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Geography by Letter - L

Guess these geographical answers that start with the letter L.
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First submittedApril 26, 2013
Last updatedFebruary 8, 2019
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Capital of England
London
Former name of St. Petersburg
Leningrad
Largest city in Nigeria
Lagos
Famous Paris museum
Louvre
Language of the Roman empire
Latin
Type of poem or city in Ireland
Limerick
2nd biggest city in the U.S.
Los Angeles
Capital of Portugal
Lisbon
Neighbor of Israel
Lebanon
Major city in Yorkshire
Leeds
Former Italian currency
Lira
Leather breeches that
one might see at Oktoberfest
Lederhosen
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Country just south of Latvia
Lithuania
Beatles' home city
Liverpool
U.S. state named for a French King
Louisiana
U.S. gambling and foreclosure capital
Las Vegas
Country founded for freed American slaves
Liberia
Biggest island in New York
Long Island
Longest river in France
Loire
Founder of Taoism
Laozi
National airline of Germany
Lufthansa
Greek island of Sappho
Lesbos
Main island of the Philippines
Luzon
Region of northern Norway, Sweden,
Finland and Russia
Lapland
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level 27
May 3, 2013
I got Laozi, but first tried Lao Tzu, which should be accepted.
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level ∞
May 4, 2013
Okay. I had 7 other variations of his name, but forgot Lao Tzu. That will work now.
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level 77
Oct 30, 2013
^those are the two I tried first
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level 36
Dec 8, 2014
Please accept Laozu
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level 79
Jun 23, 2019
Some people are Laozi at spelling! ;)
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level 67
Jul 5, 2015
What has Laozi got to do with geography?
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level 75
Dec 8, 2015
Human geography.
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level 77
Apr 9, 2016
I don't know... Museums, airlines, currencies are human geography, but Laozi... Taoism would be a good question, but its founder is rather History.
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level 61
Jun 10, 2018
Is that pronounced "lousy"?
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level 56
Feb 24, 2019
UK: /ˈlaʊˈzɪə/; US: /ˈlaʊˈtsiː/; Chinese: /lɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻³⁵ t͡sz̩²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/
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level 72
Oct 31, 2013
100%, that was a while ago. L is my new favourite letter
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level 76
Jun 23, 2019
It's always been my favorite but it's nothing to do with geography. It's the first letter of my first name.
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level 38
Apr 25, 2014
Just so you know, Limerick and Liverpool are not counting as answers. Might explain the high number of wrong answers for both. Enjoyed the quiz otherwise. :-)
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level 80
May 22, 2014
Yet 83% get Liverpool and over 60% get Limerick? Doesn't appear to be a problem for most people.
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level 55
May 31, 2014
You don't think the gambling and the foreclosure are related, do you?
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level 58
Mar 26, 2016
Are you crazy? What possible correlation could there be between those two things?
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level 35
Jun 26, 2014
How can 100% of test takers get the capital of england if I didn't get it. I am stupid.
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level 20
Sep 3, 2014
I tried luvre and it didn't work. I think you should add that
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level 67
Nov 15, 2014
you must try the 'sounds like' quiz ............
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level 44
Jan 16, 2016
shouldve said for lapland northern most region of finland :(
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level 57
Apr 9, 2016
I did`nt get 2nd biggest city in the U.S
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level 28
Apr 10, 2016
lol "lesbos"
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level 35
Apr 10, 2016
I thought St Petersburg was called Stalingrad
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level 65
Apr 10, 2016
No, Stalingrad is the former name of Volgograd
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level 77
Apr 11, 2016
And before Stalin, it was called Tsaritsyn.
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level 67
Apr 11, 2016
24/24 with 3.57 easy peasy
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level 50
Jun 6, 2019
Bigheadedness is never attractive
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level 51
Jun 24, 2019
he'll be cryin' himself to sleep tonight on his huge pillow
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level 52
Apr 19, 2017
I actually very much enjoy the questions about human geography topics. They provide a challenge and are much more difficult than the typical political/physical geography questions.
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level 39
Jun 1, 2017
I never realized Louisiana was named after the king but in hindsight it's kind of obvious.
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level 35
Jul 28, 2017
Greek was widely used by the Romans as well as Vulgar Latin.
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level 28
Jan 26, 2019
The longest river in France is Rhine!
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level 28
Jan 26, 2019
For some reason, my brain couldn't comprehend what l Geography means and I kept guessing Sapmi for the last one.
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level 56
Feb 24, 2019
Isn't the German national airline Luftwaffe?
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level 56
Feb 24, 2019
Joking, that's the German air force.
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level 38
May 11, 2019
Wouldn't accept "Luzon" for me. Also, it just hit me that Louisiana, purchased from Napoleon by Thomas Jefferson, is named after the beheaded king (Louis XVI) who preceded Napoleon as ruler of France. The irony continues... Jefferson was Ambassador to the French Court during Louis XVI's reign.
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level 41
Jun 23, 2019
why isnt llanfairpwllgryngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch on one of the questions
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level 41
Jul 22, 2019
Because it would be even more notoriously difficult to spell than Sri jayawhatever kotte