Central Asian Geography Quiz

Can you answer these geography questions about the Central Asia?
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Last updated: August 16, 2020
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To what ethno-linguistic group of people does the majority of the region belong?
Turkic people
What country did all the Central Asian countries use to be part of until 1991?
Soviet Union
What is the most populous metropolitan area in the region?
Tashkent
What country is sometimes associated with Central Asia, but is not counted so by the U.N.?
Afghanistan
What major lake does Central Asia border to its west?
Caspian Sea
The official language of Tajikistan is a variety of what language?
Persian
What is another name for the above?
Farsi
The name of what Central Asian capital means "the city of love" in that language?
Ashgabat
With what European peninsula does the western region of Turkmenistan share its name?
Balkan
By what mountain range is Tajikistan mostly covered?
Pamir Mountains
Meaning Black Sand, what is the Central Asia's largest desert?
Karakum
What ancient trading road went through Central Asia for getting to the west?
Silk Road
What lake in Kazakhstan is the largest in Central Asia - as well as Asia's third largest?
Balkhash
What mountain range covers almost 80% of the area of Kyrgyzstan?
Tian Shan
What lake, between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, has been shrinking since the 1960s?
Aral Sea
What is the new name of the Kazakh capital of Astana?
Nur-Sultan
What language has official status in both Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan?
Russian
What three letters make the name of the second biggest city in Kyrgyzstan?
Osh
What river, that flows into the above, makes most of Tajikistan's southern border?
Amu Darya
What type of landlocked country is Uzbekistan?
Double-landlocked
What river parts the "European" side of Kazakhstan?
Ural River
What name does both Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan's currencies have?
Som
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