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A-Z European Regions 2
Europe - Regions
"In this quiz I will test your knowledge about 20 regions in 20 different European countries."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
A. This Spanish region with capital at Oviedo was part of the kingdoms of Leon and Leon and Castile in medieval times. It was made a principality in 1388. It was held until 1931 by the heir apparent to the Spanish throne with the title Prince of _______.
B. This region (now a state of Austria) was a part of Hungary until 1919.
C.This region in Slovenia is called Krain in German.It came under the Hapsburgs in 1335 and remained a duchy of Austria until 1849. It was Austrian crown land 1849-1918.
D. This region is a peninsula in eastern Jutland, Denmark. Chief towns are Grenå and Ebeltoft.
E. This region in eastern England was formerly a Saxon kingdom.It includes Norfolk, Suffolk and parts of Essex and Cambridgeshire.
F. This region is a district of southern Portugal. The capital has the same name as the region.
Figueira da Foz
H. This region was a medieval county in the Low Countries. It is now a province of Belgium with capital at Mons.
I. This region in Russia was Swedish 1617-1703. Its chief port on the Neva was captured by czar Peter the Great in 1703. In this region he founded the new Russian capital St.Petersburg.
J. This region in France and Switzerland is mountainous. The highest peak is Mt.Neige (1723 m.).
L. This region is now a part of Latvia and Estonia. It was conquered by Sweden in 1629 and was ceded to Russia in 1721 as a result of the Great Northern War.
M. This region in Poland was formerly part of East Prussia, Germany. Chief city is Olsztyn (Allenstein).
N. This Swedish region is a part of Örebro län (county). It is situated south west of Lake Hjälmaren in central Sweden.
O. This region with capital at Zwolle is a Dutch province.
P. This region in north west Finland includes Vaasan, Oulun and Southern Lapin (Lappland) lääni (counties). It has a large Swedish speaking minority and is called Österbotten in Swedish.
S. This region in Norway includes the longest fjord of Norway (and Europe).
T. This region in Macedonia (FYROM), Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey was part of the Byzantine Empire, but lost Adrianople to the Turks in 1361. It became part of the Ottoman Empire in 1453.
U. This region with capital at Perugia was the seat of the _____
school of painting in the 15th and 16th centuries.
V. This region in East Germany with capital at Plauen came to Saxony in 1466.
W. This region in Romania is a former principality with capital at Targoviste.
Z. This is a region (kraj) of the Czech Republic with capital at Plzen.
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