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Can you name the facts relating to these twenty European cities?

Quiz Updated Jul 14, 2016

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Amsterdam
Country 
Named after a dam across this river 
Young diarist who hid from Germans in Amsterdam 
Football team named after a legendary Greek hero 
Athens
Country 
Hill on which the Parthenon stands 
Classically, rival to this city-state 
Port city of Athens, one of the largest passenger ports in Europe 
Barcelona
Country 
Year it hosted the Summer Olympics 
Name of Gaudí's incomplete church 
FC Barcelona's home stadium, Europe's largest 
Berlin
Country 
Divided by a wall during this historical period 
Triumphal arch built as a symbol of peace 
Athlete who won 4 Olympic events in 1936 
Budapest
Country 
River separating Buda from Pest 
Has world's second oldest version of this type of transport system 
Famous Art Nouveau hotel and spa that opened in 1918 
Cologne
Country 
Stands on both sides of this river 
Population was reduced by about 95% during this war 
Contains the largest church of this style in northern Europe 
Copenhagen
Country 
Home to a statue of this fairy tale character  
Bridge linking Copenhagen with Malmö 
Stands on the eastern coast of this island 
Dublin
Country 
Stout brewery founded in 1759 
Stands at the mouth of this river 
1916 rebellion named after a Christian festival 
Edinburgh
Country 
On the southern shore of this firth (estuary) 
Extinct volcano named for a legendary leader 
August arts festival that is the world's largest 
Geneva
Country 
Home to the Large Hadron Collider 
Year of the Fourth Geneva Convention 
Situated where this river leaves Lake Geneva 
Istanbul
Country 
Officially changed its name from this in 1930 
Stands on either side of this strait 
Museum, world's largest cathedral for 1000 years 
Lisbon
Country 
Stands at the mouth of this river 
Suffered this type of natural disaster in 1755 
Suspension bridge named after the 25th of this month 
London
Country 
Castle home to the Royal Mint and Crown Jewels 
Art gallery based in a former power station 
Disaster the city suffered in 1666 
Paris
Country 
Museum home to the Mona Lisa 
Daily newspaper that translates as 'the World' 
Stadium that hosts the French Open 
Prague
Country 
River crossed by the Charles Bridge 
Historic square named for Bohemia's patron saint  
People thrown from these in Defenestration of Prague  
Rome
Country 
Country that is an enclave within Rome 
Capital of this administrative region 
Mythical founder, brother of Remus 
St. Petersburg
Country 
Changed its name from this in 1991 
Situated on the Neva River and this sea 
Museum home to the Winter Palace 
Stockholm
Country 
Largest city on this peninsula 
Year it hosted the Summer Olympics 
Stands at the mouth of this lake 
Venice
Country 
Traditional boats commonly used as ferries 
Known as 'Queen' of this sea 
Island famous for glassmaking 
Vienna
Country 
Headquarters of this international oil cartel 
Psychoanalyst, professor at University of Vienna 
Tiergarten Schönbrunn, world's oldest of these 

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