Top 10 Northern Europe facts Selected as the most interesting among geography related questions in Geography quiz What is the capital city of Ireland?Dublin was founded as a Viking settlement. It grew rapidly from the 17th century and was briefly the second largest city in the British Empire.Created by: globalquiz.orgIreland facts » What is the capital city of Estonia?Tallinn. For most of its history, Talinn was named Reval (since its founding in 1248 until 1918 and again during the Nazi occupation of Estonia from 1941 to 1944). The city was a major trade hub within the Hanseatic League.Created by: globalquiz.orgcities of Europe facts » What is the capital city of Lithuania?Vilnius. The name of the city originates from the Vilnia River, which flows through the city.Created by: globalquiz.orgLithuania facts » What is the capital city of Latvia?Riga. With 700,000 inhabitants (2015), Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states and home to one third of Latvia's population. Created by: globalquiz.orgcapitals facts » Which river flows through Riga?Daugava is the second largest river (by river discharge) flowing into the Baltic Sea, after Neva.Created by: globalquiz.orgBaltic Sea facts » Which country is Cumbria a part of?United Kingdom. Cumbria is a county in north of England, on the border with Scotland.Created by: globalquiz.orgUnited Kingdom facts » Which country is Gwynedd a part of?United Kingdom. Gwynedd is an area in north-west Wales, named after the old Kingdom of Gwynedd, which ruled the area in the 5th century AD. The name comes from the Old Irish language.Created by: globalquiz.orgEurope facts » Which country is Scania a part of?Sweden. Scania is the southernmost part of Sweden. It was a part of Denmark until 1658. The largest city of Scania is Malmö.Created by: globalquiz.orgSweden facts » Which country is Cornwall a part of?United Kingdom. Cornwall forms the south-west peninsula of the island of Great Britain.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography facts » What is the second largest city in Sweden, after Stockholm?Gothenburg. The four largest cities in Sweden are Stockholm (1.4 million), Gothenburg (560,000), Malmö (280,000) and Uppsala (140,000).Created by: globalquiz.orgcities facts » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.