Geography Quiz / Western Mediterranean Cities

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Can you name the cities on the Western Mediterranean Sea?

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Capital city of the eponymous territory, colloquially referred to as 'The Rock'.
European southernmost large city. Lying on the Costa del Sol.
Named from an Arabic term meaning 'the Mirror'. Its Alcazaba is one of the largest Muslim fortresses of Andalusia.
2nd largest city in the Region of Murcia. Known as Qart Hadasht to Phoenicians, as Carthago Nova to Romans and as Qartayannat al-Halfa during Islamic Spain.
Capital city of the eponymous province. Overlooked by the Castle of Santa Bárbara on Mount Benacantil.
3rd-largest city in Spain. Worldwide known for the 'Falles' (its main festival) and 'paella' (its traditional dish).
Capital city of the province of Castelló. Located on the Costa del Azahar, south of the mountain range known as Desert de les Palmes.
City located in the south of Catalonia. Rich archeological site: Roman Ruins of Tarraco, Cuartel de Pilatos, Tower of the Scipios, Amphitheatre, Forum, etc.
Small city renowned worldwide for its Film Festival and Carnival. Known as 'Ibiza in miniature' and 'St.Tropez of Spain'.
Largest city of Catalonia. The Sagrada Família is its international symbol.
Last Spanish sea town before the French border.
Historically known as Massalia. Largest commercial port of France.
Large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. Capital city of the Var department.
Located on the French Riviera. Known as the place of the iconic Brigitte Bardot and for its famous and extremely wealthy summertime guests.
One of the best-known cities of the French Riviera. Busy tourist destination. Worldwide known for its annual Film Festival.
One of the oldest human settlements in Europe. 2nd-largest French city on the Mediterranean coasts.
Small sovereign city-state. Famous as a tax haven. Wealthy foreigners make up the majority of the population.
Tourist destination on the Italian Riviera. About 20 km from the French border. Location for the main annual Italian Song Festival.
Important seaport in northern Italy. Capital city of the region of Liguria.
One of the main Italian military and commercial harbours. Located on the eponymous gulf, even known as 'Gulf of Poets'.
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Main city of the northern Tuscan Riviera known as 'Versilia'. Seaside resort famous for the papier-mâché floats of its Carnival.
Located near Rome. Famous for the presence of the Leonardo da Vinci Airport, the busiest in Italy.
Main city in Southern Italy. Founded as 'Parthenope' in the 8th century BC. Traditionally held as the home of pizza.
Popular tourist destination. Located on the peninsula in front of the city of 'Pulcinella'. Famous for the production of 'limoncello' (a digestif made from lemon rinds).
At the mouth of a deep ravine, at the foot of Monte Cerreto. Important trading power in the Mediterranean in the past, as capital of one of the Maritime Republics.
Famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. Euphemia. Known for the particular quality of red onions produced in the nearby area.
Overlooked by the Ruffo Castle. Traditional site of a Greek mythological sea monster, often mentioned along with Charybdis.
Country capital city. Situated on a large gulf, behind the port of La Goulette and near the Archaeological Site of the ancient city of Carthage.
Last town to remain under French control until 1963, after Tunisia won its independence in 1956.
City close to the border with Algeria. Famous for its coral fishing, the Coral Festival of underwater photography and the annual jazz festival.
Algeria’s 4th-largest city. Chief exporter of minerals.
Formerly known as Philippeville. Capital city of the eponymous province.
Located in the region of Corniche Jijelienne. Main trade centre for a region specializing in cork processing, leather tanning and steelmaking.
Country capital city. Largest city in the Maghreb. Called 'El-Bahdja' (the White).
Capital city of Mostaganem province. Divided in two by a ravine of the river Aïn Sefra.
Largest city in Algeria, after the capital city.
Port city on the Bhar Amzzyan Lagoon. Just 13 km (8 mi) to south of Melilla.
City and port in the center of the Rif Mountains.
One of the two major ports of Morocco on the Mediterranean Sea. Few miles south of the Strait of Gibraltar.
Spanish autonomous city located along the coast of North Africa across from the Strait of Gibraltar.

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