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The world's poorest countries

Today's Geo Quiz is about money. We Americans aren't feeling very wealthy right now. We're still recovering from that recession but most of us are a lot wealthier still than most of the world's 6.8 billion people. Most of them are poor. We just want to know which are the 5 poorest countries of the world?

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Today's Geo Quiz is about money. We Americans aren't feeling very wealthy right now. We're still recovering from that recession but most of us are a lot wealthier still than most of the world's 6.8 billion people.

Most of them are poor. That's according to the World Bank's analysis. It's also true that most of the world's population lives in the poorest countries and within the poorest areas of those countries. That's especially the case in rural areas of China, India and Africa.

We just want to know which are the 5 poorest countries of the world? Here's a hint: They're all on one continent.

The answer: The Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Liberia, Somalia, and Niger. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with an Oxford University, Toby Ord, who wants to give away 1.5 million dollars in his lifetime. He just doesn't have it yet. Ord is the founder of �Giving What We Can'

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