Geography of Turkey #2

Answer these questions about the geography of Turkey.
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Last updated: August 12, 2020
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What is the tallest mountain in Turkey, thought to be the landing place of Noah's ark?
Mount Ararat
What sea does the northern coast of Turkey border?
Black Sea
What ancient city was the site of Homer's "Iliad"?
Troy
What is the name for meat cooked on a vertical spit?
Doner Kebab
On what strait does Istanbul lie?
Bosphorus
What Turkish peninsula was site of a failed ANZAC invasion?
Gallipoli
What strait is located between the above and Anatolia?
Dardanelles
What seaside locale, formerly known as Smyrna, is the third largest city in Turkey?
İzmir
What country shares only 9 kilometres of land border with Turkey?
Azerbaijan
What is the Sultan Ahmed Mosque commonly known as?
The Blue Mosque
By what other name is the Anatolian Peninsula known?
Asia Minor
What resort town is the biggest Turkish city along the Mediterranean coast?
Antalya
Which two European countries does Turkey border?
Bulgaria
Greece
What is the national animal of Turkey?
Gray Wolf
What city, starting with B, was the first major capital of the Ottoman Empire?
Bursa
What is the biggest city entirely located in the European Turkey, the last Ottoman
capital before Constantinople?
Edirne
What person is buried in the mausoleum of Anıtkabir in Ankara?
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
What "colourful" river is the longest in Turkey, known as "Kızılırmak" in Turkish?
Red River
What mountain range, along the Mediterranean coast, has the namesake
of an astrological (zodiac) sign?
Taurus Mountains
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Level 68
Aug 7, 2020
Needs a minor fix to the sequence of questions - see the second strait question.
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Level 67
Aug 7, 2020
Fixed.