Australia. Construction began on the Sydney Opera House in March 1959.
More Geography Trivia
Andes. These trains have cylinders of oxygen for the passengers in case they develop altitude sickness in the Andes.
Yemen. The city of Aden, located on the Gulf of Aden, is the chief port of Yemen.
Romania. The area of Transylvania was once part of the Roman Empire.
Miami. Miami-Dade County owns the Vizcaya Museums and Gardens.
Amman. In Biblical times, Amman was known as "Philadelphia".
South Africa. Botswana was called Bechuanaland when it was a colony of Great Britain.