Geography of Greece Quiz

Can you answer these random questions about the geography of Greece?
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What is the name of the highest mountain in Greece?
Mount Olympus
What is the name of the largest island of Greece?
Crete
What is the most populous city on that island?
Heraklion
What is a term for a citadel built on an area of elevated ground with steep cliffs?
Acropolis
What is the second-most populated city in Greece?
Thessaloniki
On what peninsula is most of Greece located?
Balkans
What peninsula gave its name to the war that was fought between Athens and Sparta?
Peloponnese
What is the name of the isthmus that connects those two peninsulas to each other?
(Hint: Namesake of a city-state that gave its name to a type of column)
Isthmus of Corinth
What is the birth country of the greatest number of foreign-born Greek residents?
Albania
Many of what famous Athenian temple's artifacts reside in the British Museum?
Parthenon
What Greek island is famous for its white houses, with blue roofs and a windmill?
Santorini
What sea is situated between Greece and Turkey?
Aegean Sea
What is situated between Greece and Italy?
Ionian Sea
With what country did Greece have a naming dispute until 2019?
North Macedonia
What is the term for someone from the island of Lesbos?
Lesbian
The harbor of what island was guarded by a marvelous colossus in the antiquity?
Rhodes
What Greek city, starting with P, was the site of Saint Andrew's martyrdom,
according to the Christian tradition?
Patras
What ancient region, starting with the letter T, is shared by Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey?
Thrace
What Christian church/branch has the most followers in Greece?
Greek Orthodox
What is the Greek term for "Greece"?
Hellas
What is the westernmost major island of Greece?
Corfu
What vegetable is Moussaka mainly made from?
Eggplant
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Level 71
May 11, 2020
Good quiz. Please accept Aubergine, which in English is the name for what Americans call "eggplant".