Only a Real Geography Expert Can Correctly Name Every European Country!

Can you identify every country in Europe?

Introduction

Europe houses many unique cultural, linguistic, religious, and national traditions, making it a continent with a rich and diverse history. Ancient Greece, for instance, is widely regarded as the birthplace of Western civilization, with the Greeks generally credited as having invented democracy in addition to making significant contributions to Western thought in regard to philosophy, art, literature, and advances in law. Due to its rich cultural history, Europe hosts many of the top tourist spots in the world, generating billions of dollars in revenue ever year.

One of the world’s most widely recognized cultural programs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognizes World Heritage sites around the globe. These landmarks are designated for their geographic or historical significance. UNESCO currently recognizes over 400 sites within Europe and North America. Italy hosts the most not just in Europe, but the entire world, with a whopping 54 designated sites! These include historic centers of cities like Naples and Florence as well as natural landmarks like Mount Etna. Prehistoric sites, too, are recognized by UNESCO. The Paleolithic Lascaux cave drawings in France and Bronze Age Stonehenge in the United Kingdom are just two well-known examples.

This quiz will test your knowledge of European countries. Simply click on the correct name of the highlighted country shown; you’ll be rewarded with a fun fact about the nation! This quiz is 50 multiple-choice questions long, so it will include countries not within the European Union, like Albania, and some countries that are transcontinental, like Russia. Think you have what it takes to get a high score? There’s only one way to find out. Click “Let’s Play” to begin!

Description

Europe houses many unique cultural, linguistic, religious, and national traditions, making it a continent with a rich and diverse history. Ancient Greece, for instance, is widely regarded as the birthplace of Western civilization, with the Greeks generally credited as having invented democracy in addition to making significant contributions to Western thought in regard to philosophy, art, literature, and advances in law. Due to its rich cultural history, Europe hosts many of the top tourist spots in the world, generating billions of dollars in revenue ever year.

One of the world’s most widely recognized cultural programs, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognizes World Heritage sites around the globe. These landmarks are designated for their geographic or historical significance. UNESCO currently recognizes over 400 sites within Europe and North America. Italy hosts the most not just in Europe, but the entire world, with a whopping 54 designated sites! These include historic centers of cities like Naples and Florence as well as natural landmarks like Mount Etna. Prehistoric sites, too, are recognized by UNESCO. The Paleolithic Lascaux cave drawings in France and Bronze Age Stonehenge in the United Kingdom are just two well-known examples.

This quiz will test your knowledge of European countries. Simply click on the correct name of the highlighted country shown; you’ll be rewarded with a fun fact about the nation! This quiz is 50 multiple-choice questions long, so it will include countries not within the European Union, like Albania, and some countries that are transcontinental, like Russia. Think you have what it takes to get a high score? There’s only one way to find out. Click “Let’s Play” to begin!

Short Description

Only a real geography buff can correctly identify all 50 European countries. How many can you get right? There's only one way to find out!


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1. Which European country is this?


1. Which European country is this?

1. Albania

2. Czech Republic

3. Russia

4. Estonia

The correct answer is Albania. While not an official member of the EU, it is a candidate country and has been so since 2014.



2. Which European country is this?


2. Which European country is this?

1. Poland

2. Russia

3. Kazakhstan

4. Iceland

The correct answer is Kazakhstan. It is the ninth largest country in the world and has one of the lowest global population densities (roughly 15 people per square mile).



3. Which European country is this?


3. Which European country is this?

1. France

2. Monaco

3. Latvia

4. Lithuania

The correct answer is Lithuania. Did you know that scientist Jean-George Affholder claimed in the 80s that Lithuania contains the geographic center of Europe?



4. Which European country is this?


4. Which European country is this?

1. Lithuania

2. Hungary

3. Greece

4. Estonia

The correct answer is Hungary. Its Hortobágy National Park contains the largest (natural) grassland in Europe.



5. Which European country is this?


5. Which European country is this?

1. Bulgaria

2. Belarus

3. Ireland

4. Russia

The correct answer is Bulgaria. The Granit oak, located in this country, is estimated to be over 1,600 years old, making it potentially the oldest oak tree in the world.



6. Which European country is this?


6. Which European country is this?

1. France

2. Poland

3. Slovakia

4. Belarus

The correct answer is Slovakia. The largest fortified European castle, the Spiš Castle, is in this country.



7. Which European country is this?


7. Which European country is this?

1. Poland

2. San Marino

3. Vatican City

4. Italy

The correct answer is San Marino. It less than 25 square miles in size and its population is approximately 34,000 people.



8. Which European country is this?


8. Which European country is this?

1. Greece

2. Italy

3. Bulgaria

4. Macedonia

The correct answer is Greece, widely considered the birthplace of Western civilization. As such, it hosts an impressive 18 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.



9. Which European country is this?


9. Which European country is this?

1. Norway

2. Sweden

3. Finland

4. Denmark

The correct answer is Norway, a pretty great place to live: It currently is first in World Happiness, the Human Development Index, and has some of the lowest rates of crime globally.



