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Geography facts #1

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1. This is the biggest city in the UK by urban area population that is not the capital:
London
Manchester
Birmingham
Leeds
About 2.6 M people live in Birmingham, 2.5 M in Manchester and 2.2 M in Leeds
2. The only country without a rectangular flag:
Vatican City
Ireland
Brunei
Nepal
3. The largest city in all of Africa by urban population:
Lagos
Cairo
Addis Abeba
Johannesburg
At 21 M people Lagos is estimated to be Africas fastest growing city, already being the largest one.
4. The arguably highest unclimbed mountain in the world lies within this country:
Nepal
Bhutan
Afghanistan
Argentina
With its 7570 m the Guangkhar Puensum is prohibited to be climbed in respect for local beliefs
5. This freshwater lake had formerly been the fourth largest in the world, today it's only a tenth of its size.
Aral sea
Owens lake
Dead sea
Lake Assal
It shrank due to divertion of the main inflows for cotton production in the 1960's.
6. This countries flag got humans on it:
Haiti
Belize
Bolivia
Benin
7. The most populous out of the -stans:
Pakistan
Kazakhstan
Afghanistan
Uzbekistan
About 208.000 M people live in Pakistan, the second most populous -stan is Afghanistan with about 31 M
8. This country fought against the USSR in the winter war:
Ukraine
Estonia
Sweden
Finland
This war between the USSR and Finland lasted from 30th of November 1939 until the 13th of March 1940
9. Country with the most UNESCO world heritage sites:
Italy
China
France
Spain
Italy has got 53, China 52, Spain 46 and France 43.
10. One of these countries is an independent republic associated with the USA:
Micronesia
Tuvalu
Samoa
Bahamas
11. The full name of this country is ''Plurination state of (country here)'':
Colombia
Papua New Guinea
D.R. Congo
Bolivia
12. This country owns the westernmost spot of mainland Africa:
Guinea
Senegal
Cabo Verde
Mali
Cap Verd, Senegal is the most western point on mainland Africa.
13. This country is home to the highest percentage of muslims in the Ibadi branch:
Iran
Yemen
Libya
Oman
Ibadites make up about 40-45% of Oman, there is an important minority of Sunni, whereas theres only about 2% Shia.
14. The state capital of Nevada:
Henderson
Reno
Las Vegas
Carson city
15. Biggest lake in mesoamerica:
Lake Chapala
Lake Atitlán
Lake Nicaragua
Lake Petén Itzá
Lake Nicaraguas size of 8.264 km² makes it the largest in mesoamerica.
2 Comments
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Level 37
Feb 15, 2019
It's Addis Ababa.
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Level 81
Feb 15, 2019
''Addis Ababa, ''new flower''; or Addis Abeba (the spelling used by the official Ethiopian Mapping Authority); is the capital of Ethiopia.''