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What are some countries that begin with the letter "K"?

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Some countries that begin with the letter "K" are: Kenya, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kurdistan, Kosovo, Kuwait and Kyrgyzstan. The two nations of Korea, North Korea and South Korea, may also be included on a list of countries starting with "K." Karakalpakstan is an autonomous republic of Uzbekistan that is not recognized by the United Nations.

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What are some countries that begin with the letter "K"?
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Kenya is located in East Africa. Its capital city is Nairobi and, as of 2012, it had a population of approximately 44 million people. The country has a significant amount of land devoted to wildlife habitats and is home to elephants, leopards, lions, buffalo and rhinoceroses.

Kuwait is an oil-rich country located at the tip of the Persian Gulf next to Iraq and Saudi Arabia. In terms of total land area, it is one of the smallest countries in the world. Its government is a constitutional monarchy with an elected parliamentary system. As of 2013, Kuwait had a population of approximately 4 million people.

Kazakhstan, officially known as the Republic of Kazakhstan, is the ninth largest country in the world and the largest landlocked country in the world in terms of land area. Situated in Central Asia, it borders Russia, China, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan. As of 2013, its population was estimated to be approximately 17 million.

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