10. Which European country is this?


10. Which European country is this?

1. Ukraine

2. Germany

3. Czech Republic

4. Poland

The correct answer is the Czech Republic. Its capital, Prague, is one of Europe's most-visited cities, and the country has one of the fastest average Internet speeds in Europe.



11. Which European country is this?


11. Which European country is this?

1. Turkey

2. Armenia

3. Georgia

4. Ukraine

The correct answer is Armenia. The predominant religion in this country is Christianity; did you know that it is the first country to have adopted the religion as its official religion?



12. Which European country is this?


12. Which European country is this?

1. Iceland

2. Isle of Man

3. Republic of Ireland

4. United Kingdom

The correct answer is United Kingdom, containing the countries of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.



13. Which European country is this?


13. Which European country is this?

1. Spain

2. Portugal

3. Monaco

4. Moldova

The correct answer is Spain. It is the current world leader when it comes to (concentrated) solar power.



14. Which European country is this?


14. Which European country is this?

1. Latvia

2. Sweden

3. Ukraine

4. Lithuania

The correct answer is Latvia. It is one of the most environmentally conscious countries in the world, with a high EPI ranking.



15. Which European country is this?


15. Which European country is this?

1. Sweden

2. Finland

3. Norway

4. Denmark

The correct answer is Finland. It is the EU's most sparsely populated member. It has a population of roughly 5.5 million, and over a million people live in the Greater Helsinki metro area.



16. Which European country is this?


16. Which European country is this?

1. Slovakia

2. Bulgaria

3. Macedonia

4. Serbia

The correct answer is Serbia. According to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, it comes in second only to Poland in producing more raspberries than anywhere else in the world.



17. Which European country is this?


17. Which European country is this?

1. Romania

2. Bulgaria

3. Ukraine

4. Hungary

The correct answer is Romania. It is home to Bran Castle, commonly known as Dracula's Castle.



18. Which European country is this?


18. Which European country is this?

1. Spain

2. France

3. Germany

4. United Kingdom

The correct answer is France. Did you know that the Paris Region accounts for roughly a third of France's GDP?



19. Which European country is this?


19. Which European country is this?

1. Croatia

2. Romania

3. Moldova

4. Ukraine

The correct answer is Moldova. The Moldovan winery Milestii Mici holds the title for the world's largest wine cellar: nearly 125 miles long!



20. Which European country is this?


20. Which European country is this?

1. Greenland

2. Iceland

3. Republic of Ireland

4. Isle of Man

The correct answer is Iceland. The Institute for Economics and Peace placed Iceland first in its 2016 Global Peace Index.



21. Which European country is this?


21. Which European country is this?

1. Switzerland

2. France

3. Sweden

4. Lichtenstein

The correct answer is Switzerland. Technically, Switzerland doesn't have an official capital city!



22. Which European country is this?


22. Which European country is this?

1. Switzerland

2. France

3. Belgium

4. Luxembourg

The correct answer is Luxembourg. Did you know that its capital, Luxembourg City, is one of three official EU capitals? The others are Brussels (Belgium) and Strasbourg (France).



23. Which European country is this?


23. Which European country is this?

1. Croatia

2. Bosnia and Herzegovina

3. Serbia

4. Russia

The correct answer is Bosnia and Herzegovina (informally Bosnia). Bosnia is the northern 80 percent of the country, while Herzegovina is the remaining southern portion.



24. Which European country is this?


24. Which European country is this?

1. Poland

2. Serbia

3. Russia

4. Croatia

The correct answer is Croatia. One of its cities, Dubrovnik, is a popular tourist destination that is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but also has also served as a filming site for Games of Thrones.



25. Which European country is this?


25. Which European country is this?

1. Lithuania

2. Ukraine

3. Belarus

4. Bosnia

The correct answer is Belarus. Belarusian and Russian are the two official languages of Belarus, but Russian is used far more often--by almost 3/4 of the population in daily life, according to the Information and Analysis Center of the Presidency of Belarus.



26. Which European country is this?


26. Which European country is this?

1. Spain

2. Portugal

3. France

4. Andorra

The correct answer is Portugal. It is home to the Lisbon Oceanarium, the largest European aquarium.



27. Which European country is this?


27. Which European country is this?

1. Netherlands

2. Belgium

3. Germany

4. Sweden

The correct answer is the Netherlands (informally Holland). According to hollandtrade.com, it is second only to the US in agricultural exports.



28. Which European country is this?


28. Which European country is this?

1. Ireland

2. United Kingdom

3. Isle of Man

4. Iceland

The correct answer is the Republic of Ireland. With 7 wins, it has performed better than any other country in Eurovision.



29. Which European country is this?


29. Which European country is this?

1. Germany

2. Netherlands

3. Belgium

4. Luxembourg

The correct answer is Belgium. According to World's Top Exports, Belgium exported roughly $3 billion of chocolate in 2017!



