Geographical Double Letter Words A to Z

What are the following geographical terms and locations, which all contain a double-letter?
Thanks kiwirage, Roger77024, scambigol and preproman for H, I, Q, U, W and Y
Better suggestions for the more obscure letters are always welcome
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Last updated: February 23, 2015
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Letter
Clue
Answer
AA
African city of 4 million meaning House of Peace
Dar-es-Salaam
BB
Receding tide, but not yet low
Ebb
CC
The devout pray toward this city every day
Mecca
DD
Natural Springs in Amharic
Addis Ababa
EE
RR's capital city
Freetown
FF
British steel city
Sheffield
GG
Pyramid-like structure of ancient Mesopotamia
Ziggurat
HH
Swaziland region whose principal city is Mbabane
Hhohho
II
Kingdom 1810-1893, republic 1893-1898, territory 1898-1959
Hawaiʻi
JJ
Muslim who has done the sacred pilgimage to CC
Hajji
KK
Turkish seaport on the Dardanelles
Çanakkale
LL
Home of the Cowboys, Rangers and Mavericks
Dallas
MM
Middle Eastern capital city
Amman
NN
Home of Witwatersrand University
Johannesburg
OO
Previously Boulder Dam
Hoover Dam
PP
Syria's largest city
Aleppo
QQ
The next municipality north of UU - pop 9000
Qeqqata
RR
Neighbor of Guinea, Liberia, and the Atlantic
Sierra Leone
SS
Greece's second city
Thessaloniki
TT
Indian state, population 200 million
Uttar Pradesh
UU
Northernmost national capital, previously called Godthåb
Nuuk
VV
Vladivostok International Airport's code
VVO
WW
Ferries from Vancouver BC depart from here
Tsawwassen
XX
Abbotsford BC International Airport's code
YXX
YY
Toronto (Pearson) International Airport's code
YYZ
ZZ
The other side of the river from Kinshasa
Brazzaville
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Level 58
Feb 22, 2015
Town of Tsawwassen in British Columbia, population approx. 21,000. Provides the only crossing point to the U.S. exclave of Point Roberts, Washington.
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Level 75
Feb 22, 2015
QQ - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qeqqata
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Level 68
Feb 22, 2015
HHOHHO is the name of a Swaziland region!
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Level 68
Feb 22, 2015
hh - a ukrainian city on the tip of the slovakia border and near the hungary border?
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Level 75
Feb 22, 2015
Thanks - it looks like you're referring to Uzhhorod, or more exactly Ужгород - I'll save that for if we ever do a #2 in this series!
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Level 87
Feb 22, 2015
vvo is not working- only vo is