European Capitals: From Nicknames

Can you name the European Capitals from their Nicknames?

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Heart of Turkey
Cradle of Western Civilization; Birthplace of Democracy'The Glorious City' or 'The Capital'
Bay of Smoke; Bay of Smokes
City of Music; The City of Dreams (after Freud)
Eken; the Venice of the North; the Venice of Scandinavia; Mälardrottningen
Heart of Europe; Pearl of Danube, Capital of Freedom, Capital of Spas and Thermal Baths, Capital of Festivals.
Stadi (City); Hesa
The Eternal City; Capital of the World
Колывань from the mythical hero Kalev; Lindanisa, Lyndanisse (Danish), Lindanäs (Swedish), Ledenets (Old East Slavic), possibly derived from Linda, wife of Kalev.1154 Qlwn or Qalaven, which may have been a predecessor to the capital, was put on the world map of the Almoravid by the Arab cartographer Muhammad al-Idrisi; Rääveli and Rafala (Raphael), then from 1219 Reval (from 13th century - 1918; and again 1941 - 1944 during the Nazi occupation)
Capital of Europe; Comic City
The Jerusalem of the North (Napoleon), Athens of the North
'The City of Light' (La Ville Lumière), both because of its leading role during the Age of Enlightenment...and more literally because it was one of the first European cities to adopt gas street lighting. Since the late 19th century, it has also been known as Panam(e).
The Third Rome (Третий Рим), The Whitestone One (Белокаменная), The First Throne (Первопрестольная), The Forty Forties (Сорок Сороко('Сорок' (forty) also meant a church administrative district, which consisted of about forty churches.)
Phoenix City, Paris of the East
Micul Paris (The Little Paris), Paris of the East
A Cidade das Sete Colinas (The City of Seven Hills), Rainha do Mar (Queen of the Sea), A Cidade da Tolerância (The City of Tolerance), A Cidade da Luz (The City of the Light)
Known locally at Città.
DamskoMokum (or Amokum), the Yiddish word for 'place' or 'safe haven', a name given to several European cities, often with the first letter of the city added to the front of the word.
Il-Belt (The City); Superbissima (Most Proud), given by ruling houses of Europe
The Fair City
Damascus of the North, Jerusalem of Europe; Jerusalem of the Balkans; RajvosaIts founder, Isa-Beg Ishaković, referred to it as Šeher, meaning an advanced city of key importance.
City of a Hundred Spires (19-th century mathematician Bernard Bolzano (today's count: 500); _____ Mater Urbium (_____ Mother of Cities)The Golden City; The Heart of Europe.
Beauty on the Danube; Little Big City
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