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CONTINENT. The one with the world's largest hot desert.
CONTINENT. The one known as 'the New World'.
CONTINENT. The most popoulous one.
CONTINENT. The southernmost one on Earth.
SOVEREIGN COUNTRY. The one in the Balkans.
SOVEREIGN COUNTRY. The one in the Pyrenees.
SOVEREIGN COUNTRY. The largest one on the Mediterranean Sea.
SOVEREIGN COUNTRY. The one converted from paganism to Christianity by Saint Gregory the Illuminator.
SOVEREIGN COUNTRY. The one variably considered the world's largest island or smallest continent.
SOVEREIGN COUNTRY. The largest one in the Caucasus region of Eurasia.
SOVEREIGN COUNTRY. The one where the schilling was the official currency, before being replaced by euro.
SOVEREIGN COUNTRY. One of the 'ABC nations' (or 'ABC Powers').
SOVEREIGN COUNTRY. Twin-island nation with St. John's as capital city.
SOVEREIGN COUNTRY. The one with the exclave of Cabinda Province.
SOVEREIGN COUNTRY. The one where the National Independence Day (August, 19) is celebrated to commemorate the Treaty of Rawalpindi (1919).
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The largest one in the Maghreb.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The one with the oldest stock exchange, a red-light district and many cannabis coffee shops.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The highest one in Europe.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The one known for its Atakule Tower and its Anıtkabir.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The one referred to as 'the new Beirut' and 'the business capital of the Levant'.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The one on the largest African island.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The one near the Iranian border.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The one widely considered the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The one in the River Plate Basin.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The one on the Ishim River.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The one on Upolu Island.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The one regarded as 'New Rome' or 'Italy's African City'.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The one that replaced Lagos at the end of 1991.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The one on the Persian Gulf.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The one on the Gulf of Guinea.
COUNTRY CAPITAL CITY. The one known for its annual Meskel festival and as the headquarters of the African Union.
FORMER CAPITAL CITY (and still largest city) of Côte d'Ivoire.
FORMER CAPITAL CITY (and still largest city) of Kazakhstan.
FORMER CAPITAL CITY (and still largest city) of New Zealand.
FORMER CAPITAL CITY of Togo, from the 1880s until being replaced by Lomé in 1897.
BRITISH TERRITORY. One of the islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Formerly considered a dependency of St Helena.
BRITISH TERRITORY. One of the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Sea.
AUSTRALIAN TERRITORY. The one formed by 2 groups of uninhabited tropical islands in the south of Rote Island.
US TERRITORY. The southernmost territory of the United States.
CONSTITUENT COUNTRY of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. One of the ABC Islands in the Caribbean Sea.
BRITISH AREA. The one near Limassol.
DISPUTED TERRITORY. Unrecognized republic on the Black Sea.
TERRITORY CAPITAL CITY. The one on the island of Pitcairn.
TERRITORY CAPITAL CITY. The one on the island commonly known as the 'Rock of Polynesia'.
TERRITORY CAPITAL CITY. The one on Rarotonga Island.
OCEAN. The one connected to the Pacific Ocean through the Drake Passage.
OCEAN. The one with waters only in the Northern Hemisphere.
GULF. Body of water between Yemen and Somalia.
RIVER. The world's 2nd-longest one.
RIVER. The principal tributary of the Tocantins River.
RIVER. The only one flowing out of Lake Baikal.
RIVER. The one that flows through Florence, in Italy.
RIVER. The 2nd-longest one in Italy.
RIVER and LAKE. The river makes a powerful waterfall in Jasper National Park. The lake is the largest one in Saskatchewan.
LAKE. The one in the Danakil Depression, the lowest point of Africa.
LAKE. The northernmost one of the African Great Lakes.
SEA. Formerly one of the world's largest lakes. Since the 1960s steadily shrinking because of Soviet Union's irrigation projects.
SEA. The westernmost portion of the Mediterranean Sea.
SEA. The one between India and Somalia.
SEA. The one between the southern Balkan and Turkey.
SEA. The one between Italy and the Balkan Peninsula.
SEA. The one to the southeast of the Bay of Bengal, south of Burma, west of Thailand….
SEA. The one to the southwest of New Guinea, west of the Torres Strait, north of the Gulf of Carpentaria,…
MOUNTAIN RANGE. The world's longest continental one.
MOUNTAIN RANGE. The one in North Africa, with Toubkal as highest peak.
MOUNTAIN RANGE. The one at the northern boundary of Italy, with the Mont Blanc as highest peak.
