Top 10 map facts Selected as the most interesting among map related questions in Map quiz Which continent is that?Africa. This map of Africa is rotated so the continent shape resembles Australia.Created by: globalquiz.orgcontinents facts » What is the name of the sea in the middle of the photo?Mediterranean Sea. In this satellite photo of Strait of Gibraltar. The land on the left is Spain, on the right - North Africa.Created by: globalquiz.orgsatellite photography facts » Which point is NOT in Spain?Point 2. Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory since 1704, when Anglo-Dutch force captured Gibraltar from the Kingdom of Castile during the War of the Spanish Succession on behalf of the Habsburg pretender to the Spanish throne.Created by: stiggeography of Spain facts » Which continent is that?Australia. This is Australia map, with north at the bottom side.Created by: globalquiz.orgillusions facts » Where is Mecca?At point 3. Mecca was long ruled by Muhammad's descendants, the sharifs, either as independent rulers or as vassals to larger empires. It was absorbed into Saudi Arabia in 1925.Created by: life-o-holicSaudi Arabia facts » Where is Beijing?At point 1. Beijing is located in northern China. Its name, which means "Northern Capital", was applied to the city in 1403 during the Ming Dynasty to distinguish the city from Nanjing (the "Southern Capital").Created by: globalquiz.orgcities of Asia facts » Which city is that?Chicago. This satellite photo is rotated so the North is on the left.Created by: globalquiz.orgcities facts » What is the name of this distinctive sandy desert north to Tibet?Taklamakan is the world's second largest shifting sand desert with about 85% made up of shifting sand dunes. Because it lies in the rain shadow of the Himalayas, Taklamakan is a paradigmatic cold desert climate. During the 2008 Chinese winter storms episode, the Taklamakan was reported to be covered for the first time in its entirety with a thin layer of snow reaching 4 centimeters (1.6 in).Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of China facts » Which country has the longest combined land border?China's combined land border measures 22,117 km (13,743 mi) from the mouth of the Yalu River to the Gulf of Tonkin. China borders 14 nations, more than any other country except Russia, which also borders 14.Created by: globalquiz.orgborders facts » How many seas in the world touch at least three continents?One. There is only one such sea - the Mediterranean Sea, which touches Europe, Asia and Africa.Created by: globalquiz.orgseas facts » Play map quiz and see all the questions.