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20 Nordic Cities Everyone Should Know

Name these Nordic cities based on their starting letter and a description.
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Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: May 13, 2021
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Description
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Where the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded annually
Oslo
Where Bobby Fischer defeated Boris Spassky to become World Chess Champion
Reykjavik
Home to the largest port in Nordic countries and leading Scandinavian film festival
Gothenburg
Most populous Nordic city
Stockholm
World's northernmost town whose population is above 10,000
Hammerfest
Home to the Tivoli Gardens and The Little Mermaid statue
Copenhagen
You can drive from the above to this city, through the Øresund Bridge
Malmö
Served as the capital of Norway in the 13th century
Bergen
Host of the 1952 Summer Olympics
Helsinki
Most populous Danish city on the Jutland peninsula
Aarhus
The oldest university in Northern Europe was founded here
Uppsala
Former center of the Finnish industry, therefore nicknamed "Manchester of the North"
Tampere
Swedish city that was the site of a 1397 treaty joining Denmark, Sweden,
and Norway under one king
Kalmar
World's third largest city north of the Arctic Circle
Tromsø
Nicknamed the "Oil Capital of Norway"
Stavanger
Largest town outside Iceland's heavily populated southwest corner
Akureyri
1994 Winter Olympics host town
Lillehammer
The European Commission has concluded that the citizens of this Danish city are the most
satisfied people in Europe with their city
Aalborg
Birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen
Odense
Biggest city in Gotland, was a center of the Hanseatic League
Visby
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Level 75
May 14, 2021
Nominated - a good mix of easy and tough ones. I tried a million spelling variations of Akureyri without success!
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Level 74
May 14, 2021
It is a beautiful town. What happened to the initial letters promised as clues? Never mind, I guessed 17/20 without them.
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Level 65
May 14, 2021
The population of Hammerfest is 8106, according to citypopulation.de. Alta's population is 15484, and that is the northernmost over 10000.