Geography facts #1

Choose the correct answer to each geographical statement
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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:
London
Leeds
Birmingham
Manchester
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
Nepal
Brunei
Ireland
3. The largest city in all of Africa by urban population:
Johannesburg
Cairo
Lagos
Addis Abeba
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:
Bhutan
Argentina
Afghanistan
Nepal
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.
Dead sea
Aral sea
Lake Assal
Owens lake
It shrank due to divertion of the main inflows for cotton production in the 1960's.
6. This countries flag got humans on it:
Benin
Bolivia
Haiti
Belize
7. The most populous out of the -stans:
Uzbekistan
Afghanistan
Kazakhstan
Pakistan
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
Estonia
Finland
Ukraine
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:
France
Italy
Spain
China
Italy has got 53, China 52, Spain 46 and France 43.
10. One of these countries is an independent republic associated with the USA:
Micronesia
Bahamas
Samoa
Tuvalu
11. The full name of this country is ''Plurination state of (country here)'':
D.R. Congo
Colombia
Bolivia
Papua New Guinea
12. This country owns the westernmost spot of mainland Africa:
Senegal
Mali
Cabo Verde
Guinea
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:
Oman
Libya
Iran
Yemen
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
Reno
Carson city
Las Vegas
15. Biggest lake in mesoamerica:
Lake Petén Itzá
Lake Chapala
Lake Nicaragua
Lake Atitlán
Lake Nicaraguas size of 8.264 km² makes it the largest in mesoamerica.
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Level 38
Feb 15, 2019
It's Addis Ababa.
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Level 65
Feb 15, 2019
''Addis Ababa, ''new flower''; or Addis Abeba (the spelling used by the official Ethiopian Mapping Authority); is the capital of Ethiopia.''