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Sunday, February 11, 2024

Capital of Sweden?


What is the capital of SWEDEN? The correct answer is listed further below!
A — Västerås
B — Stockholm
C — Malmö
D — Arjeplog























ANSWER
B . . . . . Stockholm

Capital of Saudi Arabia?


What is the capital of SAUDI ARABIA? The correct answer is listed further below!
A — Jeddah
B — Rawalpindi
C — Riyadh
D — Qazvīn























ANSWER
C . . . . . Riyadh

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Capital of New Zealand?


What is the capital of NEW ZEALAND? The correct answer is listed further below!
A — Wellington
B — Dunedin
C — Runanga
D — Herbertville























ANSWER
A . . . . . Wellington

Saturday, January 27, 2024

Capital of Tonga?


What is the capital of TONGA? The correct answer is listed further below!
A — Melekeok
B — Nkhotakota
C — Nuku‘alofa
D — Pape‘etē























ANSWER
C . . . . . Nuku‘alofa

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Capital of Samoa?


What is the capital of SAMOA? The correct answer is listed further below!
A — Matautu
B — Apia
C — Ti’avea
D — Tuasivi























ANSWER
B . . . . . Apia

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Capital of Nauru?


What is the de facto capital of NAURU? The correct answer is listed further below!
A — Marghita
B — Yaren
C — Tilichiki
D — Vaslui























ANSWER
B . . . . . Yaren

Capital of Kiribati?


What is the capital of KIRIBATI? The correct answer is listed further below!
A — Tarawa
B — Rawaki
C — Nikumaroro
D — Banaba























ANSWER
A . . . . . Tarawa (South Tarawa to be exact)

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Capital of Hrvatska?


What is the capital of HRVATSKA (CROATIA)? The correct answer is listed further below!
A — Madrid
B — Paris
C — Zagreb
D — Bucharest (București)
E — Bratislava























ANSWER
C . . . . . Zagreb

Saturday, January 13, 2024

Cameroon Post is Updated



My Cameroon post (↗) — link opens in a new tab or window — is updated with more information. Thanks for visiting GeoFact of the Day today!

Friday, December 22, 2023

December 2023 Geography Bee Quiz


This blog post is a GeoFact of the Day Geography Bee Quiz.

Learn more about the wonderful world with the help of a GeoFact of the Day Geography Bee Quiz (↗) like this one! Think of this resource as free food for your mind. Whether you are preparing for a geography bee — or maybe a geography-themed trivia contest — or just want to cherish the positive aspects of our planet, I hope you enjoy these tasty morsels of knowledge. The answers to this quiz are listed below — enjoy and good luck!

1)      Fill in the blank: along the mighty Zambezi River, _________ of ZAMBIA and ZIMBABWE is the world’s largest artificial lake by volume as of the year 2023.
A — Lake Baikal
B — Lake Kariba
C — Lake Tanganyika

2)      True or false: The community of Nahwa in the UNITED ARAB EMIRATES is completely surrounded by Madhā in OMAN. Also, the doughnut-shaped territory of Madhā is surrounded by additional land of the United Arab Emirates.

3)      Fill in the blank: standing at over 8,281 feet (2,524 meters) in elevation, the highest mountain of SRI LANKA is _________.
A — Dealul Balanesti
B — Pidurutalagala
C — Hombori Tondo





















ANSWERS

Question 1:
B . . . . . Lake Kariba

Question 2:
True . . . . . Nahwa is rare phenomenon known as a counter-exclave — in which an exclave (Nahwa) is surrounded by another exclave (Madhā). Nahwa is the “egg yolk” to Madhā’s “egg white”!

Question 3:
B . . . . . Pidurutalagala

Friday, December 8, 2023

Benin Post is Updated



My Benin post (↗) — link opens in a new tab or window — is updated with more information. Thanks for visiting GeoFact of the Day today!

Sunday, December 3, 2023

New Blog Map of Oman


Announcing a new map on GeoFact of the Day

A new and detailed map of OMAN on the GeoFact of the Day Blog provides locations of cities/towns, features, and country borders. This map is available on the Oman post (↗). To tell me what you think about this map, feel free to comment down below or send an email! What country or other place should be the focal point of my next map?

New Blog Map of Bangladesh


Announcing a new map on GeoFact of the Day

A new and detailed map of BANGLADESH on the GeoFact of the Day Blog provides locations of cities/towns, features, and country borders. This map is available on the Bangladesh post (↗). To tell me what you think about this map, feel free to comment down below or send an email! What country or other place should be the focal point of my next map?

Sunday, October 22, 2023

October 2023 Geography Bee Quiz


This blog post is a GeoFact of the Day Geography Bee Quiz.

Learn more about the wonderful world with the help of a GeoFact of the Day Geography Bee Quiz (↗) like this one! Think of this ad-free resource as free food for your mind. Whether you are preparing for a geography bee — or maybe a geography-themed trivia contest — or just want to cherish the positive aspects of our planet, I hope you enjoy these tasty morsels of knowledge. The answers to this quiz are listed below — good luck!

I hope you have a Happy Halloween!

1)      HUNGARY is home to several national parks that are mostly located in the northeast. Which of the following is not the name of a national park in Hungary?
A — Biogradska
B — Bükk
C — Hortobágyi

2)      Which river does not flow beside or through TAJIKISTAN?
A — Naryn
B — Panj
C — Syr Darya

3)      Which is a South Asian country with several UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Fort and Shalamar Gardens, Makli, Moenjodaro (Moenjo-daro), Rohtas Fort, and Taxila?
A — SLOVAKIA
B — PAKISTAN
C — The PHILIPPINES





















ANSWERS

Question 1:
A . . . . . Biogradska

Question 2:
A . . . . . Naryn

Question 3:
B . . . . . Pakistan

Thursday, September 28, 2023

Box Ankle, Georgia


Box Ankle is an interestingly named community in Monroe County in the state of Georgia! Plenty of details on the naming of Box Ankle are provided by Georgia Public Broadcasting (↗). Surrounding communities include Collier, Forsyth (county seat of Monroe County), Goggins, and High Falls.
Map showing the location of Box Ankle, Georgia in Monroe County

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