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Old 11-25-2012, 03:41 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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What do you think are the capital cities of these regions?



Northern North America:
(Canada, USA, Bermuda)

Central America / Mainland Southern North America:
(Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama)

Caribbean / Island Southern North America:
(All Caribbean Islands)


Northern South America:
(Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana)

Western South America:
(Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia)

Eastern South America:
(Paraguay, Brazil)

Southern South America:
(Chile, Argentina, Uruguay)


Northwest Europe:
(Nordic countries, Ireland, UK, Benelux)

Southwest Europe:
(Portugal, Spain, Andorra, Monaco, Italy, San Marino, Malta)

Central Western Europe:
(France, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria)

Central Eastern Europe:
(Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova)

Southeast Europe:
(Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia, Greece, Bulgaria, Cyprus)

Northeast Europe:
(Russia, Baltic states, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia)


Northern Africa:
(Mauritania, Western Sahara, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Mali,
Niger, Libya, Chad, Sudan, Egypt)

Western Africa:
(Cape Verde, Gambia, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone,
Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria)

Central Africa:
(Cameroon, Central African Republic, Sao Tome and Principe, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, DR Congo)

Eastern Africa:
(Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Seychelles, Comoros)

Southern Africa:
(Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe,
South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Madagascar, Reunion, Mauritius)


Northwest Asia:
(Turkey, Azerbaijan, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Iraq, Iran)

Southwest Asia:
(Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait)

Northern Central Asia:
(Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan)

Southern Central Asia:
(Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh)

Northeast Asia:
(Mongolia, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, North Korea, South Korea, Japan)

Southeast Asia:
(Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines)


Southern Oceania:
(Australia, New Zealand)

Northern Oceania:
(All other Southwest Pacific Islands)



You can add other regions if you want.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:49 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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Northern North America:
New York City
Central America / Mainland Southern North America:
Mexico City
Caribbean / Island Southern North America:
Havanna
Northern South America:
Caracas
Western South America:
Lima
Eastern South America:
Sao Paulo
Southern South America:
Buenos Aires
Northwest Europe:
London
Southwest Europe:
Rome
Central Western Europe:
Paris
Central Eastern Europe:
Prague
Southeast Europe:
Athens
Northeast Europe:
Moscow
Northern Africa:
Cairo
Western Africa:
No clue
Central Africa:
No clue
Eastern Africa:
No clue
Southern Africa:
No clue
Northwest Asia:
Istanbul
Southwest Asia:
Dubai
Northern Central Asia:
No clue
Southern Central Asia:
Mumbai
Northeast Asia:
Tokyo
Southeast Asia:
Singapore
Southern Oceania:
Melbourne
Northern Oceania:
No clue
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:16 PM
 
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Northern North America:
New York City
Central America / Mainland Southern North America:
Mexico City
Caribbean / Island Southern North America:
Havanna
Northern South America:
Caracas
Western South America:
Lima
Eastern South America:
Sao Paulo
Southern South America:
Buenos Aires
Northwest Europe:
London
Southwest Europe:
Rome
Central Western Europe:
Paris
Central Eastern Europe:
Prague
Southeast Europe:
Athens
Northeast Europe:
Moscow
Northern Africa:
Cairo
Western Africa:
Lagos or Dakar
Central Africa:
Yaounde
Eastern Africa:
Nairobi
Southern Africa:
Johannesburg
Northwest Asia:
Istanbul
Southwest Asia:
Dubai
Northern Central Asia:
Astana
Southern Central Asia:
Mumbai
Northeast Asia:
Tokyo
Southeast Asia:
Singapore
Southern Oceania:
Melbourne
Northern Oceania:
Port Moresby or Darwin
Now its compelete
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:01 PM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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Shanghai might overtake Tokyo soon. Sydney is still the unofficial capital of Oz imo, even though I prefer Melbs.
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Old 11-25-2012, 09:44 PM
 
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I rearranged your regions in order to get roughly the same population in each one. (That sounded like fun.) So I got 24 regions, mostly in the 250-300 million range.

North America
Canada, USA (except ex-Spanish states, Hawaii, and all territories), Greenland, Bermuda, St Pierre & Miquelon)
Population: 253 million
Capital: New York City

Tijuana
Florida, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California..
..along with Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador
Population: 233 million
Capital: Mexico City

Mercosur ("why was Venezuela ever there")
Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay
Population: 244 million
Capital: Sao Paulo

(we couldn't fit anywhere else in the) Americas
Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Suriname, Guyana, (French) Guyane, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and the rest of the Caribbean
Population: 204 million
Capital: Bogota

Northwestern Europe
Germany, UK, Ireland, (mainland) Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, (mainland) Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, (metropolitan) France, Monaco, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Slovenia
Population: 277 million
Capital: Strasbourg

Russiaonline's wet dream
(European) Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Moldova, Croatia, Bosnia
Population: 283 million
Capital: Moscow

Mediterranean Sea
Portugal (I know), Spain, Gibraltar, Andorra, Italy, Vatican City, San Marino, Malta, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia, Greece, Cyprus, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco
Population: 320 million
Capital: Rome

West Africa
Niger, Nigeria and west
Population: 317 million
Capital: Abidjan

Central African Republic (why make up names)
roughly a diamond from Sudan to Congo, and from Cameroon to Ethiopia
Population: 284 million
Capital: Yaounde

South Africa and Indian Oceania (why not make up names)
Angola, South and East, up to Somalia
Population: 272 million
Capital: Zanzibar.. kidding, Johannesburg

(extended) Fertile Crescent
Turkey, Iran, Israel, Arabic peninsula, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan
Population: 315 million
Capital: Jerusalem

