Statistics for Five Random Cities by Country

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CountryClueCity% Correct
Denmark's leading container portAarhus
100%
EthiopiaHeadquarters of the African UnionAddis Ababa
100%
Called "Halab" in local languageAleppo
100%
Belgium"Diamond capital of the world"Antwerp
100%
Once home of the papacyAvignon
100%
Center of an empire that existed
between 100–940 AD
Axum
100%
IraqCenter of the Islamic Golden AgeBaghdad
100%
MaliCapital of MaliBamako
100%
City on Rhine located on the border
with France and Germany
Basel
100%
Where Sinbad sails fromBasra
100%
LebanonDevastated by an explosion in 2020Beirut
100%
Birthplace of JesusBethlehem
100%
Judicial capital of South AfricaBloemfontein
100%
The wine capital of the worldBordeaux
100%
1773 Tea PartyBoston
100%
Oscar Niemeyer designed much of itBrasília
100%
Will host the 2032 Summer OlympicsBrisbane
100%
One of the venues for Grand Prix
motorcycle racing until 2020
Brno
100%
Known for it canalsBruges
100%
RomaniaHome to world's heaviest buildingBucharest
100%
CanadaHosts the annual "Stampede"Calgary
100%
FranceHosts a well-known film festivalCannes
100%
South AfricaIs overlooked by the Table MountainCape Town
100%
Sri LankaSri Lanka's commercial capitalColombo
100%
Main Bolivian city on Lake Titicaca
with namesake of a Rio beach
Copacabana
100%
SyriaFourth-holiest city in IslamDamascus
100%
Home to the world's largest airportDammam
100%
World Economic Forum siteDavos
100%
Dutch pottery cityDelft
100%
Charted city near HarariDire Dawa
100%
Capital of the Iraqi KurdistanErbil
100%
GermanyFinancial capital of GermanyFrankfurt
100%
SwitzerlandMost populous French-speaking cityGeneva
100%
Oldest German universityHeidelberg
100%
Capital of TasmaniaHobart
100%
"Emesa" was its pre-Islamic nameHoms
100%
Home to the largest city square
in the Middle East
Isfahan
100%
Soon will be home to the
tallest building in the world
Jeddah
100%
Largest German city on
the Baltic Sea
Kiel
100%
Highest world capitalLa Paz
100%
Main port of SyriaLatakia
100%
Olympic headquarters and EPFL cityLausanne
100%
Dalai Lama lived here until 1959Lhasa
100%
City in Wallonia that has the
namesake of a famous type of waffle
Liège
100%
Most populous in western UkraineLviv
100%
Autonomous gambling cityMacau
100%
The national anthem of France
is named after its people
Marseille
100%
Saudi ArabiaMuslims pray towards itMecca
100%
Where Muhammad is buriedMedina
100%
AustraliaAustralian Open's venueMelbourne
100%
Site of the ancient city of NinevehMosul
100%
Site of a bloody WWII battleNarva
100%
Site of Nazi rallies and tribunalsNuremberg
100%
DenmarkCapital of GreenlandNuuk
100%
Hometown of H. C. AndersenOdense
100%
Most populous coastal cityOdessa
100%
Its federal building was
bombed in 1995
Oklahoma City
100%
Largest on Estonia's west coastPärnu
100%
City that is famous for its beerPlzeň
100%
PortugalLocated at the mouth of DouroPorto
100%
Site of world's largest silver depositPotosí
100%
Czech RepublicCharles IV's Holy Roman capitalPrague
100%
Some propose to name it "Tshwane"Pretoria
100%
Religious capital of IranQom
100%
Only fortified city in CanadaQuebec City
100%
PhilippinesOfficial capital until 1976Quezon City
100%
GreeceSite of the Colossus statueRhodes
100%
Largest city on the Arabian PeninsulaRiyadh
100%
Hometown of Lionel MessiRosario
100%
United States"The City by the Bay"San Francisco
100%
Most populous city in BoliviaSanta Cruz
100%
BulgariaAlexander Nevsky CathedralSofia
100%
Mineral springs citySpa
100%
Hosted the Winter Olympics twiceSt. Moritz
100%
BoliviaWas founded as "La Plata"Sucre
100%
First capital of Safavid EmpireTabriz
100%
EstoniaCapital of EstoniaTallinn
