Special Sub-Topic: Largest City on Largest Lake: Europe
|What is the largest city on Lake Mjøsa, Norway?|
Gjøvik. These are the 2004 figures:
Hamar is the seat of the bishopric and the capital of Oppland region.
Lillehammer is situated on the Lågen River, Elverum on the Glomma River.
|What is the largest city on Lake Vänern, Sweden?|
Karlstad. Vänern is Europe´s fourth largest lake.
Karlstad is the capital of Värmland region.
|What is the largest city on Lake Saimaa, Finland?|
Lappeenranta. Lake Saimaa is the third largest lake in Europe.
Lappeenranta is called Villmanstrand in Swedish.
Savonlinna is situated on Lake Pihlajavesi.
|What is the largest town on Lake Ladoga, Russia?|
Sortavala. Sortavala, 21,131
Priozersk (Swedish: Kexholm, Finnish: Käkisalmi), 20,506.
The towns were Finnish 1917-40.
Lake Lagoga is the largest lake in Europe, # 2 is Lake Onega, also in Russia.
|What is the largest city on Lake Constance (Bodensee), Germany/Switzerland/Austria? (Lake Constance is the largest lake in Germany).|
Konstanz (Germany). Konstanz, 81,217
|What is the largest town on Lake Garda, Italy? |
Riva del Garda. Salò was the capital of the Italian Social Republic, Mussolini´s Nazi-backed puppet state 1943-45.
Riva del Garda, 15,170.
|What is the largest village on Lake Peipus, Estonia/Russia? (Lake Peipus is the largest lake in Estonia).|
Gdov (Russia). Unlike other rural areas in Estonia the Estonian villages on the western shore of Lake Peipus have a Russian-speaking majority. They immigrated as fishermen.
|What is the largest town on Neusiedler See, Austria/Hungary?
(Neusiedler See is the largest lake in Austria, not counting the country´s small part of Lake Constance).|
Neusiedl am See. Neusiedl am See has 6,200 inhabitants.
The lake is called Fertötó in Hungarian. It was entirely within Hungary until 1922.
|What is the largest town on Lake Balaton, Hungary? |
Siófok. Siófok, 22,460
|What is the largest city on Lake Scutari, Albania/Montenegro? (Lake Scutari is the largest lake in both Albania and Montenegro).|
Shkodër & Shkoder & Shkodra. Scutari is the Italian (and English) name for Shkodër.
|What is the largest city on Lake Ohrid/Lake Podradec, Macedonia/Albania? (Lake Ohrid is the largest lake in Macedonia. It is called Lake Pogradec in Albania).|
Ohrid. Lake Ohrid and lake Prespa are the largest lakes in Macedonia, both are shared with Albania.
|What is the largest village on Lake Sniardwy, Poland?|
Mikolajki. Lake Sniardwy is one of the Mazurian lakes. Mikolajki is located on Jezioro Mikolajskie, which on the South joins Sniardwy
|What is the largest town on Lake Bourget, France? (Lake Bourget is the largest lake which is entirely in France).|
Aix-les-Bains. Lake Bourget is in Savoie department.
|The largest city on Lake Geneva, Switzerland/France is obviously Geneva. But what is the second largest city?
(Lake Geneva is the largest lake in Switzerland).|
Lausanne. Lake Geneva is called Lac Lèman in French.
|What is the largest town on Lake Yalpug, Ukraine? (Lake Yalpug is the largest natural freshwater body in Ukraine).|
Bolhrad. Lake Yalpug is in Bessarabia, near the Romanian border.
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