Geography of Turkey #2

Answer these questions about the geography of Turkey.
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Last updated: August 12, 2020
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What is the tallest mountain in Turkey, thought to be the landing place of Noah's ark?
Mount Ararat
What sea does the northern coast of Turkey border?
Black Sea
What ancient city was the site of Homer's "Iliad"?
What is the name for meat cooked on a vertical spit?
Doner Kebab
On what strait does Istanbul lie?
What Turkish peninsula was site of a failed ANZAC invasion?
What strait is located between the above and Anatolia?
What seaside locale, formerly known as Smyrna, is the third largest city in Turkey?
What country shares only 9 kilometres of land border with Turkey?
What is the Sultan Ahmed Mosque commonly known as?
The Blue Mosque
By what other name is the Anatolian Peninsula known?
Asia Minor
What resort town is the biggest Turkish city along the Mediterranean coast?
Which two European countries does Turkey border?
What is the national animal of Turkey?
Gray Wolf
What city, starting with B, was the first major capital of the Ottoman Empire?
What is the biggest city entirely located in the European Turkey, the last Ottoman
capital before Constantinople?
What person is buried in the mausoleum of Anıtkabir in Ankara?
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
What "colourful" river is the longest in Turkey, known as "Kızılırmak" in Turkish?
Red River
What mountain range, along the Mediterranean coast, has the namesake
of an astrological (zodiac) sign?
Taurus Mountains
Level 84
Aug 7, 2020
Needs a minor fix to the sequence of questions - see the second strait question.
Level 72
Aug 7, 2020
Level 44
Apr 24, 2022
Although the exact translation of Kızılırmak to English is 'Red River,' this denomination is not used. Rather, the river is alternatively known by its ancient name which is Halys.

In addition, please also accept 'Hellespont' for Dardanelles.