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Lake Balaton Quiz

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Country, where Central Europe's largest lake is located
Hungary
Meaning of its name in slavic, referring to the depth of the lake
Mud or Swamp
Name of the greater region, where the lake is located (Hint: "across the river")
Transdanubia
The ancient roman name of the same region (Hint: a nickname for the whole country)
Pannonia
People from this divided nation gathered near the lake for three decades during the Cold War
Germany
Canalised river, the only outflow of the lake
Sió
The lake's party capital on the southern shore
Siófok
The lake's wealthy and sophisticated capital on the northern shore
Balatonfüred
The only peninsula in the lake, famous for its unique natural formations
Tihany
Home of the world's second-largest thermal lake, only 5 miles away from Balaton
Hévíz
Huge wetland habitat, swampy natural reserve near the lake
Small Balaton
The north shore is often compared to this french region
Provence
...and also to this italian region
Tuscany
Badacsony mountain is the symbol and central of the region, which produces this beverage
Wine
Europe's biggest lacustrine sailing competition (Hint: cheese-filled meat dish)
Kékszalag (Blue Ribbon)
One of Europe's largest open air electronic music festivals, held in Zamárdi
Balaton Sound
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Level 75
Sep 18, 2017
Also accept Keszthely for the southern party town?
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Level 93
Sep 18, 2017
Sorry but no, because Keszthely is actually on the northern shore. I know it seems to be at the southern end of the lake, but the shores are named as if you divide up the lake lengthwise. So Keszthely is at the westernmost point of the northern shore. Also, it isn't famous for parties