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absolute location

exact location of a place on the earth described by global coordinates

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Adriatic Sea

Sea between Italy and Balkans

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Aegean sea

Sea between Greece and Turkey

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Approx. how many people live in Asia?

3.9 billion.

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Approx. how many people live in South America?

330 Million.

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Approx. how many people live in the E.U.?

460 Million.

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Arabian Sea

Part of the Indian Ocean whose main arms include the Gulf of Oman and the Gulf of Aden

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Aswan Dam

Major dam on the Nile River in Egypt.

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basin

are of land drained by a given river and its branches area of land surrounded by lands of higher elevations

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Bavaria

Major state in Southwestern Germany, next to Austria and Czech Republic

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bay

part of a large basin of water that extends into a shoreline, generally smaller than a gulf

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Bay of Biscay

Part of Atlantic, bordered west coast of France, north coast of Spain

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Bay of Bengal

Part of Indian Ocean between India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and SE Asia

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Bering Sea

Northward extension of the Pacific Ocean between Siberia and Alaska.

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Borneo

Island in Indonesia SW of the Phillipines

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Bosporus

Straight separating the European and the Asian portions of Turkey.

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Brahmaputra

Source: Himalayan Mountains, Tibet Outflow: Ganges River

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canyon

deep and narrow valley with steep walls

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cape

point of land that extends into a river, lake, or ocean

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Capri

Island in the bay of Naples in Southern Italy

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Caspian sea

Salwater lake between Europe and Asia, bordered by Azerbaijan, Russia and Kazakhstan, Iran.

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channel

wide strait or waterway between two land masses that close to each other, deep part of a river or other waterway

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Congo River

River of Central Africa, flowing through Congo to the Atlantic Ocean

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Crimea

Peninsula in the extreme southern Ukraine in the Black Sea.

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Danube River

Second longest European river through central and SE Europe. Empties Black Sea

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Darling

Source: Eastern Highlands, Australia Outflow: Murray River

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Dead sea

Salt lake on the border between Israel and Jordan. Lowest point of dry land on earth.

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divide

stretch of high land that seperates river systems

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downstream

direction in witch a river or stream flows from its source to its mouth

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Elbe river

River in central Europe, flowing from NW Czech to North sea

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elevation

height of land above sea level

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Ganges

Source: Himalayas Outflow: Bay of Bengal

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glacier

large, thick body of slowly moving ice

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gulf

part of a large basin of water that extends into a shoreline, generally bigger than a bay

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harbor

a sheltered place along the shoreline where ships can anchor safely

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highland

elevated land area such as a hill, mountian, or plateau

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hill

elevated land with sloping sides and rounded summit, generally smaller than a mountian

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Indus

Source: Himalayan Mountains, Tibet Outflow: Arabian Sea

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isthmus

narrow stretch of land connecting two larger land areas

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Lena

Source: Baikal Mountains, Russia Outflow: Arctic Ocean

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lowland

land, usually level, at a low elevation

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Mackenzie

Source: Finlay River, British Columbia Outflow: Beaufort Sea

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Mekong

Source: Tibetan Highlands Outflow: South China Sea

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meridian

one of many lines on the global grid running from the North pole to the South pole, used to measure degrees of longitude

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mesa

broad, flat- topped landform with steep sides, smaller than a plateau

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Missouri

Source: Confluence of Gallatin, Jefferson, and Madison rivers in Montana Outflow: Mississippi River

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Murray

Source: Australian Alps, New South Wales Outflow: Indian Ocean

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Name the 3 deserts of Africa from north to south.

Sahara, Namib, Kalahari

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Name the capital and bordering countries of American Samoa.

Pago Pago. South Pacific Ocean. Near Samoa.

50

Name the capital and bordering countries of Andorra.

Andorra La Vella. Spain, France.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Angola.

Luanda. South Atlantic Ocean. Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Namibia.

52

Name the capital and bordering countries of Argentina.

Buenos Aires. Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay, South Atlantic Ocean. Contains the Rio Parana.

53

Name the capital and bordering countries of Armenia.

Yerevan. Georgia, AZERBAIJAN, Iran, Turkey.

