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Geography of Germany

Answer these random geography questions about the country of Germany.
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First submittedMay 10, 2019
Last updatedJune 8, 2019
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What is Germany's largest state by area?
Bavaria
What city, capital of the above, hosted the Summer Olympics in 1972?
Munich
What German city is home to the European Central Bank?
Frankfurt
What are the two longest rivers that flow through Germany?
Danube
Rhine
What is the birth country of the greatest number of foreign-born German residents?
Turkey
What polycentric urban area are the cities of Essen, Duisburg, and Dortmund a part of?
The Ruhr
What two seas does Germany border?
Baltic Sea
North Sea
What canal connects those two seas?
Kiel Canal
What major peninsula does Germany share with Denmark?
Jutland
What is Germany's highest mountain? (Hint: starts with Z)
Zugspitze
What city, starting with a double-A, is the westernmost in Germany?
Aachen
What state completely surrounds Berlin?
Brandenburg
What name was given to the best-known crossing point between East and West Berlin?
Checkpoint Charlie
What river flows through the city of Hamburg?
Elbe
What river makes the northern part of Germany's border with Poland?
Oder
What French city would you be in if you drive westward from the German town of Kehl?
Strasbourg
What large lake borders Austria, Germany, and Switzerland?
Lake Constance
What region in the southwest is probably Germany's most famous forest?
Black Forest
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level 61
May 10, 2019
I officially predict that this will be featured
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level ∞
Jun 7, 2019
You are psychic!
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level 72
Jun 7, 2019
The Z question doesn't quite make sense - maybe ask what is Germany's highest point?
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level 55
Jun 7, 2019
Definitely had no idea what that question was attempting to ask
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level 70
Jun 8, 2019
Not sure what else it could have been attempting to ask
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level 77
Jun 8, 2019
Nice one, good job. I agree with Jerry though, and I think the Turkey question is a bit unclear too.
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level 64
Jun 8, 2019
Indeed it would be great to see a source for the Turkey question.
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level 73
Jun 9, 2019
Arguments for and against accepting "Konstanz" for Lake Constance? I missed it because I had thought the lake shared a name with the town - now that I'm looking more closely perhaps nobody spells it Lake Konstanz? Only Constance or Bodensee?
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level 77
Jun 9, 2019
Yes, it's always called Bodensee in German. Lovely place by the way.
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level 45
Sep 20, 2019
For a German, "Kiel-Canal" is also quite confusing. In Germany said canal/channel is solemnly known as NORD-OSTSEE-KANAL
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level 60
Sep 21, 2019
^ This
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level 45
Sep 24, 2019
Had the same Problem, the only answer that is missing (after I tried several Versions of spelling Constance ;-)
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level 43
Sep 20, 2019
you should accept Konstanz for constance
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level 66
Sep 20, 2019
And Boden as well. That is the local name (Bodensee), and also in hungarian.
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level 70
Sep 20, 2019
I can only ever think of the river names in German and didn't realize the quiz would take them until I entered one at the very end...great quiz!
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level 25
Sep 20, 2019
Can you please accept Ostsee for Baltic Sea and Straßburg for Strasbourg?
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level 74
Sep 20, 2019
Please accept Nord-Ostsee for Kiel Canal.
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level 46
Sep 20, 2019
Please accept German spelled names.
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