Geography facts #1

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Last updated: February 15, 2019
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1. This is the biggest city in the UK by urban area population that is not the capital:
Birmingham
Leeds
Manchester
London
About 2.6 M people live in Birmingham, 2.5 M in Manchester and 2.2 M in Leeds
2. The only country without a rectangular flag:
Vatican City
Ireland
Brunei
Nepal
3. The largest city in all of Africa by urban population:
Addis Abeba
Cairo
Lagos
Johannesburg
At 21 M people Lagos is estimated to be Africas fastest growing city, already being the largest one.
4. The arguably highest unclimbed mountain in the world lies within this country:
Afghanistan
Nepal
Argentina
Bhutan
With its 7570 m the Guangkhar Puensum is prohibited to be climbed in respect for local beliefs
5. This freshwater lake had formerly been the fourth largest in the world, today it's only a tenth of its size.
Lake Assal
Dead sea
Owens lake
Aral sea
It shrank due to divertion of the main inflows for cotton production in the 1960's.
6. This countries flag got humans on it:
Belize
Benin
Haiti
Bolivia
7. The most populous out of the -stans:
Afghanistan
Pakistan
Uzbekistan
Kazakhstan
About 208.000 M people live in Pakistan, the second most populous -stan is Afghanistan with about 31 M
8. This country fought against the USSR in the winter war:
Sweden
Ukraine
Finland
Estonia
This war between the USSR and Finland lasted from 30th of November 1939 until the 13th of March 1940
9. Country with the most UNESCO world heritage sites:
Spain
China
Italy
France
Italy has got 53, China 52, Spain 46 and France 43.
10. One of these countries is an independent republic associated with the USA:
Bahamas
Samoa
Micronesia
Tuvalu
11. The full name of this country is ''Plurination state of (country here)'':
Papua New Guinea
Colombia
D.R. Congo
Bolivia
12. This country owns the westernmost spot of mainland Africa:
Guinea
Mali
Senegal
Cabo Verde
Cap Verd, Senegal is the most western point on mainland Africa.
13. This country is home to the highest percentage of muslims in the Ibadi branch:
Yemen
Iran
Libya
Oman
Ibadites make up about 40-45% of Oman, there is an important minority of Sunni, whereas theres only about 2% Shia.
14. The state capital of Nevada:
Henderson
Carson city
Las Vegas
Reno
15. Biggest lake in mesoamerica:
Lake Chapala
Lake Petén Itzá
Lake Nicaragua
Lake Atitlán
Lake Nicaraguas size of 8.264 km² makes it the largest in mesoamerica.
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Feb 15, 2019
It's Addis Ababa.
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Feb 15, 2019
''Addis Ababa, ''new flower''; or Addis Abeba (the spelling used by the official Ethiopian Mapping Authority); is the capital of Ethiopia.''