Six Letter Geography

Name these geographic answers that are only six letters long.
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Last updated: November 15, 2014
First submittedJune 12, 2014
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Capital of Greece
Athens
Biggest US state by land area
Alaska
Most populous city in Australia
Sydney
Country astride the Dardanelles
Turkey
Mediterranean island nation
Cyprus
World's oldest and deepest lake
Baikal
Capital of England
London
Officially the Republic of China
Taiwan
One of Canada's national animals
Beaver
Historically neutral country
Sweden
Canadian province
Quebec
Indonesian currency
Rupiah
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Answer
World's second-longest river
Amazon
Largest Portuguese-speaking country
Brazil
Largest city in Kazakhstan
Almaty
Famous Central American canal
Panama
EU's longest river
Danube
Baltic republic
Latvia
Country surrounded by Senegal
Gambia
Capital of the above
Banjul
Capital of Colombia
Bogota
Largest city in New England
Boston
Capital of Ireland
Dublin
Longest river in South Africa
Orange
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Level 72
Oct 24, 2014
Balltic country - well, Russia, Sweden, and Poland are also on the Baltic . . . just sayin'
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Level ∞
Oct 24, 2014
Changed to "Baltic republic", a term that generally means Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.
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Level 44
Jan 8, 2017
Besides, Sweden is really part of Scandinavia
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Level 67
Apr 22, 2019
They border the baltic sea but arent generally called the baltics right (atleast that is what i would say, havent checked to be sure)
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Level 83
Oct 30, 2014
Portuguese, not Portugese.
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Level ∞
Oct 31, 2014
Fixed
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Level 67
Apr 22, 2019
Portugeese, when there is more than one (portu)goose ;) haha
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Level 51
Nov 1, 2014
The Orange River is also known as the Gariep River which is also six letters. It should count as well.
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Level 51
Nov 14, 2014
Will now accept Gariep and also Groote - another name for the river.
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Level 36
Dec 12, 2014
Erikthev wins the internet
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Level 67
Apr 22, 2019
Groot(e) rivier just means big river. So (wouldnt it be) sort of a nick name. Ofcourse over time in some instances the description of something becomes the real name. But since it allready has a name. (It might just be when living near london calling it the big city, cause it is the biggest around)
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Level 67
Dec 15, 2014
Also Oranje.
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Level 44
Mar 11, 2015
oranje
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Level 74
Dec 12, 2014
This Wikipedia posting lists a few more 6-letter historically neutral countries: Turkey, Norway and Latvia, as well as Mexico since 1939 (with its current position unclear), and, since 1989, Panama.
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Level 36
Dec 12, 2014
Turkey (then Ottoman Empire) was involved in WW1, Latvia, as an independent nation, didn't exist on either World War, and Norway was forced into WW2 due to German invasion. Sweden had been completely neutral, with no involvement in either war
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Level 36
Dec 12, 2014
Turkey did not participate in WWI, it was established in 1923. Yes, Mustafa Kemal fought in the war, as did many Turks, but that doesn't make Turkey the same as the Ottomans.
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Level 47
Dec 23, 2015
I disagree heracles4, as the Ottoman empire was led from Turkey and it was Turkey that remained, all their other territories were given to Britain and France. It's no different from saying that Russia wasn't involved in either world war because at the times it was in completely different formats to the Russia we know today.
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Level 64
Jan 8, 2017
What about Tuvalu being a neutral country?
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Level 81
Sep 6, 2018
Panama, since 1989? And I thought it was bad Aeropostale proudly emblazons 1987 all over everything you wear. Although if you wear it, you were almost certainly born in the 1990s.
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Level 45
Jul 8, 2020
the word 'historically' has been put there for that particular reason
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Level 76
Dec 12, 2014
Tried Oranje for Orange, I think it should be accepted.
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Level 44
Dec 12, 2014
It should
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Level 65
Dec 12, 2014
I was writing "Bosto..." and the quiz finished. Also missed Rupiah and Orange.
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Level 58
Dec 12, 2014
Ive never known Sweden to be historically neutral. Switzerland on the other hand...
