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European Geography A-Z

For each letter, guess these answers related to European Geography.
Last updated: May 31, 2017
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Clue
Answer
A
Capital and largest city of Greece
Athens
B
Spanish host of the 1992 Olympics
Barcelona
C
Region in which the above is located
Catalonia
D
River that flows through 10 countries
Danube
E
Famous landmark located in Paris
Eiffel Tower
F
Néerlandophone portion of Belgium
Flanders
G
Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Germany
H
Notable museum in European Turkey
Hagia Sophia
I
Spanish and Portuguese peninsula
Iberia
J
Peninsula forming most of Denmark
Jutland
K
Russian oblast that borders Poland
Kaliningrad
L
City where the Beatles were formed
Liverpool
M
Sea separating Africa and Europe
Mediterranean
Clue
Answer
N
Paris cathedral, meaning "Our Lady"
Notre Dame
O
England's oldest university
Oxford
P
Italian city of the Leaning Tower
Pisa
Q
Palace of the Italian President
Quirinal Palace
R
Bucharest is its capital
Romania
S
Largest Mediterranean island
Sicily
T
River that flows through London
Thames
U
Country that owns Crimea?
Ukraine
V
Capital of Malta
Valletta
W
One-fourth of the United Kingdom
Wales
X
Greek city of 1,000 colors
Xanthi
Y
Russian city on the European border
Yekaterinburg
Z
Largest Swiss city
Zürich
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level 70
Jan 26, 2017
Nice idea. Wanna do a more challenging one of these as well?
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level 70
Feb 4, 2017
No bites, so here's my attempt
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level 65
Jan 28, 2017
U is wrong!
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level 57
Jan 28, 2017
There is question mark; it's questionable and wrong :)
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level 65
Jun 9, 2017
Didn't note the ?, sorry!
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level 31
Jul 24, 2017
Yup its on Russian federation control
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level 69
Oct 25, 2017
I don't subscribe to the "possession is 9/10ths of the law" philosophy; if you steal my car, it's still *my* car – you just happened to steal it. Therefore, I like how this clue is worded.
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level 39
Aug 6, 2018
^ Completely agree! It still BELONGS to the Ukraine.
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level 70
Feb 7, 2017
Thanks for your thanks on the French version - you'll see that Hagia Sophia and Yekaterinburg didn't survive in translation, because the French names Sainte-Sophie and Iekaterinbourg don't start with H or Y!!!
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level 57
Feb 7, 2017
Welcome! Do you speak French or are you using a translator? (if the latter, it isn't even noticeable, which is good!)
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level 78
May 31, 2017
How do the same % of people get the 'Spanish and Portuguese peninsula' and 'Palace of the Italian President' questions? I would have thought the peninsula would be far more well known than some italian palace?
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level 57
Jun 1, 2017
Yes, surprisingly the new Q answer is getting many corrects!
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level 69
Jun 1, 2017
Surprising to me too - apparently there are a lot of us Rome nerds out there!
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level 66
Jun 1, 2017
I am AMAZED that many people know the Q answer. I have never even heard of it. I just assumed there was an obvious type in that people would know it by that i'd missed. I'm genuinely staggered as many people know it as know a city in Switzerland that starts with Z!!
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level 57
Jun 1, 2017
This befuddles me too, as the only type-in is Quirinal, along with some misspellings.
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level 70
Jun 21, 2017
I didn't even have a guess for that one. No clue, whatsoever.
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level 56
Jul 24, 2017
I had never previously heard of that palace but the Q was a bit of a clue - I started thinking of the hills of Rome and know one of them starts with a Q and that was it. It was a bit of a wild stab in the dark, but it paid off.
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level 56
Jun 27, 2017
Russia owns Crimea, not Ukraine.
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level 57
Jun 27, 2017
The question mark says all...
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level 39
Dec 6, 2017
Great! - So if I move into your home, bag and baggage,it becomes mine.
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level 43
Jul 22, 2017
One thing: The Sea of Marmara could also work, as it separates European Turkey and Asian Turkey.
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level 59
Jul 22, 2017
Question was AFRICA and Europe.
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level 32
Jul 23, 2017
How about "catalunya" and "cataluna" for "catalonia" taking the spanish/catalan spellings?
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level 56
Jul 24, 2017
Somehow randomly guessed Xanthi. Don't even know how the name came to mind, and I don't remember seeing it anywhere, but I just randomly typed it in, and voila!
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level 71
Jul 24, 2017
Can of worms with the Wales one...
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level 75
Apr 11, 2018
How so? There are four parts of the UK, Wales clearly being one of them.
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level 42
Jul 25, 2017
Catalunya should also work
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level 15
Aug 18, 2017
Quite impressed that I got Yekaterinburg and Valletta, but then again I didn't get Jutland somehow... Very good quiz though!
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level 44
Jun 1, 2018
Technically Wales is not one-fourth of the UK, as it doesn't cover a fourth of the UK's land area. Rather it is one of four regions of the UK.
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level 44
Jun 1, 2018
The quiz could be updated to say "1 of 4 countries in the United Kingdom"
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level 40
Sep 22, 2018
Great quiz. Got thrown off by "Museum" for Hagia Sophia, sadly.