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Name a City - European Countries

For each European country, name one of the five most populous cities that is NOT either the capital or the largest city.
Only including countries with a city with >100,000 that fits the qualifications
Source: citypopulation.de. By city proper population, unless listed in red, then it is by urban area
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Last updated: March 14, 2020
First submittedFebruary 26, 2020
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Country
Cities
Albania
Durrës | Vlorë | Elbasan | Shkodër | Fier
Austria
Graz | Linz | Salzburg | Innsbruck | Klagenfurt
Belarus
Homiel | Mahilou | Viciebsk | Hrodna | Brest
Belgium
Antwerp | Liege | Ghent | Charleroi | Kortrijk
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Banja Luka | Tuzla | Zenica | Mostar | Bijeljina
Bulgaria
Plovdiv | Varna | Burgas | Ruse | Stara Zagora
Croatia
Split | Rijeka | Osijek | Zadar | Pula
Czech Republic
Brno | Ostrava | Plzen | Liberec | Olomouc
Denmark
Aarhus | Odense | Aalborg | Esbjerg | Randers
Finland
Espoo | Tampere | Vantaa | Oulu | Turku
France
Marseille | Lyon | Toulouse | Nice | Nantes
Germany
Hamburg | Munich | Cologne | Frankfurt | Stuttgart
Greece
Thessaloniki | Patras | Heraklion | Larissa | Volos
Hungary
Debrecen | Szeged | Miskolc | Pecs | Gyor
Ireland
Cork | Limerick | Galway | Waterford | Drogheda
Italy
Milan | Naples | Turin | Palermo | Genoa
Lithuania
Kaunas | Klaipeda | Siauliai | Panevezys | Alytus
Moldova
Tiraspol | Balti | Bender | Ribnita | Ugheni
Netherlands
Rotterdam | The Hague | Utrecht | Eindhoven | Leiden
Norway
Bergen | Trondheim | Stavanger | Baerum | Kristiansand
Poland
Krakow | Lodz | Wroclaw | Poznan | Gdansk
Portugal
Porto | Vila Nova de Gaia | Amadora | Braga | Funchal
Romania
Cluj-Napoca | Timisoara | Iasi | Constanta | Craiova
Russia
St. Petersburg | Novosibirsk | Yekaterinburg | Nizhny Novgorod | Kazan
Serbia
Novi Sad | Nis | Kragujevac | Subotica | Zrenjanin
Slovakia
Kosice | Presov | Zillina | Banska Bystrica | Nitra
Spain
Barcelona | Valencia | Sevilla | Zaragoza | Malaga
Sweden
Goteborg | Malmo | Uppsala | Vasteras | Orebro
Switzerland
Geneva | Basel | Lausanne | Winterthur | Lucerne
Ukraine
Kharkiv | Odessa | Dnipro | Donetsk | Zaporizhia
United Kingdom
Birmingham | Glasgow | Liverpool | Bristol | Manchester
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Level 62
Mar 9, 2020
Great, a well deserved feature!
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Level 66
Mar 9, 2020
Thank you!
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Level 73
Mar 9, 2020
Great quiz, it stretches us out of our usual batch of most famous cities. Frustrated that I couldn't remember Mostar, despite having visited it !!! How about doing the same quiz for the other continents? (Antarctica might be a bit of a struggle)
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Level 66
Mar 9, 2020
Working on the Asia version!
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Level 66
Mar 9, 2020
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Level 66
Mar 9, 2020
Ow my god, I dont dare to click that one haha. Only asian countries I know more than one city might be china and india haha. (barely..) ow and japan
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Level 66
Mar 11, 2020
Now the editions for Africa and other places are now out!!
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Level 66
Mar 18, 2020
Now you can try the extreme version here!
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Level 66
Mar 25, 2020
And now the version for Countries of the World is out!
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Level 78
Mar 9, 2020
Yeah, good to refresh some of the more specific geography.
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Level 66
Mar 9, 2020
yea excellent idea, for most countries we only know the capital and/or the biggest city. (In some cases still neither, working on it..)
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Level 68
Mar 9, 2020
That was blinking tricky. Even looking at the answers there are a few countries where I just knew the capital. Great idea though.
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Level 66
Mar 9, 2020
Tough! There were 2 more I could ve gotten (denmark and ukraine), but bottom 11 in stats I would have next to no chance. (novi sad maybe, I answered that on other quizzes) and I missed greece too, I allready typed thessalo.. but didnt know how the rest goes haha, so erased it again and moved on.

I did have belarus though, by typing brest, no idea where that came from, I typed it pretty early. I think it was my first random guess. First did a few by going down the list, but then thought it might be faster to throw some names out there. Then after naming a few I looked at the list again.

