Geographic names questions This is a list of recently added questions about geographic names. Play geographic names quiz and see all the questions. What is this the flag of?Sakhalin Oblast. On the left of the flag is the actual island of Sakhalin. The other islands on the right are the Kuril Islands.Created by: GratyAlooaverage 64% TuvaluTuvalu126NiueNiue59TaiwanTaiwan123Sakhalin OblastSakhalin Oblast550flags riddles » Where is the State of Washington?In the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. . Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States, named after George Washington. It was admitted to the Union as the 42nd state in 1889. Olympia is the state capital.Created by: Ninjaihard 44% in the Atlantic Northeast region of the U.S.in the Atlantic Northeast region of the U.S.2764in the Atlantic Southeast region of the U.S.in the Atlantic Southeast region of the U.S.1498in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. 3723in the Pacific Southeast region of the U.S. in the Pacific Southeast region of the U.S. 435maps riddles » 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. Created by: Tschukavery hard 20% VaticanVatican833TokelauTokelau648NauruNauru847TuvaluTuvalu805Pacific Ocean riddles » The historical, Latin name of Ireland, given by the Romans is ...Hibernia. The Romans would later refer to Ireland by this name too in its Latinised form - Hibernia. Hibernia as a national personification representing Ireland appeared in numerous cartoon and drawings, especially in the nineteenth century. Created by: Tschukavery hard 31% AlbionAlbion623E'ireE'ire1218HiberniaHibernia1143IrlindeIrlinde650Ireland riddles » Which city is called "South Westerplatte" because of its heroic defence during the opening stages of the Invasion of Poland in 1939?Węgierska Górka. The Battle of Węgierska Górka was a two-day-long defence of a Polish fortified area in south of Silesia. Although the Polish position was not completed and only five bunkers were manned, the line was defended for two days and nights against superior German forces. Eventually, the Germans managed to break through the Polish positions, but with heavy casualties on their side and with a significant delay.Created by: Ninjaihard 57% Węgierska GórkaWęgierska Górka2565Huta PolańskaHuta Polańska724Nowa CerekwiaNowa Cerekwia577Nowogród BobrzańskiNowogród Bobrzański580battles riddles » What is the name of the Norwegian Antarctic station?Troll is a Norwegian research station located at Jutulsessen, 235 kilometers (146 mi) from the coast in the eastern part of Princess Martha Coast in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It is Norway's only all-year research station in Antarctica. It has an overwintering capacity of eight people and a summer capacity of 40. It is served by Troll Airfield, which is the base for the Dronning Maud Land Air Network. Created by: -o-///very hard 29% GoblinGoblin51TrollTroll188TelemarcTelemarc104Nord-TrøndelagNord-Trøndelag287Antarctica riddles » Which countries are called Scandinavian countries?Sweden, Norway, Denmark. The term Scandinavia always includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.Created by: Devvery easy 95% Lithuania, Latvia, EstoniaLithuania, Latvia, Estonia263USA, Canada, MexicoUSA, Canada, Mexico88Sweden, Norway, DenmarkSweden, Norway, Denmark10045Great Britain, Ireland, FranceGreat Britain, Ireland, France68Denmark riddles » Which sea was considered to be non-navigable?Sargasso Sea. The Atlantic Ocean's Sargasso Sea was named after the Sargassum seaweed, which floats en masse on the surface there. Although it was formerly thought to cover the entirety of the Sargasso Sea, making navigation impossible, it has since been found to occur only in drifts. The historic incidents of sailing ships being trapped there are now considered due to the often calm winds of the horse latitudes.Created by: Lynn Desmondaverage 62% Black SeaBlack Sea2203Red SeaRed Sea1953Yellow SeaYellow Sea1330Sargasso SeaSargasso Sea9197seas riddles » Which large river flows through Rio de Janeiro? ("rio" is Portuguese for "river")None. Portuguese were the Europeans who encountered Guanabara Bay on January 1,1502. They took it for a large river, which they named "Rio de Janeiro" ("January River"). Later it was discovered, that the presumed river was in fact a gulf, but the name remained.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 48% JaneiroJaneiro6390La PlataLa Plata3293CorcovadoCorcovado1282NoneNone10390Age of Discovery riddles » Which country is named "Sak'art'velo" in its own language?Georgian language is written in its own unique writing system, the Georgian script. Certain grammatical similarities with Basque, especially in the case system, have often been pointed out. However, the hypothesis that both languages are related, is generally considered to lack conclusive evidence.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 46% AlbaniaAlbania4852IndonesiaIndonesia3852EstoniaEstonia4119GeorgiaGeorgia11120country names riddles » Play geographic names quiz and see all the questions.