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Five European Cities by a Clue A-Z

Name the five European cities by each letter of the alphabet from a clue.
Includes towns and villages as well
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A
Anne Frank was hiding in an attic
during WWII in this city
Amsterdam
Lost the Peloponnesian War
Athens
Diamond capital of the world
Antwerp
Scotland's "Granite City"
Aberdeen
Once home to the papacy
Avignon
 
 
C
Öresund Bridge's western terminus
Copenhagen
Closest French city to Great Britain
Calais
"The red dragon will lead the way"
says this city's coat of arms
Cardiff
Formerly called "Kishinev"
Chișinău
Transylvania's unofficial capital
Cluj-Napoca
 
 
E
Capital of Scotland
Edinburgh
Alpine spa town in France that is
known for a brand of bottled water
Évian-les-Bains
Largest city in North Brabant
Eindhoven
Its name is German for "to eat"
Essen
Largest entirely in European Turkey
Edirne
 
 
G
Was formerly a maritime republic
Genoa
Polish city formerly known as Danzig
Gdańsk
Most populous city in Scotland
Glasgow
Where Volvo was founded in 1927
Gothenburg
Sits at the entrance of the
Mediterranean Sea
Gibraltar
 
 
I
City on the Bosphorus
Istanbul
Austrian Winter Olympics host city
Innsbruck
"Capital" of the Scottish highlands
Inverness
Popular resort town
in the Balearic Islands
Ibiza
Where Illuminati got its start
Ingolstadt
 
 
K
Biggest city on the Dnieper River
Kyiv
Home to Poland's oldest university
Kraków
Greek city or a type of olive
Kalamata
Russian exclave, formerly known
as Königsberg
Kaliningrad
City on Volga; Capital of Tatarstan
Kazan
 
 
M
Was site of "Beer Hall Putsch",
Hitler's failed 1923 coup
Munich
Where the Muscovites live
Moscow
Football club: Inter _____, AC _____
Milan
Grace Kelly was its princess
Monaco
Its airport code is MSQ
Minsk
 
 
O
England's oldest university locale
Oxford
1952 Winter Olympics host
Oslo
Ukrainian seaport
Odessa
French city; there's a "new" one
in Louisiana
Orléans
Biggest city in northern Finland
Oulu
 
 
Q
City in southwestern Brittany
Quimper
Major Portuguese city near Lisbon
Queluz
Namesake of boxing's codes of rules
Queensbury
Town in Île-de-France, not the
birthplace of two Adams presidents
Quincy-sous-
Sénart
North of Hamburg, can be "fast-born"
Quickborn
 
 
S
Setting of "Anna Karenina"
St. Petersburg
Its name is Greek for "wisdom"
Sofia
City where an archduke met his
end in 1914
Sarajevo
City from "The Sound of Music"
Salzburg
Namesake of a famous "syndrome"
Stockholm
 
 
U
Most important Dutch city
during the Middle Ages
Utrecht
Former pagan center of Sweden
Uppsala
Home to the world's tallest cathedral
Ulm
Major city in northeastern Italy
Udine
3-letter Russian city west of the Urals
Ufa
 
 
W
Its Jewish ghetto was razed in 1943
Warsaw
Belgian town near where Napoleon
met his final defeat
Waterloo
Post-WWI German state namesake
Weimar
Irish city known for crystal
Waterford
English city / "royal" porcelain brand
Worcester
 
 
Y
English city famous for its city walls
York
WWII conference site in Crimea
Yalta
Site of five WWI battles in Belgium
Ypres
Russian city that hosted a
"Global Policy Forum" in 2009
Yaroslav
Wallander was from this Swedish city
Ystad
B
1992 Summer Olympics host
Barcelona
Founded by Vlad the Impaler in 1459
Bucharest
Novak Djokovic's hometown
Belgrade
Its wall went down in 1989
Berlin
This city on Danube was founded
when three cities unified in 1873
Budapest
 
 
D
Was firebombed by the Allied in 1945
Dresden
Appears in the title of a 1914
James Joyce work of literature
Dublin
French city famous for mustard
Dijon
Walled city of southern Croatia
Dubrovnik
Town near the White Cliffs
Dover
 
 
F
The Medici family called this home
Florence
Europe's financial capital
Frankfurt
Portugal's southernmost city
Faro
City in southwest Germany
Freiburg
Built at the mouth of Glomma,
Norway's longest river
Fredrikstad
 
 
H
1952 Summer Olympics host
Helsinki
Capital of Lower Saxony, Germany
Hanover
Main city of Crete
Heraklion
Olaf Scholz was once its mayor
Hamburg
Where William the Conqueror
defeated Harold in 1066
Hastings
 
 
J
Andalusian city famous
for its sherry
Jerez de
la Frontera
Thuringia's second-largest city
Jena
Swedish city on the lake of Vättern
Jönköping
Spain's "Olive oil capital of the world"
Jaén
Nicknamed the "Athens of Finland"
Jyväskylä
 
 
L
A giant Ferris wheel is its "eye"
London
Hit by a devastating 1755 earthquake
Lisbon
European Court of Justice location
Luxembourg
Known for its festival of lights and
being the HQ of Interpol
Lyon
Irish city / Type of poem
Limerick
 
 
N
Where pizza has its origins
Naples
"Pleasant" city on the French Riviera
Nice
Serbia's second-biggest city
Novi Sad
Where the Geordie dialect is spoken
Newcastle
City that hosted Nazi rallies and,
later, war tribunals
Nuremberg
 
 
P
"La Ville-Lumière"
Paris
Where people were defenstrated
twice in the middle ages
Prague
Spanish city where bulls run
Pamplona
Capital of Sicily
Palermo
Formerly called "Titograd"
Podgorica
 
 
R
"The Eternal City"
Rome
Dutch city with Europe's busiest port
Rotterdam
Major city on the delta of Russia's
Don River
Rostov-
on-Don
Capital of Latvia
Riga
A statue of Helios guarded its harbor
Rhodes
 
 
T
Home to the Aristotle University
Thessaloniki
Capital of Albania
Tirana
Italian Winter Olympics host city
Turin
It was until early 20th century
still called "Reval"
Tallinn
Was painted by El Greco
Toledo
 
 
V
Where people ride gondolas
Venice
City formerly called Stalingrad
Volgograd
Stalin, Hitler, Trotsky, Tito and Freud,
all lived here in 1913
Vienna
"Jerusalem of the North"
Vilnius
Capital of Liechtenstein
Vaduz
 
 
X
Greece's "City of a Thousand Colors"
Xanthi
City in western Germany
Xanten
Town in Navarre, Spain / Prof. X
Xavier
____phone + Greek for "city" = ...
Xylopoli
Spanish origins of House of Borgia,
which produced two popes
Xàtiva
 
 
Z
Home to Ban Jelačić Square
Zagreb
UBS and Credit Suisse HQ
Zürich
Where 50% of the Aragonese live
Zaragoza
Home to Europe's largest nuclear
power plant, located in Ukraine
Zaporizhia
Capital of Overijssel, Netherlands
Zwolle
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May 13, 2024
Must be nominatable