100%
FinlandLargest inland cityTampere
100%
Estonia's oldest universityTartu
100%
IranSetting of "Argo"Tehran
100%
International Court of JusticeThe Hague
100%
World's most murderous
city per-capita
Tijuana
100%
Former trans-Saharan trade centerTimbuktu
100%
Oldest university in FinlandTurku
100%
Located adjacent to the Latvian
town of Valka
Valga
100%
Capital during World War IIVichy
100%
New ZealandSouthernmost world capitalWellington
100%
ChinaHome of the Terracotta ArmyXi'an
100%
Site of a WWII "Big 3" conferenceYalta
100%
Five WWI battles were fought near itYpres
100%
CroatiaBan Jelačić is its central squareZagreb
100%
Birthplace of Freddie MercuryZanzibar
100%
Independence-declaring
counter-part of Luhansk
Donetsk
75%
UkraineVitali Klitschko is its mayorKiev
75%
Capital of the PhilippinesManila
75%
Setting of "The Sound of Music"Salzburg
75%
NigeriaCapital of NigeriaAbuja
67%
Site of the largest dam on NileAswan
67%
The first planned modern
city in Brazil; capital of Minas Gerais
Belo Horizonte
67%
Claims to be the second-largest
natural harbour in the world
Cork
67%
Ed Sheeran sang a song about itGalway
67%
EgyptGreat Pyramid localeGiza
67%
IrelandType of poem namesakeLimerick
67%
Location of the Valley of the KingsLuxor
67%
BrazilBiggest city in Amazon rainforestManaus
67%
Chile1962 FIFA World Cup finals venueSantiago
67%
Russia2014 Winter Olympics hostSochi
67%
Capital of Yukon TerritoryWhitehorse
67%
Often called the "Granite City"Aberdeen
50%
IndiaLocation of the Taj MahalAgra
50%
Where Gandhi started his Salt MarchAhmedabad
50%
Nearest large town to UluruAlice Springs
50%
City major urban area in Luzon
does NOT start with "Los"
Angeles
50%
Most popular seaside resortAntalya
50%
Many Kilimanjaro hikers fly
into this Tanzanian city
Arusha
50%
The largest city in Italy's heelBari
50%
At least 4,000 people died here in
1984 after an industrial gas leak
Bhopal
50%
Bulgaria's largest oil refineryBurgas
50%
Take the "train to" this zombified cityBusan
50%
Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef
for most tourists
Cairns
50%
ArgentinaHome to Argentina's oldest universityCórdoba
50%
The Textile CityDaegu
50%
TanzaniaThis was Tanzania's former capital ...Dar es Salaam
50%
Most visited city by touristsDenpasar
50%
... until this one replaced it in 1996Dodoma
50%
Walled city formerly called Ragusa
which is a World Heritage site
Dubrovnik
50%
King Shaka is the name of its
international airport
Durban
50%
Headquarters of HamasGaza
50%
ItalyChristopher Columbus's hometownGenoa
50%
Ethiopian Empire's first fixed capitalGondar
50%
Birthplace of Franz FerdinandGraz
50%
Capital of CreteHeraklion
50%
South KoreaHome to South Korea's main airportIncheon
50%
AustriaTwice hosted the Winter OlympicsInnsbruck
50%
Scotland"Capital" of the Scottish HighlandsInverness
50%
The oldest walled city in worldJericho
50%
A type of olive is named after itKalamata
50%
Main town of the Orkney IslandsKirkwall
50%
Known for it beefKobe
50%
Mother Teresa's last residenceKolkata
50%
Was the capital of Mughal and
Sikh Empires
Lahore
50%
Called "Reichenberg" in GermanLiberec
50%
PeruFounded by Francisco PizarroLima
50%
Capital of the Tigray RegionMekelle
50%
Gateway to Mount Aconcagua
for most tourists
Mendoza
50%
Host of the Panhellenic GamesOlympia
50%
White-only city of Northern CapeOrania
50%
Site of a 2019 hospital shootingOstrava
50%
Gave its name to a
major Australian city
Perth
50%
Europe's oldest
continuously-inhabited city
Plovdiv
50%
Current de-facto capital of PalestineRamallah
50%
Croatia's main portRijeka
50%
Largest Bulgarian city on DanubeRuse
50%
JapanHost of an annual "Snow Festival"Sapporo
50%
