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Balkan Geography A-Z

Can you guess these facts about the Balkans, one for each letter of the alphabet?
Excluding the letter Q.
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Last updated: March 5, 2019
First submittedJuly 1, 2017
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A
Sea to the west
Adriatic Sea
B
Sea to the east
Black Sea
C
Romanian city, largest port on B
Constanta
D
Major European river, part of the Balkans' geographical border
Danube
E
Turkish city, Ottoman capital for nearly a century
Edirne
F
Italian region partly inside the Balkan peninsula
Friuli-Venezia Giulia
G
Turkish peninsula, known for a WWI battle
Gallipoli
H
Balkan country: Bosnia and ___________
Herzegovina
I
Largest city
Istanbul
J
"Strawberry" city in central Serbia
Jagodina
K
Partially recognised state
Kosovo
L
Capital city of Slovenia
Ljubljana
M
Country that split from Serbia in 2006
Montenegro
 
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N
Biggest city in southern Serbia
Nis
O
Home of the ancient Greek gods
Mount Olympus
P
Greek peninsula, where Sparta and Corinth are located
Peloponnese
R
Highest mountain range, 6th in Europe
Rila
S
Large tributary of D, crosses three national capitals
Sava
T
Greek city, largest in Macedonia
Thessaloniki
U
ΝΑΤΟ bombings contaminated some areas with this metal
Uranium
V
Important Bulgarian port and tourist destination
Varna
W
Region in northeastern Greece
Western Thrace
X
City in the above, famous for its beautiful old town
Xanthi
Y
Now broken-up former communist country
Yugoslavia
Z
Capital city of Croatia
Zagreb
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level 72
Jul 1, 2017
Nice quiz. Now I know how to spell Peloponnese - all my 20 attempts were wrong.
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level 68
Aug 30, 2017
Thanks! Well, at least you know now :)