Geography by Number of Letters #1

Guess geographical answers that contain each amount of letters, ranging from 4 to 12.
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Last updated: January 23, 2020
First submittedFebruary 1, 2016
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4
Capital of Italy
Rome
5
Suez canal country
Egypt
6
Largest Africa desert
Sahara
7
China's longest river
Yangtze
8
Everest, K2, eg.
Mountain
9
Its capital is Santa Fe
New Mexico
10
Busan is found here
South Korea
11
Its state abbv. is MS
Mississippi
12
Haiti's largest city
Port-au-Prince
 
 
 
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Answer
4
Persian, Aden, etc.
Gulf
5
Nauru district/capital
Yaren
6
Driest US state
Nevada
7
2nd-top world language
Spanish
8
Top world language
Mandarin
9
2nd biggest Scottish city
Edinburgh
10
African Great Lake
Tanganyika
11
a.k.a. Holland
Netherlands
12
Liberty Bell city
Philadelphia
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Answer
4
Flat-topped hill
Mesa
5
Known as Myanmar
Burma
6
Now called Ho Chi Minh
Saigon
7
Capital of Sicily, Italy
Palermo
8
Africa's largest lake
Victoria
9
State known for cheese
Wisconsin
10
Southernmost continent
Antarctica
11
2nd biggest Mexican city
Guadalajara
12
2016 Olympic host city
Rio de Janeiro
 
 
 
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Answer
4
Major Egyptian canal
Suez
5
Finnish for "Finland"
Suomi
6
Alaskan-Russian strait
Bering
7
US-Canada waterfalls
Niagara
8
Northern Japanese island
Hokkaido
9
Island province of Ecuador
Galapagos
10
"Little Mermaid" statue city
Copenhagen
11
Tanzania's tallest peak
Kilimanjaro
12
Person who makes maps
Cartographer
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Level 81
Feb 1, 2016
What city in Scotland besides Glasgow is bigger than Edinburgh?
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Level 54
Feb 1, 2016
I wonder the same. Aberdeen? Inverness?
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Level 74
Feb 1, 2016
Och hoots mon, Edinburgh innae a wee burgh. Only xxxxxxx (that city's a swear word in Edinburgh) is bigurgh. Dundee is wee, Inverness is even less, Ayr innae there. Noo it's taim to goo to the Government Commissioner and divaide xxxxxxx into tairn tainy pieces and maiark Edinburgh the grairtest, which it is anyway but ye gnaw what ae mean...
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Level 74
Feb 1, 2016
PS How do I know this is a guid wee quiz? Cos ye uised oor national colour for it, och
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Level 65
Feb 1, 2016
And suddenly I don't feel so confident about understanding Scots!
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Level 73
Feb 1, 2016
Nice!
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Level 65
Feb 1, 2016
Taken.
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Level 57
Feb 1, 2016
Himalayas works for #8
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Level 65
Jan 23, 2020
Okay, added as a type-in