The Americas Geography by Letter - L

Guess these North and South American geographical answers that start with the letter L.
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Last updated: December 16, 2019
First submittedAugust 26, 2014
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Biggest city in California
Los Angeles
Bolivian capital, elevation 11,975 ft
La Paz
"Sin City"
Las Vegas
U.S. state where you'll find Cajuns
"Crookedest" street of San Francisco
Pennsylvania county notable for
its Amish community
Island on which Brooklyn and
Queens are located
Long Island
Capital of Peru
Newfoundland and ...
Capital of Michigan
Major city of central Mexico
Capital of Nebraska
Nickname of Texas
Lone Star State
Second biggest city in New Mexico
Las Cruces
Region of the Americas where Romance
languages are spoken
Latin America
Island chain to the north of the
Windward Islands
Leeward Islands
Central business district of Chicago
The Loop
Highest mountain in Canada
Biggest city in Kentucky
Biggest city in southern Alberta
Capital of Arkansas
Little Rock
Level 74
Aug 26, 2014
Capital-S Southern Alberta? Otherwise you'd have to say Calgary is biggest in small-s southern Alberta.
Level 72
Aug 31, 2014
The only way to make that clue reasonable is "largest city south of Calgary."
Level 59
Mar 18, 2015
Lethbridge? You must be joking! Sarah Palin could see USA from there.
Level 43
Mar 18, 2015
I always thought that French-speaking countries of the Americas are not considered a part of Latin America - I might be wrong about the French Caribbean and French Guiana, but I am pretty sure I am right about the Francophone Canada and St Pierre et Miquelon.I recommend you change the "Romance language" clue to "Spanish and Portuguese".
Level 78
Nov 20, 2015
French is a Romance language...
Level 69
Mar 18, 2015
Loo-ville should also be accepted.
Level 78
Mar 18, 2015
Except it's "Loo-vull".
Level 53
Mar 18, 2015
The latin america one is a little bit vague, French and English are also romance languages.
Level 62
Mar 18, 2015
French is but English isn't. The core of English is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It took heavy influence from Norman French later and evolved over time but it is still classified as a Germanic language.
Level 37
Mar 5, 2018
Nope. English is a Germanic language.
Level 72
Feb 3, 2019
In a quiz ostensibly covering two continents, it is not necessary to have two thirds of the questions all about one country!
Level 83
May 4, 2019
Fill us in on other L-places that would be known to a wide sampling of English speakers here.

Of the 13 of 21 that are in the U.S., 3 are Spanish names, 2 are French and 1 is Italian.

I can think of nary another south of the U.S. that hasn't been included.

Level 65
Feb 17, 2021
the capital of Argentina's most populated Province is "La Plata", Perú's capital is "Lima", the spanish name for "Andes Mountains" is "Los Andes". There, you can have 6 out of 21, rather than 2 out of 21 questions with South America only, and that's just at the top of my head. Also, there are around 50 other countries that I'm sure have other "L" named cities, lakes, and other.