Stan Land
Pakistan and the other Stans
Population: 271 million
Capital: probably ends in 'stan'

Taj Mahal
Nepal + Northern India (Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, etc)
Population: 326 million
Capital: New Delhi

Gujarat
Western India
Population: 315 million
Capital: Mumbai

Southern India
guess what
Population: 275 million
Capital: Bangalore

West Bengal
Central India up to (not including) Bangladesh
Population: 296 million
Capital: Kolkata

East Bengal
Bangladesh, Myanmar, Bhutan and Eastern India (Assam & Sikkim)
Population: 240 million
Capital: Mandalay

Northeast Asia
Siberia, Russian Far East, Japan, Mongolia, Korea, Taiwan (had to fit somewhere)
Population: 255 million
Capital: Tokyo

Great Wall
China capital region, Manchuria
Population: 275 million
Capital: Beijing

Silk Road China
Western China (NW and SW)
Population: 290 million
Capital: Xi'an

Shenzhen
South Central China
Population: 385 million
Capital: Hong Kong

Coastal China
East China region
Population: 385 million
Capital: Shanghai

Southeast Asia
Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, parts of Indonesia (Sumatra+Borneo)
Population: 275 million
Capital: Singapore

Pacifica
the rest of Indonesia (Java etc), Philippines, Australia, New Zealand, and all those islands
Population: 305 million
Capital: Sydney
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:29 AM
 
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Northern North America:
New York City

Central America / Mainland Southern North America:
Mexico City

Caribbean / Island Southern North America:
Santo Domingo

Northern South America:
Bogota/Caracas

Western South America:
Lima

Eastern South America:
Sao Paulo

Southern South America:
Buenos Aires

Northwest Europe:
London

Southwest Europe:
Rome

Central Western Europe:
Paris

Central Eastern Europe:
Prague/Budapest

Southeast Europe:
Athens

Northeast Europe:
Moscow

Northern Africa:
Cairo

Western Africa:
Lagos

Central Africa:
Kinshasa

Eastern Africa:
Nairobi/Addis Ababa

Southern Africa:
Johannesburg

Northwest Asia:
Jerusalem

Southwest Asia:
Mecca

Northern Central Asia:
Astana/Tashkent

Southern Central Asia:
Mumbai

Northeast Asia:
Tokyo

Southeast Asia:
Singapore

Southern Oceania:
Melbourne/Sydney

Northern Oceania:
Suva
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:45 AM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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Northern North America:
New York

Central America / Mainland Southern North America:
Mexico City

Caribbean / Island Southern North America:
Havana


Northern South America:
Caracas

Western South America:
Lima

Eastern South America:
Sao Paulo

Southern South America:
Buenos Aires

Northwest Europe:
London

Southwest Europe:
Milan

Central Western Europe:
Paris

Central Eastern Europe:
Prague

Southeast Europe:
Athens (despite the crisis)

Northeast Europe:
Moscow


Northern Africa:
Cairo

Western Africa:
Lagos

Central Africa:
Kinshasa

Eastern Africa:
Nairobi

Southern Africa:
Johannesburg


Northwest Asia:
Istanbul

Southwest Asia:
Dubai (might have been somewhere like Riyadh before Dubai's rise to fame).

Northern Central Asia:
Astana

Southern Central Asia:
Mumbai

Northeast Asia:
Tokyo

Southeast Asia:
Singapore


Southern Oceania:
Sydney

Northern Oceania:
Port Moresby
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:59 AM
 
Location: Europe
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Northern North America:
New York City
Central America / Mainland Southern North America:
Mexico DF
Caribbean / Island Southern North America:
La Habana
Northern South America:
Caracas/Bogot√°
Western South America:
Lima
Eastern South America:
Rio de Janeiro
Southern South America:
Buenos Aires
Northwest Europe:
London
Southwest Europe:
Madrid
Central Western Europe:
Paris
Central Eastern Europe:
Budapest/Vienna
Southeast Europe:
Athens
Northeast Europe:
Moscow
Northern Africa:
Cairo
Western Africa:
Luanda/Malabo
Central Africa:
Kinsasa
Eastern Africa:
Zanziba/ Antanaribo
Southern Africa:
Cape Town/Johannesburg
Northwest Asia:
Istanbul
Southwest Asia:
Dubai
Northern Central Asia:
Astana
Southern Central Asia:
New Delhi
Northeast Asia:
Tokyo
Southeast Asia:
Singapore/ Bangkok
Southern Oceania:
Melbourne
Northern Oceania:
Darwin lol
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:08 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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OCEANS



Northwest Atlantic:
New York city

Northeast Atlantic:
London

Central West Atlantic:
Caracas

Central East Atlantic:
Dakar

Southwest Atlantic:
Sao Paulo

Southeast Atlantic:
Cape Town



Northwest Indian:
Karachi

Northeast Indian:
Chittagong

Central West Indian:
Mogadishu

Central East Indian:
Singapore

Southwest Indian:
Durban

Southeast Indian:
Perth



Northwest Pacific:
Tokyo

Northeast Pacific:
Los Angeles

Central West Pacific:
Hong Kong

Central East Pacific:
Panama City

Southwest Pacific:
Sydney

Southeast Pacific:
Santiago
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:55 AM
 
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Russiaonline's wet dream
(European) Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Moldova, Croatia, Bosnia
Population: 283 million
Capital: Moscow

Mediterranean Sea
Portugal (I know), Spain, Gibraltar, Andorra, Italy, Vatican City, San Marino, Malta, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia, Greece, Cyprus, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco
Population: 320 million
Capital: Rome
Edit: the former also includes Romania, the latter includes Bulgaria.
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