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Most Guessed Cities in Europe - Not Capitals

Name the most well-known European urban areas that are not the capital of their country.
  • Based on JetPunk stats from this quiz, October 2017
  • One city is partially in Asia
  • Quiz by Quizmaster - Oct 26, 2017
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level 56
Oct 26, 2017
Could you please accept the names of the cities in their native language ? Den Haag for The Hague, Coln for Cologne, Munchen for Munich ? Thanks
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level ∞
Oct 26, 2017
Koln would have worked. Munchen would have worked.
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level 66
Oct 26, 2017
It took me an embarrassingly long time to remember the non-English cities in the UK.
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level 57
Oct 26, 2017
Why do more people remember Manchester than Birmingham.
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level 66
Oct 26, 2017
Football
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level 34
Feb 15, 2018
Soccer
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level 58
Nov 4, 2017
Actually, Manchester is usually reported as the second most important city of the UK, and lots of people think it's also the second largest by population. Sports, music, arts, economy, industry, university... Manchester is by far more famous and relevant abroad than Birmingham.
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level 37
Feb 10, 2018
In football terms, yes, in all things that is rubbish, universities, arts, music, industry etc, but we have the media to blame for those opinions!
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level 12
Feb 15, 2018
Birmingham has a higher population than Manchester
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level 73
Feb 10, 2018
Recent terrorist attacks might also help jog someone's memory.
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level 69
Feb 11, 2018
Whyshould more people remember Birmingham than Manchester? As a Turkish person I know that Birmingham's population is bigger than Manchester but Manchester is by far more popular anywhere around Europe(and probably world). Manchester is the birthplace of İndustrial Revolution, It has two of the most popular teams in Premier League and generally people hears it more than Birmingham
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level 40
Feb 12, 2018
Actually, Ironbridge or more specifically Coalbrookdale in Shropshire is the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
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level 76
Oct 27, 2017
Edinburg is the capital of Scotland and Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland ~ each gets credit in FIFA and the IOC ~ plus I'd hate to argue with blokes from either 'country'.
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level 69
Oct 28, 2017
IOC recognizes only UK! Including football
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level 69
Feb 10, 2018
The IOC actually only recognizes Great Britain!
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level 75
Oct 28, 2017
Agree with msnavarro - I deliberately didn't attempt Belfast, Edinburgh or Cardiff as they are 'capitals' in the UK. Some may disagree.....
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level 73
Oct 28, 2017
Seriously, you both have a level over 70 and you don't know yet that Scotland and Northen Ireland are not considered as countries on Jetpunk?
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level 69
Oct 28, 2017
Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia, Munich is the capital of Bavaria etc. I agree with Arp2600, hard to believe you haven't noticed so far that UK countries are just regions called countries, but not independent countries like all the others. Besides being very curious countries without parliament or government until relatively recently.
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level 65
Oct 30, 2017
How did you 'RogerM' get to level 74 without knowing that 'Countries' on Jetpunk are 'Sovereign states', I can't believe it really and it smells like a born troublemaker to me.
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level 75
Nov 6, 2017
Don't get sniffy - I know they aren't Jetpunk 'countries' but as stated I mistakenly didn't attempt them. Oh, I got to level 74 over many years and it equals my age. What a bunch of finger pointers.
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level 46
Feb 11, 2018
Accept Koeln and Muenchen for Köln and München?
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level 56
Feb 12, 2018
Why? If anything it should be accepted in English and German which it is. Maybe if someone misspelled something but you're making up words now
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level 55
Feb 12, 2018
Koeln and Muenchen ARE the names in German!
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level 70
Feb 12, 2018
They are the Anglicized versions of the German name used by Germans speakers using an English keyboard. No German with an German keyboard would spell it ue. Though purely speculation I would imagine that most German speakers under the age of 40 would write it without the e on an English keyboard anyway.
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level 43
Feb 17, 2018
Where is Florence :O
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