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You can get a fabulous view of what city from Mount Victoria?

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Wellington. Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, the country's second largest urban area and the most populous national capital in Oceania.

What famous landmark is in the Copenhagen harbor?

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A Statue Of The Little Mermaid. The statue of the "Little Mermaid" sits in the harbor; the story was written by Hans Christian Andersen.

How long did the construction of New York's Empire State Building take?

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14 Months. The Chrysler Building was the tallest building in the world before the Empire State Building was completed in 1931.

What is the deepest freshwater lake on Earth?

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Baikal. Russia's Lake Baikal contains almost one-fifth of the earth's fresh water.

What African capital is closest to the equator?

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Kampala. Counting the neighborhoods in the south, Kampala, Uganda is closer to the equator than Libreville, Gabun by a very small amount.

Deadwood is located where?

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South Dakota. In 1989, Deadwood, South Dakota became the third place in the USA to legalize gambling after Atlantic City, NJ and Nevada.

Where can you find the Sydney Opera House?

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Australia. Construction began on the Sydney Opera House in March 1959.

Cripple Creek is located where?

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Colorado. Cripple Creek was the site of a prosperous gold-mining camp in the 1890's.

Which leader nationalized the Suez Canal in 1956, instigating an international crisis?

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Colonel Nasser. Colonel Nasser announced that he was taking over the Suez Canal, much to the consternation of Britain and France, in 1956.

Which African capital city contains the Zitouna Mosque?

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Tunis. Tunis is the capital of Tunisia.

What is the most famous road in Auckland, New Zealand?

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Queen Street. Queen Street in Central Auckland, also known as the Golden Mile.

Vanuatu, a group of islands in the Southwest Pacific, claims which capital city?

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Vila. Vanuatu lies about 500 miles west of Fiji.

In 1900, which of these countries had the largest population?

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India. India is projected to pass China and become the most populous country in the world.

Where is Lesotho located?

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Southern Africa. The official motto of Lethoso is "Peace, Rain, Prosperity".

What year did New York City's five boroughs merge to form one city?

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1898. Brooklyn, NY is named after the Dutch city Breukelen.

In which capital city was the Tower Bridge erected?

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London. The Tower Bridge was built as another way besides the River Subway to cross the River Thames.

You can find the Outer Banks at which location?

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North Carolina. A 16th-century British colony on the Outer Banks of North Carolina disappeared without a trace.

Where is the great granite mass called Stone Mountain located?

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Georgia. Stone Mountain features a carved memorial to Confederate heroes Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and "Stonewall" Jackson.

Cuba is situated between which two bodies of water?

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Caribbean Sea And Atlantic Ocean. Guantanamo Bay is located on the southeastern coast of Cuba.

 

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