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The number 5 in geography
Can you name the geographic places having a connection with the number 5 ?
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Clues refer to geographic places around the world, that has a connection with number 5. Here is just a limited selection. Suggestions are welcome.
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LAKE. It is one of the FIVE GREAT LAKES in North America and the only one which is entirely located within the United States.
The FIVE GREAT LAKES are: Superior, Huron, Erie, Ontario, and Michigan.
COUNTRY. It is the southernmost one of the FIVE COUNTRIES THAT FORM THE MAGHREB.
The Maghreb is formed by Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania.
COUNTRY. It is the only one of the FIVE COUNTRIES BOUNDING THE CASPIAN SEA that was not a Republic of the Soviet Union.
The FIVE COUNTRIES that bound the Caspian Sea are: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, and Iran.
AUTONOMOUS REGION OF CHINA. The one of the FIVE REGIONS whose leader lives in exile and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989.
The FIVE AUTONOMOUS REGIONS OF CHINA are: Guangxi Zhuang, Inner Mongolia, Ningxia Hui, Xinjiang Uyghur, and Tibet.
US STATE where there is the PENTAGON (the headquarters of the US Department of Defense).
Of course there are 5 sides, but even 5 military branches: Navy, Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Coast Guard.
COUNTRY. It is the only sovereign country among the FIVE ARCHIPELAGOS OF MACARONESIA.
The Macaronesia is located west of the Straits of Gibraltar and is formed by: Azores, Madeira and Desertas Islands, Canary Islands, Savage Islands, and Cape Verde.
COUNTRY. Administratively, it is divided into 58 Provinces and FIVE CENTRALLY GOVERNED CITIES (among which there are Can Tho, Da Nang, and Hai Phong).
The other two cities are: Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh.
US CITY composed of FIVE BOROUGHS, among which Staten Island is the least populated.
The 5 boroughts are: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island.
COUNTRY. Administratively, it is divided into 26 regions, FIVE of which are not in mainland: three are on Unguja, and two on Pemba.
Unguja and Pemba are the two largest islands that form the Zanzibar Archipelago.
CAPITAL CITY. The southernmost one among the FIVE COUNTRY CAPITAL CITIES whose English name starts with the letter H.
From North to South: Helsinki (60° 10' N), Havana (23° 08' N), Hanoi (21° 02' N), Honiara (09° 28' S), and Harare (17° 51' S).
SOVEREIGN COUNTRY whose official flag is referred to as the FIVE STAR RED FLAG.
A red field (representing revolution) charged with FIVE GOLDEN STARS (for the unity of the Chinese people under the leadership of the Communist Party of China.)
COUNTRY where there is a rugged portion of coast known as 'le Cinque Terre' (the FIVE LANDS), a very popular tourist destination.
The 'Cinque Terre' is composed of FIVE VILLAGES, which together with surrounding hillsides are part of a National Park and since 1997 are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
COUNTRY where there are the FUJI FIVE LAKES.
So called because in the area at the base of Mount Fuji, there are FIVE LAKES formed by its previous eruptions.
COUNTRY whose national flag is known as the FIVE-CROSS FLAG.
One large red cross in the centre and four smaller ones in each white corner.
COUNTRY. Its flag has the FIVE-POINTED white 'Star of Unity' in the center of a light-blue field (representing the Indian Ocean).
The Star of Unity represents the Somali, the Ogaden region, the North Eastern Province, and the former Somaliland territories.
CARIBBEAN ISLAND. The smallest one among the FIVE TERRITORIES of the former Netherlands Antilles at the moment of its dissolution.
From largest to smallest: Curaçao (444 sq km), Bonaire (288), Sint Maarten (34), Sint Eustatius (21), and Saba (13). Aruba seceded previously (193 sq km).
COUNTRY. Administratively, it is divided into 33 Provinces, FIVE of which have Special Status. Papua is one of those FIVE PROVINCES.
The FIVE SPECIAL PROVINCES are. Aceh, Yogyakarta, Papua, West Papua, and Jakarta.
COUNTRY. The easternmost one among the FIVE ORIGINAL MEMBERS of the 'Comunidad Andina' (Andean Community of Nations).
The original FIVE MEMBERS are: Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia.
COUNTRY. Administratively, it is divided into FIVE REGIONS and 2 Autonomous Countries within the Kingdom. Zealand is one of the regions.
FIVE REGIONS (Capital, Northern, Central, Southern, and Zealand) + Greenland and Faroe Islands.
COUNTRY. Its flag consist of 2 outer blue bands (standing for the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea) and FIVE BLUE STARS on the inner white band.
The FIVE STARS represent the 5 nations of the former Federal Republic of Central America and the hope that they may form a union again.
COUNTRY. Eua, Ha'apai, Niuas, and Vava'u are four of its FIVE main administrative divisions.
The fifth one is Tongatapu.
COUNTRY that, together with USA, Russia, China and France, is one of the BIG FIVE.
BIG FIVE with reference to the permanent members of the UN Security Council.
COUNTRY. The largest one among the original members of the SHANGHAI FIVE.
The FIVE original members are: China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Russia. Uzbekistan joined in 2001.
US CITY in Iowa nicknamed the CITY OF FIVE SEASONS.
The 'fifth season' is time to enjoy the other four.
COUNTRY. Federal constitutional republic made up of 50 STATES and a federal district.
ITALIAN CITY whose town hall has a room named the GREAT HALL OF THE FIVE HUNDREDS (used after the Medici's exile for meetings of the Citizen Council).
The 'Salone dei 500' is the most imposing chamber of Palazzo Vecchio, which overlooks Piazza della Signoria.
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