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Second Biggest Cities Quiz

For each country, name the second biggest city by urban area and by city proper.
  • Source: citypopulation.de and Wikipedia
  • Quiz by Quizmaster - Sep 07, 2015
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Country
Urban Area
City Proper
Japan
United States
Brazil
Pakistan
no data
Russia
Egypt
Mexico
Spain
Turkey
Australia
no separate data
Italy
South Africa
Country
Urban Area
City Proper
Canada
Colombia
United Kingdom
France
Bolivia
Portugal
Kenya
no data
Belgium
Sweden
Greece
Norway
Ireland
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(38)
awesome quiz! If you liked this I also have a second largest cities on my page, you should check it out. It has a lot more countries then those above!
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Aug 11, 2012
(56)
d'oh, missed Melbourne
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Aug 11, 2012
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15/24 I couldn't write Thessaloniki correctly. Osaka didn't came into my mind, same as Alexandria.
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Aug 13, 2012
(28)
why wasn't China on this quiz????? 100% anyways. :)
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Mar 27, 2013
(43)
Yeah, and why isn't Tonga on this quiz? How dare a quiz of just a few countries miss out the country I'm interested in, don't they know just how much the world must revolve around my part of the world...?
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Mar 13, 2017
(72)
Got everything but the second city proper in Bolivia. I tried "Alto", though... I knew it would be the upper part of La Paz.
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Dec 12, 2014
(69)
Bolivia stumped me, too. Was close to acing this one but didn't get either of the Bolivian cities.
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Jan 22, 2015
(53)
I kind of think of Ecatepec to be a Mexico City suburb, not so much a city in its own right.
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Dec 22, 2014
(68)
It depends on how you consider "urban area" and "city proper". Ecatepec (as well as every other Mexico City suburb) is a municipality, with a Municipal President (mayor) and everything else. Since each municipal government is based on a city proper (that normally shares the same name), Ecatepec counts as a city proper. However, it's normally considered into the Mexico City metro area when listing the largest cities in Mexico, making it quite obscure for many people (even in Mexico).
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Jan 23, 2015
(63)
Nice quiz!
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Jan 22, 2015
(68)
Your data for Belgium is incorrect. Antwerp proper has twice as many inhabitants as Ghent, so should be included in both columns.
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Jan 22, 2015
The quiz is correct. Antwerp is the #1 largest city proper in Belgium.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_in_Belgium

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Jan 22, 2015
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I assumed you would take the borders of the region of Brussels (Brussels-Capital Region, +1000000 inhabitants) into account, as is standard, rather than the borders of the city of Brussels, an outdated remnant of Belgian history. Both can be argued to be correct, so I won't press the issue.
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Jan 23, 2015
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To quote the wikipedia article on Brussels, just to show the ambiguous nature of the issue: "Brussels [...], officially the Brussels-Capital Region[...] is the capital and largest city of Belgium and the de facto capital of the European Union (EU)." "The city has a population of 1.2 million and a metropolitan area with a population of over 1.8 million, both of them the largest in Belgium." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brussels
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Jan 23, 2015
Yeah, but the article for Antwerp says "With a population of 510,610 it is by far the most populous city in Belgium."
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Jan 23, 2015
(51)
23/32
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Jan 22, 2015
(34)
I highly doubt that Bergen's urban area (stated as 238 k) is smaller than the city proper (stated as 272 k).
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Jan 22, 2015
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Johannesburg is second biggest? What's bigger?
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Jan 22, 2015
(44)
cape town probably
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Jan 22, 2015
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Only Soweto used to be bigger, but the municipality is now part of the city of Johannesburg, I believe.
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Jan 23, 2015
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So it depends whether you take into account the "municipality" or the "metropolitan municipality"
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Jan 23, 2015
(65)
Johannesburg is still the biggest metro area. It is just not the biggest city proper.
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Sep 14, 2016
(68)
I tried Gothenborg and Gothenberg but didn't think to try Gothenburg
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Jan 23, 2015
(58)
I always type "Göteborg" and if that doesn't work (which is rarely the case any more), "Gothenburg".
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Mar 12, 2017
(55)
Ecatapec??? Never heard of it.
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Jan 23, 2015
(61)
awesome quiz!!
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Jan 24, 2015
(54)
I did the quiz two times in a row, reading Ireland as Iceland, despite mentally noting not to do that the first time round...
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Apr 17, 2015
(34)
very tough quiz, liked it a lot!
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Mar 12, 2017
(74)
Funny that this was just featured. I just spent some time yesterday making a quiz about Second Largest Cities. Literally just posted it. http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/66830/countries-by-second-biggest-city
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Mar 12, 2017
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Can you please accept Joburg as Johannesburg? This is a common abbreviation, especially in South Africa.
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Mar 12, 2017
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