MOUNTAIN RANGE. The one forming the Italian peninsula's backbone.
MOUNTAIN. The highest one in Turkey. Famous for its connection with Noah's Ark in the Bible.
MOUNTAIN. One of the 14 'eight-thousanders'.
TRIANGLE. Geological depression near the Horn of Africa. Also known as Danakil Depression,
DESERT. Considered the driest one. Located between the Sechura Desert and the Chilean Matorral ecoregion.
PENINSULA in Southwest Asia. The world's largest one.
ARCHIPELAGO. The one formed by a chain of more than 300 small volcanic islands and forming an ARC in the Northern Pacific Ocean.
ARCHIPELAGO. The one that forms the greater part of the West Indies in the Caribbean. Divided into 2 major groups: 'Greater' and 'Lesser'.
ARCHIPELAGO. Group of islands in the Bay of Bengal between India and Myanmar.
ISLAND in the Indian Ocean. The one forming, with St.Paul Island, a district of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands.
ISLAND. The largest one in the Bellingshausen Sea.
PROVINCE of Canada.
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US STATE. The one crossed by its eponymous RIVER, which flows into the Gulf of Mexico.
US STATE. The one bounded by the Bering Sea.
US STATE. The one bordered by Mexico.
US STATE. The one crossed by its eponymous RIVER, which is a tributary of the Mississippi.
CAPITAL CITY of a US State. The one on the west bank of the Hudson River.
CAPITAL CITY of a US State. The one on the Chesapeake Bay at the mouth of the Severn River.
CAPITAL CITY of the US State known as 'Peach State'.
CAPITAL CITY of the US State known as 'Vacationland'.
CAPITAL CITY of a US State. The one on the Colorado River, with 3 artificial lakes (one of which is Lady Bird Lake).
CITY. The largest one in the US State known as the 'Last Frontier' and 'Seward's Folly'.
STATE (and eponymous CAPITAL CITY) of Mexico. The one whose name means 'hot waters'.
CITY. The largest one in the state of Guerrero. One of Mexico's best known coastal tourist destinations on the Pacific.
CAPITAL CITY of Sacatepéquez Department. The one famous as a tourist destination close to Guatemala City for its well-preserved architecture.
DEPARTMENT (and eponymous CAPITAL CITY) of El Salvador. The westernmost one. Birthplace of notable poet Alfredo Espino.
DEPARTMENT of Honduras. The one with La Ceiba, officially proclaimed the 'Entertainment Capital of Honduras' for its famous carnival.
PROVINCE (an eponymous CAPITAL CITY) of Costa Rica. The 2nd most popoulous one. Birthplace of Juan Santamaría, the national hero.
DEPARTMENT of Colombia. The one where Medellín is the capital city.
CAPITAL CITY of the Tungurahua Province. The one on the banks of the eponymous RIVER, in the central Andean valley of Ecuador.
CAPITAL CITY of the eponymous REGION. The 2nd-largest city in Peru.
REGION of Peru. DEPARTMENT of Colombia. STATE of Brazil. STATE of Venezuela.
RIVER and REGION of Peru, whose name originates from the Quechua language and means 'where the gods speak'.
CAPITAL CITY of the eponymous REGION in Chile. The one nown as “La Perla del Norte” for its historical and economic importance.
CAPITAL CITY of the eponymous PROVINCE in Chile. Known as the 'city of the eternal spring'. Formerly part of Peru.
DEPARTMENT of Uruguay. The only one to border both Argentina and Brazil.
DEPARTMENT of Paraguay. The one with Fuerte Olimpo as capital city.
CAPITAL CITY of Sergipe, the smallest state of the Brazilian Federation.
STATE of Brazil. The one with Rio Branco as capital city
STATE of Brazil. The one with Maceió as capital city and most popular tourist attraction.
STATE of Brazil. The one where the River Oiapoque forms most of the border with French Guiana.
STATE of Venezuela. The one well known for its beautiful beaches and Barcelona, its capital city.
CITY. One of the largest town in Trinidad and Tobago.
ISLAND and DISTRICT of the Bahamas. The one where the main town is Colonel Hill on Crooked Island.
ARCHIPELAGO and AUTONOMOUS REGION of Portugal.
REGION of Portugal. The southernmost one in mainland.
REGION of Portugal. The one wits Evora as capital city and famous for its wine production.
CAPITAL CITY of the eponymous PROVINCE in Spain. The one overlooked by the Castle of Santa Bárbara on Mount Benacantil.
