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Australia: State Capitals
Australia: Other
Canada: Provincial Capitals
Canada: Territorial Capitals
Canada: Other

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States: Australia and Canada

This category covers questions about Australian states and Canadian provinces and territories, including their capital cities.

Australia: state capitals

Australian Capital territory (principal city in – 34% of area, 99.5% of population) Click to show or hide the answer
New South Wales Click to show or hide the answer
Northern Territory (not a state) Click to show or hide the answer
Queensland Click to show or hide the answer
South Australia Click to show or hide the answer
Tasmania Click to show or hide the answer
Victoria Click to show or hide the answer
Western Australia Click to show or hide the answer

Australian state capital, named after the river on which it's situated (which in turn was named after the Scottish–born Governor of New South Wales from 1821 to 1825) Click to show or hide the answer
The only Australian state capital that's not (directly or indirectly) named after a person Click to show or hide the answer

Australia: other

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is an enclave within Click to show or hide the answer
Alice Springs and Ayers Rock are in Click to show or hide the answer
Australia's most north–easterly state; the Gold Coast (a major tourist destination) is its second largest city Click to show or hide the answer
Australian state that borders all the others (except Tasmania); Lake Eyre is in Click to show or hide the answer
Smallest and most southerly of Australia's six states; Launceston is its second largest city Click to show or hide the answer
Largest Australian state, in area Click to show or hide the answer
Eighty Mile Beach (actually 140 miles long!) Click to show or hide the answer

Canada: provincial capitals

Alberta Click to show or hide the answer
British Columbia Click to show or hide the answer
Manitoba Click to show or hide the answer
New Brunswick Click to show or hide the answer
Newfoundland and Labrador Click to show or hide the answer
Nova Scotia Click to show or hide the answer
Ontario Click to show or hide the answer
Prince Edward Island Click to show or hide the answer
Quebec Click to show or hide the answer
Saskatchewan Click to show or hide the answer

Canada: territorial capitals

Northwest Territories Click to show or hide the answer
Yukon Click to show or hide the answer
Nunavut (Canada's newest territory: separated from Northwest Territories 1999) Click to show or hide the answer

Canada (provinces and territories): other

Newfoundland's name changed to Newfoundland and Labrador (Labrador is the mainland part of the province; Newfoundland is an island) Click to show or hide the answer
Named after the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria (Princess Louise Caroline ...) Click to show or hide the answer
Calgary is the largest city, and Edmonton is the second largest, in
Red Deer is the third largest city, and Medicine Hat is the sixth largest, in
The only Canadian province that has a Pacific coastline Click to show or hide the answer
Collective name for New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island Click to show or hide the answer
The Inuit territory of Nunavut, created in 1999, was previously part of Click to show or hide the answer
Largest in area, and second least populous, of Canada's provinces and territories Click to show or hide the answer
Collective name for Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan Click to show or hide the answer
Canada's most populous province – has almost 40% of the total population Click to show or hide the answer
Ottawa, the national capital of Canada, is in
Borders four of the Great Lakes (all except Michigan, which is entirely within the USA) Click for more information
London (a city on the River Thames) is in
Canada's smallest province, by both area and population Click to show or hide the answer
Canada's largest province, by area Click to show or hide the answer
Name means "swift flowing river" in native (Cree) language; includes Prince Albert National Park Click to show or hide the answer
Largest city in British Columbia (and in Western Canada; third largest in Canada) Click to show or hide the answer
Canada's smallest and westernmost territory; forms most of the border with Alaska Click to show or hide the answer

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