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MySQL - Being not sure in the required syntax on phpMyAdmin

csehz asked
Last Modified: 2014-12-30
Dear Experts,

Can you please advise in a basic issue, I have a Yahoo Small Business account where having a MySQL database and being able to see the records of the created table named as test1 through phpMyAdmin.

Starting from the very beginning, I am able to run the following SQL commands successfully:


or also works:

SELECT * FROM `test1` WHERE `country` = 0

That is so a consequent base, but the following commands do not work any of them so the Germany word between " " or ' ' or `` :

SELECT * FROM `test1` WHERE `country` = "Germany"
SELECT * FROM `test1` WHERE `country` = 'Germany'
SELECT * FROM `test1` WHERE `country` = `Germany`

Could maybe someone has experience how it requires the syntax?

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