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Central Europe A-Z

From A to Z, each answer maps the region of Central Europe.
Definitions of Central Europe vary a lot. For the purpose of this quiz, it is used in a wide sense.
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Last updated: July 12, 2018
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A
Network of concentration camps where over a million people were killed
Auschwitz
B
Largest lake in Central Europe
Lake Balaton
C
Bojnice, Buda, Karlštejn, Malbork, Neuschwanstein are types of this
castles
D
Longest river in the area that also flows through four capitals
Danube
E
Country (1949-1990) known for Trabants
East Germany
F
Currency of Hungary
forint
G
Empire (833-907) of Slavonic tribes led by Mojmir or Rastislav
Great Moravia
H
House of many Holy Roman Emperors, e.g. M or Rudolf II
Habsburg
I
Boundary that divided Europe from 1945 to 1989
Iron Curtain
J
First Pole to become a Roman Catholic Pope
John Paul II
K
German-Bohemian author of The Metamorphosis or The Trial
Franz Kafka
L
Capital city known for its brigdes
Ljubljana
M
Brilliant Holy Roman Empress, mother of Joseph II and M. Antoinette
Maria Theresa
 
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N
Winner of the Battle of Austerlitz
Napoleon
O
Empire that sieged Vienna multiple times (1529, 1683)
Ottoman Empire
P
Period of liberalization in Czechoslovakia in 1968
Prague Spring
Q
Historical pro-Christian novel by Henryk Sienkiewicz
Quo Vadis
R
Romance language specific to Switzerland
Romansh
S
Birthplace of W. A. Mozart and a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Salzburg
T
Highest mountain range in the Carpathian Mountains
Tatra Mountains
U
Historical region of Hungary, now mostly present-day Slovakia
Upper Hungary
V
Alliance of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia
Visegrád Group
W
Soviet Union and members of this pact violetntly ended P
Warsaw Pact
X
Electromagnetic radiation discovered by W. Röntgen
x-ray
Y
Form of folk singing typical for Switzerland, Austria or Germany
yodeling
Z
Largest city in Switzerland
Zürich
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