Population Quizzes

Whether it's the most populous countries quiz or just the cities of California population quiz, Sporcle is like the US Census with a stopwatch. Our timed quizzes will test your mettle like a grizzled Census-taker making the rounds. One of our most popular quizzes is about the biggest countries that are the most populated, as well as the US Cities with the most people. For those who love history, we also feature Historical City Populations, as well as estimated populations in 2050. No matter which type of population quizzes you like, the best way to find out about the world is finding out about the people in it.

Today's Featured Game

Populous Cities: Europe
Without these cities there wouldn't be much of a tourist scene in Europe, would there?
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From the Sporcle Archives:
Most Populous Countries by Continent

More Recent Games

Europe Coastal Cities- Top 20 by Population
-Editor Pick-
Name the top 20 European Coastal cities with the highest population.
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Similarly Populated Country Blitz
It might be time for these countries to have a good old-fashioned tug of war.
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Clickable: Largest Two-Word City Per State
-Curator Pick-
Match the names of the largest two-word US city per state together along with the state they are found in.
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Largest Metros in Canada by Letter
-Curator Pick-
Name the Largest Census Metropolitan areas in Canada for each letter.
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Largest Non-Capital Asian Cities (exc. China/India)
-Curator Pick-
Name the largest Asian cities (outside of China/India) that are not national capitals.
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Top 'B' Cities by African Country
-Editor Pick-
Name the top 'B' cities by African country.
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Country Ranking Showdown
-Editor Pick-
Can you deduce these 25 countries - based on rankings for area, population, density, capitals, and GDP? See 'How to Play' below
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30 Most Populous Islands
-Editor Pick-
Pick the 30 most populous islands in the world.
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Most Populous US State per Letter Minefield
-Editor Pick-
Name the most populous US state for each letter of the alphabet without naming an incorrect one.
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Chinese Cities by ANY Syllable
This is the perfect quiz for anyone on a slow boat to China.
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Largest 'S'outh American Cities
-Editor Pick-
Name the largest South American cities beginning with S.
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USA Map: Capitals Not Welcome
We don't serve their kind here.
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Smallest to Largest Population and Area
-Curator Pick-
Pick the countries in order of both population and area? (See 'how to play').
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Most Populous German Cities
We're going to guess this is where you'd find the most pairs of lederhosen. If you were looking, of course.
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Top US Cities by 'M' States
-Editor Pick-
Name the most populous cities in the states starting with the letter M.
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Top 5 Five-letter Cities by US State
-Curator Pick-
Name the top 5 five-letter municipalities by US state.
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The 2014 Scotland Referendum
"Brothers and sisters are natural enemies. Like Englishmen and Scots! Or Welshmen and Scots! Or Scots and other Scots! Damn Scots! They ruined Scotland!" - Groundskeeper Willie
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Largest US Cities (1980)
Back in 1980, these cities had more of a spring in their step.
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Oceanian Cities over 1,000,000
-Editor Pick-
Name the cities of Oceania with over 1 million residents.
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Criteria Countries (World Edition)
Are there any countries with flying cars? That would be our criteria right there.
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Top 5 Four-letter Cities by US State
-Curator Pick-
Name the top 5 four-letter municipalities by US State.
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Big Countries, Few Borders
We're just going to go out on a limb and say these countries need to make some more friends.
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Population Curator: NYYanks
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