Geography Quiz / Florence or Venice?

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QUIZ: Can you identify which of Florence (F) or Venice (V) matches the following clues?

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Birthplace of Casanova
Connected to Rome and Bologna via high-speed rail
Coat of arms features winged lion
Ponte Vecchio
Gucci headquarters
Ponte dell'Accademia
Served by Marco Polo airport
Setting of George Eliot's novel Romola
Palazzo Ducale (Doge's Palace)
Birthplace of Donatello
Capital of Tuscany
Ruled by Medici family
Special vehicles known as vaporetti used here
Birthplace of Dante
Played key role in Fourth Crusade (1202–4)
Lends name to South American country
Patron saint: Mark the Evangelist
Birthplace of Machiavelli
Santa Lucia and Mestre railway stations
Traditional dish: risi e bisi (rice and peas)
Ponte di Rialto (Rialto Bridge)
Harry's Bar
Museo Galileo
Birthplace and favourite subject of Canaletto
Santa Maria del Fiore
Patron saint: John the Baptist
Glassmaking moved from here to Murano in 13th century
Birthplace of Botticelli
Ponte dei Sospiri (Bridge of Sighs)
Birthplace of Florence Nightingale
Partial setting of Othello
Coat of arms features fleur-de-lys
Partial setting of Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
La Fenice (The Phoenix) opera house
Devastated by flood in 1966
Boboli Gardens
Hosts prestigious annual film festival at which the Golden Lion is awarded
Stands on river Arno
Calcio storico (“historic football”) originated and still played here
Birthplace of Vivaldi
Michelangelo's David
Partial setting of A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
Lends name to culinary adjective meaning ‘with spinach’
Served by Amerigo Vespucci Airport
Uffizi Gallery
Nicknamed Queen of the Adriatic and La Serenissima
Galleria dell'Accademia
Birthplace of Tintoretto
Setting of film and Daphne du Maurier short story Don't Look Now
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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