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Geography Decoder

Answer these geographic related questions. The initial letter of each answer will form a geographic location.
Last updated: September 17, 2018
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Clue
Answer
T
Its capital is Florence
Tuscany
H
Mt. range surrounding Bhutan
Himalayas
E
Tallest mountain above sea level
Everest
G
World's largest island
Greenland
R
Morocco's second largest city
Rabat
E
National Park in Florida
Everglades
A
A book of maps
Atlas
T
Australian state with no border
Tasmania
V
Longest European river
Volga
I
Also known as Persia
Iran
C
Northernmost country
Canada
T
Baltic capital whose name has
two sets of double letters
Tallinn
O
Largest coastal city in Ukraine
Odessa
 
Clue
Answer
R
Currency of Nepal
Rupee
I
Only national capital that starts with 'I'
Islamabad
A
Sea between Greece & Turkey
Aegean Sea
D
Lowest elevation on dry land is on
the coast of this sea
Dead Sea
E
Spanish name for Spain
EspaƱa
S
Largest Nordic country
Sweden
E
Capital of Scotland
Edinburgh
R
City that surrounds the Vatican City
Rome
T
East Timor, in Portuguese
Timor-Leste
 
Final Geographical Place
The Great Victoria Desert
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level 74
Aug 26, 2015
The lowest point on Earth is Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench. The Dead Sea is the lowest point on dry land.
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level 74
Aug 26, 2015
I knew the final geographical place, just forget to type it. I hang my head in shame.
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level 32
Mar 27, 2018
Same! I was like, "I don't know any more of these, but they both start with T... Let's see what they are," then clicked Give Up right as I noticed I was missing not two but THREE answers
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level 57
Oct 5, 2015
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level 69
Nov 4, 2015
Nice! I suggest changing the hint to 'Only national capital that starts with this letter' and perhaps 'Country reaching furthest north on land' or something
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level 57
Nov 4, 2015
well, what would it be, by geographical center? haha just teasing :D
Islamabad's doing poorly in the stats, so I think "I" should stick :)
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level 48
Nov 25, 2015
Ulanbataar, Quito and Zagreb are also the only one to start with their first letter...
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level 54
Sep 30, 2018
but none of those start with the necessary "I"
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level 72
Nov 24, 2015
I thought for sure that Istanbul was the capital of Turkey -- but I see it is Ankara.
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level 59
Nov 24, 2015
Tightest one far with 0:01 left in the clock when I finally got Islamabad.
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level 63
Nov 24, 2015
I'm surprised "Final Geographical Place" is the lowest percentage answer, since it can be deduced even with several others missing.
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level 73
May 30, 2018
People forget they're supposed to type it in.
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level 67
Nov 24, 2015
Please check possible entries for question regarding East Timor, seems not to be accepting what should be right.
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level 57
Nov 24, 2015
No, ^TIMORLESTE is just fine.
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level 60
Nov 24, 2015
The Dead sea is not a sea, but a (salt) lake.
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level 64
Nov 24, 2015
Aw man, I couldn't get all the answers, but I worked out the final one. I should get credit for that. XD
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level 57
Nov 24, 2015
You do get credit :)
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level 59
Nov 24, 2015
So, is Australia not an island? Isn't it called "the island continent?"
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level 57
Nov 25, 2015
All of JetPunk considers Greenland the largest island, as continental landmasses do not count.
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level 57
Nov 25, 2015
:) The answers on that quiz pertain to each continent, tho. So Australia is the largest island in the region of Oceania, while Greenland is the largest worldwide.

ps: How did you write "Said quiz."? I usually write hyperlinks as a href="URL"=>TEXT (with 'less than' sign at the front)

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level 70
Aug 15, 2016
"The answers on that quiz pertain to each continent, tho. So Australia is the largest island in the region of Oceania, while Greenland is the largest worldwide." - Ha? If Australia is counted as an island for the purposes of Oceania, how is it not the biggest worldwide? It's clearly vastly larger than Greenland. I myself tend to not count it as an island. If it is counted as an island, then why is it the biggest - why not count all of Afro-Eurasia as the biggest island? Gotta stop somewhere.
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level 65
Nov 28, 2015
Technically Rabat is the 7th largest city but the 2nd largest metropolitan area. They are quite different in meaning.
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level 57
Nov 28, 2015
Technically.
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level 65
Nov 29, 2015
The pint was the clue should say 2nd largest metropolitan area, not 2nd largest city. Rabat is not a correct answer for 2nd largest city but is for 2nd larget metro area.
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level 57
Nov 29, 2015
But metro area is a form of saying city. Is that wrong? No.
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level 65
Dec 3, 2015
Metro area is not the same as saying city. Example: the Los Angeles Metro area has 18 Million plus people in it. Los Angeles, the city , actually only has 3 million people in it. The LA Metro area consists of 57, yes 57, separate cities with their own mayors and councils.
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level 65
Nov 28, 2015
Also ,technically, Greenland is the northern most country. It has a northernmost point of 83 degrees 40 minutes. Canada northernmost point is 83 degrees 6 minutes. Greenland is an Autonomous Country within the Kingdom of Denmark. So either Greenland is correct or Denmark is correct, but not Canada.
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level 57
Nov 28, 2015
Greenland is considered a territory of Denmark, not a country.
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level 65
Nov 29, 2015
you are wrong, Greenland is an autonpmous country within the the kingdom of denmark. Much the same way Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and England are countries within the United Kingdom.
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level 57
Nov 29, 2015
I understand that. Even so, if Greenland didn't work, you should've at least tried Canada. Besides, the final location doesn't make sense if the answer is Greenland (The Great Vigtoria Desert?)
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level 57
Nov 29, 2015
And if you tried Greenland, you should've got the point for a preceding answer!
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level 45
Feb 26, 2016
You should accept Himalaya and Aegean. I didn't get those two answers because of that :/
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level 45
Feb 26, 2016
Oh, nevermind, i just spelled Aegean wrong! But you should still accept Himalaya :)
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level 56
May 8, 2016
Agree! :) - Himalaya should be accepted.
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level 30
Jan 6, 2017
Espania should be accepted
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level 47
Feb 10, 2017
Accept Nepalese rupee for rupee
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level 78
Jun 26, 2017
Tasmania actually does share a land border with Victoria. It's insignificant but still counts! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boundary_Islet
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level 35
Aug 10, 2017
i forgot the ''s'' at himalayas !!
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level 35
Feb 2, 2018
istanbul anyone?/?
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level 14
Feb 2, 2018
I forgot Islamabad when it is part of my favourite country! I hang my head in shame:(
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level 48
Feb 2, 2018
This quiz is amazing. Please make more of these
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