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Subdivisions by Country

We give you two subdivisions. You name the country.
For example, Alaska, Nevada - United States.
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Quiz by Kvkq
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First submittedFebruary 12, 2013
Last updatedDecember 30, 2016
Times taken24,145
Rating4.76
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Subdivisions
Country
Oaxaca, Tabasco
Mexico
Parana, Mato Grosso
Brazil
Saskatchewan, Manitoba
Canada
Toscana, Emilia-Romagna
Italy
Attiki, Makedonia Thraki
Greece
KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape
South Africa
Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh
India
Shaanxi, Xinjiang
China
Atacama, Valparaiso
Chile
Pomeranian, Lubusz
Poland
Nordland, Finnmark
Norway
Aswan, Luxor
Egypt
Punjab, Balochistan
Pakistan
Bavaria, Saxony
Germany
Phuket, Chiang Mai
Thailand
Subdivisions
Country
Tierra del Fuego, Salta
Argentina
Gifu, Kanagawa
Japan
Burgundy, Brittany
France
Aragon, Catalonia
Spain
Makkah, Al Qasim
Saudi Arabia
Zeeland, Friesland
Netherlands
Sakha Republic, Volgograd
Russia
Salzburg, Burgenland
Austria
Papua, Yogyakarta
Indonesia
Van, Antalya
Turkey
Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv
Ukraine
Jämtland, Uppsala
Sweden
Kaduna, Sokoto
Nigeria
Jura, Schwyz
Switzerland
Sarawak, Penang
Malaysia
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level 66
Nov 13, 2012
Interesting quiz! I quite enjoy it! :) You should do a sequel. =)
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level 41
Apr 23, 2017
Yes, agreed.
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level 32
Feb 17, 2013
One of my new favourites. Thank you! A lot of guessing which makes it very interesting.
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level 53
Apr 22, 2013
Uppsala is actually a city rather than a subdivision! :)
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level 65
Apr 25, 2013
No, it's not. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uppsala_County
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level 76
Aug 21, 2013
"Pomeranian" should be "Pomerania".
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level 65
Feb 18, 2014
Okay, I finally looked it up. The official name of the subdivision is Województwo Pomorskie - Pomeranian Voivodeship. Saying that "Pomeranian" should be "Pomerania" is actually incorrect. Pomerania is a region, like Patagonia or the Midwest, which stretches from northeastern Germany and along the coast of Poland. Defining the subdivision as "Pomeranian" is the correct way, since if I just said "Pomerania" that could include subdivisions in Pomerania, like "Pomeranian", "West Pomeranian" or "Kuyavian-Pomeranian" voivodeships in Poland or "Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania" state in Germany. "Pomeranian" is the official name of the voivodeship, so I don't know why you think that I should have used a different name than the official one.
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level 29
Jun 2, 2014
I'm Polish and I totally agree with that :) Pomerania is a historical state, like Silesia, New England, Wales, Saxony and so on. Poland divides into Voivodeships (subject) and 'Pomeranian' is an adjective here. Lubusz also could be found as an adjective - the official name would be Lubusz voivodeship = województwo lubuskie.
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level 53
Apr 12, 2015
That strikes me as odd. I mean, if we were referring to the Tibetan Autonomous Region, we wouldn't call it the "Tibetan", would we?
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level 65
Apr 12, 2015
No, because it's called Tibet Autonomous Region.
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level 73
Oct 12, 2016
I disagree, officially it's also Italian/French/Hellenic republic, Russian Federation etc.
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level 66
Jun 15, 2014
This was much easier than I expected it to be . . . 30/30. Weird.
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level 42
Apr 26, 2017
Only missed Nigeria. I was also stuck on Poland for a while - turns out I was looking too far west. Loved this quiz!
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level 60
Jul 19, 2014
Tierra del Fuego is half chilean/half argentinian...
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level 65
Jul 19, 2014
While there are Tierra del Fuego provinces in both Argentina and Chile, there is neither a Salta province in Chile nor an Atacama or Valparaiso province in Argentina, making the questions valid.
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level 61
Jul 22, 2014
Beat it with 3:00 remaining.
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level 64
Feb 5, 2015
i thought the nigerian ones would be something like japan you know
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level 69
Apr 21, 2015
Great quiz. I look forward to the more challenging sequels.
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level 51
Apr 21, 2015
30/30 with 1 min left, cool quiz
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level 56
Apr 21, 2015
Why is Tuscany/Toscana spelt using its native language, but Brittany, Burgundy, Saxony, Bavaria etc aren't?
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level 67
Apr 21, 2015
"Makedonia Thraki" is quite a bizarre choice for Greece, these are generally thought to be two different regions. Maybe you mean the administrative division called "Eastern Macedonia and Thrace" (Anatoliki Makedonia kai Thraki)
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level 76
Apr 21, 2015
Pretty easy. The ones you don't know you can guess based on spelling or sound.

I've seen the titles go both ways many times on this site, but I wonder, wouldn't it be better to call this Countries by Subdivision? Rather than subdivision by country?
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level 65
Apr 21, 2015
Now that you point it out, yeah, probably.
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level 36
Apr 24, 2015
Aww yeah EU IV
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level 57
Jul 9, 2015
Glad to see another EU IV fan :)
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level 32
May 28, 2015
Quite interesting one!!!!
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level 60
Oct 18, 2015
Missed Turkey, damn.
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level 77
Feb 7, 2016
really fun! can't believe I got 100
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level 76
Jul 20, 2016
Those Nigerian subdivisions come off as Asian. That's probably an unfair subterfuge by the quiz maker.
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level 42
Apr 26, 2017
Can't have everyone getting 100% lol
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level 61
Apr 23, 2017
Great fun, thanks. Just missed the two that people miss the most.
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level 67
Apr 23, 2017
Good quiz, a challenge but not impossible. if you want another challenge try .... 'The Challenge' puzzle-quiz at .... .. http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/120558/the-challenge
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level 24
Apr 23, 2017
That picture has been used so many times. Get a new picture already!
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level 61
Apr 23, 2017
Nordland and Finnmark sound like all the Scandinavian countries got together and had a bunch of illegitimate children.
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level 44
Apr 23, 2017
Nice quiz! Really made me think!
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level 68
Apr 23, 2017
I wonder about the pic that is often shown when Germany is part of a quiz. The girl's outfit definitely does NOT look German.
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level 49
Apr 24, 2017
Tough place names picked for Japan. I was confused, until I remembered I lived in Kanagawa province
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level 24
Apr 24, 2017
I knew Nigeria because of Kaduna, the city.
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level 76
Aug 28, 2018
Many of these are cities. Or provinces named for cities.
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level 27
May 17, 2017
I got Nigeria but missed Mexico. :(
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level 36
Aug 28, 2018
My Nordland <3
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level 55
Mar 5, 2019
Got all yay!
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level 55
May 15, 2019
ez for a geoenthusiast, 2:55 left
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