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Nearest Major City #2

For each city, name the (other) major city that is closest to it.
For this quiz, major = urba population over 1 million according to citypopulation.de
As the crow flies
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First submittedSeptember 26, 2013
Last updatedJanuary 26, 2016
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City
Nearest
Seattle
Vancouver
Rome
Naples
Cairo
Alexandria
Abu Dhabi
Dubai
Basra
Kuwait City
Havana
Miami
Montreal
Ottawa
Baltimore
Washington D.C.
San Diego
Tijuana
Chicago
Milwaukee
City
Nearest
Nice
Marseille
Montevideo
Buenos Aires
Winnipeg
Minneapolis
Calais
London
Copenhagen
Hamburg
Phnom Penh
Ho Chi Minh City
St. Petersburg
Helsinki
Beirut
Damascus
Sarajevo
Belgrade
Brisbane
Sydney
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level 58
Dec 6, 2013
18/20 first try. Only missed London and Belgrade
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level 33
Aug 31, 2016
18/20 too, but missed Milwaukee and Kuwait city. London's easy as I live there (After 6 days, I won't be :) ).
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level 48
Jan 11, 2014
I guess that Malmo, Sweden isn't considered major enough to be on this quiz, because it is very close to Copenhagen.
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level ∞
Jan 13, 2014
The metro population of Malmo is less than 1 million.
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level 35
Jan 12, 2014
Milwaukee, Washington and Minneapolis are now considered having more than 1 mio. people? Milwaukee only has 594,833 according to Wiki.
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level 80
Sep 2, 2014
Minneapolis/St. Paul is around 3 million. Not sure about Milwaukee, seems much smaller when I visit there, but probably just over a million.
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level 30
Sep 3, 2016
1,575,000
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level 29
Jan 31, 2014
Bara got me, just remembered that Kuwait used to belong to Iraq down there
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level 73
Feb 5, 2014
Embarassed. I should have done WAAAAY better.
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level 82
Aug 21, 2014
Capital of Syria.. capital of Syria... damn it's that old city.. I know the name.. wait.. Aleppo? Daaaamn not that. AARGH! Also missed Milwaukee (no chance) and Belgrade (stupid). But fun quizzes these :)
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level 65
Sep 11, 2014
Please accept Napoli for Naples.
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level 76
Feb 26, 2015
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level ∞
Jan 26, 2016
Ok
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level 85
Aug 30, 2016
Ya Winnipeg!!!
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level 67
Aug 30, 2016
Go Jets Go!
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level 55
Aug 30, 2016
Kept putting Tampa, Orlando, etc. for St. Petersburg. Also URBA population over 1 million. thats a typo.
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level 76
Aug 30, 2016
I wasted time trying Florida cities until I figured out that if it wasn't Tampa, it must be the other St. Petersburg. Still missed it. Montreal gave me trouble, too. I didn't think Ottawa was that big but I finally tried it out of desperation.
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level 69
Aug 30, 2016
Why would you assume a small city in Florida over the former Russian imperial capital? St Petersburg, Russia has about 20 times the population of St Petersburg, Florida. What's more the Floridian city is named after the Russian one.
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level 37
Aug 30, 2016
I'd never even heard of St Petersburg, Florida until about a year ago, and I'm pretty sure St Petersburg, Russia is more well known and much more historical. I'm British so you Americans might think different, but I still think St Petersburg, Russia would be a more likely answer.
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level 79
Sep 1, 2016
I would imagine that Gothenburg is over a million people now or if not will be soon. It was just 18 thousand under in 2010 census and with the influx of refuges since I think it's a safe bet.
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level 65
Nov 2, 2016
I missed Abu Dhaba because I read it as "Abu Dubai" and tried guessing every middle eastern city except Dubai.
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level 22
Apr 22, 2018
I thought you meant Basra, Turkey. :(
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level 57
Oct 13, 2018
I didn't know that Calais was that close to London!
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