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Below is a list of ten countries, with one missing. Find one attribute (for example, the population) of each country, so that if you take the first number or first letter of each country’s attribute, in the order shown, it forms a familiar ten-character number, word or phrase. What is the one attribute, and what is the missing country? If more than one country could qualify, then list the country with the largest population, as of August 2019.

Ukraine
Spain
Honduras
Albania
Mauritania
South Korea
Mauritania
?
Bulgaria
Canada
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The attribute is

the currencies of those countries: Hryvnia, Euro, Lempira, Lek, Ouguiya, Won, Ouguiya, ?, Lev, Dollar.

And the missing country is

India, which uses the Rupee, completing the phrase "Hello world".

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    $\begingroup$ Pakistan uses the pakistan rupee, which may also be a valid answer (if not for the size tiebreaker) $\endgroup$ – im_so_meta_even_this_acronym Aug 3 at 23:02
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    $\begingroup$ Indonesia, the Maldives, Mauritius, Nepal, Seychelles, and Sri Lanka use rupees too, but India has the largest population. $\endgroup$ – Duck Aug 3 at 23:05
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    $\begingroup$ @Duck Indonesia uses Rupiah btw, and it's not similar to Rupee :D $\endgroup$ – athin Aug 4 at 2:26
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    $\begingroup$ Rupee is incorrect. There is a larger-populated country with an R currency. $\endgroup$ – FlanMan Aug 4 at 9:24
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    $\begingroup$ Would the answer then be Chinese Renminbi? $\endgroup$ – projectilemotion Aug 4 at 9:39

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