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City to Country Quiz #2

For each selected city, name the country in which it is located.
  • Answer must correspond to the yellow box
  • If the city is in multiple countries, we are referring to the most populous one
  • Quiz by Quizmaster - May 18, 2015
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Enter answers in the area marked "Enter country here".

For this quiz, the answer must correspond to the yellow box. You can move the yellow box by clicking the cell you want to move to, or by using the arrow or tab keys.

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City
Country
Nottingham
Moose Jaw
Limerick
Belo Horizonte
Fukushima
Lahore
Venice
Doha
Malmö
City
Country
Chihuahua
Barranquilla
Montego Bay
Cadiz
Fes
Abuja
Benghazi
Sfax
Tours
City
Country
Linz
Corfu
Tikrit
Magnitogorsk
Ürümqi
Dunedin
Almaty
Chiang Mai
Ísafjörður
Answer Stats
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Country
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+4
level 73
May 9, 2013
As a Lord of the Rings fan, I am pleasantly surprised to find that there is a city in New Zealand that is so close to "Dunedain"
+2
level 73
May 9, 2013
Gondar and Shire are both in Ethiopia. I've been there and was amused to see several place-names from LotR.
+3
level 80
May 9, 2013
Just to keep it running... Belo Horizonte is in the state of Minas Gerais...
+10
level 41
Jul 10, 2013
Isnt Sfax just an abbreviation for the full name of Shadowfax, Tunisia? :p
+2
level 74
Aug 22, 2015
There are so many Bucklands in England it's bizarre. But they're all villages so they wouldn't count on this quiz.
+4
level 64
Feb 6, 2018
I live in one of them. No current reports of Dark Riders from Neighbourhood Watch.
+1
level 66
Feb 6, 2018
There is a village called 'Baardegem' in Belgium
+3
level 58
Feb 6, 2018
Huge opportunity missed if their rugby team aren't called the Rangers.
+1
level 73
May 9, 2013
Fun quiz. Interesting that 3 of the answers are also on my Oldest Cities by Country quiz.
+1
level 65
May 9, 2013
Dunedin, Florida, USA. Missed it being in NZ, but check it out, also a place in the US.
+4
level 70
Jun 26, 2014
Dunedin NZ has 120,000 people, Dunedin USA has 35,000. They were both named after Edinburgh, whose name in Scots Celtic is Dùn Èideann
+1
level 15
Sep 13, 2013
26/27... I missed the chinese town (actually it does not sound chinese)!
+4
level 28
Feb 21, 2014
Actually a pretty big city around 3mil people
+5
level 66
Aug 21, 2014
3 Million people for a Chinese city isn't that big. :D
+1
level 55
Mar 3, 2016
@TheBigCheesy: But that is a lot for the rest of the world. Which is probably what Articuno1000 meant. Cheers!
+2
level 74
Nov 26, 2014
You're right about it looking odd. The city is in Xinjiang and the name is probably derived from the Turkic language spoken in the region.
+1
level 60
Aug 22, 2015
It's Uighur, which is related to Turkish and Kazakh. All the Chinese languages are from another language family. It doesn't sound Chinese, yes, but now you know there's a town like that. :)
+2
level 59
Aug 22, 2015
An interesting fact: Ürümqi is farther away from any sea than any other place in the world.
+1
level 67
Aug 22, 2015
That's because it's in Xinjiang, in the far northwest of China. It's a Muslim city, populated by Uyghurs, though there's been a huge effort by the government to move more Han Chinese into the city. In Mandarin it is called 乌鲁木齐, "wu lu mu qi". It's far closer to the -stans (1000 km to Bishkek, 1500 km to Tashkent and Astana, 1700 km to Dushanbe or Islamabad, 1900 km to Kabul) than it is to Beijing (2400 km).
+1
level 50
Dec 23, 2013
I learned malmo from the yogscast.. THANKS Rythian!!
+1
level 60
Aug 22, 2015
I learned in many, many years ago when they played Liverpool in European Soccer!!
+1
level 55
Apr 21, 2014
Well...I think everyone knows Benghazi now.
+8
level ∞
May 17, 2015
Isn't that where they faked the moon landing?
+1
level 68
Aug 22, 2015
Now *that* is deserving of a real LOL! : )
+1
level 60
Aug 22, 2015
Europeans are learning more and more about Libyan geography because there's a civil war there, which leads to hundreds of thousands of refugees migrating through Libya to Europe. The crisis has taken insane levels.
+2
level 66
May 30, 2014
Dunedin's a bit of a hole, but yay New Zealand!!!
+1
level 46
Apr 8, 2015
No it ain't. It's one of the more interesting cities in NZ. Way better than most NZ cities. It has interesting architecture & has a lot of facilities for a small city (built from gold rush money).
+1
level 73
Feb 6, 2018
Racist!
+2
level 68
Feb 6, 2018
I liked Dunedin! I thought it had a lot of character, and I mean that in the nice way.
+1
level 63
Oct 11, 2014
malmo is where my boyfriend lives and i visisted him there so thank u for him on that answer,,,,.....
+1
level 16
Nov 20, 2014
Completed with 1:42 left
+1
level 13
Nov 26, 2014
Technically there is a Limerick, ME, U.S.A
+1
level 28
Aug 23, 2015
Isn't it FeZ?
+1
level 55
Aug 25, 2015
I knew Nottingham. I was born there. I then only got Venice and Fukushima before giving up.
+1
level 70
Oct 26, 2016
Visited Venice, Malmö, Fes, Cadiz, Sfax. Now guess where I live :)
+1
level 41
Dec 18, 2016
you spelled fez wrong
+2
level 59
May 22, 2017
That's the English spelling.
+2
level 44
Feb 6, 2018
If every place is spelled in its language of origin or usage, we would not perform as well.
+2
level 68
Feb 6, 2018
In all the quizzes I've encountered here where Fes is the answer, the spelling "Fez" has also been accepted. So don't panic! :-)
+1
level 66
Feb 6, 2018
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