More Geography Trivia
Mississippi. Magnolia bark extracts have shown interesting activity against bacteria that cause tooth and gum diseases.
Iberian. Before being divided, Spain and Portugal were known as Iberia.
The Yellow Sea. The Yellow Sea's name comes from the sand particles that color its water, originating from the Yellow River.
Iraqi. Iraq was called "Mesopotamia" in ancient times, meaning "land between the rivers" in Greek.
Malta. Malta became independent in 1964.
Abuja. Abuja is the administrative capital of Nigeria and Lagos is the commercial center.