Asian Geography by Letter - G

Can you guess these Asian geographical answers that start with the letter G?
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Last updated: December 13, 2019
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Chinese defensive barrier against
the barbarian hordes
Great Wall
Country in the Caucasus
Georgia
Hinduism's holiest river
Ganges
Freshwater "sea" in Israel where
Jesus is said to have walked
Galilee
Area that Israel captured from Syria
Golan Heights
What Qatar juts into
Persian Gulf
Palestinian territory
Gaza
Desert in China and Mongolia
Gobi
Turkey's 6th largest city - continuously
inhabited for at least 3,000 years
Gaziantep
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Traditional Japanese hostess
Geisha
China's most populous province
Guangdong
Capital of the above, formerly
called Canton
Guangzhou
State on the northwest coast of India
Gujarat
Hindu deity depicted as an elephant
Ganesha
Country that once controlled the
city of Tsingtao
Germany
World's largest canal, in China
Grand Canal
Term for a Soviet prison camp
Gulag
Nepalese soldier
Gurkha
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Level 67
Nov 19, 2014
Tsingtao is now spelled Qingdao.
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Level 81
Apr 3, 2019
And a big hint as to who controlled the city of Tsingtao is it's spelling.
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Level 67
Mar 8, 2020
its* but I agree, and the spelling that was used during the time of occupation should be in this quiz.
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Level 36
Nov 4, 2020
Also that it's the name of a beer, and who is famous for beer? Germany. That's how I got it :)
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Level 38
Nov 20, 2014
Can't believe so many people missed Gujarat, and I don't even consider myself to know much about India.
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Level 36
Nov 22, 2014
did you know that you reload the quiz and hide some of the questions under the dotted line? a bit of a cheat if one is on a laptop and does not know there are more questions until they are missed
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Level 47
Jan 14, 2017
Tried so many ways: Gasha, Gashia, Gasia, Gaisha, Gaysha, Gasiah...
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Level 59
Aug 19, 2017
The spelling you're looking for is Ganesha.
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Level 79
Aug 19, 2017
Actually, it's Geisha.
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Level 71
Aug 19, 2017
I was always told that geishas were trained to be elegant. Now I find out they were trained to be elephants. Amazing that they can play the shamisen so deftly.
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Level 63
Jun 24, 2017
You should accept Antep as an answer as well. Antep is the real name of the city. Gazi is added to it merely 90 years ago.
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Level 65
Aug 19, 2017
...but that doesn't start with G.
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Level 44
Aug 19, 2017
Can you accept "gangzhou" and "gujurat"?
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Level 81
Aug 19, 2017
Some of these questions are not really about geography, are they?

Geishas? Gurkhas?

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Level 80
Aug 19, 2017
They are.
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Level 83
Aug 19, 2017
Geography doesn't just include the Earth's physical features and knowing where everything is. Human geography is dealing with how human activity is influenced by the Earth's surface.
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Level 79
Aug 24, 2017
Gerka? Gerhka? Gherka? Don't know why I thought it was an e instead of a u.
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Level 82
Jul 14, 2018
that'd be gherkin you are thinking of
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Level 35
Nov 18, 2018
Should change the spelling from Tsingtao to Qingdao
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Level 60
Nov 16, 2019
Qingdao is spelled incorrectly
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Level 67
Mar 8, 2020
No it's not. It was spelt 'Tsingtao' during the time of that country's occupation.