Where Am I In the World?

Khadija Leon

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About This Quiz

The world as we know it has over 175 countries which are made up of over 4,400 cities, and that doesn't even include some of the islands. They are located across all 4 corners of the earth from the cold arctic region in the north to the warm and tropical areas near the Equator. 

Some of the world's most popular cities have populations in the millions and see as many as 2 to  5 million visitors every year. Some of them include Hong Kong, London, Dubai, New York, Paris, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Las Vegas, Barcelona and Rome, and while many people have heard of them and their attractions, do they know what country and what continent they are located in?

If you were shown a location on a map, would you know where in the world that place is? Not only will this quiz test how well you know the world's geography, it will also test how well you know some of the world's most popular cities. How many of them are you able to correctly identify? The only way to find out is to take this quiz. When you are done, ask your friends and family to take to see who gets the highest score!

Where am I in the world?

You are in Hong Kong, China, home to Hong Kong Disneyland, Ocean Park Hong Kong, Ngong Ping 360 and the hilltop statue of Buddha, Tian Tan Buddha.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Bangkok, Thailand, its most populated and capital city. It is home to the Grand Palace, the temple Wat Arun and the massive retail center, MBK Center.

Where am I in the world?

You are in London, the capital and most populated city in England. It is home to the observation wheel called the London Eye, the royal residence Buckingham Palace and the clock, Big Ben.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Singapore, a sovereign city state and island located in Southeast Asia. It is home to the half-fish and half-lion fountain Merlion Park, the amusement park Universal Studios Singapore, and the Gardens by the Bay.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Macau, China, a former Portuguese colony. It is home to the Senado Square, the Maua Tower, which has a revolving restaurant, and the church façade called Ruins of St. Paul’s.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Dubai, the largest and most populated city in the United Arab Emirates. It is home to some of the world’s tallest buildings, the Burj Khalifa, the Burj Al Arab as well as being home to one of the largest shopping complexes, Mall of the Emirates.

Where am I in the world?

You are in the city of love, Paris, France. It is home to the art museum The Louvre, the landmark tower, The Eiffel Tower, the amusement park Disneyland Paris and the national monument, Arc de Triomphe.

Where am I in the world?

You are in the Big Apple, New York City, New York, United States of America. It is home to Central Park, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and ever popular Times Square.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Kuala Lumpur, the largest and capital city of Malaysia. It is home to the twin skyscrapers, Petronas Towers, the Hindu temple, Batu Caves and the 50-acre park called KLCC Park.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Istanbul, the most populated city in Turkey. It is home to the iconic Sultan Ahmed Mosque, the Byzantine museum, Hagia Sophia, the Basilica Cistern, a restored underground cistern system and the Ottoman-era Topkapi Palace.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Seoul, the largest, most populated and capital city of South Korea. It is home to the N Seoul Tower, the palaces Changdeokgung and Gyeongbokgun and the War Memorial of Korea.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Rome, the capital of Italy and the Lazio region. It is home to the Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica, Pantheon, the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museum.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Orlando, Florida, United States. Orlando is known as the amusement park city, as it has approximately 15 amusement parks, some of which include Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Walt Disney World and Magic Kingdom, as well as Seaworld and Discovery Cove.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Taipei, the capital city of Taiwan. It is home to the hot springs Yangmingshan, the National Palace Museum, the skyscraper Taipei 101 and the memorial park Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Prague, the largest and capital city in the Czech Republic. It is home to churches like St. Vitus Cathedral, the beautiful Prague Castle, the 14th century Charles Bridge and one of the oldest squares in Europe, Old Town Square.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Shanghai, the most populated city in China. It is home to the waterside walkway called The Bund, the iconic Oriental Pearl Tower, the classic Yu Garden and the Shanghai World Financial Center.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States. As one of the entertainment capitals of the world, it is home to the Las Vegas Strip which has the Bellagio Fountain, a replica of the Statue of Liberty and the Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Milan, the capital of Lombardy in Italy. It is home to the Milan Cathedral, the opera house Teatro alla Scala, the shopping center Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Sforza Castle.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Barcelona, the largest city in Catalonia, Spain. It is home to the famous football team F.C. Barcelona, as well as Park Guell, Sagrada Familia, Casa Mila and the popular tourist street, La Rambla.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Moscow, the capital and most populated city in Russia. It the country’s political, cultural and scientific center and is home to Moscow Kremlin, Gorky Park, Red Square and Saint Basil’s Cathedral.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Amsterdam, the capital and most populated city in the Netherlands. It is home to the WWII teenager writer’s home - the Anne Frank House, the Van Gogh Museum, the amusement park Efteling and the art museum, Rijksmuseum.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Vienna, the largest and capital city in Austria. It is home to numerous palaces, some of which include Schonbrunn Palace, Belvedere and Hofburg as well as the church St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Tokyo, the most populated and capital city in Japan. It is home to the world’s tallest tower Tokyo Skytree, the temple Senso-ji, the observation deck, Tokyo Tower and the Tokyo Imperial Palace.