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Level 47
Dec 23, 2015
I thought this, as in Switzerland has literally never been involved in any major war, but Sweden definitely was during the Napoleonic era which wasn't that long ago in a way...
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Level 59
Jan 8, 2017
Switzerland was invaded by France in 1798, which counts as a part of the French Revolutionary Wars.
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Level 51
Jul 8, 2017
Sweden's last war to be involved in was the Finnish Civil War (1918). That makes Sweden the third longest running neutral country after Switzerland (1815) and Liechtenstein (1868).
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Level 68
Jan 16, 2018
Dear Mustardcustard, Sweden had nothing to do with Finnish Civil War. Last war Sweden had was with Norway 1814. And then it has been involved in some conflicts but as a member of the UN or so. Check the list https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_wars_involving_Sweden
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Level 45
Dec 12, 2014
100% with 2:25 left. WOOHOO!!!
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Level 59
May 6, 2015
When I saw neutral country I put in Switzerland
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Level 23
Jan 9, 2016
for one of Canada's national animals, I just thought of Justin Bieber who is from Canada and Bieber sounds like beaver. easy
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Level 72
Jan 8, 2017
Bieber means Beaver in German!
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Level 57
May 7, 2019
But its spelled Biber
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Level 65
Nov 23, 2019
No it's not - it's Biber.
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Level 60
Jun 2, 2020
*Biber
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Level 70
Feb 1, 2016
IN WW2 - Sweden provided Nazi Germany with iron ore, steel, etc. which assisted Nazi armaments and nullified the UK blockade against Nazi Germany......... not quite neutral.
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Level 55
Feb 22, 2016
if you're going off neutral countries selling to warring countries then none in Europe were really neutral, Sweden sold a lot of raw materials to Germany, Ireland sold a lot of food stuffs to Britain, Switzerland bankrolled half the third Reich and the Netherlands tried to be neutral but Germany just didn't get that memo, Sweden was officially neutral though but was just trying to make a quick buck!
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Level 81
Sep 6, 2018
Every country trades with the U.S. and they're constantly going around some country blowing it up. That doesn't make every country part of the war. Usually the invaded country's U.S.-installed puppet government is trading very favorably to the U.S. Does that mean they are fighting against themselves?
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Level 66
Jan 8, 2017
the river called also oranje
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Level 73
Jan 8, 2017
How about capital of Croatia?
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Level 65
Mar 1, 2020
Zagreb.
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Level 65
Jan 8, 2017
Canada has only one national animal. You imply we have several.
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Level 64
Jan 8, 2017
Apparently Canadian Horse is the other one.
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Level 71
Jan 9, 2017
aka Moose
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Level 64
Jan 8, 2017
It took me long enough to learn all the capital cities of the -stan countries, and just when I thought "YUS! Astana", I find out I need to learn more names of cities...
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Level 79
Jan 8, 2017
Almaty used to be the capital.
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Level 22
Jan 11, 2017
I got beaver wrong!!!!!!!!!
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Level 21
Nov 6, 2017
What is the meaning of "capital of the above"?
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Level 67
Feb 19, 2020
Capital of the previous answer
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Level 38
Nov 8, 2017
Are you serious? - It means the capital of the previous answer given.
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Level 47
Nov 16, 2018
So thats where Almaty from Civ 5 is.....ok
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Level 56
Apr 20, 2019
I would like to contest The Gambia's inclusion in this quiz. The Gambia is the official name of the country and that is more than 6 letters. Thanks! Great quiz, too, I like it!
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Level 63
Apr 21, 2019
My knowledge of Swedish history is basically:

Vikings >> something in the middle >> Today
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Level 80
Apr 21, 2019
Mine is: Vikings>>>>>>>ABBA>>Today
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Level 67
Feb 19, 2020
Or vikings, lots of metalbands, today. (Im too lazy for the >> atm..)
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Level 71
Jul 20, 2019
Bhutan is also a historically neutral country, in fact maybe more so than Sweden.
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Level 56
May 24, 2020
The Amazon is not second longest because of a recent discovery in Peru Almaty is called nursultan now so you might wanna tweak the clue