Do You Know Which European Countries These Cities Are Located In?

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Khadija Leon

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The continent of Europe covers just 2 percent of the Earth's surface but has been divided into 50 sovereign states, some of which are shared with the neighboring continent of Asia. As of 2016, approximately 741 million people inhabit Europe, and the number grows every year, mostly as a result of immigration. 

Europe is known throughout the world for its rich history, unique landmarks, stunning architecture and beautiful monuments. The continent is also a melting pot of cultures and there are more than 60 different languages spoken throughout the continent. On every major travel blog, article or tourist destination list, you can find multiple European cities, some of which include Paris, France; London, England; Barcelona, Spain; Berlin, Germany and Rome, Italy. 

How well do you know your European geography? Will you be able to correctly identify the country in which each of these cities is found from just an image? Or will this quiz send you back to studying your maps? Only one in 21 people can. Will you be one of them? The only way to find out just how much you know, is to take this quiz!

You can also challenge your friends to see who knows the most about these cities and the countries to which they belong.  

What country is this city located in?

Moscow is the capital and most populated city in Russia, with an estimated 12 million residents living within the city limits. It is also home to the Kremlin, Red Square and Saint Basil’s Cathedral.

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London is the capital and most populated city in both England and the United Kingdom. As well as being a financial capital, it is also a major tourist hub with numerous attractions, including Tower Bridge, London Eye, Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace.

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Reykjavik is the largest and capital city of Iceland. It is also the world’s northernmost capital of any sovereign state. The city is home to monuments and landmarks, such as Harpa and the Golden Circle. However, it is perhaps more famous for the Northern lights, which can be seen from September to April.

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Saint Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia, and although Moscow is currently the capital, St. Petersburg was the capital of imperial Russia from 1721 to 1917. Today, it is home to the Salvadore Dali Museum and the Fort De Soto Park.

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Berlin is the largest city and capital of Germany. It has an estimated population of 3.7 million people and is known throughout the world for its extremely complex transportation network, as well as for being a major tourist destination.

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Madrid is the capital of Spain and is inhabited by almost 6.5 million people. Apart from being known for its football teams (Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid), it is also known for its beautiful monuments, like the Temple of Debod, the Puerta de Alcala and Palacio Real.

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Rome is the capital city of Italy and with a population of 2.8 million people, it is also the most populated. Above all, the city is known for its stunning architecture and monuments, some of which include the Colosseum, the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and St. Peter’s Basilica.

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Kiev is the largest city and capital of the Ukraine. It is also the seventh-most populated city in Europe and is known for being a hub for science, education and technology, and is also known for its historical landmarks.

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Paris is the capital city as well as the most populated city in France. It is known for having a major fashion scene as well as an​ art scene, as seen in places like the Louvre, Arc de Triomphe and Musee d’Orsay. It is also known as the city of love and as such is one of the most visited honeymoon destinations.

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Budapest is the capital and the most populated (with an estimated of 1.7 million residents) city in Hungary. It has been a global leader in areas such as finance, commerce, technology and entertainment.

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Hamburg is the second-largest city in Germany and is home to more than 1.7 million people. It is a major center for science, research and education, and home to several universities and institutions. The city has many attractions, some of which include Miniature Wunderland, Heide Park and Speicherstadt.

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Warsaw is the largest and capital city of Poland. It is known for being one of the political and economic hubs of Europe. It is also known for having many castles, some of which include the Royal Castle, Staszic Palace and Wilanow Palace.

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Vienna is the capital city of Austria and one of the largest cities in the country. The city has a very rich history, often seen in many of its buildings and monuments. Some of them include Schonbrunn Palace, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and Hofburg.

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Barcelona is one of the largest cities in Catalonia, Spain, and is home to almost 5 million people. The city is extremely popular for the different Gaudi sculptures and monuments scattered throughout its confines. Some of them include Sagrada Familia, Park Güell and Casa Mila.

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Milan is the capital of Lombardy, Italy, and is considered one of the fashion and design capitals of the world. The city brings in an average of 8 million visitors a year, most of whom travel there to view the museums and art galleries.

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Munich is the capital and most populated city in the German state of Bavaria. After Berlin and Hamburg, it is the third-largest city is the county and is home to the Nymphenburg Palace, the Neuschwanstein Castle and the 19th century royal residence, Linderhof Palace.

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Prague is the largest and the capital city of the Czech Republic and the historical capital of Bohemia. The city, which has a rich history, is known for its Gothic and Baroque style of architecture and for landmarks such as Charles Bridge, Old Town Square and St. Vitus Cathedral.

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What country is this city located in?

Dubrovnik is a Croatian city which is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Mediterranean Sea. The city, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is known for the Gothic-Renaissance Rector’s Palace and the Bokar Fortress.

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Sofia is located between the Black and Adriatic seas and is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria. In 2013, the city was listed as Europe’s most affordable capital and it was also named as one of the top 10 places to start a business.

