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Geography by Letter - D

Guess these geographical answers that start with the letter D.
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Last updated: September 5, 2018
First submittedApril 26, 2013
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Capital of Ireland
Dublin
Language of the Netherlands
Dutch
German name for Germany
Deutschland
"The Motor City"
Detroit
Most populous city in India
Delhi
Formerly known as Mount McKinley
Denali
The first U.S. state
Delaware
Hindu festival of lights
Diwali
Site of the world's tallest building
Dubai
Salty lake between Israel and Jordan
Dead Sea
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Hamlet's country
Denmark
English Channel town with white cliffs
Dover
German city destroyed by firebombs in 1945
Dresden
"The Mile-High City"
Denver
Name for the Russian Parliament
Duma
South Africa's third largest city
Durban
Triangular shape at the mouth of some rivers
Delta
Capital city of Bali
Denpasar
River that passes by Vienna and Budapest
Danube
Capital of Djibouti
Djibouti
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level 69
Jul 10, 2013
Good quiz - missed 3.
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level 74
Sep 13, 2013
Capital of Djibouti....nice.
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level 44
Jul 9, 2014
that got me too, i feel stupid
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level 48
Dec 28, 2016
I love it when people miss Djibouti.
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level 55
Mar 3, 2019
Well, according to stats and calculations, 9410 people got it wrong.
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level 32
Nov 6, 2013
Can you accept Deepavali? I live in Malaysia and that is how it is called here. Also, in Nepal, it is known as Divali.
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level ∞
Jul 31, 2015
Deepavali will work now.
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level 80
May 23, 2014
Bummer, misspelled Diwali. I still don't get why every other comment on these Geography quizzes is "X doesn't have anything to do with geography!!"
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level 53
Sep 9, 2014
Pleasantly surprised at the amount of people who got Dover, was never sure how well known it was worldwide
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level 76
Sep 24, 2015
"There'll be bluebirds over the white cliffs of Dover..." The song is probably more famous than the place itself.
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level 78
Jul 17, 2018
Vera Lynn is one of my all time favorite singers and an amazing lady. Her voice is one of the reasons that the Allies won WWII.
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level 64
Mar 3, 2019
That's interesting. Bluebirds are endemic to North America.
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level 58
Mar 19, 2019
@sulfuratus: It's a symbolism
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level 74
Oct 5, 2016
There's also 1944 Hollywood movie, The White Cliffs of Dover
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level 76
Mar 7, 2019
The movie, the song, and of course there's always Dover sole.
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level 23
Dec 21, 2015
"Capital city of Bali?"
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level 73
Jul 2, 2018
Denpasar.., like it says above
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level 28
Jul 26, 2019
What even IS bali? 😂 😂 😂
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level 59
Jul 26, 2019
Bali is an island in Indonesia.
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level 47
Dec 23, 2015
100%, 2:54 left. Just sayin'.
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level 21
Dec 23, 2015
I thought the Russian parliament was the Kremlin
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level 62
Jun 8, 2016
Duma is not a building. And the Moscow Kremlin is more like the White House.
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level 62
Jun 18, 2016
Actually the Kremlin in Moscow is a citadel, containing the Presidential Palace, various historical churches, military and government buildings.
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level 35
Jan 10, 2016
I am an idiot... I thought of Denver but did not type it and miss read salty lake as salt desert.
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level 52
Jun 23, 2018
Just like I misread "Hamlets country" as "Hamlets county" and left it.
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level 61
May 9, 2018
Dover like a State Capital ?
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level 75
Jun 23, 2018
Dover like the white cliffs of Dover I suspect.
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level 71
Jul 1, 2018
There are definitely no white cliffs in Dover, Delaware, plus it's not in England.
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level 52
Sep 12, 2018
Dover in Delaware was named by a man from Dover, which is a town in England.
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level 56
Mar 3, 2019
dedicated to the so called gifted geography frauds here , 20 of 20 , 100 percentile, actually requires knowledge not punching in the places till you get all of them then repeating , it to,ruin the curve
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level 69
Mar 3, 2019
Darmstadt was a major German city also destroyed by fire bombing
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level 58
Mar 3, 2019
Not in 1945 though, and I'm not sure it constitutes a "major" city. It's tiny both in terms of population and area, and it doesn't even have an airport
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level 69
Mar 4, 2019
I'll concede you the year discrepancy, but city of 157,000 and metro population of 430,000 = "tiny" ?
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level 59
Mar 3, 2019
What is most populous city in Indiana? Damn it!
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level 43
Mar 3, 2019
Can you accept other spellings for deutschland?
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level 22
Mar 3, 2019
what other spellings are there?
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level 56
Mar 4, 2019
doychland…? ;-)
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level 43
Mar 24, 2019
Deuscheland, deucheland, deutcheland, the list goes on.
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level 72
Mar 3, 2019
It is my understanding that the Duma is just one of the houses of the Russian Federal Assembly--not the whole parliament--or am I not understanding that correctly?
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level 72
Mar 5, 2019
My favourite letter :)
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level 58
Mar 19, 2019
Missed Dead Sea again as the hint says 'lake'... (now I know it's a lake/inland sea)
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level 59
Jul 26, 2019
How can Bali have a capital?
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level 73
Aug 28, 2019
Is this a trick question?

Same way that many, many other places can have capitals. Why wouldn't Bali have a capital?
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level 48
Oct 31, 2019
like U.S. states