30. Which European country is this?


30. Which European country is this?

1. Germany

2. Poland

3. Lithuania

4. France

The correct answer is Poland. Did you know that Polish chemist and physicist Marie Skłodowska Curie was the first person to receive two Nobel Prizes, as well as the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize?



31. Which European country is this?


31. Which European country is this?

1. Russia

2. Ukraine

3. Lithuania

4. Belarus

The correct answer is Russia. As the largest (by land mass) country in the world, it stretches across eleven time zones!



32. Which European country is this?


32. Which European country is this?

1. Macedonia

2. Greece

3. Serbia

4. Italy

The correct answer is Macedonia. According to its Ministry of Environment, Lake Ohrid (between Macedonia and Albania) is one of the oldest lakes in the world.



33. Which European country is this?


33. Which European country is this?

1. Greece

2. Italy

3. France

4. Switzerland

The correct answer is Italy. Did you know that Italy is Europe's most biodiverse country in terms of fauna? The Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea reports 57,000 species!



34. Which European country is this?


34. Which European country is this?

1. Poland

2. Hungary

3. Germany

4. Austria

The correct answer is Austria. Did you know that nearly 2.6 million people live in Vienna's metropolitan area? The country itself only has a population of 8.8 million!



35. Which European country is this?


35. Which European country is this?

1. Russia

2. Turkey

3. Ukraine

4. Bulgaria

The correct answer is Turkey. The Temple of Artemis and Mausoleum, 2 of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, were located in what is now modern-day Turkey.



36. Which European country is this?


36. Which European country is this?

1. Cyprus

2. Greece

3. Turkey

4. Isle of Man

The correct answer is Cyprus. Did you know that some of the oldest water wells in the world are found here? Scientists estimate that they could be over 10,000-years-old!



37. Which European country is this?


37. Which European country is this?

1. Albania

2. Vatican City

3. Rome

4. Italy

The correct answer is Vatican City, ruled by the Pope. It is the smallest country in the world and completely surrounded by Rome.



38. Which European country is this?


38. Which European country is this?

1. Ukraine

2. Latvia

3. Belarus

4. Russia

The correct answer is Ukraine. It has some of the richest soil in the world, making it an agricultural powerhouse as a top global grain exporter.



39. Which European country is this?


39. Which European country is this?

1. Vatican City

2. Isle of Man

3. France

4. Monaco

The correct answer is Monaco, the second-smallest country in the world after Vatican City. It also has the highest density of millionaires in the world.



40. Which European country is this?


40. Which European country is this?

1. Iceland

2. Denmark

3. Sweden

4. Netherlands

The correct answer is Denmark. Denmark is home not only to the tallest wind turbine in the world, but also some of the most productive ones as well.



41. Which European country is this?


41. Which European country is this?

1. Switzerland

2. Latvia

3. Liechtenstein

4. Sweden

The correct answer is Liechtenstein. It is one of only two double-landlocked countries in the world, along with Uzbekistan.



42. Which European country is this?


42. Which European country is this?

1. Malta

2. Italy

3. Estonia

4. Lithuania

The correct answer is Malta. Its capital, Valleta, is less than half a square mile, making it the smallest EU capital.



43. Which European country is this?


43. Which European country is this?

1. Slovakia

2. Russia

3. Croatia

4. Slovenia

The correct answer is Slovenia, a country with 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The world's oldest wheel and possibly the world's oldest instrument were excavated at two of these sites.



44. Which European country is this?


44. Which European country is this?

1. Croatia

2. Montenegro

3. Ukraine

4. Cyprus

The correct answer is Montenegro, a country with some of the highest levels of biodiversity in Europe.



45. Which European country is this?


45. Which European country is this?

1. Spain

2. France

3. Albania

4. Andorra

The correct answer is Andorra. Did you know that it uses the euro, despite not being part of the EU?



46. Which European country is this?


46. Which European country is this?

1. Belarus

2. Georgia

3. Azerbaijan

4. Turkey

The correct answer is Azerbaijan. Baku, its capital, lies lower than any other national capital at more than 90 feet below sea level.



47. Which European country is this?


47. Which European country is this?

1. Georgia

2. Turkey

3. Germany

4. Croatia

The correct answer is Georgia, home to the Krubera Cave. It is over 7,200 feet deep!



48. Which European country is this?


48. Which European country is this?

1. Finland

2. Estonia

3. Russia

4. Cyprus

The correct answer is Estonia. Did you know that Estonia allows voting in certain elections over the Internet?



49. Which European country is this?


49. Which European country is this?

1. France

2. Switzerland

3. Poland

4. Germany

The correct answer is Germany, which has one of the best recycling rates in the world.



50. Which European country is this?


50. Which European country is this?

1. Netherlands

2. Switzerland

3. Sweden

4. Finland

The correct answer is Sweden. Because of its location, it is one of the few countries of the world that experiences polar nights (nights longer than 24 hours) and polar days (days longer than 24 hours) for part of the year.




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