10 most difficult geography riddlesGeography quiz
What is the most populated city in the European Union?
Prior to Brexit on January 31, 2020, the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union, London was the largest city in the European Union. Now, however, Berlin is the largest city in the European Union with 3.7 million people in its city limits. Berlin is followed by Madrid, Rome, Paris, and Bucharest.
How many countries does Spain share a land border with?
Spain borders France, Portugal, Andorra, Morocco (Ceuta) and UK (Giblartar)
What is the most populous island of the Carribean?
Hispaniola is the second-largest island in the Caribbean (after Cuba). Its total population of 20M is shared almost equally between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The population of Hispaniola is about twice as large as the population of Cuba (11M).
How much of Australia coastline is desert? (Out of the total 21,262 miles/34,218 km)
140 miles (225 km)
1,000 miles (1,600 km)
3,000 miles (4,800 km)
14,000 miles (22,500 km)
More than 40% of Australia's land is classified as desert, but almost all of it is located inland. The Great Sandy Desert is the only one to extend to the coast, forming the long sweep of the Eighty Miles Beach (which is actually 140 miles long).
What is the capital city of the autonomous community of the Basque Country in Spain?
The Basque Country does not have an official capital
Vitoria-Gasteiz is the seat of government and the capital city of the Basque Autonomous Community and of the province of Araba in northern Spain. It holds the autonomous community's House of Parliament, the headquarters of the Government, and the Lehendakari's official residency. Vitoria-Gasteiz's vicinity is home to world-renowned wineries such as Ysios
What is the name of the country that is the first in the world powered entirely by solar energy?
Tokelau is an island country and dependent territory of New Zealand.Three solar power stations provide 100% of current electrical demand from photovoltaics, with battery backup. The first power station was completed in August 2012. In total, 4,032 solar panels) each, making Tokelau the first nation in the world to be 100% powered by solar power.
What is the highest point of the mainland USA?
Mt. St. Helens
Denali (Mt. McKinley)
Mount Whitney is the tallest mountain in California, as well as the highest summit in the contiguous United States and the Sierra Nevada—with an elevation of 14,505 feet
On the Coat of arms of Peru there is not...
the cinchona tree
the horn of plenty
a palm branch and laurel
The coat of arms (Escudo de Armas) has a palm branch on its left and an laurel one on its right. All four share the same escutcheon or shield, consisting of three elements: the top left section shows the vicuña, the national animal representing the fauna of Peru; the tree in the top right section is the cinchona tree representing the national flora; and the bottom cornucopia with coins spilling from it represents the mineral resources of the country.
Which city was the first capital of Brazil?
Rio de Janeiro
With 2.9 million people (2017), it is the largest city proper in the Northeast Region and the 4th-largest city proper in the country, after São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília. Founded by the Portuguese in 1549 as the first capital of Brazil, Salvador is one of the oldest colonial cities in the Americas.