Closest City Pairs #1

For each city, name the nearest city that has an urban-area population greater than 1 million.
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Last updated: October 11, 2018
First submittedJune 24, 2014
Times taken12,505
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City 1
City 2
Buenos Aires
Montevideo
Tijuana
San Diego
Auckland
Sydney
Bogotá
Medellín
Ottawa
Montreal
Buffalo
Toronto
Liverpool
Manchester
City 1
City 2
Denver
Salt Lake City
Oklahoma City
Dallas
Adelaide
Melbourne
Vienna
Budapest
Helsinki
St. Petersburg
Copenhagen
Hamburg
Sofia
Bucharest
City 1
City 2
Pune
Mumbai
Mecca
Jeddah
Port Elizabeth
Cape Town
Memphis
Nashville
Orlando
Tampa
Tianjin
Beijing
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Level 24
Oct 3, 2015
Vienna is definitely nearer Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia
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Level 44
Feb 29, 2016
Bratislava does not even have 500k inhabitants.
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Level 81
Apr 15, 2018
Took me a while to get past Bratislava for Vienna. Whilst it is much closer than Budapest, it only has about 650,000 people. I thought for sure it'd have a million plus.
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Level 80
Oct 1, 2018
Huh, I guessed Cairo, Luxor and Alexandria for Memphis, before realising my mistake.
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Level 81
Oct 1, 2018
Yes I wasn't sure which one was meant either at first.
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Level 74
Oct 1, 2018
I think, today, Memphis in Egypt is not a city anymore
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Level 80
Oct 2, 2018
Yes. That was my mistake.
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Level 87
Oct 23, 2019
Sun Records would be more appropriate in Egypt however.
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Level 58
May 12, 2019
Port Elizabeth is closer to Bloemfontein.
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Level 69
Aug 4, 2019
But Bloemfontein is smaller than 1.000.000
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Level 52
May 15, 2020
What about Copenhagen and Malmo?
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Level 52
May 15, 2020
Also what’s the population of Tallinn (Helsinki), Belgrade and Skopje (Sofia)?
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Level 47
May 15, 2020
Ive never heard of Port Elizabeth...
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Level 65
Apr 30, 2021
Port Elizabeth is now called Gqeberha. Please update.