CAPITAL CITY of the eponymous PROVINCE in Spain. Named from an Arabic term meaning 'the Mirror'. Its Alcazaba is one of the largest Muslim fortresses of Andalusia.
CAPITAL CITY of the eponymous PROVINCE in Spain. Well-known for its religious architecture, for its Walls and for Santa Teresa.
AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY of Spain. The one with Seville as capital city.
AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY of Spain. The one with Zaragoza as capital city.
AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY of Spain. The one with Oviedo as capital city.
FRENCH CITY on the left bank of the Rhône. Well known for its 'Palais des Papes' (Palace of the Popes).
REGION of France, on the west bank of the upper Rhine adjacent to Germany.
CAPITAL CITY of the French region of Corsica. Birthplace of Napoléon Bonaparte.
CAPITAL CITY of the French region of Picardy. Its Cathedral is the tallest of the large classic Gothic churches of the 13th century and is the largest in France.
REGION of France. The one with Bordeaux as capital city.
FORMER NAME of Ethiopia
CAPITAL CITY of the eponymous PROVINCE. One of the largest cities in Algeria. The one near the river Seybouse and the Tunisian border.
CAPITAL CITY of the Australian State of South Australia. Situated on the eastern shores of Gulf St Vincent.
CITY. One of the largest cities in the Liaoning Province of China. Sited on the edge of the Liao River Plains.
CAPITAL OF GOVERNATORATE in Egypt. Founded by Alexander the Great. Its 'Pharos' (lighthouse) was one of the Seven Wonders.
SACRED CITY. One of the most important archaeological sites of Ancient Egypt. Notable for the memorial temple of Seti I containing a famous list of pharaohs.
ISLAND. One of the island of Equatorial Guinea. The one even known as 'Pagalu' or 'Pigalu'.
AUTONOMOUS REGION of Finland and ARCHIPELAGO in the Baltic Sea.
CAPITAL CITY of the Evros Prefecture in Thrace. Located 40 km from the border with Turkey.
PERIPHERY and HISTORICAL REGION of Greece, on the Saronic Gulf.
CITY. Important regional industrial center. One of the 3 largest seaports of Israel.
ARCHIPELAGO to the north of Sicily. The one even known as 'Lipari Islands'.
CITY in Sardinia. Nearby there are the Neptune's Grotto and the Nereo Cave, the biggest and spectacular marine underwater cave in the Mediterranean Sea.
CITY of Italy. At the mouth of a deep ravine, at the foot of Monte Cerreto. Important trading power in the Mediterranean in the past, as capital of one of the Maritime Republics.
CITY on the western flank of Monte Subasio. Birthplace of St. Francis, founder of the Franciscan religious order and patron saint of Italy.
CITY in Sicily. Famous for its 'Valle dei Templi' (Valley of the Temples).
DEPENDENCY of Mauritius. Group of 2 islands in the Indian Ocean.
CAPITAL CITY of the Sous-Massa-Draa Region in Morocco.
CITY. The largest one in northern Niger.
CITY on the banks of the Northern Dvina River and administrative center of the eponymous Russian OBLAST.
CITY on the left bank of the Volga River, close to where it discharges into the Caspian Sea, and administrative center of the eponymous Russian OBLAST.
UNINHABITATED ATOLL of the Seychelles. Home to the world's largest population of giant tortoises.
ISLAND. Only inhabited island of Syria.
CAPITAL CITY of the eponymous GOVERNATORATE in Syria. The largest city and the most populous governatorate in the country.
CAPITAL CITY of the eponymous PROVINCE in Turkey. Located in south-west Anatolia, on the homonymous gulf. Situated on coastal cliffs and surrounded by mountains.
CAPITAL CITY of the eponymous PROVINCE in Turkey. Major agricultural and commercial center on the Seyhan River. 30 kilometres inland from the sea. In the heart of Çukurova region.
CITY of Scotland (UK). The one nicknamed 'the Grey City', for the many buildings built with locally quarried grey granite.
CITY. On the banks of the river Yamuna in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Worldwide kwond for its Taj Mahal.
CITY. The largest one in the Indian State of Gujarat. Located on the banks of the River Sabarmati.
CITY. The largest one in the Indian State of West Bengal, after Kolkata.
ISLAND and COUNTY ff the northwest coast of Wales (UK). The largest one of the Welsh islands
MOUNTAIN. One of the Seven Summits (highest peak in South America)

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