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Places With Odd Names

There are many places in the world that have odd names. Here are some of them. All you have to do is read the description of the place and decide which country it is in. Have fun and enjoy it.

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    LLANFAIRPWLLGWYNGYLLGOGERYCHWYRNDROBWLLLLANTYSILIOGOGOGOCH is the actual name of a village. It’s official short name is Llanfairpwllgwyngyll This is the longest place name in Europe What country is it in?

    • Iceland
    • Wales
    • France
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    The capital city of this country’s province is Batman. It has nothing to do with the superhero Batman but was named after the Batman River. Where is this city?

    • Turkey
    • Armenia
    • Greece
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    A place to make you hungry is the Egg and Bacon Bay in Tasmania.It was named after the regional wildflower eggs and bacon. The flower petals as yellow as egg yolks and the deep red of bacon. Where is the bay?

    • New Zealand
    • Greece
    • Australia
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    Wonowon in British Columbia is pronounced as one-oh-one. It is located on Alaska highway’s 101 at the point where the U.S. Army operated a checkpoint during WW II. What country is it in?

    • The U.S.
    • Canada
    • Greenland
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    Spa sounds like a relaxing town in Europe. It has been known for its curative mineral springs since the 16th century. What country is it in?

    • Belgium
    • Austria
    • Germany
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    “Westward Ho! is a book published by Charles Kingsley in 1855. The book became a best seller and the Westward Ho! Hotel was built. The village around the hotel also became known by this name. Where is it?

    • Norway
    • England
    • Poland
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    Punkeydoodles Corners began as a tiny hamlet. Its name probably originated when a resident pumpkin-grower was insulted and called a punkeydoodle. It has become a charming town in Ontario. What country is it in?

    • Greenland
    • The US
    • Canada
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    When it is hot it is hot as in Hotazel in Africa. It began in 1915 when a group of land surveyors assessed a farm in this country and called the whole place “Hot As Hell” and it became Hotazel. What African country is it in?

    • Gambia
    • Tanzania
    • South Africa
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    Lord Byron’s grandfather John Byron sailed around the tip of South America and saw a tiny island in the distance. He figured it would be like paradise and a place to rest. His crew was greeted by angry natives with spears. Byron was so disappointed that he named the islands Islands of Disappointment. Where are they?

    • French Polynesia
    • Tahiti
    • Bora Bora


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  1. You got 3 out of 9 right!
    Could be better

    LOL, why would anyone give that loooooooooooong name to a village?
    Did anyone managed to mail anything there? Cos they’re most likely to misspell the name


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