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What is the capital of Mauritius, discovered by the Portuguese in 1505?

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Port Louis. The Arabs originally named Mauritius, Dina Harobi.

What is the most southwestern county in England?

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Cornwall. Somerset and Cheshire are two counties in England.

In what country is Stonehenge located?

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England. Stonehenge is located in the English county of Wiltshire.

Georgia, a former U.S.S.R. Republic bordering southern Russia, claims which capital city?

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Tbilisi. Batumi is located on the coast of the Black Sea.

What season is it in Australia during December?

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Summer. In Australia, the summer lasts from December to February.

In which country would one find the largest concentration of impact craters due to meteoroids?

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Canada. Canada is the second largest land mass country in the world, just behind Russia.

What city in San Bernardino County is home of the annual Grubstakes Days and Starry Nights Festival?

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Yucca Valley. Yucca Valley, California, is a sleepy town in San Bernardino County, between the San Bernardino Mountains and Joshua Tree National Park.

Croatia and Slovenia border what sea?

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Adriatic Sea. Croatia and Slovenia were parts of Austria-Hungary before being included in Yugoslavia.

What U.S. state is 39th in land area and bordered by New Hampshire?

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Maine. In 1641, York, Maine, became the first chartered U.S. town.

Which criteria does not make a continent?

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Bounded By Water On At Least Three Sides. A piece of land bounded on three sides makes a peninsula. A peninsula does not make a continent.

How many acres does the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia cover?

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195,347. Shenandoah National Park was created by an act of Congress in 1926 and the park was dedicated by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1936.

Which country does not have any rivers?

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Saudi Arabia. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is dry and hot, it receives about four inches (102mm) of rain a year.

In which country might you find Shabu Shabu Nabe?

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Japan. Shabu-Shabu is a Japanese dish made from meat and vegetables.

What is the capital of Ethiopia?

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Addis Ababa. Coffee originated in Ethiopia.

Which city is the southernmost capital city in the world?

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Wellington. Wellington, New Zealand has the southernmost point of latitude, at 41 degrees South.

On which continent are the Atlas Mountains?

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Africa. Located in Northwestern Africa, the Atlas Mountains are isolated mountains.

Where is the United Nations building?

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New York City. The land for U.N. was donated by the Rockefeller family.

Where was Checkpoint Charlie located?

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Berlin. Checkpoint Charlie was active for 27 years.

Which of the following states does not have a panhandle?

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New Mexico. Idaho's panhandle is to the North.

Which region of Spain is Barcelona in?

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Catalonia. Barcelona is home to the culturally proud Catalans.

 

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