Geography by Letter - I

Guess these geographical answers that start with the letter I.
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Last updated: September 5, 2018
First submittedApril 26, 2013
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Boot-shaped country
Italy
Also known as Éire
Ireland
Spanish party island
Ibiza
City once called Constantinople
Istanbul
Famous Rio de Janeiro beach
Ipanema
"The Land of Lincoln"
Illinois
U.S. state known for potatoes
Idaho
Majority Jewish country
Israel
Small volcanic island owned by Japan;
site of a famous 1945 battle
Iwo Jima
Narrow strip of land that connects
two larger land masses
Isthmus
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Country that invaded Kuwait in 1990
Iraq
Major river in Pakistan and India
Indus
"Capital" of the Scottish highlands
Inverness
Country and subcontinent
India
Second largest religion in the world
Islam
Peninsula of Spain and Portugal
Iberia
Russian oblast in Siberia made famous
by the board game "Risk"
Irkutsk
Austrian Winter Olympics host city
Innsbruck
Turkish city once known as Smyrna
İzmir
Jakarta is its capital
Indonesia
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Level 72
Sep 18, 2013
I loved this one. (Because I got them all?!)
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Level 69
Nov 10, 2013
Greetings from Idaho, everyone! Where a potato field is never far away.
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Level 76
Oct 5, 2016
I must have a look into Idaho's geography, I thought it was all Rockies
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Level 38
Nov 7, 2016
Sorry, but I spent four years of my life in Amsterdam, Holland, having to eat potatoes in one form or another EVERY SINGLE DAY. I will be an extremely happy camper if I NEVER SEE ANOTHER POTATO AS LONG AS I LIVE.
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Level 79
Jun 30, 2018
don't get stranded on Mars.
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Level 63
Apr 8, 2020
But there are so many ways you can cook and eat a potato!

Potatoes new, potatoes old
Potato (in a salad) cold
Potatoes baked or mashed or fried
Potatoes whole, potatoes pied
Enjoy them all, including chips
Remembering spuds don't come in ships!
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Level 35
Feb 5, 2014
I was on the last 's' of Inverness! Argghhhh!
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Level 78
Aug 13, 2014
Never heard of Ibiza, but glad so many of you knew about the party.
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Level 78
Jul 18, 2018
We rarely get invited to places like that. However, I have been to the New Madrid Country Club - it's kinda the same thing isn't it?
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Level 78
May 13, 2019
Apparently it's very family oriented. When my late brother lived there he met a lot of men he knew from other towns. They introduced the young women they were with as their "cousins".
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Level 72
Jul 14, 2015
Empanadas are often eaten in Ipanema.
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Level 46
Feb 27, 2016
i love geography that is why i am so good at the quizzes!!!
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Level 78
Feb 27, 2016
Being older helped me get Ipanema from the song, "Girl From Ipanema" - "Tall and tan and young and lovely, the girl from Ipanema goes walking, and when she passes, each one she passes says, 'Ahhhh'." Bossa nova from the '60s was great.
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Level 76
Aug 11, 2017
Great song! So mellow.
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Level 78
Feb 5, 2017
Found this pretty easy - though, half of my time was spent trying to spell "isthmus!"
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Level 69
Feb 20, 2018
Like Geography?....... try my Geography One here it is
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Level 68
Jun 30, 2018
I've never heard of that famous Rio beach.
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Level 76
Jun 30, 2018
"Tall and tan and young and lovely, The girl from Ipanema goes walking and...." I think the 60's bossa nova song made it famous for quiz-takers of a certain age.
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Level 77
Jun 30, 2018
Greetings from İzmir, Turkey. It's always good to see your hometown in a Quiz.
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Level 72
Jul 1, 2018
Way cool!
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Level 45
Mar 7, 2019
How on Earth did I miss Irkutsk? facepalm.
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Level 68
May 12, 2019
My sister is a potato from Montana