Asia Geography Decoder

Solve the short clues about Asia. Combine the first letters of each answer to form an Asian location.
Except for the final location, all the answers are a single word
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Last updated: December 15, 2015
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Clue
Answer
S
Vast region in Russia
Siberia
R
Chinese staple crop
Rice
I
Mainland Southeast Asia
Indochina
J
Indonesia's capital
Jakarta
A
Kardashian family's country
Armenia
Y
Huang He ( _____ river)
Yellow
A
Cambodian temple
Angkor Wat
W
Language of 80 mil. speakers
Wu
A
Site of the Taj Mahal
Agra
R
Sea bordering 8 countries
Red
D
Capital of India?
Delhi
E
Companion of the Tigris
Euphrates
N
City hit by an atomic bomb
Nagasaki
 
Clue
Answer
A
There are 1001 of these nights
Arabian
P
"Country" next to Israel
Palestine
U
World's coldest capital
Ulaanbaatar
R
Mecca country's capital
Riyadh
A
First country alphabetically
Afghanistan
K
Tallest mountain in Pakistan
K2
O
Artistic paper folding
Origami
T
Site of an epic Homeric war
Troy
T
"Republic of China"
Taiwan
E
Timor-Leste in English
East Timor
 
 
 
Final Asian Location
Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte
27 Comments
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Level 65
Feb 8, 2016
I knew after four questions that the answer was the capital of Sri Lanka, I just had no idea how to spell it.
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Level 93
Sep 30, 2016
That isn't the capital of Sri Lanka...
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Level 83
Oct 2, 2016
It is.
+4
Level 43
Oct 17, 2016
Colombo used to be the capital, now the capital is something I cannot guess without every clue (missing one W is enough for me to not get it)
+5
Level 51
Dec 7, 2017
'Kotte' is a type-in.
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Level 60
Dec 13, 2023
And SJK.
+1
Level 54
Sep 28, 2020
Sri Lanka has 2 capital cities
+1
Level 66
Dec 19, 2023
you're incorrect
+3
Level 62
Jan 11, 2018
@JBlouw1850 the way i remember how to spell it is :

Sri Jay Warden Pure Kotte -----> Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

+3
Level 60
Mar 17, 2021
This changes everything..
+3
Level 47
May 9, 2023
I just think about how pure Mahela Jayawardene's (the former Sri Lankan cricketer) stroke play is before then adding Sri and one of the tallest cricket grounds in the world before the tsunami (Kotte)
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Level 75
Dec 13, 2023
Or Sri Jellyfish Tempura
+1
Level 37
Apr 7, 2016
Wasn't a bomb dropped on Hiroshima as well?
+5
Level 65
Apr 9, 2016
Yes.
+2
Level 53
Dec 13, 2023
Wouldn't work with the quiz now would it...
+1
Level 83
Oct 2, 2016
New Delhi?
+1
Level 61
Jan 18, 2017
I was wondering the same thing...
+4
Level 65
Jan 18, 2017
New Delhi is the correct name of the capital of India. I used a question mark is show that it's cryptic.
+2
Level 84
Aug 16, 2020
I got it easily with the question mark in the clue.
+1
Level 66
Dec 19, 2023
you're pretty formidable
+2
Level 48
Aug 8, 2017
It only took me three answers to guess the final location yet I only got 22/24.
+1
Level 66
Dec 19, 2023
i got all of them
+2
Level 57
Aug 13, 2020
Nagasaki was not the only city to be hit by a bomb, so was Hiroshima. Please specify
+9
Level 88
Aug 13, 2020
Well, if it's not one it's obviously the other, right? And the final location only works with the N.
+2
Level 71
Jan 6, 2023
Wu is very very nonspecific here.
+5
Level 61
Jan 6, 2023
It is specific enough, considering the answer has to start with a W. That's the entire point of a decoder.
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Level 69
Jan 22, 2024
The spelling of the capital is Sri JayawardEnepura Kotte, not Jayawardenapura. Would have liked it more with the right spelling. Enjoyed the quiz otherwise!