54

Name the capital and bordering countries of Australia.

Canberra. Indian Ocean and South Pacific Ocean, Near East Timor, Papa New Guinea, Indonesia.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Austria.

Vienna (on the Danube river). Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Switzedrland, Liechtenstein.

56

Name the capital and bordering countries of Azerbaijan.

Baku (on the Caspian Sea). Iran, Armenia, Georgia, Russia.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Bahrain.

Manama. In the Gulf of Bahrain (Persian Gulf) near Saudi Aurabia, Qatar.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Bangladesh.

Dhaka. India, Burma, and Bay of bengal (Indian Ocean). Contains Ganges , Meghna, and Jamuna Rivers.

59

Name the capital and bordering countries of Belarus.

Minsk. Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia.

60

Name the capital and bordering countries of Belgium.

Brussels. North Sea, Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, France.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Belize.

Belmopan. Mexico, Guatemala, Caribbean sea.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Benin.

Porto Novo. Togo, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Atlantic Ocean.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Bhutan.

Thimphu. China, India.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Bolivia.

La Paz. Chile, Peru, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Sarajevo. Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro, Adriatic Sea.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Botswana.

Gaborone. Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Namibia.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Brazil.

Brazilia. Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, North Atlantic Ocean. Contains Amazon and Parana rivers.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Bulgaria.

Sofia. Romania (seperated by the Danube river), The Black Sea, Greece, Turkey, Serbia and Montenegro, Macedonia.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Burkina Faso.

Ouagadougou. Niger, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Cote d'Ivorie, Mali. Contains the Black Volta River.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Burma.

Rangoon. India, China, Laos, Thailand, Bay of Bengal (Indian Ocean)

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Burundi.

Bujumbura. Rwanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania.

72

Name the capital and bordering countries of Cambodia.

Phnom Penh. Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Gulf of Thailand (Indian Ocean). Contains the Mekong river.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Cameroon.

Yaounde. Nigeria, Chad, Central African Republic, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Equitorial Guinea, Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic Ocean).

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Central African Republic.

Bangui. Chad, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Republic of Congo.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Chad.

N'Djamena. Libya, C.A.R, Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan. Contains Lake Chad.

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Name the capital and bordering countries of Chile.

Santiago. South Pacific Ocean, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, South Atlantic Ocean via Straight of Magellan.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Kenya.

Nairobi. Tanzania, Ethiopia, Somolia, Sudan, Uganda, Indian ocean, lake Victoria.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Kyrgystan.

Bishkek. Uzbekistan, China, Khazakstan, Tajikistan. Contains Naryn River.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Laos.

Vientiane. Thailand (border is Mekong river), China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Burma.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Latvia.

Riga. Estonia, Lituania, Baltic Sea, Russia, Belarus.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Lesotho.

Maseru. South Africa.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Liberia.

Monrovia. Sierra Leone, Cote d'Ivorie, Guniea, Atlantic Ocean.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Liechtenstein.

Vaduz. Switzerland, Austria.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Lithuania.

Vilnius. Russia, Latvia, Poland, Belarus, Baltic Sea.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Luxembourg.

Luxembourg. Belgium, Germany, France.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Macedonia.

Skopje. Serbia and Montenegro, Greece, Albania, Bulgaria. Contains Vardar river.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Madagascar.

Antananarivo. Near Comoros in Indian ocean.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Malawi.

Lilongwe. Zambia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Lake Nyasa. Contains Shire river.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Malaysia.

Kuala Lumpur. Thailand, Brunei, Indonesia, Singapore. Near Vietnam and Philippines in South China Sea.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Maldives.

Male. Near India in Indian Ocean.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Mali.

Bamako. Guinea, Senegal, Algeria, Niger, Mauritania, Cote d'Ivorie, Burkina Faso. Contains Niger river.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Malta.

Valletta. Mediterranean sea. Former UK colony, now EU member.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Mauritania.

Nouakchott. Western Sahara, Mali, Algeria, Senegal (border is Senegal river), North Atlantic.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Mexico.

Mexico City. United States, Guatemala, Belize, Pacific ocean, mediterranean sea.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Moldova.

Chisinau. Romania, Ukraine.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Mongolia.

