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Which City in Germany?

Name these German cities based on their starting letter and a description.
All city names are in English
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First submittedNovember 9, 2017
Last updatedJuly 21, 2018
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Description
Letter
City
Capital of Germany
B
Berlin
Capital of West Germany, 1949-1990
B
Bonn
This city's cathedral was the tallest building in the world from 1880-1884
C
Cologne
Home to Porsche and Mercedes
S
Stuttgart
Capital of Bavaria
M
Munich
Home to Germany's oldest University
H
Heidelberg
This "Free and Hanseatic City" is the most populous on the River Elbe
H
Hamburg
Financial capital of Germany
F
Frankfurt
This city doesn't actually exist
B
Bielefeld
Site of Nazi rallies and tribunals
N
Nuremberg
Largest German city on the Baltic Sea
K
Kiel
Controversially firebombed by the US and UK in 1945
D
Dresden
The royal line of this city ruled Great Britain from 1714-1901
H
Hanover
"Big 3" Allied leaders met here in August, 1945
P
Potsdam
Westernmost city in Germany and residence of Charlemagne
A
Aachen
Ninth-largest city in Germany. Home to Krupp
E
Essen
J.S. Bach died in this city
L
Leipzig
This town gave its name to state in eastern Germany
B
Brandenburg
The second letter of this city is ü
D
Düsseldorf
Karl Benz invented the automobile while working in this city
at the intersection of the Rhine and Neckar
M
Mannheim
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level 57
Nov 9, 2017
Bremen as "Freie Hansestadt Bremen" is also a state and would also be correct for Brandenburg
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level 73
Nov 9, 2017
agreed
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level ∞
Nov 9, 2017
Changed to *eastern* Germany
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level 76
Nov 9, 2017
PorsChe
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level ∞
Nov 9, 2017
Fixed
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level 79
Nov 9, 2017
OK, then, "intersection", not "interesection"
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level 79
Nov 9, 2017
And "Neckar", not "Necker"
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level ∞
Nov 9, 2017
Fixed both
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level 10
Feb 4, 2018
Hey quizmaster, make a hurricane quiz.
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level 75
Nov 9, 2017
Well done! As a Heidelberger born in Frankfurt, I laud your inclusion of both. I did have to guess Aachen...
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level 76
Feb 4, 2018
Never been to Heidelberg or Frankfurt. Didn't have to guess Aachen.
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level 75
Dec 15, 2018
Heidelberg is a beautiful city. I don't know why my ancestors left it for Pennsylvania in the early 1700s.
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level 67
Nov 10, 2017
Tougher than I thought. A good few cities I remembered when I saw the answers but blanked when I was doing the quiz.....which is always useful. Lol
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level 60
Nov 10, 2017
Personally, I believe these quizzes would be better with the yellow box. I can get most by just guessing German Cities.
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level 81
Nov 11, 2017
I had the same with the Italian ones.
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level 71
Nov 11, 2017
put yellow boxes, otherwise you can just randomly type german cities and get most of them
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level 70
Nov 18, 2017
Don't put yellow boxes, otherwise I won't be able to just randomly type German cities and get most of them.
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level 68
Nov 27, 2017
Why doesnt bielefeld exist?
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level 71
Feb 4, 2018
Strange - it has over 300,000 inhabitants or are they imaginary?
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level 47
Feb 4, 2018
Yes, no one actually lives in "Bielefeld", they just want you to think that 300 000 some people live there, and if you ever meet one of these so called "inhabitants", they're either with them and are trying to trick you, or have been manipulated into believing they are from this "Bielefeld" place. :P
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level 59
Jun 19, 2018
I met one of those "inhabitants" last year. Tried my best, couldn't convince her of anything else...
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level 76
Jul 9, 2018
Have you ever met any of these supposed 300,000 inhabitants?
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level 77
Feb 4, 2018
It starts with "A". Oh, Aix-la-chapelle! Took a while to finally figure it out.
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level 44
Feb 4, 2018
My dad grew up in Heidelberg and told me all about it e.e
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level 50
Feb 4, 2018
I cannot understand why Bielefeld is not a city. During the time I lived in Detmold, BAOR with HM Forces I often visited this lively city. Wikipedia: Bielefeld is a city in the Ostwestfalen-Lippe Region in the north-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. With a population of 336,352, it is also the most populous city in the Regierungsbezirk Detmold.
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level 66
Feb 6, 2018
It's an "inside" joke (if you can call it that when at least 80 million people know about it). Don't take it so seriously. ;)
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level 21
Dec 23, 2018
ask any german: no one's ever been to bielefeld or met someone from there. so it can't actually exist, right?
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level 68
Feb 4, 2018
THANK YOU for including Bielefeld! Good chuckle.
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level 76
Feb 4, 2018
I only missed Kiel. Is this the part where I brag about what an impossible feat this was to achieve because I'm not German? Or is the USA the only country on Earth considered to be a black hole from whence no knowledge can escape?
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level 70
Jun 4, 2018
Stoopid American who doesn't know the world famous city of Kiel... get back to Los Santos, New Jersey City, George Washington, D.C. or wherever you're from.
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level 57
Feb 5, 2018
Bielefeld does not exist???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
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level 72
Jun 4, 2018
Yes
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level 37
Feb 12, 2018
Surely I'm not the only one who initially wrote "Nurmengard" before realising that that was the HP version of *Nuremberg -.- If I am then more Potterheads need to take this quiz and join the dope team :)
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level 39
Mar 4, 2018
got 8 im ok with that
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level 69
Mar 27, 2018
Four-fifths of quiz takers clearly haven't been taken in by the Bielefeld conspiracy.
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level 45
Jun 4, 2018
I'm a German teacher in the USA, I have trouble remembering how to spell Nürnberg for English speakers. I also have to take a few moments to remember that Köln is Cologne. However I've been retired for 7 years and I have far too much trouble remembering the Map of Germany. Curses on growing old.
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level 76
Jun 11, 2018
Most make peace with growing old, when confronted by the alternative...
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level 62
Jun 14, 2018
Thanks- I had fun learning about Bielefeld (if it even exists). He he he
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level 38
Jun 30, 2018
Germany badge done. :)
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level 20
Jul 13, 2018
I typed Pottsdam and then tried hard to think of another German city that starts with P instead of thinking about my spelling.
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level 48
Aug 12, 2018
I always thought it's "Postdam", so the same happened to me.
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level 63
Aug 29, 2018
I did the same. Tried Pottsdam several times. never thought to change the spelling, especially as jetpunk is usually so lax on spelling.
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level 36
Jul 19, 2018
Duesseldorf should be accepted for Düsseldorf too, Thanks
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level ∞
Jul 21, 2018
Okay
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level 60
Dec 18, 2018
Hadnt heard of the bottom 6, amazed if some not from Germany (or having lived there, or being a geography teacher/ germanologist etc) got all of them on their first try. Actually, that the more obscure ones got reasonable scores anyway