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Level 70
Mar 9, 2020
Zurich should be one of the answers for Switzerland
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Level 66
Mar 9, 2020
Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland.
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Level 78
Mar 9, 2020
Novosibirsk is in Asia. You should only consider the European part of Russia.
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Level 66
Mar 9, 2020
I am happy with my decision
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Level 78
Mar 11, 2020
Ok, then, not that it matters but I give 1 star to this quiz, as I do with any quiz that contains an obvious error.
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Level 59
Mar 15, 2020
The quiz maker should actually count Novosibirsk because it's about the five largest cities in the country, and not the five largest cities in the European part. Sure, this is for the European countries, but Novosibirsk is in Russia and Russia is part of the European countries, so I really don't see any problem or "obvious error", other than your being sour after taking the quiz.
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Level 70
Mar 9, 2020
Nice one. Missed only Belarus.
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Level 78
Mar 10, 2020
I tried Vitebsk. Couldn't think of anything else.
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Level 75
Mar 10, 2020
Vitebsk should be accepted
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Level 73
Mar 14, 2020
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Level 70
Mar 9, 2020
Whoops - Zurich is Switzerland's biggest city
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Level 54
Mar 10, 2020
yeah need to fix that
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Level 62
Mar 10, 2020
Surprises me that 60.7% of people know cities that are neither the capital nor the largest city for more than 17 of these countries!
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Level 57
Mar 10, 2020
This is the best thing ever.
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Level 83
Mar 10, 2020
Some of those I recognise as names mostly from winter sports, I think, but just can't remember a single one: Split, Banja Luka, Kosice.
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Level 54
Mar 11, 2020
A tough, challenging quiz! This will spur me to deepen my knowledge.
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Level 72
Mar 11, 2020
Easy for me, around ~3min extra. Gotta start preparing for that Oceania part, though...
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Level 66
Mar 11, 2020
You want me to do one for it? Just warning you - it might be very tricky!
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Level 66
Mar 14, 2020
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Level 57
Mar 11, 2020
There's a place called "Bender" in Moldova? I didn't know they liked Futurama that much!
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Level 81
Mar 15, 2020
They don't, but their favorite pastime is binge drinking. ;)
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Level 58
Mar 11, 2020
Great one!
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Level 65
Mar 13, 2020
Dnepropetrovsk is called Dnipro since 2016.
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Level 55
Mar 14, 2020
This is a cool quiz
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Level 35
Mar 14, 2020
Like the quiz, although I did horribly ;) Comment regarding Norway: Baerum is not a city. Went to the source listed - Baerum is there listed as a top 5 municipality, not a city. The city list looks a tad different.
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Level 51
Mar 15, 2020
Kind of. Bærum is the municipality, although a lot of statistics count the whole population of Bærum into the city of Sandvika. I live there and it definitely isn't the case for real, but a lot of statistics include it.
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Level 47
Mar 14, 2020
done with 1:12, but I'm from Czech Republic though
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Level 73
Mar 14, 2020
nice one! didn't get belarus (oh well) and bulgaria (shame).
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Level 58
Mar 14, 2020
Superb quiz! I learned a lot, and had to think hard. I got a whole bunch of them thinking of football clubs :D
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Level 75
Mar 14, 2020
Same here. Missed 7, but got ones like Moldova (Sheriff Tiraspol), Hungary (Debrecen) and Romania (Cluj), et al, thanks to following the Champions League.
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Level 58
Mar 14, 2020
Nice quiz but I'm pretty sure Drogheda is not a city.
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Level 67
Mar 14, 2020
You're right - it's not. Cities in the Republic of Ireland are Dublin, Cork, Galway, Waterford and Limerick. Kilkenny is still referred to as a city because of the royal charter granted by King John in the 13th century (it doesn't actually fulfil the requirements for city status nowadays but is regarded as such because of tradition). Drogheda is still a town although it has been pushing for city status since 2016. Dundalk has designated city status but isn't there yet.
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Level 80
Mar 14, 2020
Fun and challenging!
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Level 43
Mar 14, 2020
I got Ireland with Cork by accident
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Level 66
Mar 14, 2020
Albania got to have accented letters, but not any of the other countries...?
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Level 48
Mar 14, 2020
Oglem was here.
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Level 68
Mar 14, 2020
Cool idea. How about doing U.S. states?
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Level 81
Mar 14, 2020
Already exists here.
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Level 66
Mar 15, 2020
That one is actually where I got the idea from
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Level 68
Mar 15, 2020
Thanks for the link. Turns out I had already taken it! I've lost track after taking hundreds (thousands?) of quizzes... :)
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Level 68
Mar 14, 2020
Great quiz! I was surprised to see Bristol instead of Sheffield listed for the UK though, I thought Sheffield's (estimated) population was larger than Bristol's.
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Level 69
Mar 15, 2020
You're right, VanilleFramboise. So too Leeds.
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Level 60
Mar 17, 2020
It turns out that there's an Hungary-shaped hole in my city knowledge.
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Level 47
Mar 18, 2020
As a self-proclaimed geography nerd, this one was frustrating. I missed about 20 of them and there were very few that I "should have" gotten
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Level 47
Mar 19, 2020
Sheriff Tiraspol coming in clutch! Uppa European Qualifiers for the obscure but not too obscure place names.
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Level 72
Mar 20, 2020
This football club is quirky. As Tiraspol is in Transnistria, it might be the closest city to provide a genuine Stalinian feel. And Sheriff is the Walmart of Transnistria, in USA, the club would be something like the Walmart Kalamazoo.
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