Often paired with the aboveSidon
50%
Most populous coastal citySplit
50%
Home of world's oldest golf courseSt Andrews
50%
Sicilian city which was once
the largest Greek colony
Syracuse
50%
Once the second-largest city
in the Byzantine Empire
Thessaloniki
50%
Namesake of an African capitalTripoli
50%
Where legendary figures Europa
and Dido were born
Tyre
50%
World's southernmost cityUshuaia
50%
Holiest city in HinduismVaranasi
50%
Seaport historically called "Odessos"Varna
50%
"Romeo and Juliet" was set hereVerona
50%
Oldest city in CroatiaZadar
50%
The British stole its "bronzes"
after a battle in 1897
Benin City
33%
Home to the oldest archdiocese
in Portugal
Braga
33%
Home to a meteorChelyabinsk
33%
Capital of AlgarveFaro
33%
Red Sea resort that is home to
Egypt's second-busiest airport
Hurghada
33%
Biggest city before independenceIbadan
33%
Formerly known as "Königsberg"Kaliningrad
33%
Namesake of a union that existed
between 1397–1537
Kalmar
33%
Biggest city in northern NigeriaKano
33%
Guinness's most famous dark beerKilkenny
33%
SwedenÖresund Bridge's eastern terminusMalmö
33%
Closest Brazilian city to AfricaNatal
33%
"Oil capital of Nigeria"Port Harcourt
33%
Northern terminus of Suez CanalPort Said
33%
First capital of BrazilSalvador
33%
Northern Sweden's largest cityUmeå
33%
Oldest university in ScandinaviaUppsala
33%
Home to the National CongressValparaíso
33%
Capital of GotlandVisby
33%
Russian Pacific fleet headquartersVladivostok
33%
City where famous crystal was madeWaterford
33%
Where the Romanov family
was executed in 1918
Yekaterinburg
33%
Capital of SardiniaCagliari
25%
Home to Magellan's CrossCebu
25%
Where the Death Squad is activeDavao
25%
Most populous in New GuineaJayapura
25%
Capital of the state of CarinthiaKlagenfurt
25%
The four-day Austrian Civil War
started here
Linz
25%
Where the riots that toppled
Suharto started in 1998
Medan
25%
Most populous during Dutch ruleSurabaya
25%
IndonesiaLast monarchial city of IndonesiaYogyakarta
25%
Detainees were abused in its
former U.S. prison
Abu Ghraib
0%
Pacific city known for cliff diversAcapulco
0%
Setting of "Breaking Bad"Albuquerque
0%
Capital of NiueAlofi
0%
The War of the Pacific started when
Chile occupied this port city
Antofagasta
0%
Seat of the Constitutional CourtArequipa
0%
Medieval capital of SiamAyothaya
0%
Where two large statues of Buddha
were bombed in 2001
Bamyan
0%
ThailandColloquially called "Krung Thep"Bangkok
0%
Hometown of ShakiraBarranquilla
0%
Romans called it "Aquae Sulis"Bath
0%
Home to Turkey's largest oil field,
namesake of a DC superhero
Batman
0%
Largest in the Negev DesertBeersheba
0%
NorwayLargest city in Norway until 1830sBergen
0%
This city doesn't actually existBielefeld
0%
EnglandPeaky Blinders' home cityBirmingham
0%
ColombiaCapital of ColombiaBogota
0%
First capital of the Ottoman EmpireBursa
0%
1971 Pan American Games hostCali
0%
Only city the Spanish fortified
during the colonial era
Cartagena
0%
MoroccoLocation of a Bogart movieCasablanca
0%
City bordering Morocco that sits
on the Strait of Gibraltar
Ceuta
0%
Largest city in Northern ThailandChiang Mai
0%
Tiny dog breed namesakeChihuahua
0%
Site of a deadly 2011 earthquakeChristchurch
0%
Unofficial capital of TransylvaniaCluj-Napoca
0%
Home to the oldest universityCoimbra
0%
Main port of RomaniaConstanța
0%
Was the capital of the Inca EmpireCuzco
0%
Largest Turkish city on TigrisDiyarbakır
0%
Known for its abode-made
Great Mosque; a UNESCO site
Djenné
0%
City named after EdinburghDunedin
0%
Israel's only seaport on
the Red Sea
Eilat
0%
Site of a catastrophic
fireworks disaster in 2000
Enschede
0%
Namesake of red hat with a tassleFes
0%
Birthplace of Cristiano RonaldoFunchal
