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Clues may be referred to bodies of water, islands, regions, etc. For clues concerning several countries, any correct country is accepted as answer. Here is only a limited selection of places.
Largest of the Ionian Islands in western Greece.
Koper (or Kopar)
Largest commercial port in Slovenia.
Only inhabited island of Syria.
City at the base of the Tell Atlas, on the southern edge of the fertile Mitidja Plain.
Largest and most populous Adriatic island. Located near Rijeka.
One of the 3 historical nationalities of Spain. Barcelona is its capital city.
Formerly known as Philippeville. Capital city of the eponymous province.
Gulf of Genoa
Northernmost part of the Ligurian Sea.
City and port in the center of the Rif Mountains.
Rocky headland at the south-westernmost tip of the Gallipoli peninsula.
One of the most seismic areas in the world.
Port city on the Bhar Amzzyan Lagoon. Just 13 km (8 mi) to south of Melilla.
Hof HaCarmel and the Plain of Zebulun
Areas of the Israeli Coastal Plain, in the south and north of Haifa.
Group of 4 islands off the French Riviera, near Cannes.
Group of 3 small islands (Lampedusa, Linosa, Lampione). Between Malta and Tunisia.
Sea of Marmara
Inland sea connecting the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea.
East of the Akrotiri Peninsula.
Between Comino Island and Gozo (locally called Ghawdex).
Headland in Province of Cádiz. Northwest of the Strait of Gibraltar.
Last Spanish sea town before the French border.
One of the minor Balearic Islands.
Great Europa Point
Southernmost point of Gibraltar.
Gulf of Venice
Far north of the Adriatic Sea. Between the delta of the Po River in northern Italy and the Istria peninsula in Croatia.
Gulf of Iskenderun
Easternmost tip of the Mediterranean Sea.
Rocky group of islands of volcanic origin. North of Tunisia.
Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera
One of the Spanish 'Plazas de soberanía', off the Moroccan coast.
3rd largest Greek island. In the northeastern Aegean Sea.
Gulf of Sidra (or Gulf of Sirte)
Body of water located by the city of Sirte. Claimed by Muammar al-Gaddafi as Libyan territorial waters.
Dugi otok (Long Island)
Largest and easternmost of the Zadarian Islands.
Gulf of Gaeta
Named for the nearby Italian city of Gaeta.
Strait of Messina
Between the eastern tip of Sicily and the southern tip of Calabria.
Gulf of Salerno
Part of the Tyrrhenian Sea in the coast of the province of Salerno.
Between Corsica and the island of Elba.
Spanish autonomous city located along the coast of North Africa across from the Strait of Gibraltar.
Sea of Crete
In the north of the island of Crete.
Group of islands in the northeast of the Gulf of Gabès.
Important regional industrial center. One of the 3 largest seaports in the country.
Sea of Sicily (or Channel of Sicily)
Division between the western and the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
Costa del Sol
Popular tourist region that welcomes millions of people annually. Located along the coastline of the Málaga province.
Brijuni (or Brionian Islands)
Group of 14 small islands. Famous for their scenic beauty and their archaeological sites.
Coastline of the southeast corner of France. Also known as the French Riviera.
Over 200 km of coastline belonging to the Province of Alicante.
Eastern coastal region and ex-province of Libya.
Bay of Kotor
Largest bay in the Adriatic
Gulf of the Aegean Sea. Immediately south of Thessaloniki.
Peninsula in far northeastern Tunisia.
Algeria’s 4th-largest city and chief exporter of minerals.
Mount Pelion peninsula
At the southeastern part of Thessaly. Between the Pagasetic Gulf and the Aegean Sea.
Cape Peloro (or Punta del Faro)
One of the most celebrated promontories of Sicily. Northeastern extremity of the island and closest point to mainland Italy.
Deepest recorded point of the Mediterranean Sea: 5,267 m (17,280 ft). In the Ionian Sea south-west of Pylos.
Considered the Business Capital of Libya.
Between Italy and the Balkan Peninsula.
Pine Islands (or Pityuses)
Collective name for the Balearic Islands of Ibiza and Formentera.
Westernmost portion of the Mediterranean Sea. Connected to the Atlantic Ocean throught the Strait of Gibraltar.
Between Turkey and Cyprus.
Located on the French Riviera. Known as the place of the iconic Brigitte Bardot and for its famous and extremely wealthy summertime guests.
Formed by the Karpasia peninsula and Protaras.
Northermost district of Lebanon.
Governorate of Domyat (or Damietta)
Famous for its guava farms, its 'Domiati cheese' and the millions of palm trees exported every year.
Main seaport on Egypt's Western Mediterranean coast. Known for its white soft sands and calm transparent waters.
Cominotto, Filfla and the St.Paul's Islands
Minor and uninhabited islands of Malta. Between Cominotto and Comino lie the Blue Lagoon, one of the frequented tourist locations in the country.
Important city in North Sinai. Egypt's last eastern Mediterranean city.
Historical region on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea.
Group of 147 islands in the Adriatic Sea, covering a sea area of about 320 kmq. Densest archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.
Rashid (or Rosetta)
Popular tourist destination, known for its charming Ottoman mansions. Here in 1799 it was found the 'Rosetta Sone', an understanding key for Egyptian hieroglyphs.
Largest island in the country.
Ras Ibn Hani cape
Important archaeological site. Major resort area called the Cote d'Azur of Syria.
Main tourist destination near Naples. Location of the noted sea cave called 'Grotta Azzurra' (Blue Grotto).
Gulf of Lion
Wide embayment of the Mediterranean coastline of Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence.
2nd largest Greek island.
