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North Rhine-Westphalia A-Z

For each letter of the alphabet (including Ä, Ö & Ü), guess the answer that pertains to the german state of Nordrhein-Westfalen
Ä, Ö & Ü can be typed as A, O & U
For cities the population is given (December 31 2020)
American notation of numbers (e.g.: 2,000.5 instead of 2.000,5)
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Clue
Answer
A
Westernmost city
248,878
Aachen
B
Former Capital of the Federal Republic of Germany
330,579
Bonn
C
Name of Cologne during the reign of the ancient Roman Empire
Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium
D
District-free city, where the Ruhr flows into the Rhine
495,885
Duisburg
E
District-free city in the center of the Ruhrgebiet
582,415
Essen
F
Dialect spoken in the northwest (Lower Rhine)
Low Franconian
G
After the Varian Disaster (Varusschlacht) this roman general and father of Caligula led AD 14-16 several campaigns into Germania Magna through the Lippe Valley and with a fleet over the North Sea
Nero Claudius Germanicus
H
Traditional greeting during Carnival (Karneval)
Fool's call (Narrenruf)
Especially common around the capital and right of the Rhine
Helau
I
The western part of North Rhine-Westphalia was part of this Roman Province
Germania Inferior
J
United Duchies in western/ central North Rhine-Westphalia 1521-1609/66
Prussian Province in western North Rhine-Westphalia 1815-1822
Jülich-Cleves-Berg
K
Largest city
German name
1,083,498
Köln
L
State that became part of North Rhine-Westphalia in 1947
Represented through a flower on the state seal
Lippe
M
District-free city in northern Westphalia
316,403
Münster
N
Neighboring country
Netherlands
O
District-free city in the western Ruhrgebiet
209,566
Oberhausen
P
Traditional westphalian bread made out of dark rye berries
Also called Schwarzbrot
Pumpernickel
Q
The Romans built this to transport water from the Eifel to Cologne
Also called Römerkanal
Contains a Q
Eifel Aqueduct
R
Neighboring state
Rheinland-Pfalz
S
Duchy that the east of North Rhine-Westphalia was part of up to 1180
After the deposition of Henry the Lion it was split up
Saxony
T
Forested hill ridge in Westphalia and alleged location of the Varian Disaster (Varusschlacht) in AD 9
Formerly known as Osning
Teutoburg Forest
U
After the second World War North Rhine-Westphalia was occupied by this country 1945-1949/91
United Kingdom
V
After the first World War this railway became a sovereign part of Belgium
It separates several north rhine-westphalian exclaves (e.g. Mützenich) from the mainland
Vennbahn
W
City in the Bergisches Land known for its suspension railway (Schwebebahn)
355,004
Wuppertal
X
Town at the lower rhine
Known for its archaelogical park at the site of the roman city Colonia Ulpia Traiana
21,521
Xanten
Y
Major steel producer from #D und #E
Contains an Y
ThyssenKrupp AG
Z
World Heritage Site in #E
Mining complex
Zeche Zollverein
Ä
German name for the inhabitants of the Rhineland (North Rhine)
Contains an Ä
Rheinländer
Ö
Type of beer from Cologne
Contains an Ö
Kölsch
Ü
Capital
Contains an Ü
620,523
Düsseldorf
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