Geography of Spain

Can you answer these questions about the geography of Spain?
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On what major peninsula is almost the entirety of Spain located?
Iberia
What is the capital of Spain?
Madrid
What famous street in the capital is sometimes referred to as the "Spanish Broadway"?
Gran Vía
What mountain range separates Spain from France?
Pyrenees
What tiny nation bordering Spain is found in those mountains?
Andorra
What language, other than Spanish, is commonly spoken in Barcelona?
Catalan
What language spoken in northern Spain is not closely related to any others?
Basque
What strait separates Spain from Africa?
Strait of Gibraltar
What oceanic bay is located on the north coast of Spain?
Bay of Biscay
In which region of Spain would you find the cities of Seville, Málaga, and Córdoba?
Andalusia
What group of seven islands includes Tenerife, Fuerteventura, and Lanzarote?
Canary Islands
What is the name of the longest river that is entirely situated in Spain?
Ebro
What river originates in Castile and León and empties near Porto, Portugal?
Douro
What two Spanish cities are located on the African continent? (Name either)
Ceuta / Melilla
Name one of the three main Balearic islands.
Mallorca /
Menorca / Ibiza
What city on Spain's eastern coast is famous for paella?
Valencia
What is the capital of the region of Aragon? (Hint: starts with Z)
Zaragoza
What city in Galicia has been the destination of religious pilgrims from the
Middle Ages until the present?
Santiago de
Compostela
What city hosts the festival of San Fermín, famous for its running of the bulls?
Pamplona
What wine region shares its name with a province of Spain? (Hint: starts with R)
Rioja
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Level 74
Oct 31, 2019
Nice quiz.
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Level 70
Oct 31, 2019
Yes. One suggestion. The Douro is the Portuguese name for the river. As this is a Spanish quiz, the answer should be Duero.
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Level 65
Oct 31, 2019
Douro is also the way English speakers pronounce the river. But Duero is also accepting now for the answer.
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Level 78
May 3, 2020
Closest I could come to the wine region was Roha - no idea where that even came from.
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Level 54
May 3, 2020
I learned how to spell pyrenees today. Missed the double "e"
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Level 45
May 4, 2020
Canarias should be accepted for 'Canary', since that's what they are actually called.
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Level 42
May 4, 2020
The Region is called La Rioja, not Rioja
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Level 65
Jun 10, 2020
But the wine is called only Rioja.
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Level 55
Jul 1, 2020
Come on. "La" is just an equivalent of "the." Stop being so nitpicky.
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Level 59
Jul 20, 2020
Not in English it ain't.