triva quiz

Discussion in 'World Stamps' started by Larry L. Taylor, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. Larry L. Taylor

    Larry L. Taylor Active Member

    How's everybody with their 'new country' geography?

    What is the former name of the country now printing stamps under the name Republik Maluku Salatan ?
     
  2. steve logan

    steve logan Logie Bear

    i know this but will leave to see if anyone else does :) and send PM with answer
     
  3. Peter T Davis

    Peter T Davis Administrator Moderator

    I had to google that, but it seems that it was a breakaway republic in Indonesia.
     
  4. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    I searched it on Google and find out that it was Maluku Selatan which refers to Republic of South Moluccas. :p
     
  5. Steve Robinson

    Steve Robinson Well-Known Member Supporter

    LOL I do have some stamps issued by them in my collection :D
     
  6. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    That was nice. :p
     
  7. Sarahrtw

    Sarahrtw Active Member

    Ok. How about this one:

    French Somaliland
     
  8. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    French Somaliland was a French colony in the Horn of Africa.
    Courtesy of wikipedia. LOL
     
  9. Sarahrtw

    Sarahrtw Active Member

    sorry, Zararina. didn't see your post until now.

    could you be more specific? what country in horn of Africa is it?
     
  10. Philactica

    Philactica Active Member

    How about Somalia ?
     
  11. Sarahrtw

    Sarahrtw Active Member

    Good guess, but no Somalia. Try again, or someone else have a go.
     
  12. Steve Robinson

    Steve Robinson Well-Known Member Supporter

    Djibouti :) as stamp collectors some of you might also know it as the French Territory of the Afars and the Issas
     
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  13. Sarahrtw

    Sarahrtw Active Member

    WTG, Steve. Djibouti is correct!! Next question is yours :)
     
  14. Steve Robinson

    Steve Robinson Well-Known Member Supporter

    OK then :D
    What countrie's stamps had "Roavoamena or Kirobo or Voamena" printed on them
     
  15. Sarahrtw

    Sarahrtw Active Member

    Russia (or USSR)??
     
  16. Steve Robinson

    Steve Robinson Well-Known Member Supporter

    Nope :D It is somewhat warmer than Russia
     
  17. Sarahrtw

    Sarahrtw Active Member

    Indonesia?

    I'm guessing here. I haven't looked it up :)
     
  18. Steve Robinson

    Steve Robinson Well-Known Member Supporter

  19. Sarahrtw

    Sarahrtw Active Member

    Damn, LOL!! Ok. Give a hint, please :D
     
  20. steve logan

    steve logan Logie Bear

    i believe that this cross refs to your first Geography question Sarah and it is Madagascar or more specific is british madagascar?
     
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