How well do you know the Indian subcontinent?

The countries of South Asia are a feast for the senses, bursting with culture and nature, as well as being home to the world’s highest and flattest places. Take our tricky quiz to see how much you know…

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1. How many countries make up the Indian subcontinent?

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2. Which of these countries are not part of the Indian subcontinent?

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3. Pictured here is a sacred Indian city. What’s its name?

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4. Which of these landmarks are not found on the Indian subcontient?

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5. Which desert spans India and Pakistan?

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6. In which country will you find this monument?

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7. How many islands make up the Maldives?

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8. What is the capital of Bangladesh?

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9. Which of these wild cats will you NOT find in Sri Lanka?

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10. The Himalayas are home to the highest peaks in the world. Which one is the third highest at 8,586m?

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11. Can you name this monastery in Bhutan?

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12. What type of Buddhist architecture is this? (This particular one is found in Sri Lanka)

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13. Where will you find Durbar Square?

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14. In what year did Bangladesh become independent from Pakistan?

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15. What is the name of the new year festival celebrated by the Sherpa people of Nepal?