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Re: st: Re: political geography
Kit Baum wrote:
> On Aug 4, 2004, at 2:33 AM, a geographer wrote:
>> You need an evaluation:
>> local name = country1[`y']
>> This assumes that no length limits bite.
>> The longest country name I can think
>> of, with a little help from
>> a database, is 30 characters, e.g.
>> Federated States of Micronesia
> Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
>> Anyone beat that?
With a bit of cheating, quite easily:
The United Kingdom of Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands
and the Isle of Man.
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