Can You Name These Major European Cities From a Well Known Fact?

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Jouviane Alexandre

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Located in northern Germany and sounding very similar to our favorite fast food item, this city is Germany's second-largest.

Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany with over 1.8 million people. The city is well-known for its culture with many theaters, museums, and festivals.

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This Polish capital is known for a pact that was signed amongst a group of Soviet states.

Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. One of the most populated cities in Europe, the city has over 1.7 million people. The city is also well-known for the Warsaw Pact, a treaty agreement signed in 1955 between the Soviet Union and several smaller Soviet states. It was dissolved in 1991.

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Known for cultural sites like the Grand Bazaar and Hagia Sophia, this city is not only one of the biggest in the world, but it is located both in Europe and Asia.

One of the largest cities in the world, Istanbul is one of the most populous cities, as well as the cultural hub of the country of Turkey. The city is known for the Hagia Sophia, one of the world's largest churches at one point in time, as well as the Grand Bazaar, which is thought to be the world's first shopping mall.

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This U.K. city is not only the home of the first exhibition hall, but you'll find those delicious Cadbury chocolates made here.

Birmingham is the second largest and populous city in England. With slightly over 1.1 million people, the city is alive with culture which includes their symphony orchestra, royal ballet, and opera company.

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The largest Finnish city, this city not only hosted the 1952 Summer Olympics, but also hosted the first IAAF World Champsionships.

Helsinki serves as the capital city of Finland. With over 600,000 people, it is also the largest and most populated city in the country. The city also serves as the centerpiece of Finnish culture.

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This city is located on one of the greenest countries of the world and serves as its largest and capital city.

Reykjavik is the capital city of the country of Iceland. The hub of most Icelandic life, the city is known for the 1986 Reykjavik Summit where Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev met.

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This city is known for their royalty that reside in Buckingham Palace.

One of the largest and most populous cities in all of Europe, London also serves as the largest city in England. Known for many landmarks, the city is well known for Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and the London Eye.

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Make a wish! You might travel to this "Eternal City" for sites like the Trevi fountain and a sip of their aqueduct water.

Rome serves as the capital city of Italy. One of the most visited cities of the world, the city is known for their rich culture, as well as their landmarks, like the Trevi fountain, Colosseum, and Vatican City, the sovereign state located completely within the borders of the city.

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This capital city is known for their stout beer, Guinness.

Dublin serves as the largest and capital city of Ireland. With a population of slightly over half a million, the city is nicknamed, "The Fair City."

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Found in the French Riviera, this city is known for their annual film festival.

Located in Southeastern France, Cannes is a highly visited French city. Cannes is known for their annual "Cannes Film Festival" which is visited by actors and actresses from all around the world.

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This "rainy city" is not only known for bands like Oasis and The Smiths, but they're known for their premier league football (soccer) team.

Manchester is a big cultural hub of England and the U.K. With slightly over half a million people, the city has not only produced numerous stars, but it is well known for its cultural impact in the U.K.

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You wouldn't have to eat a 'sprout' in this city that's known for waffles and chocolate.

Brussels serves as the capital of Belgium and has a population of over 1.1 million. Although well-known for its food, Brussels is often considered the "unofficial" capital of Europe, due to its housing of the European Union and NATO institutions.

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One of the largest cities in Europe, this capital is known for its premier football (soccer) team.

Madrid is the capital city of Spain and one of the largest and most populated cities in Europe with over 3.1 million people. The city is known for its literature and abundance of Catholic churches.

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This capital is among the most visited European cities and is the capital of what was once considered Bohemia.

Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic. The city is ripe with Czech culture that can be found at locations such as Old Town Square, Mala Strana, and the National Theatre.

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This Nordic capital city hosts the Nobel Prize ceremonies annually.

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populated city in the country and the remaining Nordic cities. Known for the Stockholm City Hall and Stockholm Palace, the city hosts the annual Nobel Prize award ceremony.

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The second most populated European city, this capital is set to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Moscow is the most populated Russian city, as well as the second-most populated in Europe after Istanbul. The city hosted the 1980 Summer Olympics and is set to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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This capital city is known for the Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world.

Part of the U.K., Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. The city is known for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, which takes place over a number of weeks each year.

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This capital city serves as that of the Commonwealth of Independent States and will host the 2019 European Games.

Minsk is the capital and largest city of Belarus. It also serves as the capital of the Commonwealth of Independent States, which include Russia, Armenia, and Uzbekistan.

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This "city of water" is known for its lagoon.

Venice is one of the most visited cities in Italy. Known for its lagoon, the city, heavily focused around the Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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This "City of Light" is known for fashion week, as well as one of the most visited tourist attractions in the world.

