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Countries of the World by Largest City

For each city, type the Country that it is in
Note: Largest city is not always Capital city.
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In this quiz, the largest city is the one with the highest population.
Quiz by FMFrazzle
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Last updated: May 31, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 13, 2020
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Average score88.0%
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Paris
France
Athens
Greece
Reykjavik
Iceland
Lisbon
Portugal
London
United Kingdom
Apia
Samoa
Kinshasa
D.R. of Congo
Sao Paulo
Brazil
Toronto
Canada
Tokyo
Japan
Jakarta
Indonesia
New York
United States
Johannesburg
South Africa
Bamako
Mali
Moscow
Russia
Copenhagen
Denmark
Dublin
Ireland
Havana
Cuba
Luanda
Angola
Buenos Aires
Argentina
Bogota
Colombia
Lima
Peru
Cairo
Egypt
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Kampala
Uganda
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Doha
Qatar
Singapore
Singapore
Seoul
South Korea
Nairobi
Kenya
Lagos
Nigeria
Istanbul
Turkey
Auckland
New Zealand
Taipei
Taiwan
Ho Chi Minh
Vietnam
Bangkok
Thailand
Dhaka
Bangladesh
Karachi
Pakistan
Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
Tehran
Iran
Ashgabat
Turkmenistan
Bratislava
Slovakia
Riga
Latvia
Amsterdam
Netherlands
Tunis
Tunisia
Casablanca
Morocco
Gaborone
Botswana
Bata
Equatorial Guinea
Djibouti
Djibouti
Dubai
United Arab Emirates
Suva
Fiji
19 Comments
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Level 73
Feb 13, 2020
Karachi is not in Iran ;-)
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Level 77
Feb 13, 2020
7% of people guessed that it is!
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Level 56
Feb 14, 2020
Thank you for the feedback.

I meant to put down Pakistan but must have but Iran instead by accident.

I will try to fix this as soon as possible

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Level 56
Feb 14, 2020
I have fixed the mistake and resubmitted the quiz.

I am also going to add more countries/largest cities

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Level 78
Mar 30, 2020
I finished the rest of the quiz with 4:30 remaining, but spent the next two and a half minutes guessing random countries for 'Bata', before finally coming to Equatorial Guinea!
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Level 56
Mar 30, 2020
Thank you for taking my quiz. I wouldn't have got some of them myself. Do you think the time should be shorter?
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Level 86
May 28, 2022
Yeah, I think I guessed about thirty countries in Oceania, the Caribbean, and finally Africa.
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Level 71
May 28, 2022
For Canada, Toronto actually has a larger population than Montreal.
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Level 62
May 28, 2022
Toronto has had a larger population than Montreal for the last 40 years!
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Level 67
May 28, 2022
Montreal? It's been Toronto for like forever
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Level 86
May 28, 2022
Toronto has 1M more people than Montreal when considering city proper and over 2M more when accounting for metropolitan area.

Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_the_largest_municipalities_in_Canada_by_population

https://www.statista.com/statistics/443749/canada-population-by-metropolitan-area/

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Level 84
May 28, 2022
Montreal is not bigger than Toronto. WTF?
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Level 66
May 28, 2022
Pretty sure Toronto is larger than Montreal
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Level 70
May 28, 2022
Ehhhhh
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Level 85
May 31, 2022
Why have Singapore, Mexico City, and Tunis on there? I'd swap those out for something more challenging.
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Level 56
May 31, 2022
I have changed Montreal to Toronto and reduced the time after reviewing the comments. Thanks for pointing this out to me. Mexico City has also been removed,
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Level 72
Aug 17, 2022
'Bata' screwed me over.
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Level 47
Apr 12, 2024
TIL Jetpunk has a Dark Mode accesible from the Menu button in the dashbar. I'm officially happier
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Level 47
Apr 12, 2024
Got all answers easily (mostly capitals :/) except Bata. But I speedran guessing and got it first try.