Top Ten Countries Mainly Known for Their History


The Top Ten

1 Egypt Egypt Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

The first country that came to mind - FavoriteFightingFrenchman

Pyramids are a big one - EliHbk

Mainly pyramids - PeeledBanana

Just is OK. - Adrukath

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2 Greece Greece Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known since ancient times as Hellas is a country located in southeastern Europe.

Greek Mythology. - PeeledBanana

I love greece - Orlemley

Because of Greek mythology - Randomator

The myths though... - EliHbk

3 Mongolia Mongolia

The Golden Hoard rolling out of the Gobi, dominating all the armies before them. Genghis and Kublai Khan. It's all I think of when Mongolia is mentioned. - Ned964

4 United States United States The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the more.

So much stuff that happened - Randomator

5 Cambodia Cambodia Cambodia is a Southeast Asian nation whose landscape spans low-lying plains, the Mekong Delta, mountains and Gulf of Thailand coastline. Its busy capital, Phnom Penh, is home to the art deco Central Market, glittering Royal Palace and the National Museum's historical and archaeological exhibits. In more.

Centre Of the Khmer kingdom - SpectralOwl

6 Iraq Iraq

It is located where Mesopotamia was - SpectralOwl

7 Germany Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. more.

Mainly because of the holocaust and WW2 - Randomator

Berlin wall and ww2 - Bearskater13

8 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. more.

Roman Empire and Fascism - Bearskater13

9 Mali Mali
10 England England

Quite a role was played in the medival times by this country. (Not a City) - SpectralOwl

The Contenders

11 Ethiopia Ethiopia Ethiopia, officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a sovereign state located in the Horn of Africa.
12 Spain Spain Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.

Colonizing the Americas - Bearskater13

13 Iran Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. The capital city is Teheran and the major city is also Tehran. The language is Persian.

Persia and Zorastrianism - Bearskater13

14 Israel Israel Israel, officially the State of Israel is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

Judaism - Bearskater13

15 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is an Arab state in Western Asia (Middle east) constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. The official Language is Arabic The capital city is Riyadh.

Where islam was founded - Bearskater13

16 Swaziland Swaziland

One word: Zulus - SpectralOwl

17 India India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world.

Cradle of diversity

18 Japan Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. more.

Their empire, anime, Nintendo, and attack on Pearl harbor. - AStumpedHuman

19 France France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to more.

French Revolution And Eiffel Tower - Bearskater13

20 Russia Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. more.

Soviet Union And Communism - Bearskater13

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