0%
Only fortified cityGalle
0%
Former capital of the Songhai EmpireGao
0%
Free City of DanzigGdańsk
0%
Capital of PenangGeorge Town
0%
Last Muslim city in SpainGranada
0%
Where tequila originatedGuadalajara
0%
SpainBasque town Picasso paintedGuernica
0%
Site of a bloody uprising in 1980Gwangju
0%
Site of the Baháʼí World CentreHaifa
0%
Where world's largest accidental
explosion took place
Halifax
0%
Main town of Easter IslandHanga Roa
0%
PalestineMost populous city in the
territory controlled by the PNA
Hebron
0%
Last capital of the Timurid EmpireHerat
0%
Capital of Inner MongoliaHohhot
0%
Was shortly the capital of Romania
between 1916–1918
Iași
0%
Largest city inside Amazon rainforestIquitos
0%
Turkey"The Pearl of the Aegean"İzmir
0%
Located on a northern peninsulaJaffna
0%
The air route between this city and
Seoul is world's busiest
Jeju
0%
IsraelIt is called "Al-Quds" in ArabicJerusalem
0%
Located right north of SingaporeJohor Bahru
0%
MexicoLocated across to El PasoJuárez
0%
AfghanistanSetting of "The Kite Runner"Kabul
0%
Headquarters of TalibanKandahar
0%
"Sweet" city in central Sri LankaKandy
0%
Largest city on Malaysian BorneoKota Kinabalu
0%
PolandHome to Poland's oldest universityKrakow
0%
MalaysiaHome to the Petronas TowersKuala Lumpur
0%
Capital of the Buenos Aires provinceLa Plata
0%
1994 Winter Olympics hostLillehammer
0%
"Film capital" of PolandŁódź
0%
Where modern-day EU was foundedMaastricht
0%
The strait between Malaysia
and Sumatra is named after it
Malacca
0%
Capital of Åland IslandsMariehamn
0%
"Jemaa el-Fnaa" market squareMarrakesh
0%
Its name means "tomb of the saint"Mazar-i-Sharif
0%
Its cartel was led by Pablo EscobarMedellín
0%
Punjab's "City of Saints"Multan
0%
Tanzania's largest on Lake VictoriaMwanza
0%
Hosted the 1998 Winter OlympicsNagano
0%
Capital of OkinawaNaha
0%
City of Jesus's youthNazareth
0%
Located close to a famous
group of archaeological "lines"
Nazca
0%
Suburb of the above with namesake
of a telephone company
Nokia
0%
Was home to the largest German
concentration camp in WWII
Oświęcim
0%
"Capital of Northern Finland"Oulu
0%
Oldest university in EnglandOxford
0%
Where one can run with the bullsPamplona
0%
Nearest major city to Khyber PassPeshawar
0%
Most popular seaside resort townPhuket
0%
Last port of call for the Mayflower
on its voyage to America
Plymouth
0%
Formerly German-occupied city
known for its brewery
Qingdao
0%
Most tourists fly to this city to
then visit the Milford Sound
Queenstown
0%
Orchard city of BalochistanQuetta
0%
Was the capital of the ISIL
until 2014
Raqqa
0%
PakistanCapital of Pakistan before 1964Rawalpindi
0%
Capital of Denmark before 1443Roskilde
0%
Nearest major city to the
2011 earthquake
Sendai
0%
The Steel CitySheffield
0%
Popular grape type namesakeShiraz
0%
Second-biggest city in MaliSikasso
0%
Official administrative
capital of Sri Lanka
Sri Jayawar-
denepura Kotte
0%
Oil capital of NorwayStavanger
0%
Home to the smallest national parkSt. Louis
0%
Once an international zoneTangier
0%
Capital of parts of Morocco that
were controlled by Spain
Tetouan
0%
Romanian Revolution's starting pointTimișoara
0%
Main city of the Faroe Islands,
its name means "Thor's harbour"
Tórshavn
0%
Most populous non-Russian city
north of the Arctic Circle
Tromsø
0%
Historically called NidarosTrondheim
0%
Major northeastern city starting with
a Japanese wheat noodle
Udon Thani
0%
NetherlandsMost important during Middle AgesUtrecht
0%
Devastated by an 1960 earthquakeValdivia
0%
Where paella originatesValencia
0%
Where Greenpeace was foundedVancouver
0%
Largest city on River OderWrocław
0%
Largest inland cityZahlé
0%

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