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What country starts with "R"?

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As of September 2014, there are three sovereign nations in the world whose names begin with the letter "R." They are Romania, Russia and Rwanda. There is also a French territory in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar that goes by the name of Reunion Island.

Romania is in Southeast Europe. It borders Ukraine and Bulgaria, as well as the Black Sea. Russia stretches across Eastern Europe and Northern Asia and has a vast area of 6.5 million square miles. The nation of Rwanda is located in Central Africa and is infamous for an ethnic genocide that occurred there in 1994.


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