4-Letter Geography Chain #3

For each hint, enter a 4-letter word. The last letter of this word will be the first letter of the next word.
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Last updated: October 17, 2020
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Hint
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National animal of England
Lion
Canadian province: ____ Scotia
Nova
The Matterhorn's mountain range
Alps
NYC neighborhood south of Houston street
Soho
London cricket ground: The ____
Oval
Capital of Peru
Lima
City where the Taj Mahal can be found
Agra
Unit of measure equal to 1/640th
of a square mile
Acre
River flowing through Hamburg
Elbe
Cheese named after a Dutch town
Edam
Former currency of Germany:
Deutsche ____
Mark
Hint
Answer
Capital of Ukraine
Kiev
Scrubland ecosytem of Southern Africa
Veld
Extinct bird found on the coat of arms
of Mauritius
Dodo
National gemstone of Australia
Opal
Central area of Chicago: The ____
Loop
Notable animal of the Shetland Islands
Pony
Traditional dwelling of steppe nomads
Yurt
City of Greek legend whose ruins can
be found on the Turkish coast
Troy
6th most common family name in China
Yang
Roman name for France
Gaul
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Level 67
Oct 17, 2020
Gaul is not the Roman name for France - that would be Gallia. Gaul is a word that has the same meaning but a distinct etymology.
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Level 68
Jan 14, 2021
Anglicisation of the Roman name for France.
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Level 53
Feb 11, 2021
I think a better question would be, The Roman name for the region of Western Europe that included France, Luxembourg, Belgium, etc.
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Level 78
Oct 17, 2020
Kyiv should be accepted for Kiev as well.
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Level ∞
Oct 17, 2020
Okay
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Level 53
Oct 18, 2020
I really love this series!
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Level 51
Nov 10, 2020
I got below the average. That rarely happens, but with this one I feel more surprised than ashamed, honestly. Surprised by how common-knowledge some of these I'd never guess are.
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Level 40
Feb 11, 2021
Argh! 😡 so annoying...
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Level 55
Feb 11, 2021
should also accept 'Gouda' for Dutch cheese!
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Level 69
Feb 11, 2021
But that's not four letters...
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Level 83
Feb 11, 2021
Nor does it fit the chain...:(
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Level 65
Feb 11, 2021
Fun fact: Edam is the only cheese that's made backwards.
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Level 84
Feb 11, 2021
.gnitseretni yreV
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Level 73
Feb 11, 2021
The currency was called Deutschmark, not Deutsche Mark.
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Level 61
Feb 13, 2021
wrong, it was the Deutsche Mark. You are probably confusing with a Reichsmark, but that is the currency before D-Mark.
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Level 73
Feb 14, 2021
I'm definitely not confusing it with Reichsmark. I grew up in West Germany and we called it D-mark or Deutschmark where I lived. Wikipedia wisdom of today notwithstanding.
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Level 59
Feb 11, 2021
Self: That's it. There is no animal that ends in "n". Must be a mistake.