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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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 64
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 77
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 51
Oct 18, 2020
I really love this series!
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Level 47
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.