Ulaanbaatar. China, Russia. Contains part of Gobi Desert.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Morocco.

Casablanca. Western Sahara, Algeria, Spain, Atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Mozambique.

Maputo. Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, South Africa, Indian Ocean, Lake Nyasa. Contains Zambezi River.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Namibia.

Windhoek. Botswana, South Africa, Angola, Zambia, South Atlantic Ocean. Contains Kalahari and Namib Deserts.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Nepal.

Kathmandu. China, India. Contains Mt. Everest.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Netherlands.

Amsterdam. Belgium, Germany, North Sea.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of New Zealand.

Wellington. South Pacific Ocean near Australia.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Nicaragua.

Managua. Costa Rica, Honduras, Mediterranean Sea, Pacific Ocean.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Niger.

Niamey. Nigeria, Algeria, Libya, Chad, Burkina Faso, Benin, Mali, Contains Niger River And part of sahara desert.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Nigeria.

Abuja. Chad, Niger, Cameroon, Benin, Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic Ocean). Contains Benue and Niger Rivers. Former English Colony. Member of OPEC.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Oman.

Muscat. Saudi Arabia, Yemen, UAE, Persian Gulf, Arabian Sea.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Papua New Guinea.

Port Moresby. Indonesia, Coral Sea (Pacific Ocean). Near Australia.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Paraguay.

Asuncion. Brazil (Rio Parana forms part of border), Argentina, Bolivia.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Peru.

Lima. Pacific Ocean. Equador, Colombia, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil. Contains source of Amazon River and Lake Titicaca.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Philippines.

Manila. South Pacific Ocean. Near Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Taiwan.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Poland.

Warsaw. Baltic Sea, Russia, Belarus, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Lithuania. Contains Vistula and Oder Rivers.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Portugal.

Lisbon. Spain, Atlantic Ocean.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Puerto Rico.

San Juan. Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Spanish colony ceded to US after spanish-american war.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Romania.

Bucharest. Hungary, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Black Sea, Moldova, Serbia and Montenegro (across Danube River).

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Rwanda.

Kigali. Uganda, Brundi, DPR Congo, Tanzania, lake Kivu.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Sao Tome and Principe.

Sao Tome. Gulf of Guinea near Equitorial Guinea.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Senegal.

Dakar. The Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Atlantic Ocean. Former French Colony liberated 1960.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Seychelles.

Victoria. In Indian ocean near Comoros, Madagascar. Independant from UK in 1976.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Sierra Leone.

Freetown. Liberia, Guinea, Atlantic Ocean. Former UK Colony freed in 1961.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Singapore.

Singpore. Malaysia, Indian Ocean, Indonesia (across Singapore Strait). Freed from UK in 1963.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Slovakia.

Bratislava. Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, Austria, Hungary (Danube river forms partial border), Contains Vah river.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Slovenia.

Ljubljana. Italy, Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Gulf of Venice (Adriatic Sea).

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Somalia.

Mogadishu. Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Red Sea, Indian Ocean.

124

Name the Capital and bordering countries of South Korea.

Seoul. North Korea, Sea of Japan (Pacific Ocean). Near Japan, China, Russia.

125

Name the Capital and bordering countries of Sri Lanka.

Colombo. Bay of Bengal (Indian Ocean)near India and Maldives.

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Sudan.

Khartoum. Egypt, Libya, Chad, CAR, DPR Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Eritria, Ethiopia, Red Sea. Contains Nile River (White and Blue forks).

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Name the Capital and bordering countries of Suriname.

Paramaribo. French Guiana, Brazil, Guyana, North Atlantic Ocean.

128

Name the capital and bordering countries of The Bahamas.

Nassau. In North Atlantic ocean near US (florida) and Cuba.

129

Name the capital and countries that border Algeria.

Algiers. Mediterranean Sea, Tunesia, Libya, Niger,Mali, Mauritania, Western Sahara, Morocco.

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Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Costa Rica.

San Jose. Nicaragua, Panama, Caribbean Sea, Pacific Ocean.

131

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Cote d'Ivorie.

Yamoussoukro. Ghana, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Atlantic Ocean, Guinea, Mali.

