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Same Start and End Letter - Geography

Guess these geographical answers that start and end with the same letter.
All the answers are a single word
Last updated: November 03, 2018
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Hint
Answer
A
Largest U.S. State
Alaska
A
Majority Muslim country of Europe
Albania
A
Southernmost region of Spain
Andalusia
B
Notable tree of Madagascar
Baobab
D
Israeli symbol: Star of _____
David
D
Ruhr valley city
Dortmund
E
Dubai or Sharjah, e.g.
Emirate
E
Third biggest city in Oregon
(Hint: men's name)
Eugene
G
Sweden's second-largest city
Gothenburg
H
Islamist group in Lebanon
Hezbollah
L
Port city of northwest England
Liverpool
 
Hint
Answer
N
New Zealand city named
for an admiral
Nelson
N
One of the most-populous
"towns" in England
Northampton
O
Borders Quebec and Manitoba
Ontario
O
Capital of Norway
Oslo
R
Place where water is stored
Reservoir
R
Volcano visible from Seattle
Rainier
S
Island nation in the Indian ocean
Seychelles
T
Lhasa is the capital of this
Himalayan region
Tibet
U
Ayer's rock by another name
Uluru
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level 68
Mar 26, 2017
Nice :)
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level 80
Mar 26, 2017
Can you add varieties to Hezbollah? I tried "Hizbollah" and while it's not especially mentioned on wikipedia, there are those starting with Hiz- and it says etc.
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level ∞
Mar 27, 2017
Okay
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level 56
Mar 29, 2017
Hizballah should certainly be allowed, by why Hizbollah? If you can't figure out that the "party of God" has the name "Allah" in it, I don't think you should be getting points.
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level 68
Apr 5, 2017
I got the answer right, but I never knew that it was known as the "party of God" or made the connection between Hezbollah/Allah.
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level 65
May 27, 2017
Hezbollah/Hizbollah is definitely correct. That's how it's pronounced in Arabic. Yes the second part of the name means God but it doesn't have to be -allah. Sometimes vowels in Arabic change based on the scentence.
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level 75
May 27, 2017
^ yeah. Vowels are very unimportant in Arabic. But transliterated to English I've never seen the group spelled Hizballah... always Hezbollah or, more recently, Hizbollah.
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level 45
Mar 27, 2017
This quiz creator must be from the Pacific Northwest.
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level 57
Mar 27, 2017
You are corrrect.
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level 68
Mar 27, 2017
*Baobab
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level ∞
Mar 27, 2017
Fixed
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level 52
Mar 27, 2017
Ruhr valley city - I've been trying Duisburg and Dusseldorf, didn't think of Dortmund [although I was correct :)]...
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level 47
Mar 27, 2017
But those don't fit the category
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level 52
Mar 28, 2017
Ahhh, now I realised I was thinking of Rheine river instead of Ruhr, my bad!
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level ∞
Mar 29, 2017
Also they don't end with D.
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level 71
Mar 27, 2017
Great quiz!
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level 61
Mar 28, 2017
It's not Ayers Rock by another name - clue should read Ayers Rock by official name. No one with any respect for the indigenous nations calls it Ayers Rock any more (only the airport is named that, these days).
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level 75
Mar 28, 2017
Tried Northhampton - not close enough.
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level ∞
Mar 29, 2017
That will work now
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level 51
May 27, 2017
maybe add sri lanka as an option as well as seychelles?
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level 48
May 27, 2017
Doesn't end with an 's'.
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level 57
May 27, 2017
Naughty boy re Northampton! That's a hard one for the statesiders to get. I am from the uk and struggled. Nice one!
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level 47
May 27, 2017
Tried "river" for "Place where water is stored"...
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level 71
May 27, 2017
kinda flows rather than stores
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level 47
May 28, 2017
Me, too.
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level 62
May 27, 2017
It's still Ayers Rock, not Ayer's Rock.
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level 31
May 27, 2017
I said Andalus but not Andalusia, so I didn't get that one.
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level 65
May 27, 2017
I think Soloman Islands should be accepted for the Island nation starting and ending with S
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level 54
May 27, 2017
Except the South Pacific is not the Indian Ocean.
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level 64
May 29, 2017
Also, the caveats state that all answers are one word. Solomon Islands are two.
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level 39
May 27, 2017
Alabama
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level 67
May 27, 2017
Seriously? Arizona also fits the category but not the clue.
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level 59
May 28, 2017
Need to amend Spanish A question by adding "mainland" or "continental". Canary Islands are further south, and hold same status as the answer.
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level 62
May 28, 2017
Canary Islands doesn't begin or end with A though.
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level 63
May 30, 2017
And isn't one word either.
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level 59
Jul 25, 2017
But they're a region of Spain, making Andalucia not the southernmost region of Spain...
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level 71
Mar 5, 2018
Yes, the southernmost region of mainland Spain!
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level 41
May 29, 2017
The only reason that I got Rainier is that I live in the Seattle region...
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level 41
May 29, 2017
GAH I GOT EUGENE AND GOTHENBURG I JUST DIDNT SPELL THEM RIGHT,
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level 55
May 29, 2017
I think this could be more interesting of the letters were not given, just the information that the answers begin and end with the same letter. Although then the answers should be a little easier, otherwise the quiz would be very difficult.
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level 57
May 30, 2017
I knew Hezbollah but couldn't spell it to save my life. (I can now!)
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level 42
Mar 15, 2018
how about river?
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level 68
Jan 21, 2019
Why the quotation marks around "towns"? It's a town.