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Naples is the third-largest city in Italy. The city’s historic center has been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site as it contains sites like the Royal Palace of Naples, Castle Nuovo and the National Archaeological Museum.

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Santorini, otherwise known as Thira or Thera to the Greek, is an island located approximately 120 miles southeast of Greece’s mainland. Often listed as one of the world’s top visited islands, it is known for its whitewashed stone houses against the blue backdrop of the ocean.

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Lisbon is the capital and largest city in Portugal. It has an estimated population of 500,000 people. The city is home to world class sites like Belem Tower, Bairro Alto, Sao Jorge Castle and Sintra.

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Helsinki is the capital and largest city in Finland and is the world’s northernmost metropolitan area. The city is known for having one of the most impenetrable fortresses in the world, Suomenlinna, abstract monuments like Sibelius and the 19th century art museum, Ateneum.

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Copenhagen is the capital and most populated city in Denmark. Its most popular sites include Nyhavn, The Little Mermaid statue, Rosenborg Castle and one of the oldest amusement parks in the world, Tivoli Gardens.

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Dublin is the capital and the largest city in Ireland. It is located on the eastern coast of the country. To those who drink beer, Dublin is known for being the home of Guinness and the location of their storehouse where people are allowed to take a tour and sample the beer.

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Liverpool is a city located in the northwestern region of England and has an estimated population of 400,000 people. Besides being known for having the only known Beatles exhibition in the world, called The Beatles Story, it is also known for its football team, Liverpool FC.

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Frankfurt, called Frankfurt am Main by the Germans, is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and is best known for playing an integral part in the Holy Roman Empire. Today, it is known its beautiful botanical garden called Palmengarten and its 15th century town hall called Romer.

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Seville is the largest city in Andalusia, Spain, and is well known for its cuisine and festivals. Some of the city’s most popular sites include the Real Alcazar palace, the Plaza de Espana which was built for the 1929 World's Fair, the Catedral de Sevilla and La Giralda.

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What country is this city located in?

Amsterdam is the capital and most populated city in the Netherlands. The city is one of the top financial centers in all of Europe and it is also a major tourist destination. It is home to places like the Anne Frank House, the Van Gogh Museum, the famed Red Light District and the Rijksmuseum.

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Located on the east coast of Spain is the third largest city in the country, Valencia. It is home to one of the world’s most unique aquariums, L’Oceanografic, an art center called City of Arts and Science, as well as one of the top European football teams, Valencia CF.

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Krakow is the second-largest city in Poland and is known throughout the world as one of the most affordable European cities. It is one of the country’s most important economic hubs and its entire Old Town is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Stockholm is the capital and most populated city in Sweden with an estimate of just under 1 million people living in the municipality. Visitors can check out the 17th century ships at Vasa, stroll through the royal Stockholm Palace, or go to the open-air zoo called Skansen.

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Athens is the capital and largest city in Greece and is listed and one of the oldest cities in the world. The Greek city is known for its stunning architecture, some of which date as far back as 3,000 years ago and include the Parthenon, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Acropolis.

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Cologne is a large city located in Rhine-Ruhr, Germany. The city is known for its unique architecture as seen in the Cologne Cathedral, the Museum Ludwig and Imhoff-Schokoladenmuseun, a chocolate museum.

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Bruges is the capital and largest city in West Flanders, Belgium. It is known for its lakes, medieval architecture and sites like the Historic Centre of Brugge, the De Halve Maan Brewery, the Markt and the Church of Our Lady.

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Brussels is a city located in Belgium. It has an estimated population of 1.2 million people. The city has an eclectic mix of activities, some of the most popular which include the steel sculpture called Atomium, the bronze boy statue, Manneken Pis, and the market square called Grande Palace.

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Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and is home to the seat of both the Scottish parliament and monarchy. The city is mostly known for its beautiful landscape and stunning castles, some of which include Edinburgh Castle, Arthur’s Seat and the Royal Botanical Gardens.

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Oslo in the capital and most populated city in Norway. At the time of its discovery, it was a very popular trading place. The city has a rich Nordic history and many monuments and museums that reflect its heritage. Some of them include the Viking Ship Museum and the Vigeland Sculpture Park.

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Florence is the capital and most populated city in Tuscany, Italy. The city is known for its old-world charm and numerous art galleries and cathedrals. Some of the most popular include, Uffizi Gallery, the Duomo, Florence Cathedral and the Galleria dell’Accademia.

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Oxford is a city located in Oxfordshire, England. Although the city is primarily known for its colleges, particularly the University of Oxford, it also has sites like the Blenheim Palace, the Thames Path and the Ashmolean Museum.

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Nice is the fifth most populated city in France and is situated on the French Riviera. Although the city is best known for its beaches, it is also home to the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, the Promenade des Anglais and Castle Hill.

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Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and is located in the north central region of the country. The city, which has been named as having the best quality of life in the world, is known for Uetliberg, Lake Zurich and Grossmunster.

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