Trivia Tuesday: ‘stan

How many country names end in the suffix ‘stan’?

Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstani dudes hanging with their avian homies

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5 Responses to “Trivia Tuesday: ‘stan”
  1. Cousin Mick says:

    9

  2. mel says:

    Cousin Mick, what might they be? Don’t make me google!

  3. Elly says:

    If I could name a country I would name it Stan..

  4. admin says:

    Dudes, I only got 5.

    Kazakhstan
    Afghanistan
    Pakistan
    Uzbekhistan
    Kyrgyzstan (the ultimate spelling challenge – holy krygyzow!)

    Am I wrong? Cousin Mick?

  5. Cousin Mick says:

    oops sorry….didn’t realise I had to back up my stab in the dark with actual names.
    A quick google search reveals there are actually 8…so i was close:

    Afghanistan, Dagestan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan

    …Do i win a trip to Kazakhstan?

    http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_do_many_countries_in_Asia_end_with_-stan

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