Asian Geography by Letter - I

Can you guess these Asian geographical answers that start with the letter I?
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Last updated: November 6, 2020
First submittedAugust 12, 2014
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Country of 1.4 billion people
India
Southeast Asian peninsula of
Vietnam, Laos, etc...
Indochina
Most populous city in Turkey
Istanbul
Jakarta is its capital
Indonesia
Also known as Persia
Iran
Once the capital of the above,
now its third-largest city
Isfahan
Hebrew is its official language
Israel
Modern-day Mesopotamia
Iraq
Siberian city near Lake Baikal
Irkutsk
Small Japanese island;
Site of a brutal WWII battle
Iwo Jima
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Capital of Pakistan
Islamabad
Third-biggest city in South Korea
Incheon
Ancient Greek region in modern-day Turkey
Ionia
The Chinese part of Mongolia
Inner Mongolia
Pakistan river; Site of an ancient civilization
Indus
Third-biggest city in Turkey, formerly Smyrna
Izmir
Main river of Myanmar
Irrawaddy
Former capital of the Spanish Philippines
on the island of Panay
Iloilo City
Former region in the Caucasus which shares
its name with a major European peninsula
Iberia
Popular Japanese given name which
means "first son"
Ichirō
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Level 67
Aug 13, 2014
Isn't Istanbul in Europe?
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Level 77
Aug 13, 2014
Half of it is
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Level 81
Sep 23, 2014
I thought Daegu was the third city in South Korea but it seems to be Incheon now, indeed.
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Level 80
Dec 3, 2014
Just a satellite of Seoul.
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Level 70
May 1, 2020
No it's not. It is an independent metropolitan city that does not exist solely as a suburb of Seoul. It has always been an important port city.
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Level 70
Dec 3, 2014
Thank you Risk, for Irkutsk :D
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Level 69
Dec 3, 2014
True that.
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Level 47
Jan 9, 2017
Same.
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Level 78
Dec 3, 2014
Darn you Izmir!
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Level 53
Dec 4, 2014
Could you consider accepting Iona along with Ionia.
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Level 55
Dec 4, 2014
Iona is something completely different (a monastic island in Scotland), not another name for Ionia.
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Level 36
Sep 16, 2017
I'd rather they didn't for it was never known as ''Iona'' in any language or any time.
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Level 59
Sep 16, 2017
Quizzes like these usually have 20 questions. Why does this one have only 15?
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Level 83
Sep 16, 2017
Probably ran out of other answers to use.
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Level 70
Sep 17, 2017
Indira Gandhi, Isfahan, Irrawaddy, Ipoh, Indore, ichiro Suzuki, just to name a few.
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Level 82
Sep 18, 2017
Malbaby just proved Jacktheguy's point ;)
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Level 80
Apr 13, 2018
Isfahan isn't a bad one to include. You could also throw in Iloilo. Or how about Islam? Though I guess that conflicts with Islamabad.
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Level 58
Sep 25, 2017
I don't think having 20 questions is a hard and fast rule.
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Level ∞
Nov 6, 2020
I added 5 more questions: Isfahan, Irrawaddy, Iloilo, Ichirō, and Iberia.
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Level 57
Nov 9, 2020
Thank You for all the answers, I didn't know Ichiro, Iloilo and Iberia nor I got the spelling of Irrawaddy
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Level 66
Mar 23, 2020
If Ionia is round about Izmir, why on Earth is the Ionian Sea the other side of Greece?
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Level 80
Nov 7, 2020
Obviously, the answer for "Ancient Greek region in modern-day Turkey" is Pontus. Took me forever to figure out why the quiz wouldn't take that answer.
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Level 73
Nov 8, 2020
Did you arrive at the conclusion that this is a "I Letter" quiz?
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Level 57
Nov 9, 2020
Pakistan River or Pakistani River, though being an Indian it hurts to see because Indus passes through India as welll
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Level 63
Nov 12, 2020
Maybe change the Inner Mongolia question? Saying "Chinese part of Mongolia" makes it sound like the answer is some region of Mongolia that is mostly Chinese.