25 July 2008

Geography quiz #1

The area shaded in green in the map above is best referred to by which of the following names?

a) Lithuania
b) Indonesia
c) Romania
d) Tanzania
e) None of the above

The answer is NOT "e". See the comments section for answer and explanation


  1. Romania was the term for the whole of Rome’s old dominion [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byzantine_Empire].

    The modern country Romania/Rumania was named for its Romance language, but this name has only been used since the union of Moldavia and Wallachia in 1861.


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