steepholm (steepholm) wrote,
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Uninvaded

What do the following countries have in common?

Andorra
Belarus
Bolivia
Burundi
Central African Republic
Chad
Congo, Republic of
Guatemala
Ivory Coast
Kyrgyzstan
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Mali
Marshall Islands
Monaco
Mongolia
Paraguay
Sao Tome and Principe
Sweden
Tajikistan
Uzbekistan
Vatican City

According to Stuart Laycock, they hold the distinction of being the only countries never to have been invaded by Britain. I'm sure there's some room for argument about this, but still - what a pugnacious lot we are, and have been. (I realise this is not a very original observation, but there you go.)
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