Name a City - Asian Countries

For each Asian country, name one of the five most populous cities that is NOT either the capital or the largest city.
Source: citypopulation.de. By city proper population, unless listed in red, then it is by urban area
Kuwait is not included because Kuwait City is tiny by area and no one knows the suburbs
Only including countries with a city with >500,000 that fits the qualifications
Quiz by HinesBrothers
Rate:
Last updated: October 26, 2020
First submittedMarch 9, 2020
Times taken7,940
Rating4.42
5:00
Enter Asian city here:
0
 / 26 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
Scoring
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
Country
Cities
Afghanistan
Herat | Kandahar | Mazar-i-Sharif | Jalalabad | Kunduz
Bangladesh
Chittagong | Narayanganj | Khulna | Sylhet | Tongi
China
Shenzhen | Guangzhou | Tianjin | Chengdu | Wuhan
India
Kolkata | Chennai | Bangalore | Hyderabad | Ahmedabad
Indonesia
Surabaya | Bandung | Bekasi | Medan | Tangerang
Iran
Mashhad | Isfahan | Karaj | Shiraz | Tabriz
Iraq
Mosul | Basra | Kirkuk | Erbil | Najaf
Israel
Tel Aviv | Haifa | Rishon LeZion | Petah Tikvah | Ashdod
Japan
Yokohama | Osaka | Nagoya | Sapporo | Fukuoka
Jordan
Zarqa | Irbid | Russeifa | Al Quwaysimah | Khilda
Kazakhstan
Shymkent | Qaragandy | Aqtobe | Taraz | Pavlodar
North Korea
Hamhung | Chongjin | Sinuiju | Wonsan | Nampo
South Korea
Busan | Incheon | Daegu | Daejeon | Gwangju
Lebanon
Tripoli | Sidon | Zalhe | Tyre | Baalbek
Malaysia
Johor Bahru | Klang | Ipoh | Ampang | Subang Jaya
Myanmar
Mandalay | Taunggyi | Bago | Mawlamyine | Myitkyina
Pakistan
Lahore | Faisalabad | Rawalpindi | Gujranwala | Peshawar
Philippines
Cebu | Davao | Angeles | Cagayan de Oro | Zamboanga
Saudi Arabia
Jeddah | Mecca | Medina | Dammam | Hofuf
Syria
Homs | Latakia | Hama | Ar-Rakka | Deir ez-Zor
Taiwan
Taichung | Kaohsiung | Taoyuan | Tainan | Hsinchu
Turkey
Izmir | Bursa | Adana | Gaziantep | Konya
United Arab Emirates
Sharjah | Al Ain | Ajman | Ras al-Khaimah | Fujairah
Uzbekistan
Samarkand | Namangan | Andijan | Nukus | Bukhara
Vietnam
Da Nang | Haiphong | Can Tho | Bien Hoa | Hue
Yemen
Aden | Taiz | Hudaydah | Ibb | Mukalla
+3
Level 72
May 23, 2020
Don't miss others in the series!Already done those? Good news! We have more!
+6
Level 72
Mar 9, 2020
Missed almost half. Nominated :)
+1
Level 60
Mar 9, 2020
Yay got 100 percent
+1
Level 67
Apr 21, 2020
got 4 I suck... I typoed one though, china, so basicly 5, the others were Japan, India, Israel and turkey.

Only a few have familiar names looking at the results. (but some I would never have thought of or even placed in the correct country)

+2
Level 47
Mar 10, 2020
7/26 :(

This is hard! must get to practice asian cities i guess.

+2
Level 62
Mar 10, 2020
Would nominate, but it'll get featured anyways, just kidding I nominated
+2
Level 65
Mar 11, 2020
Great quiz! I thought George Town would have been one of the largest urban areas in Malaysia, but it's apparently a conurbation, not an urban area (at least according to citypopulation).
+5
Level 80
Mar 12, 2020
I thought Tel Aviv was the biggest city in Israel and didn't try it.
+2
Level 69
Mar 17, 2020
Nice quiz! But I have a couple of questions. Why was Thailand not included? Surely 'Chiang Mai' and others would meet the criteria. Also, for some reason, while typing in Surabaya for Indonesia, I got Lebanon for free, after just typing 'Sur..' or 'Sura...'. Is that some weird alternate for one of the Lebanon answers? I also second the comment that Tel Aviv is the largest city in Israel, and shouldn't be an option.
+2
Level 72
Mar 17, 2020
1. Because its 2nd city was too small

2. Because Sur is an alternate name for Tyre

3. The source lists Jerusalem as the biggest city in Israel, so the quiz is correct. However, you are right that some sources list Tel Aviv as the largest, but not ours.

