African Geography by Letter - J, U, V, W, X, Y and Z

Guess these African geographical answers that start with the letters J, U, V, W, X, Y and Z.


Whole Series: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, K, L, M, N, O, P, R, S #1, S #2, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z
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J
Biggest South African city
Johannesburg
Type of wild dog
Jackal
Capital of South Sudan
Juba
265,000 of these people lived in
Morocco in 1948. Now it's 2,200
Jews
Common Swahili word for "hello"
Jambo
Capital of Saint Helena island
Jamestown
Historical market square in
Marrakesh, Morocco
Jemaa
el-Fnaa
 
 
 
 
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U
Country of Idi Amin
Uganda
Country that once controlled over
30% of the African lands
United
Kingdom
Namibia is world's 4th-largest
producer of this metal
Uranium
Phoenician colony in Tunisia
Utica
Liberia was founded by the freed
slaves from this country
United States
Former name of Burkina Faso
Upper Volta
River Bangui sits on; just move one
letter to another place
Ubangi
Swahili for freedom / Kilimanjaro peak
Uhuru
Full official name of Comoros
Union of the
Comoros
 
 
 
 
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V
Largest lake of Africa
Victoria
2010 FIFA World Cup noisemaker
Vuvuzela
Burial place of the major
Ancient Egyptian royal figures
Valley of
the Kings
Religion practiced by 11.6% of Benin
Vodun
Madagascar's top agricultural export
Vanilla
"Shocking" river of Ghana
Volta River
South African official language
Venda
Rwandan national park that is home
to the mountain gorillas
Volcanoes
Scrubland ecosytem of Southern Africa
Veld
 
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W
Capital of Namibia
Windhoek
River starting in Africa's largest lake
White Nile
Disputed territory claimed by
Morocco and the Sahrawi Republic
Western
Sahara
Meaning of "Casablanca"
White House
Animal with a "Great migration"
Wildebeest
Province of Cape Town
Western Cape
Type of wild pig. Pumbaa is one
Warthog
Lingua franca of Senegal
Wolof
Namibia's only natural harbor
Walvis Bay
Meaning of Ghana's name
Warrior King
Vibranium-rich country
Wakanda
 
 
 
 
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X
Nelson Mandela's ethnic group
Xhosa
Type of music instrument balafon is
Xylophone
 
 
 
 
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Y
Language mainly spoken in Lagos
Yoruba
Staple crop of West Africa
Yam
Capital of Cameroon
Yaoundé
Tropical disease that probably
originated in Africa
Yellow Fever
Country 20 miles east of Djibouti
Yemen
Muslim Bantu group in Malawi or a
famous Chinese basketballer
Yao
 
 
 
 
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Z
Countries starting with Z
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Former name of D.R. Congo
Zaire
Group once led by King Shaka
Zulu
River where the Victoria Falls lie
Zambezi
Botswana's national animal
Zebra
Island that is home to Stone Town
Zanzibar
Subspecies of "humped" cattle
Zebu
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Level 47
Nov 12, 2020
Wakanda Forever.
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Level 71
Nov 12, 2020
Never heard of it.