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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the hometown of the top ranked women's tennis player in the world, Jelena Jankovic. Jelana was born in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the name of Europe's second-longest river. The answer is the Danube. That grand waterway flows through Hungary's capital, Budapest. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Nick Thorpe about an anti-graffiti effort in Budapest.

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It's this nation's most popular song. It also may be haunted.

The song "Gloomy Sunday" was written in 1933, in Hungary, and has been recorded by artists from Billie Holiday to Björk. Because of its subject matter, some artists have refused to record it. But a record label in Berlin asked musicians to record their versions — and the results are anything but gloomy.

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