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Biggest Cities in Switzerland

Name the 10 most populous cities in Switzerland.
City population, not urban area
Dec 2014 estimates, fr.wikipedia.org
Quiz by Crantor
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First submittedDecember 29, 2012
Last updatedApril 28, 2016
Times taken12,840
Rating4.26
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Population
City
372,047
Zürich
201,164
Geneva
166,173
Basel
133,521
Lausanne
128,848
Bern
Population
City
101,203
Winterthur
77,491
Lucerne
72,959
St. Gallen
55,060
Lugano
53,031
Biel/Bienne
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level 37
Jul 12, 2016
No doubt ticket to ride helped me here :P
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level 69
Jul 16, 2016
I'm surprised people scored so well in this quiz. My geography is pretty good, but I've only ever heard of Zurich, Geneva and Bern!
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level 58
Jul 16, 2016
same
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level 60
Jul 16, 2016
I also know Basel from its mention in some movie or song or something. But otherwise...yeah.
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level 66
May 2, 2017
Basel is distinct because it's at the border where Germany, France and Switzerland meet. I recognized the name because I've seen it on a Jetpunk quiz before
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level 29
Jul 19, 2016
Definitely agree. I often score over 90 percentile and in this case also didn´t make up more than 3. I also heard of Lausanne because of Lausanne peace treaty, which ended Turkish war of independence after WWI, but I thought it was rather an quarter or palace in France like Versailles, Saint-Germain, Neuilly-sur-Seine or Sévres.
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level 73
Oct 1, 2016
Sevres was the palace for the peace treaty with defeated Ottoman Empire in 1919, I guess in 1923 it was more suitable to choose a neutral place
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level 59
Jul 16, 2016
Well I got 3...
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level 77
Jul 16, 2016
I probably got the same 3.
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level 80
Jul 16, 2016
Yep, got 3, though took a bit of solace that I had at least heard of the next 4.
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level 50
Jul 16, 2016
4 :D
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level 39
Jul 16, 2016
Managed to get 7.
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level 32
Jul 17, 2016
git 6 but i live in switzerland
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level 55
Oct 16, 2016
That's a bit embarassing!
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level 69
Jul 18, 2016
So it turns out I don't know much about Switzerland..
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level 24
Jul 19, 2016
Knowledge of Swiss football clubs helped here. 8/10
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level 44
Jul 22, 2016
As an Austrian i got 5, i should've gotten Luzern and Winterthur though.
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level 34
May 22, 2017
3: Bern, Geneva, and Zurich.
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level 72
Sep 1, 2018
10/10, 2:43 remaining. THANK YOU for using 'Zürich' and not that weird Zurich version!
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level 28
Feb 20, 2019
I literally only got bern but I forgot about zurich,i now nothing about. switzerland
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level 36
Jun 12, 2019
i didnt think winterthur was a city? isnt it part of zurich? not complaining, just wondering. only tried it bc i went there :p
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level 27
Sep 23, 2019
Yes it Winterthur is a city and it's like 20 minutes with a train from Zurich.