132

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Croatia.

Zagreb. Slovenia, Adriatic Sea, Sebia and Montenegro (Danube river forms the border), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary.

133

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Czech Republic.

Prague. Germany, Slovakia, Poland, Austria. Contains the Elbe river.

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Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Kinshasa. Republic of the Congo (Congo River makes a large part of the border), Angola, Tanzania (across lake Tanganyika), Rwanda, Brundi, C.A.R., Uganda, Sudan, Zambia. Contains Lualaba river.

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Name the capital and neighboring countries of Djibouti.

Djibouti. Eritrea, Somolia, Ethiopia, Red Sea.

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Name the capital and neighboring countries of East Timor.

Dili. Indonesia, Timor Sea, Banda Sea (south Pacific Ocean).

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Name the capital and neighboring countries of Ecuador.

Quito. Columbia, Peru, Pacific Ocean.

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Name the capital and neighboring countries of Equatorial Guinea.

Malabo. Cameroon, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea.

139

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Eritrea.

Asmara. Red Sea, Sudan, Djibouti, Ethiopia.

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Name the capital and neighboring countries of Ethiopia.

Addis Ababa. Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somolia, Kenya. Contains source of the Blue Nile & the great rift valley.

141

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Fiji.

Suva. South Pacific Ocean.

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Name the capital and neighboring countries of Finland.

Helinski. Russia, North Sea, Sweden, Norway, Estonia (across gulf of Finland), Baltic Sea.

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Name the capital and neighboring countries of French Guiana.

Cayenne. North Atlantic Ocean, Suriname, Brazil. The only non-independant state in South America.

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Name the capital and neighboring countries of French Polynesia.

Papeete. South Pacific ocean. France conducted nuclear tests here as recently as 1996.

145

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Gabon.

Libreville. Atlantic Ocean, Equitorial Guiana, Cameroon, Republic of the congo.

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Name the capital and neighboring countries of Gabon.

Libreville. Atlantic Ocean, Equitorial Guiana, Cameroon, Republic of the congo.

147

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Georgia.

Tblisi (on the Mlkvari River). Russia (across the caucas mountains), Black Sea, Armenia, Turkey, Azerbaijan.

148

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Ghana.

Accra. Togo, Cote d'Ivorie, Burkina Faso, Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic). Contains Lake Volta.

149

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Greece.

Athens. Macedonia, Albania, Turkey, Bulgaria, Ionian Sea, Aegean Sea, Sea of Crete, Mediterranean Sea.

150

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Guatemala.

Guatemala City. Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, Belize, Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean Sea.

151

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Guinea.

Conakry. Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote d'Ivorie, Atlantic Ocean. Contains the Niger River.

152

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Guinea-Bissau.

Bissau. Senegal, Guinea, Atlantic Ocean.

153

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Guyana.

Georgetown. Venezuela, Suriname, Brazil, Atlantic Ocean.

154

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Italy.

Rome. Monaco, France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, Mediterranean Sea. Contains Po river.

155

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Jamaica.

Kingston. Carribean sea.

156

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Jordan.

Amman. Israel, Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea. Contains Dead Sea and Jordan River.

157

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Kazakhstan.

Astana. Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgystan, Russia, China, Caspian Sea. Contains Aral sea, Ertis river.

158

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Republic of the Congo.

Brazzaville. South Atlantic Ocean, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo (most of border is Congo River), Cameroon, Equitorial Guinea, C.A.R.

159

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Sweden.

Stockholm. Norway, Finland, Baltic Sea, Near Denmark.

160

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Tajikistan.

Dushanbe. Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, China, Afghanistan.

161

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Tanzania.

Dar es Salaam. Kenya, Burundi, Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, DPR Congo, Lake Victoria, Indian Ocean, Lake Nyasa.

162

Name the capital and neighboring countries of the Dominican Republic.

Santo Domingo. Haiti, North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea.

163

Name the capital and neighboring countries of The Gambia.

Banjul. Senegal, Atlantic Ocean. Contains the Gambia river delta.

164

Name the capital and neighboring countries of the United Arab Emirates.

Abu Dhabi. Saudi Arabia, Oman, Persian Gulf, near Qatar.

