Statistics for North Rhine-Westphalia A-Z

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  • The average score is 18 of 29

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ClueAnswer% Correct
AWesternmost city
248,878
Aachen
95%
BFormer Capital of the Federal Republic of Germany
330,579
Bonn
95%
ÜCapital
Contains an Ü
620,523
Düsseldorf
95%
EDistrict-free city in the center of the Ruhrgebiet
582,415
Essen
90%
NNeighboring countryNetherlands
90%
UAfter the second World War North Rhine-Westphalia was occupied by this country 1945-1949/91United Kingdom
90%
DDistrict-free city, where the Ruhr flows into the Rhine
495,885
Duisburg
85%
KLargest city
German name
1,083,498
Köln
85%
WCity in the Bergisches Land known for its suspension railway (Schwebebahn)
355,004
Wuppertal
80%
RNeighboring stateRheinland-Pfalz
75%
ÖType of beer from Cologne
Contains an Ö
Kölsch
70%
MDistrict-free city in northern Westphalia
316,403
Münster
70%
ODistrict-free city in the western Ruhrgebiet
209,566
Oberhausen
70%
CName of Cologne during the reign of the ancient Roman EmpireColonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium
60%
XTown at the lower rhine
Known for its archaelogical park at the site of the roman city Colonia Ulpia Traiana
21,521
Xanten
60%
HTraditional greeting during Carnival (Karneval)
Fool's call (Narrenruf)
Especially common around the capital and right of the Rhine
Helau
55%
L
State that became part of North Rhine-Westphalia in 1947
Represented through a flower on the state seal
Lippe
55%
TForested hill ridge in Westphalia and alleged location of the Varian Disaster (Varusschlacht) in AD 9
Formerly known as Osning
{Teutoburg} Forest
55%
P
Traditional westphalian bread made out of dark rye berries
Also called Schwarzbrot
Pumpernickel
45%
YMajor steel producer from #D und #E
Contains an Y
ThyssenKrupp AG
45%
JUnited Duchies in western/ central North Rhine-Westphalia 1521-1609/66
Prussian Province in western North Rhine-Westphalia 1815-1822
Jülich-Cleves-Berg
40%
ÄGerman name for the inhabitants of the Rhineland (North Rhine)
Contains an Ä
Rheinländer
40%
SDuchy that the east of North Rhine-Westphalia was part of up to 1180
After the deposition of Henry the Lion it was split up
Saxony
40%
ZWorld Heritage Site in #E
Mining complex
Zeche Zollverein
40%
QThe Romans built this to transport water from the Eifel to Cologne
Also called Römerkanal
Contains a Q
Eifel {Aqueduct}
35%
IThe western part of North Rhine-Westphalia was part of this Roman ProvinceGermania {Inferior}
35%
FDialect spoken in the northwest (Lower Rhine)Low {Franconian}
35%
V
After the first World War this railway became a sovereign part of Belgium
It separates several north rhine-westphalian exclaves (e.g. Mützenich) from the mainland
{Venn}bahn
30%
GAfter the Varian Disaster (Varusschlacht) this roman general and father of Caligula led AD 14-16 several campaigns into Germania Magna through the Lippe Valley and with a fleet over the North SeaNero Claudius Germanicus
20%

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