SB 9.1.28

śrī-rājovāca
katham evaṁ guṇo deśaḥ
 kena vā bhagavan kṛtaḥ
praśnam enaṁ samācakṣva
 paraṁ kautūhalaṁ hi naḥ
Synonyms: 
śrī-rājā uvāca — Mahārāja Parīkṣit said; katham — how; evam — this; guṇaḥ — quality; deśaḥ — the country; kena — why; — either; bhagavan — O most powerful; kṛtaḥ — it was so done; praśnam — question; enam — this; samācakṣva — just deliberate; param — very much; kautūhalam — eagerness; hi — indeed; naḥ — our.
Translation: 
Mahārāja Parīkṣit said: O most powerful brāhmaṇa, why was this place so empowered, and who made it so powerful? Kindly answer this question, for I am very eager to hear about this.