165

Name the capital and neighboring countries of the US Virgin Islands.

Charlotte Amalie. North Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea.

166

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Togo.

Lome. Burkina Faso, Benin, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic Ocean).

167

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Tunisia.

Tunis. Libya, Algeria, Mediterranean Sea. Independent from france in 1956. Best arab nation on womens rights.

168

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Turkey.

Ankara. Greece, Bulgaria, Syria, Iraq, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, Bosporus Strait, Dardanelles, contains source of Tigris and Euphrates rivers.

169

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Turkmenistan.

Ashgabat. Iran, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Caspian Sea, Amu Darya River.

170

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Uganda.

Kampala. DPR Congo, Rwanda, Lake Victoria, Sudan, Tanzania, Kenya, Victoria branch of the Nile River. Independant from the UK in 1962.

171

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Ukraine.

Kiev. Romania, Russia, Moldova, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Belarus, the Black Sea.

172

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Uruguay.

Montevideo. Brazil, Argentina, Atlantic Ocean, Rio Negro.

173

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Uzbekistan.

Tashkent. Kazakistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Aral Sea.

174

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Venezuela.

Caracas. Colombia, Brazil, Guyana, Mediterranean Sea, Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba, Grenada, Barbados.

175

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Western Sahara.

Morocco, Mauritania, Algeria, Atlantic Ocean. It is currently claimed by Morocco and has no capital.

176

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Yemen.

Sanaa. Saudi Arabia, Oman, Red Sea, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somolia, Arabian Sea (Indian Ocean).

177

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Zambia.

Lusaka. DPR Congo, Malawi, Angola, Botswana, Nambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Tanzania, contains Zambezi river. Independant from UK in 1964.

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Name the capital and neighboring countries of Zimbabwe.

Harare. Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Botswana, South Africa. Independant from UK circa 1961.

179

Name the countries that feed into the Nile River.

Sudan, Ethiopia, Egypt, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Eritrea, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Nile

Source: Lake Victoria, Africa Outflow: Mediterranean Sea

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Orinoco

Source: Serra Parima Mountains in Venezuela (Serra Parima, Portuguese; Sierra Parima, Spanish) Outflow: Atlantic Ocean

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physical feature

characteristic of a place occuring naturally, such as a landform, body of water, climate pattern, or resource

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Purus

Source: Andes Mountains of Peru Outflow: Amazon River

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relief

changes in elevation over a given area of land

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Ruhr Valley

West-central Germany. Its main industrial region

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sea

large body of water completely or partly surrounded by land

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seacoast

land lying next to a sea or an ocean

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sound

broad inland body of water, often between a caostline and one or more islands off the coast

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source

(of a river) place where a river or stream begins, often in highlands

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tributary

small river or stream that flows into a large river or stream a branch of the river

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Volga

Source: Valdai Plateau, Russia Outflow: Caspian Sea

192

What are The Narrows?

The entrance to New York Harbor.

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What body of water does the Danube drain into?

The Black Sea.

194

What countries feed into the Brahmaputra River?

India (58.0%), P.R. China (19.7%), Nepal (9.0%), Bangladesh (6.6%), Disputed India/P.R. China (4.2%), Bhutan (2.4%)

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What countries feed into the Congo River?

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Angola, Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Cameroon, Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda

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What countries feed into the Danube River?

Romania (28.9%), Hungary (11.7%), Austria (10.3%), Serbia and Montenegro (10.3%), Germany (7.5%), Slovakia (5.8%), Bulgaria (5.2%), Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.8%), Croatia (4.5%), Ukraine (3.8%), Czech Republic (2.6%), Slovenia (2.2%), Moldova (1.7%), Switzerland (0.32%), Italy (0.15%), Poland (0.09%), Albania (0.03%)

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What countries feed into the Mekong River?

Laos, Thailand, P.R. China, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar

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What countries feed into the Niger River?

Nigeria, Mali, Niger, Algeria, Guinea, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Chad

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What countries have access to the Black Sea?

Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine

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What countries have access to the Caspian Sea?

Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Azerbaijan. Russia's Volga river and a canal system links it to the Black Sea.