Balkan Geography Quiz

Can you answer these geography questions about the Balkan Peninsula?
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What is the name of the highest mountain in Greece?
Mount Olympus
What language's main dialects includes Tosk and Gheg?
Albanian
What former country broke into pieces in 1992?
Yugoslavia
What sea lies between the Balkan's northwestern coast and the Italian Peninsula?
Adriatic Sea
What disputed region declared independence in 2008?
Kosovo
What city hosted the 1984 Winter Olympics?
Sarajevo
What are the two most populous coastal cities of Bulgaria? (name either)
Varna / Burgas
What region makes the southern half of Croatia and has the namesake of a dog breed?
Dalmatia
What sea lies between the European Turkey and the Asian Turkey?
Sea of Marmara
What two straits are located on the either entrances of that sea? (name either)
Bosphorus /
Dardanelles
What Arabic-sounding currency is used in Serbia and North Macedonia?
Dinar / Denar
What peninsula gave its name to the war that was fought between Athens and Sparta?
Peloponnese
What major river starts in the Alps and empties into the Black Sea in Romania?
Danube
What historical region is shared by Turkey, Greece and Bulgaria?
Thrace
What mountain range stretches from western Croatia to Montenegro?
Dinaric Alps
What Italian city lies on the Balkan Peninsula near the Slovenian city of Koper?
Trieste
What lake between Albania and North Macedonia is the deepest and oldest lake
in Southern Europe, and is a UNESCO site as well?
Lake Ohrid
What is the second-most populated city in Greece?
Thessaloniki
What three-letter city is the most populous in Southern Serbia?
Niš
Put on your thinking cap ... What mountain range divides Bulgaria into north and south?
Balkan Mountains
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Level 57
May 27, 2021
Should have really gotten that Greek mountain one... Also, very interesting question for the last one.