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What country is that?
Tsardom of Russia
The Mongol Empire existed during the 13th and 14th centuries and was the largest contiguous land empire in history. The British Empire was larger, but spread across all continents.
Which U.S. state is the smallest?
Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It is the smallest of the 50 U.S. states with an area of 3 144 km2.
Which state joined the U.S. most recent?
Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States of America, having received statehood on August 21, 1959. In March 1959, Congress passed the Hawaii Admission Act, which U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law. On June 27, 1959, a referendum asked residents of Hawaii to vote on the statehood bill; 94.3% voted in favor of statehood and only 5.7% opposed it.
Where is the State of Washington?
in the Atlantic Northeast region of the U.S.
in the Atlantic Southeast region of the U.S.
in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S.
in the Pacific Southeast 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.
Who first used the name 'atlas' to define a set of maps?
Gerardus Mercator was a 16th-century German-Flemish cartographer, geographer and cosmographer. He was renowned for creating the 1569 world map based on a new projection which represented sailing courses of constant bearing as straight lines—an innovation that is still employed in nautical charts. Mercator was one of the founders of the Netherlandish school of cartography.
Which of these countries is doubly landlocked? (landlocked and surrounded only by landlocked countries)
Uzbekistan is bordered by five landlocked countries: Kazakhstan to the north; Kyrgyzstan to the northeast; Tajikistan to the southeast; Afghanistan to the south; and Turkmenistan to the southwest.
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