# Riddle 3:What am I?

I have cities, but not houses. I have rivers, but not water. I have forests, but not trees. I have mountains but not rocks.What am I?

• This riddle is not yours, by the way (see here or here). Please include where and how you came across this riddle, or one of the links (or similar links) I have provided. – Mr Pie Sep 24 '18 at 7:50
• i found it from kids' magazine. – hahaboki Sep 24 '18 at 13:27

Are you:

A map?

Because

Maps have pictorial representations of all the things listed, but are never made of houses, water, trees, and rock.

• Damn. You beat me to it :D – Kevin L Sep 24 '18 at 6:53

The answer is simply just a

Map. Fits exactly as the riddle says

• Good answer,but you aren't the first – hahaboki Sep 24 '18 at 13:26
• Indeed, I am not though it was very close :D @hahaboki – Kevin L Sep 24 '18 at 13:34
• @user477343 Nah, as long as I know that my answer is just as correct, I'm fine :D – Kevin L Sep 28 '18 at 11:53
• @user477343 Well, I do like math a lot, but I don't really have a lot of knowledge on conjectures. I think they are just unproven mathematical theories. :D – Kevin L Sep 28 '18 at 12:02
• @user477343 Oh, I just knew a chatroom like that exists. Nice! – Kevin L Sep 28 '18 at 12:13

What am I?

A globe?

It fits the description perfectly.

Edit:

Looking at the other answers, there seems to be more than one answer to this riddle.

• Yes, I agree. Yours is just as good :D (+1) – Kevin L Sep 24 '18 at 12:30
• Wrong answer... – hahaboki Sep 24 '18 at 13:26
• @hahaboki it might not be the intended answer, but how is it wrong? Does it not fit the riddle’s description? :) – Mr Pie Sep 24 '18 at 23:27