Africa: Geography and more by Letter U, V, W, X, Y, Z

Try to answer the Questions about Countries, Cities, Rivers and Lakes, Animals, famous People and wellknown touristic sites.
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Last updated: December 30, 2017
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The only African Country starting with "U"
Uganda
Capital starting with "W", its name meaning "windy corner"
Windhoek
Until 1920 Douala was the Capital of this Country - what's the Name of its Capital now?
Yaoundé
Capital of this Country from 1933 und 1983 was Abidjan - which Capital is it today?
Yamoussoukro
Name the only countries of the World starting with "Z" in alphabetic order
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Third biggest Lake of the World
Lake Victoria
River starting with "Z"
Zambezi
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Great Waterfall, fed by the river asked for above, World Heritage - Natural Site since 1989
Victoria Falls
The Name of Burkina Faso during colonization
Upper Volta
River starting with "V", having three headstreams in Burkina Faso
Volta
In terms of Surface-Area the biggest completely man-made Reservoir of the World
Volta Reservoir
Actor born in Nigeria, "Agent Smith" in Matrix, "Elrond" in Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit
Hugo Weaving
Species: Horse, striped black and white
Zebra
Belonging to the familiy of pigs, living south of the Sahara, Pumba (Disney)
Warthog
4 Comments
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Level 95
Dec 3, 2017
The only capital starting with a Y? Hardly. Try: Yamoussoukro, Yaoundé, Yaren, Yerevan. Two of them are even for African countries.
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Level 83
Dec 4, 2017
Thank you, NigelS. That was poor Research on my part. I added Yamoussoukro and changed the Question for Yaoundé.
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Level 71
Dec 3, 2017
why not lake volta? yes to all the Y capitals. Why not accept victoria for victoria falls since you are asking for falls?
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Level 83
Dec 4, 2017
Thank you for your proposals. "Lake Volta" and "Victoria" for "Victoria Falls will work now.