Asian Geography By Letter - S

Can you guess these Asian geographical answers that start with the letter S?
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Last updated: December 12, 2016
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The teardrop of India
Sri Lanka
Country with a belligerent
northern neighbor
South Korea
Capital of the above
Seoul
Where chewing gum is banned
Singapore
Ancient trading route from
China to Europe
Silk Road
Vast, frigid region of Eastern Russia
Siberia
Country which nearly 7 million
people have fled since 2011
Syria
Former name of Ho Chi Minh City
Saigon
Island where you'd find orangutans
Sumatra
Southwestern Chinese province
known for spicy cuisine
Sichuan
Pakistan, India, and
Bangladesh collectively
Indian
Subcontinent
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Answer
Capital of Yemen
Sana'a
City to Hong Kong's immediate north
Shenzhen
The Maluku islands of Indonesia;
known for nutmeg, clove, and mace
Spice Islands
Indonesian island once called Celebes
Sulawesi
Country with vast oil reserves
Saudi Arabia
Home to the Pudong skyline
Shanghai
Sea bordered by China, Vietnam,
and Philippines
South China Sea
Mangrove region of Bengal that is
home to many tigers
Sunderbans
The vast Eurasian grasslands
Steppe
Largest city on Hokkaido
Sapporo
Currency of Israel
Shekel
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Level 82
Oct 13, 2014
Shizuan, Shisuan, Sitsuan .. I can't spell that for the life of me! Shengsen is the other one I got trouble with.
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Level 50
Dec 2, 2017
I know how you feel mate. I had sachuan and sundaban. Please have mercy Quizmaster!
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Level 83
Dec 8, 2018
Awesome that certain countries keep changing their place names insisting that it's so foreigners pronounce it "correctly" by using an irrational sequence of letters.
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Level 71
Mar 8, 2020
What is 'Shengsen'?
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Level 59
Aug 20, 2020
Probably Shenzhen, if I had to guess.
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Level 81
Jan 7, 2015
Managed to spell the Chinese region but missed the Bengali one. Don't recall hearing of that one before.
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Level 89
Jan 7, 2015
Must be too early in the morning. I Tried Sanya (and various spellings) for a full minute before I realized my mind had jumped to the wrong island.
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Level 52
Jan 8, 2015
I accidentally typed in "swagon" instead of "Saigon", then wondered why it didn't work
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Level 53
Jul 23, 2015
That's the part of the city that has a lot of swag. :P
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Level 79
Oct 15, 2017
Didn't realize that mace is a spice. Never tried cooking with it. I wonder how effective clover is if you spray it in the face of a would-be mugger?