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Six Letter Geography #3

Name these geographic answers that are only six letters long.
Last updated: October 29, 2016
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Biggest country by land area
Russia
Capital of the above
Moscow
Yucatan resort city
Cancun
River on Israel's eastern border
Jordan
Peninsula seized by Russia in 2014
Crimea
Gallic country
France
The 50th U.S. state
Hawaii
Capital of Canada
Ottawa
Said to be where Noah's ark landed
Mt. Ararat
"Mile High" city in the U.S.
Denver
Canada's largest island
Baffin
Capital of Alaska
Juneau
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Over 500 million live in the basin of this river
Ganges
Chinese river also called Huang He
Yellow
China's largest island
Hainan
Capital of Spain
Madrid
Country where genocide happened in 1994
Rwanda
Small Asian country led by a sultan
Brunei
Sea bordering Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
Baltic
Country where the Vistula River flows
Poland
City once called the Paris of the Middle East
Beirut
Indochina's longest river
Mekong
Capital of Iran
Tehran
Italy's city of canals
Venice
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level 73
Feb 12, 2015
For some reason when I saw Yucatan I was thinking Yukon.... and I couldn't think of any resort cities in the Yukon. D'oh..
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level 74
Sep 21, 2016
If you're into fishing and hunting, Whitehorse would probably qualify.
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level 57
Jul 22, 2018
Whihos would qualify you mean?
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level 57
Mar 22, 2017
Dawson is arguably the tourist city of Yukon, (and it even has six letters).
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level 57
Feb 12, 2015
Is not Taiwan larger than Hainan? It's not PRC but it is China..
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level 57
Feb 12, 2015
FWIW Taiwan is larger than Hainan
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level 68
Mar 30, 2017
This poster makes a good point. If you believe what the People's Republic of China says, then Taiwan is theirs. If you believe what the Republic of China says, then Taiwan is theirs. Either way, it's part of one of the Chinas.
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level 45
Aug 28, 2017
Yeah I feel like given the clue, the answer is Taiwan either way...
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level 63
Dec 16, 2015
Taiwan may be larger but does not belong to China
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level 71
Oct 6, 2016
It does belong to China, both Taipei and Beijing govt say so!
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level 57
Mar 22, 2017
Taiwan IS China (the Republic of)
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level 44
Dec 23, 2016
47 seconds left!
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level 61
Dec 30, 2016
I am so bad at geography, I'm glad for the opportunity to learn some stuff.
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level 74
Mar 22, 2017
So the genocide in Bosnia didn't occur until 1995? Missed it by that much.
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level 67
Mar 22, 2017
Well, a year and like 14 letters.
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level 53
Jun 11, 2018
I also tried "Kosovo" and "Serbia"
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level 39
Mar 22, 2017
My brain really wanted to read "Gallic" and think "Gaelic".
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level 57
Mar 22, 2017
Cancun might be in te Yucatan peninsula, but its located in Yucatan state's neighboring state of Quintana Roo. That might be confusing.
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level 49
Mar 24, 2017
But few people know where Quintana Roo is, while many would know where the Yucatan peninsula is.
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level 32
Mar 22, 2017
Realized it was time to stop when I guessed "Sicily" for the Italian city.
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level 44
Aug 30, 2018
Today I learned the Yellow river isn't the Yangtze.