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Russian Geography A-Z

Can you guess these facts about Russian geography, one for each letter of the alphabet?
Excluding the letter X.
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Last updated: June 23, 2017
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A
River in the Russian Far East, 10th longest in the world
Amur
B
Sea to the southwest, popular tourist destination
Black Sea
C
Site of a 2013 meteor explosion
Chelyabinsk
D
River famous for its Cossacks
Don
E
Highest mountain (5,642 m)
Elbrus
F
Full name of the country: Russian _________
Federation
G
Bordering country, fought a war against Russia in 2008
Georgia
H
Communist symbol still in use on some federal subjects' flags
Hammer and Sickle
I
Large city near the Baikal Lake
Irkutsk
J
Country that claims some of Russia's Kuril Islands
Japan
K
Peninsula famous for its volcanoes
Kamchatka
L
Mostly frozen sea in the Arctic Ocean
Laptev Sea
M
The Third Rome
Moscow
 
Hint
Answer
N
Biggest city in Siberia
Novosibirsk
O
Longest river in Russia, 7th in the world
Ob
P
Body of water that forms Russia's eastern boundary
Pacific Ocean
Q
Russia is the largest importer of this mineral, used in jewelry and watches
Quartz
R
Large city on the banks of D
Rostov
S
Second biggest city, capital of the Russian Empire
Saint Petersburg
T
World's longest railway line
Trans-Siberian Railway
U
Mountain range between Europe and Asia
Urals
V
Russia's "mother" river, the longest in Europe
Volga
W
Arctic sea, the location of the major port of Arkhangelsk
White Sea
Y
Russian territory larger than Argentina, famous for extremely cold winters
Yakutia
Z
Arctic archipelago, site of the biggest nuclear test in history: Novaya _____
Zemlya
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Jun 24, 2017
Great quiz!
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level 68
Jun 24, 2017
Thanks! I'm glad you enjoyed it!