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QUIZ: Can you name the places and geography of the World

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Term for the vast, remote and arid area of Australia, generally used to refer to locations that are comparatively more remote than those areas named 'the bush'
Indian island where Mumbai lies, making it one of the most densely populated islands in the world with 15 million inhabitants
This country claims to be the oldest surviving sovereign state and constitutional republic in the world
Largest island entirely in Wales
Australia's most substantial mountain range and the third longest land-based range in the world, stretching 3,500 km
The most widely spoken language in Hong Kong with 90 %
City in Cumbria, England known for its mint cake and tobacco
Strong, cold and northwesterly wind that blows from southern France through the Rhone valley into the Gulf of Lion in the northern Mediterranean
With over 200 million inhabitants in 2011, it is the most populous state in India as well as the most populous country subdivision in the world
Highest peak in Northern Ireland
Indonesian island, in the middle of the Lesser Sunda Islands chain, with Lombok to the west, Flores to the east
Canada's smallest province in both land area and population
The southern part of this island in the Caribbean are an constituent country of the Netherlands
The northermost island in the world
Which European country is the farthest west
Canada's most populous province by a large margin, accounting for nearly 40 % of all Canadians
The northernmost county or län of Sweden, who covers almost one quarter of Sweden's surface, and is its largest county
Bird on Egyptian flag
The most central public square in Stockholm, Sweden, named after a 18th-century sculptor
In which country is the island of Vulcano, the origin of the name volcano?
Conurbation in the Netherlands, consisting of the four largest Dutch cities - Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht
Popular beach east of Sydney and subject of several TV shows
Name given to one of Asia's two main opium-producing areas including Myanmar, Laos and Thailand
This city is known as the most isolated city in the world, with 2104 km away from the closest city with over 100 000 inhabitants
What is the maximum depth of the worlds deepest lake, Lake Baikal
The longest canal in Europe made for ship traffic with 191 km
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Located in the northwest of the country, this state is the largest by area in India (10 % of the total area)
This region in Italy are the only one predominantly German speaking
Chinese city which was the the starting point of the Silk Road and home to the Terracotta Army
Which city is nicknamed 'Athens of the North'
The northermost capital in the world
This country has the longest border to other countries with over 22 000 km
What city, located close to San Diego, forms the world's busiest land-border crossing with 50 million annually?
Oldest Institution of Higher Learning in Switzerland established in 1460
Largest lake of China
The name of the border demarcation between Lebanon and Israel published by the UN i 2000
As a key centre of the UK copper industry, it was nicknamed 'Copperopolis'
This city have got the busiest container port in the world
What is the southern counterpart of the aurora borealis?
River that origins in eastern Turkey, flows eastwards for 1070 km into Armenia, Iran and Azerbaijan where it meets the river Kura and ends in the Caspian Sea
This Tokyo station was used by an average of 3.64 million people per day in 2007, making it, by far, the world's busiest transport hub
Number of stations on the London Underground
The longest river in the Czech Republic also have this German name
Coast-near Chinese island in the Taiwan Strait with a population of 3,5 million
UK city called 'Granite City', also less frequent called 'Oil Capital of Europe'
Largest Active Volcano in Europe
The Queen temple site in Egypt, previously know as Thebes. Opposite, across the Nile, we find The Valley of the Kings
Number of Prefectures of Japan
Major holiday resort on Mallorca, approximately 15 kilometres southwest of Palma. Notorious for its binge drinking tourism
The largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago of Papua New Guinea
Baltic Sea island in Pomerania, since 1945 split between Germany and Poland
The highest mountain on Corsica, France at 2706 m
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The UN Buffer Zone in Cyprus which devides the island, is also known by this name
Largest lake of Spain
This lake of 114 km², are the largest in Poland
This desert is the 4th largest Australian desert, with an area of 176,500 km2 and is the world's largest sand dune desert
Grassland biome on the Great Hungarian Plain around the River Tisza
This city is often noted for having more canals than Venice, and in 1791 it was hailed as 'the first manufacturing town in the world'
Turkic ethnic group living in Eastern and Central Asia, primarily in the Xinjiang Region in North-Western China
Largest lake in Greece
The largest island in the Republic of Fiji
The second largest city in Japan
There two countries are the first to celebrate each New Year
This country is the top producer of copper
Hadrians Wall in Northern England ran from Wallsend in east to this firth in the west
Canada's largest province by area and its second-largest administrative division; only the territory of Nunavut is larger
Bay between the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia
Australian island just south of Java, infamous for its refugee and immigration detention since the 1980s
Limestone escarpment in Burgundy, France. The east-facing slope is home to some of the greatest names of Burgundy wine
This French city is the home of the Bayeux Tapestry
The fourth largest of the Balearic Islands
Name given to one of Asia's two principal areas of illicit opium production which includes Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan
In which modern country is the ancient greek city of Antioch?
River in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and Tanzania. Forming part of the upper headwaters of the Nile and carrying water from its most distant source
The southermost capital in the world
Which monument to soldiers fallen in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars is the tallest structure of its kind in Europe?
This island is the largest in the Azores with 759 sqkm

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