Sea of Sardinia
Between Sardinia and Balearic Islands.
Gulf of Piran (or Piran Bay)
In the northern part of the Adriatic Sea. Named after the town of Piran.
Saint George Bay (or Golfe de Saint-Georges)
On the northern coast of the city of Beirut.
Between the Italian Riviera and the islands of Corsica and Elba.
Southernmost Mediterranean coastal city.
Holiest city of the Bahá'í Faith.
Main port city in the country. Home to the annual Al-Mahaba Festival.
Old fishing city in southwestern Slovenia on the coast of the Istrian peninsula.
Gulf of Trieste
Extreme northern part of the Mediterranean Sea.
Gulf of Thessaloniki
In the northern Greek region of Macedonia.
Strait of Otranto
It connects the Adriatic Sea with the Ionian Sea. Named after the Italian city of Otranto.
Between the Cyclades and the Peloponnesos. Named after the mythical hero Myrtilus.
2nd-largest island of Malta. Known as 'Isle of Calypso'.
Group of 4 small islands in southern Albania.
Between the Greek island of Crete and Libya.
Saronic Gulf (or Gulf of Aegina)
Eastern terminus of the Corinth Canal.
Rounded gulf in east central Greece. Formed by the Mount Pelion peninsula.
Entrance to Suez Canal and Egypt's major eastern seaport.
Most populous of the 17 autonomous communities of Spain.
Small archipelago consisting of several islands stretching northwest of Dubrovnik.
Ionian Islands (or the Heptanese)
Group of seven main islands, including many smaller ones, in the Ionian Sea.
Between the southern Balkan and Anatolian peninsula.
Between the Greek island of Chios and the Asia Minor coast.
Largest of the Dodecanese islands. Southwest of Turkey in the eastern Aegean Sea.
Gulf of Hammamet
Large gulf in northeastern Tunisia.
2nd-largest city in the country.
One of the nation's major ports. 4th-largest city in the country.
Group of 12 larger plus 150 smaller Greek islands in the Aegean Sea.
Ras ben Sakka
Northernmost point of the African mainland continent.
Largest city in the Sharon Plain.
Israel's only natural harbor on the Mediterranean.
Greek island group in the Aegean Sea.
2nd largest port city of the country.
Chain of islands between the Ligurian Sea and Tyrrhenian Sea, west of Tuscany.
Greek region. South of the Gulf of Corinth.
Smaller and more southerly island of the 'Illes Pitiüses'.
Franc Jozeph Island
Located at the mouth of the Bojana River.
Archipelago of 24 islands in the Aegean Sea.
Balearic Sea (or Iberian Sea)
Between Iberian Peninsula and Balearic Islands.
Long strip of the Adriatic coast surrounding the town of Budva in western Montenegro.
Historical region of Greece, containing Athens.
Gulf of Antalya
Inlet south of Antalya province. Also known as the 'Turkish Riviera'.
Gulf of Corinth (or Corinthian Gulf)
Deep inlet of the Ionian Sea separating the Peloponnese from western mainland Greece.
Bay of Vlorë
Largest bay in the country.
Tripoli and Batroun
Tripoli: 2nd largest port city of the country. Batroun: one of the oldest cities of the world.
Between the Istrian peninsula and the northern Croatian seacoast.
Bab el-Zakat (or STROG)
Arab name for the Strait of Gibraltar (shortened STROG in naval use).
Western point of Sicily.
Gulf of Taranto
Square-shaped gulf of the Ionian Sea. Wholly claimed by Italy as national waters.
Strait of Bonifacio
Between Corsica and Sardinia. Named after the Corsican town Bonifacio.
Between the Greek island of Lesbos and Turkey.
Minet el-Beida (White Harbor Bay)
Important archaeological site served as harbor town and necropolis for Ugarit.
Ras al-Bassit cape
Popular resort destination for its distinctive black sand beaches.
Aeolian Islands (or Lipari Islands)
Volcanic archipelago north of Sicily.
Enclosed by the Italian peninsula, Sardinia and Sicily.
Largest of the 3 islands in the Îles d'Hyères.
Gulf of Squillace
Inlet of the Ionian Sea. Named from the coastal town of Squillace in Calabria.
Group of 4 islands located in front of Marseille.
Archipelago off the west coast of Italy, between Rome and Naples.
The only coastal town in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Small bay on the eastern side of The Rock. Very popular for its big sandy beach.
Capital city of Mostaganem province. Divided in two by a ravine of the river Aïn Sefra.
3rd largest island in Italy after Sicily and Sardinia.
It separates the island of Malta from the southern tip of Sicily.
Promontory at the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar. Near the sunken island of Spartel Bank, hypothesized as the location of the legendary Atlantis.
Strait of Sicily
Strait between Sicily and Tunisia. Division between the western and the eastern side of the Mediterranean Sea.
Largest island of North Africa.
Gymnesian Islands (or Gymnesic Islands)
Collective name for the Balearic Islands of Majorca and Minorca.
Gulf of Valencia
Inlet on the eastern coast of Spain.
Largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea.
Gulf of Gabès (or Syrtis Minor)
On the east coast of Tunisia.
Popular tourist destination near Marseille. Famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets (calanques).
Arabic name of Tripoli.
One of Monaco's administrative areas. Widely known for its casino.
Capital city of the Egyptian governorate of North Sinai.
One of the two British Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus.
Western Europe's largest river delta. Formed by the Rhône River.
Northernmost part of the Aegean Sea.
South-central region. Historically known as Cilicia.
Dardanelles (or Hellespont)
Narrow strait connecting the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara.
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