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Four Letter Place Names #2

Based on the hints, guess these place names that are only four letters long.
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First submittedOctober 7, 2013
Last updatedFebruary 15, 2019
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Clue
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One of the Great Lakes
Erie
Mongolian desert
Gobi
Country ruled by an ayatollah
Iran
"The Biggest Little City in the World"
Reno
U.S. Pacific island territory
Guam
Mountain visible from Portland, Oregon
Hood
City of Homer's "Iliad"
Troy
Most populous Hawaiian island
Oahu
Third biggest city in France
Lyon
Capital of Norway
Oslo
Second biggest city in Ireland
Cork
Clue
Answer
Capital of Ukraine
Kiev
Walled city of northern England
York
Home state to eight U.S. presidents
Ohio
Roman name for France and surrounding areas
Gaul
California wine valley
Napa
Roman spa town of England
Bath
New Zealand mountain also called Aoraki
Cook
It's next to Benin
Togo
"Strip" of Palestinian territory
Gaza
Sicilian volcano
Etna
Cologne, in German
Köln
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level 76
Jan 28, 2014
I missed three mountains but got everything else- guess I need to brush up on my mountain trivia.
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level 49
Jan 28, 2014
No Cuba? I missed that
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level 34
Jan 28, 2014
Could not Wake be accepted as an island territory?
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level 54
Jan 29, 2014
Good call, but perhaps because it has no indigenous inhabitants?
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level 54
Oct 19, 2015
I think it is technically Wake Island.
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level 72
Jun 9, 2016
It's also disputed - the Marshall Islands claim Wake as well.
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level 67
Jan 25, 2015
If I lived in Portland, Oregon I would have got 100%.
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level 33
Jul 12, 2019
I live in Chicago and have never been to Portland but I got that one.
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level 72
Dec 23, 2015
too euro-centric
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level 69
Jun 11, 2016
9 questions out of 22 about Europe and 7 about the US, 2 of which are pretty obscure if you aren't American - Reno and Ohio. I'm not sure why you feel this is "Euro-Centric"
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level 60
Jan 24, 2018
Too Portland-centric for me. That being said, complaining about Reno is fine. Ohio though? There are only 3 US states with 4 letters.
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level 57
Dec 27, 2015
Anyone else try "Jerry" for "it's next to Benin"? (Then tried "Jeri" to stick to 4 letters. Oh, ignorance, you are delicious.)
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level 66
Feb 22, 2016
Very disappointed that Doom is not accepted for the Kiwi Mountain
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level 69
Jun 9, 2016
Had the clue read "It's native name is Ngaruahoe," I would totally be with you.
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level 55
Sep 30, 2016
Mt Cook is Aoraki, in the Sth Is. Ngaruahoe is Ngaruahoe, in the Nth Is.
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level 60
Mar 25, 2019
Ngauruhoe.
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level 73
Apr 3, 2016
guatemala --- er -- got 'em all with 2:51 to go!
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level 67
Jun 2, 2016
"Biggest little city"? That's weird... Is there a reason for this nickname?
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level 75
Jun 9, 2016
There's an arch built over a street in downtown Reno, and someone submitted that slogan as the winning entry in a contest to come up with a city slogan to be painted on the arch. (It makes one wonder what the losing slogans were.)
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level 66
Jun 9, 2016
"Reno, That other city in Nevada!"
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level 65
Jun 14, 2016
Far better clue for Reno would have been "R.E.M.'s song "All The Way to...""
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level 57
Dec 19, 2018
RENO FOREVER!
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level 61
Jun 9, 2016
All great crossword puzzle answers...
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level 23
Jun 11, 2016
I guessed Nice for third biggest city in France
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level 39
Oct 6, 2017
me too, I didn't know Lyon was very big
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level 68
Dec 18, 2018
Wouldn't the Roman (Latin) name for France be Gallia?
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level 30
Mar 29, 2019
Too many American ones. There's a whole world out there, chaps.