Articles with geographical names exercises

Practise zero and definite article with various geographical objects.

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When we mention geographical objects — countries, cities, mountains, oceans, rivers etc. it can be tricky to choose between zero and the definite article. The exercises on this page will help you practise the basic rules of how to use articles with names of geographical objects (toponyms). We recommend studying “the” and zero article first. Please visit the links in the related topics block below if you haven’t covered these topics yet.