Paris serves as the capital city of France. Booming with life and culture, the city is known for Paris Fashion Week, as well as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre museum, and Notre-Dame Cathedral.

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This "City of Music" is also known for its food, with plates like the Wiener Schnitzel and their special sausage.

Vienna is the capital of Austria and is often referred to as the "city of music." This was due to many composers who housed themselves in the country's capital.

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This capital gives out the annual Nobel Peace Price.

Oslo is the capital city of Norway. While Stockholm is responsible for giving out the Nobel Prizes, the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded annually in Oslo.

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This second largest city of the largest country was once called Petrograd and Leningrad.

Saint Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia. Once the capital of Imperial Russia, the name was changed three times in the 20th century.

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This Flemish city is known as the "diamond capital of the world."

Antwerp is one of the most populated cities in Belgium and is known as the "diamond capital of the world" due to over 60% of the world's diamonds being cut and traded in the city.

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The third largest city in Germany, this Bavarian capital is known for its premier football (soccer) team.

Munich is the third largest Germanic city and is the capital of the largest Germanic state, Bavaria. The city is also known for their football team, Bayern Munich.

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This capital city, often nicknamed "Little Paris," has the largest parliament building in the world.

Bucharest is the capital city of Romania and is often referred to as "Little Paris" or "Paris of the East." The city is known for the Palace of the Parliament, the largest Parliament building in the world, as well as their modeled version of Paris' Arc de Triomphe.

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Often called "Queen of the Danube," this capital city is known for their Chain Bridge.

With over 1.7 million people, Budapest is one of the largest European cities, as well as the capital of Hungary. The city is known for their Chain Bridge that connects the areas of Buda and Pest over the Danube River.

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This capital city can be found in the Iberian Peninsula and is known for the Belem Tower.

Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal and one of the most populated areas in Europe. The city is known for landmarks such as the Belem Tower and Sao Jorge Castle.

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Nicknamed the "unbowed city," this capital is known for the Museum of Broken Relationships.

Zagreb is the capital city of Croatia. The city is known for the Cibona and HOTO towers, as well as the Croatian National Theatre.

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This fashion capital is one of largest cities in Europe and is known for two premier football (soccer) teams.

Milan is one of Italy's largest cities, as well as one of four fashion capitals of the world. The city is also known for Santa Maria delle Grazie, the church that houses da Vinci's famous painting, The Last Supper.

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This capital city is known for the Van Gogh Museum and numerous cannabis coffee shops.

Amsterdam is the capital and most populated city in the Netherlands. The city houses the Van Gogh Museum, as well as the Anne Frank House, but it is widely regarded for its cannabis coffee shops.

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One would find the "Little Mermaid" statue in this capital city.

Copenhagen is the capital city of Denmark. The city is known for the Trivoli Garden but is more widely recognized for the "Little Mermaid" statue.

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The second largest city in this French bordered country is known as the "peace capital" and is situated on a lake.

Geneva is the second largest Swiss city after Zurich. The city is known for the Geneva Conventions, as well as the luxurious area of Lake Geneva.

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This capital city is known for once being split into two separate cities by a wall.

Berlin is the capital city of Germany and the largest city. The city is well known for the wall that was erected in the middle of the city in 1961 and was torn down in 1989.

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This city is well known for the unfinished church, Sagrada Familia, as well as their premier football (soccer) team.

One of the most visited cities in Spain and Europe, Barcelona is the second populous city in the country. The city is known for the unfinished church, Sagrada Familia, as well as their football team, FC Barcelona.

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About This Quiz

We're going on a European vacation! And we're not talking about the 1985 National Lampoon film! In this quiz, we're traveling through Europe to some of their major and most well-known cities. Can you name them all from a well-known fact? 

When it comes to all the countries in the world, there's a grand total of 197. Although Europe is the second smallest continent, after Australia, it has more countries than North America and South America combined! Within the 43 countries in Europe, they have some of the biggest and most visited cities in the world. 

The countries of Spain and France are ripe with multiple tourist-attracted cities, but we can't forget about England or Germany. Italy is known for cities like Rome, Venice, Florence, and Milan. With all these major European cities, could you identify them from one just fact?

Do you know which city is located in Europe while the rest of its country is left behind in Asia? While you might know where the "City of Lights" is in France, could you pick out where the annual French film festival takes place? Spain has two premier "La Liga" football (soccer) teams. Can you pick out which cities they represent?

We're traveling all over Europe with the city of lights and the city of love! Will you love this quiz and come out on top or will the city of lights shut down on you?

Let's find out!

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