Where am I in the world?

You are in the city of angels, Los Angeles, California, United States. It is the second most populated city in the US and the home of some of the world’s most famous people. It is also home to Griffith Observatory, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Disneyland and Santa Monica Pier.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Lima, the capital and largest city in Peru. It is home to the Plaza Mayor Lima, the Park of the Reserve, the Monastery of San Francisco and the shopping center, Larcomar.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is home to a hilltop statue called Christ the Redeemer, the crescent-shaped beach Copacacabana, the Museum of Tomorrow and the Tijuca National Park.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Venice, the capital of the Veneto region in Italy. It is home to the famous square Piazza San Marco, the cathedral Saint Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Beijing (previously known as Peking), the capital of the People’s Republic of China. It is home to the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace and the Temple of Heaven.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Berlin, the largest and capital city of Germany. It is home to the Brandenburg Gate, the observation deck Fernsehturm, the square Alexandreplatz and the Cold War landmark, Checkpoint Charlie.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa. It is home to the amusement park Gold Reef City, the Apartheid Museum, the archeological area Cradle of Humankind and the conservation park, Lion Park.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Ho Chi Minh City, in the Republic of Vietnam. It is home to the Cu Chi tunnels, the Independence Palace, the Saigon Notre Dame Basilica and the Ben Thanh Market.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Florence, the capital of Tuscan, Italy. It is home to the Florence Cathedral, the Uffizi Gallery, the medieval bridge Ponte Vecchio and the 14th century Piazza della Signoria square.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Budapest, the capital and most populated city in Hungary. It is home to the Buda Castle, the Fisherman’s Bastion (fortress), the Hungarian Parliament Building and the St. Stephen’s Basilica.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Madrid, the largest city and capital of Spain. It is home to the popular football team, Real Madrid, as well as the Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace of Madrid, Puerto del Sol and Temple of Debod.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Shenzen, which is located in the Guangdong Province, China. It is home to the amusement park, Window of the World and the conservation area called Hong Kong Wetland Park.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Dublin, the capital and largest city in Ireland. It is home to St. Stephen’s Green, the Phoenix Park, the Guinness Storehouse, the National Gallery of Ireland and museums at Dublin Castle.

Where am I in the world?

You are in San Francisco, California in the United States. It is the cultural and commercial center of Northern California and is also home to the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate Park and Union Square.

Where am I in the world?

You are in St. Petersburg, the second largest city in Russia. It is home to the royal Peterhof Palace, the Winter Palace, the 18th century museum Hermitage Museum, the Church of the Savior on Blood and the Peter and Paul Fortress.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Sydney, the most populated city in New South Wales, Australia. It is the location of the Sydney Opera house, the Darling Harbour, Bondi Beach, the Royal Botanical Gardens and Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Where am I in the world?

You are in Toronto is the capital of Ontario, Canada. It is home to the CN Tower, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Toronto Eaton Centre, High Park and Roger’s Center.

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