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European Geography By Letter - B #2

Can you guess these European geographical answers that start with the letter B?
Quiz by relessness
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Last updated: December 17, 2019
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Clue
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City divided by a wall until 1989
Berlin
National animal of Russia
Bear
Capital cities on the Danube
(starting with B)
Belgrade
Bratislava
Budapest
Sea that Estonia, Latvia, and
Lithuania all border
Baltic Sea
Forest of southwest Germany
Black Forest
Northern Italian city home to the
world's oldest university
Bologna
Ethnic group of northeast Spain
Basque
Biggest city in Ulster
Belfast
It borders Greece and Turkey
Bulgaria
Clue
Answer
Second-biggest city in the UK
Birmingham
The king's palace in London
Buckingham
Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, etc...
Balearic Islands
British spa town founded by the Romans
Bath
Famous Moscow ballet venue
Bolshoi Theatre
Belgian city with canals - a major
commercial center in the Middle Ages
Bruges
One of the two cities in Italy's "heel"
that start with B
Bari /
Brindisi
Historical region of France that gave
its name to a popular soft cheese
Brie
Major city that sits at the intersection of
Switzerland, Germany, and France
Basel
29 Comments
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Level 91
Dec 17, 2019
Why is "bale" accepted for Basel? I got it while typing for the islands.
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Level 87
Dec 17, 2019
It's the French name for the city (with an accent).
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Level ∞
Dec 17, 2019
Yes, this is true. Although I made a change so that won't be accepted on this quiz.
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Level 60
Dec 18, 2019
aw. I read the above comment and probably, you won't accept Belgrado ?
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Level 56
Dec 28, 2019
Bath as an answer in both #1 and #2?
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Level 66
Jan 23, 2020
Anyone instantly think of the Colin Farrell movie when they hear "Bruges" now?
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Level 55
Jan 28, 2020
Yes. Love that movie
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Level 64
Mar 14, 2020
Bath is a city not a town.
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Level 69
Mar 25, 2020
It was at its founding.
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Level 70
Dec 6, 2021
Just learned that there's no strict definition of what a city is in the UK beyond those that are simply deemed to be so by the ruling monarch.
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Level 92
Nov 12, 2022
That is a more recent thing. Previously to be a city you had to have a cathedral.
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Level 78
Jan 2, 2024
That's not true.
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Level 79
Apr 3, 2020
Bruges (Brugge) is a beautiful city. I went there last summer (only it was too hot).
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Level 79
Apr 5, 2021
And I love Brie cheese (great on crackers)
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Level 28
Jun 4, 2020
I thought the oldest university was in Fez, Morocco.
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Level 79
Jul 15, 2020
Haha, relessness, is this because of the comments in the original European Geography by Letter - B quiz??

Love it, you funny man ;D

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Level 37
Nov 8, 2020
I think you should accept Beograd :-) Good quiz.
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Level 66
Feb 24, 2023
Why? This is an English language quiz.
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Level 65
Apr 21, 2021
You should accept 'Bolsoj/Bolsoi' please. Ty! Nice quiz, only didn't understand that Danube question, because in the Netherlands we call it the 'Donau'
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Level 43
Nov 1, 2022
I might be wrong, but aren't the Basque in northWEST Spain?
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Level 69
Feb 24, 2023
Rather northern Spain and southwest France.
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Level 67
Feb 17, 2023
Bath and the Baltic Sea were already used as answers for the first quiz...
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Level 49
Feb 17, 2023
Belgrad should be acceptable for Belgrade. I was bumping my head for minutes to figure out what is wrong with my knowledge :D

The original name is Bel (white) Grad (city).

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Level 68
Feb 24, 2023
The quiz must accept Islas Baleares, not just Balearic Islands.
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Level 66
Feb 24, 2023
Why? This is an English language quiz
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Level 57
Feb 17, 2024
bestie did you just go through the comments and shoot down all the requests to acknowledge the actual names of places
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Level 67
Feb 25, 2023
I tried all spellings of Bucharest for the capital at the Danube river, forgot Belgrade
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Level 57
Mar 4, 2023
There's also the city of Barletta in the heel of Italy
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Level 39
Apr 19, 2024
Basque are in nw not ne