Top 10 Countries with the Most Interesting Shape on the Map

The Top Ten

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

I don't know know why they say that Italy kicked Sicily out of Italy

Italy looks like a boot, high heel in particular.

Looks like a high heel about to kick Sicily.

Looks like a shoe.

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. ...read more.

Looks like the letter J. Yes, J for Japan.

Coincedence? I think not

Mexico Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a federal republic located in North America. The country is located between the U.S. and Central America, and is known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts, and jungles.

It looks like an animal hind leg (maybe lamb or pork hams) - one of those you can see in some meat counters. Google 'Jamon Iberico de bellota' - Mexico looks like that.
With some more imagination, I can also see a seahorse.

Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.

Philippines is unusually shaped in a beautiful way. Its shape is does not look like a typical country but an art.

Philippines looks like an animal complete with head, body, legs and butt.

Philippines has a peculiar shape that
Is very easy to remember.

Philippines looks like a gun if turned sideways

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

Russia looks like a running horse.

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. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. ...read more.

All sides India actually have beautiful shape

The best shape for a beautiful country

At West it likes a lion roaring

Best map of the best country

Thailand Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia.

If you look at Thailand on a map, you will notice it looks a bit like an elephant!

Its shape looks like an elephant head

Iceland Iceland, also called the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.

Iceland looks like an amoeba.

Gambia Gambia, established in February 18, 1965, is located in western part of Africa. The capital of Gambia is called Banjul, the other major city are Serekunda, Brikama and Bakau which are the three biggest cities in Gambia. ...read more.

It looks like an intestine

Norway Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy in Northern Europe whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard. ...read more.

Combined with sweden it looks like a cock

The Contenders

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 ...read more.

Just because of the islands

Lucretia, even Weird Al Yankovic mentions this in his awesome parody song "I'll Sue Ya":
"I sued Colorado
'Cause you know, I think it looks a little bit too much
Like Wyoming"

United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and its current prime minister is ...read more.

Looks like a gummy bear

Laos Laos, officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (LPDR), or commonly referred to its colloquial name of Muang Lao is a landlocked country in the heart of the Indochinese peninsula of Mainland Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to ...read more.

Laos looks like a tree (maybe a palm tree)

Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.

Looks like a pool

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.

It looks like it is a sidekick or tear that is India's. If you see more closer you see a man holding a bar in the train

Sri Lanka looks like a pearl or a tear off India.

Tear of the Indian ocean

My country.shape like pearl and a water drop.

Austria Austria was Celtic (Hallstadt) then as Noricum, part of the Roman Empire, Alaric, who took over Rome, studied at a monastery near Vienna. In the Middle Ages, the Holy Roman Emperors moved to Vienna, then Austria became separate. Medieval documents from Eastern Europe as far as West Ukraine were often ...read more.

Thanks, Martin. I think you are right - it does look like a guitar!

Maybe only Austrians think that, but it looks like a guitar.

It looks like a helicopter

Latvia Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, one of the three Baltic states.

It looks like a heart

Croatia Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia (independence since 1991), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean. Its capital city is Zagreb. It is a member of the European Union. During the Cold War it was part of Yugoslavia. It is a cultural ...read more.
Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second highest peak (K-2) and ninth highest peak (Nanga Parbat) are ...read more.

Looks like an dragon!

Looks like a dinosuar, a T-Rex perhaps.

Kenya Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa and a founding member of the East African Community.

Most beautiful country shaped like its some art.

Should be number one.

Totally number one

Nairobi, Kenya

Chile Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

It's no secret Chile looks like a witch finger

COme on we have such a strange shame we are the longest thinnest country ever if you don’t belive me serch it

Panama Panama, officially called the Republic of Panama, is a country in Central America situated between North and South America.

It's like the letter S

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 ...read more.

France looks like a flying squirrel

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

Greece look like a lady

Netherlands

Has the world's largest artificial island (Flevoland) and is nicely spread around an internal lake (IJsselmeer). In the South-West there is an interesting delta area.

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