Only 23 per cent of Americans managed to pick out Iran on a map – our 11 favourite comments

With Iran dominating the news, apart from in the tiny bubble obsessed with the Royals, it seemed like a good time for data expert, Joanna Piacenza, to test people on their geographical knowledge of the troubled country – specifically Americans.

It didn’t go down well.

This is the map they were using.

People were pretty stunned at the results, and had some comments, particularly about the extraordinary guesses highlighted on the map.

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Lawyer George Conway had an additional subject in mind to take the test.

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