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Iberian Peninsula Geography Quiz

The Iberian Peninsula is the 2nd largest peninsula in Europe and contains 4 countries and one overseas territory. Name the major political and physical features!
France is not included in this quiz
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Last updated: July 29, 2020
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Political Features
Andorra
Capital and largest City of the Country
19,383
Andorra La Vella
 
 
 
Gibraltar
 
 
 
Portugal
The global capital of the Country
552,700
Lisbon
Global city with a successful football club and second largest in the country
237,591
Porto
Famously holds many wine cellars known as "caves"
186,502
Vila Nova de Gaia
Most densely populated municipality in the country
175,136
Amadora
Third largest metropolitan with a rapidly growing computer industry
136,885
Braga
Has the oldest university in the Lusophone world, center of the renaissance in the country
105,842
Coimbra
The opposite large city from the capital
101,500
Almada
The center of the countries fishing industry
98,131
Setúbal
Birthplace of Pedro Cabral, and a famous city under siege during Reconquista
61,572
Santarém
Canal and Important port city on the Atlantic Ocean
60,058
Aveiro
Birthplace of Vasco Fernandes and (most likely) the first King of the Country
57,975
Viseu
John I built a spectacular castle here
50,533
Leiria
Often called the "Cradle City" or birthplace of the country
47,588
Guimarães
Leading commercial hub and largest city of the Algarve Region
47,575
Faro
Resort city that gains up to 300,000 people on holidays
19,879
Albufeira
Home of Henry the Navigator and historic city of the Age of Discovery
18,474
Lagos
 
 
 
Spain
The largest, most important city in Southern Europe
3,266,126
Madrid
Beta Global City, and third largest in the country
794,288
Valencia
Casa de Contratación
688,592
Seville
Celebrates the Fiestas del Pilar
674,997
Zaragoza
Owned by Phoenicians, Romans, Moorish and Spanish throughout it's history
574,654
Málaga
Europe's Orchard
453,258
Murcia
Largest city in the Basque County
346,843
Bilbao
Site of a controversial development plan for an industrial estate
334,887
Alicante
Important Moorish city and one of the largest in Europe at one point
325,701
Cordoba
Huge wine growing city and brief capital under Philip the III
298,412
Valladolid
Old industrial city with steel and naval industries
271,780
Gijón
Host of many festivals and turning point of the Peninsular War
251,774
Vitoria-Gasteiz
Greatest city & kingdom owned by the Moors
232,462
Grenada
Home to a large naval port and naval shipyard
214,802
Cartagena
Running of the Bulls
201,653
Pamplona
Port city, and HQ of the Banco Santander
172,000
Santander
University city that attracts thousands of international students for the teaching of the Spanish language
114,228
Salamanca
World capital of Olive Oil
112,999
Jaén
The "Imperial City"
84,873
Toledo
Basque town bombed by Nazi's, inspiring Pablo Picasso to make a painting
16,972
Guernica
Hosts the La Tomatina
9,517
Buñol
Catalonia
Host of 1992 Olympics
1,636,762
Barcelona
Major coastal city with many old Roman Structures
220,556
Tarragona
Galicia
Largest city in the region
295,364
Vigo
Tower of Hercules
245,711
A Coruña
Physical Features
Rivers
Tagus River
Ebro River
Douro River
Guadiana River
Guadalquivir River
Mondego River
 
 
Mountain Peaks
Mulhacén
Aneto
Torre
 
 
Mountain Ranges
Pyrenees
Sierra Nevada
Cantabrian
Serra de Estrela
 
 
Bodies of Water
Balearic Sea
Bay of Biscay
Gulf of Cadiz
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Level 76
Jul 29, 2020
There's two words for this quiz: "A W E S O M E" and "Nominated!"
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Level 57
Jul 29, 2020
An awesome quiz! I just noticed one mistake, it should say 3 countries in instruction. Other than that, great quiz!
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Level 67
Jul 29, 2020
Technically France is on the Iberian Peninsula but I left it out, that's why it says 4 :)
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Level 55
Jul 29, 2020
Wow, you sure like Iberia! Great quiz!
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Level 62
Jul 29, 2020
Fun quiz, proves how little I know about Iberian geography xD
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Level 45
Jul 29, 2020
Great Quiz, Nominated! :D