+1
Level 60
May 30, 2020
The question about Tel Aviv probably arises because the quiz focuses on city proper. Tel Aviv is a bit like Los Angeles: a huge urban sprawl consisting of municipality after municipality.
+3
Level 81
Apr 29, 2020
You could go by urban area for Thailand and include it. Surely more people know about Chiang Mai than about those of Jordan, Malaysia, Kazakhstan and North Korea. By the way, city proper population is not a very good measure... I guess you know the size of the city of London? That also goes for Tel-Aviv, everybody knows it's the biggest city in Israel, so the quiz is flawed imo.

The type-in Sur should be removed, it's pointless to have a gimme for Lebanon for all those who know the second city in Indonesia...

+1
Level 72
Apr 29, 2020
I also prefer urban area population. However, it simply doesn't exist for many countries, unlike city proper.
+1
Level 77
Mar 20, 2020
Nice quiz, one question though, why does typing Kaesong validates Kaohsiung? Kaesong is a legitimate guess for North Korea and I'm pretty sure nobody thinks it's in Taiwan.
+1
Level 72
Mar 20, 2020
It is because many stuggle spelling Kaohsiung, and therefore it has a lot of auto type-ins
+1
Level 61
Oct 20, 2020
It also happened to me, i thought Kaesong one of largest city in NK but Taiwan got the point. Let Kaohsiung alone, Kaesong is a different city
+2
Level 74
Apr 20, 2020
Can we please have the actual names for Taiwanese cities? I should be able to type in "Gaoxiong" instead of having to work my head around the inaccurate Anglicized names.
+1
Level 65
Apr 20, 2020
I'm surprised for so little answers to Kazakhstan, Syria and Uzbekistan
+2
Level 78
Apr 21, 2020
Okay, that was an unmitigated disaster. Took a Kazakh miracle just to get half. I never realized until just now that Tehran is the only city in Iran that I know. :-/
+1
Level 52
Jul 1, 2020
I see what you did there.
+3
Level 74
Apr 21, 2020
The city population proper bit throws the quiz for a bit of a loop. Never even tried Guangzhou for China since on every other Jetpunk Quiz it is the biggest city in China and the biggest city in the World!
+1
Level 81
Apr 29, 2020
The problem is that the Guangzhou and Shenzhen urban areas (and maybe some others) are now contiguous, making one huge metro area, but the cities are not merged either.
+2
Level 62
Apr 23, 2020
Great quiz, thanks. Managed 23.
+1
Level 63
May 23, 2020
Aleppo for Syria? Where is it?
+1
Level 42
May 23, 2020
I was also surprised too.

But it seems Aleppo is the largest city in Syria.

+1
Level 72
May 23, 2020
Our source lists Aleppo as being the biggest city in Syria.
+1
Level 52
May 23, 2020
Would be cooler if the limit was lowered and more countries could've made it.

This goes for the whole series.

+1
Level 56
May 23, 2020
tough one.. 7 only ;/

Thanks!

+1
Level 58
May 23, 2020
got one of the lebanese cities in the middle of typing Surabaya
+1
Level 59
May 24, 2020
Well, that went very poorly for me...
+1
Level 45
May 26, 2020
Why was Chongqing for China not accepted?
+1
Level 64
Aug 24, 2020
not big enough I guess
+1
Level 64
May 26, 2020
Taiyuan is in China, not Taiwan. The city in Taiwan is called Taoyuan.
+1
Level 47
May 26, 2020
I didn't know Bukhara and Mandalay were cities...I also shouldve got Vietnam.
+1
Level 56
Aug 4, 2020
Having a bit of a self-reflection moment having been unable to think of anywhere but Aleppo and Damascus for Syria, given the amount of news coverage over the last few years. Knew Homs, Latakia and Rakka, but brain was having none of it.
+1
Level 56
Oct 6, 2020
Reason why Thailand not include look this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_municipalities_in_Thailand
+1
Level 61
Oct 20, 2020
I missed Syria, Kazakhstan, and NK. I typed Kaesong but Taiwan got the blink and I thought Aleppo was the second largest city and I knew no any other city in Syria. My Asian brain was quite frozen
+1
Level 50
Oct 26, 2020
Could you accept Samarkhand for Samarkand? I’ve seen it spelled both ways.
+2
Level 72
Oct 26, 2020
Okay
More Quizzes in this Series
Similar Quizzes by Tag