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ASEAN Countries Geography Quiz

The Association of Southeast Asian Countries or "ASEAN" is a regional intergovernmental organization in Southeast Asia. It is comprised of 10 countries in the region. Can you name the major political and physical geographical features of these countries?
Islands will have a black border around them if they need to be guessed.
There will be one really small river that is not visible without zooming in :)
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Political Features
437,479
Brunei
202,715
Capital and former capital of a powerful empire
Bandar Seri Begawan
16,718,965
Cambodia
1,242,992
Known as the "Pearl of Asia"
Phnom Penh
168,662
Home to Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom
Siem Reap
89,447
Largest port and resort city in the country
Preah Sihanouk
273,523,615
Indonesia
9,607,787
Largest City in the ASEAN countries; Capital city
Jakarta
2,765,487
Name meaning "Bravely Facing Danger"
Surabaya
2,394,873
Major technology center; one of the cleanest cities in ASEAN
Bandung
2,097,610
Fourth largest urban area bordering the Strait of Malacca
Medan
1,520,481
Called the cleanest tourist city in the ASEAN countries
Semarang
1,440,678
One of the oldest cities and site of the first lightspeed rail in the country
Palembang
1,331,391
Most rapidly growing economic city
Makassar
788,589
Capital of Bali
Denpasar
669,169
Widely known as Kota Khatulistiwa (Equatorial City)
Pontianak
526,508
The main gateway to the new capital of Indonesia
Balikpapan
388,627
Only city run by a Monarch in the country; center of the Javanese culture
Yogyakarta
315,768
Former Portuguese controlled city near Timor-Leste
Kupang
305,984
First Southeastern Asia city to be awarded as a UNESCO City of Music
Ambon
233,859
Border and coastal city on the eastern most island of the country
Jayapura
7,275,560
Laos
620,157
Home of That Luang, an icon of Buddhism and for the country
Vientiane
91,684
The Second Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge crosses through this second largest city in the country
Savannakhet
68,093
Growing tourist city and largest city in the south
Pakse
66,781
UNESCO world heritage site; "Royal Buddha Image"
Luang Prabang
32,365,999
Malaysia
1,588,750
Known for the Petronas Towers; One of the most visited cities in the world
Kuala Lumpur
708,127
Called the "Hipster City" of the country
Ipoh
657,892
Largest city in the globally important state of Penang; "Silicon Valley of the East"
George Town
642,992
Capital of Malay nationalism after WWII
Johor Bahru
484,885
Portuguese influenced city state; Along the Silk Maritime Road
Malacca
452,058
Capital of Sabah, one of the fastest growing cities in the country
Kota Kinabalu
325,132
Largest city in the state of Sarawak; Settled by James Brooke
Kuching
54,752
Globally important federal territory known for its economic presence in the region
Victoria (Bandar Labuan)
11,501
Planned national capital and the 3rd federal territory created in the country
Putrajaya
54,409,800
Myanmar
4,728,524
City with the most intact colonial era buildings in Southeast Asia
Yangon
1,225,546
Second largest city; The old royal capital
Mandalay
333,506
Entirely planned capital city located in the center of the country
Naypyidaw
134,861
Important transshipment point from the North and South
Pyay
115,141
Regional headquarters of the countries southern area
Myeik
109,581,078
Philippines
2,936,116
Most populated city in the metro; originally the capital from 1948 - 1976
Quezon City
1,780,148
Most densely populated city in the world in 2019; fastest growing in Southeast Asia
Manila
1,632,991
Third largest city by population and largest by land size
Davao City
922,611
Oldest city and first capital of the country; "Queen City of the South"
Cebu City
861,799
The self proclaimed Bangsamoro Republik held hostages in this city in 2013
Zamboanga City
594,446
This city was named after a top commanding general in the Philippine Army
General Santos
411,634
Largest city in the province of Pampanga
Angeles
196,639
The Mayon Volcano is located near here; Most competitive city according to the NCC
Legazpi City
5,850,342
Singapore
69,799,978
Thailand
5,666,264
Largest primate city in the world; known for the Red Light Districts
Bangkok
156,802
Southern commercial center and 3rd largest urban area in the country
Hat Yai
127,240
Northernmost major city; name translates into "New City"
Chiang Mai
119,532
Known for the "Strip" for it's American soliders arriving on R&R
Pattaya City
79,308
A State and Island never colonized by a European Power
Phuket
66,016
One of the oldest cities and home to many universities and a royal Thai army base
Phitsanulok
26,313
This city along with #4 make up an urban agglomeration of around 1m people
Chonburi
97,338,579
Vietnam
5,880,615
Still commonly referred as Saigon, largest city in the country
Ho Chi Minh City
2,414,621
National capital; called the "City of Peace" by UNESCO in 1999
Hanoi
770,911
Important port city; commercial and educational center of Central Vietnam
Da Nang
769,739
Fast growing, major industrial city likely to become the third special class city in the country
Haiphong
731,545
Noted for it's floating markets and rural canals
Can Tho
302,983
Contains the Imperial City; site of one of the bloodiest battles in the Vietnam War
Hue
69,222
A UNESCO Heritage site with mixtures of Vietamese, Chinese, French and Japanese cultures
Hoi An
Physical Features
Islands
Borneo
Java
Labuan
Luzon
Mindanao
Mindoro
Negros
New Guinea
Penang
Sumatra
Sulawesi
Timor
Disputed Islands
Paracel Islands
Scarborough Shoal
Spratly Islands
Rivers
Chao Phraya River
Irrawaddy River
Kapaus River
Mekong River
Perfume River
Mountains & Volcanoes
Fansipan
Krakatoa
Mount Rinjani
Mount Sinabung
Lakes
Laguna Lake
Tonlé Sap
Seas & Gulfs
Andaman Sea
Celebes Sea
South China Sea
Gulf of Thailand
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Level 67
Dec 13, 2020
In the description, "organization", "geographical", "intergovernmental" and "association" are spelled wrongly. Otherwise, awesome quiz!
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Level 69
Dec 13, 2020
Please accept Siem Reap
+3
Level 87
Dec 14, 2020
Thoroughly enjoyed this quiz and the great level of detail you have gone to great lengths to provide. Well done!
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Level 66
Aug 11, 2022
Georgetown, Malaysia is wrongly placed. Do edit that