dominated by steel until the 1960s. 

2.  Borders two countries, citizens were forbidden to enter Czechoslovakia, does not have a tax treaty with the United States, the last country in Europe to grant women the right to vote [misogyny or wisdom?], more registered companies than citizens.

3.  Most serene indeed, atop Mt. Titan, legislature must elect two heads of state every six months, had the world's first democratically elected communist government, in April 2020, highest Covid death rate of any country if it exists, no enclosed bodies of water. 

4.  Highest point is a narrow pathway named Chemin des Révoires, has a military, has a lookout point on the Tete de Chien did land reclamation in 2015, joined the UN in1993, capital city mayor is Georges Marsan, credit card points are not redeemable.

5.  Sale of postage stamps and souvenirs are major businesses, had very low quality wine in the old days, about half occupied by gardens, has a military, known for money laundering and sexual perversion, football team FC Guardia.


  1. 1. sounds like luxemburg
    4. is monaco
    5. could it be the vatican?

  2. 1, 4 and 5 are right, which should make 2 and 3 not so difficult if I add that all are in Europe.

  3. Robbo:
    2. Lichtenstein
    3. Andorra?

  4. A little digging finds...

    2) 1984 Liechtenstein

    3) San Marino

  5. Robbo:
    OK, 3 must be San Marino. I didn't know about their constitution. I wonder if they would lend it to Britain?